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London Mozart Players

The London Mozart Players is seeking a strategic and creative Head of Marketing to oversee the orchestra’s marketing and communications activity, building on the last five years of growth to take LMP to the next level of success. The successful applicant will need to have up-to-date knowledge of best practice in modern marketing and be a confident self-starter who is deadline driven and familiar with managing high-level projects to completion. We are looking for someone with strong content and audience strategy experience along with a track record of creating, delivering and evaluating integrated and joined-up marketing plans that deliver on revenue and audience targets. Our Head of Marketing will articulate the mission and vision of the LMP, ensuring a consistent voice behind this respected brand.

This is a wide-ranging and creative role, working closely with operations, fundraising and senior management. You should have some line management experience and be able to lead and inspire our small marketing team. The Head of Marketing will play a crucial role in strengthening the LMP brand, growing our audience and developing an innovative ongoing marketing strategy for the orchestra.

About the London Mozart Players

The London Mozart Players is one of the world’s finest chamber orchestras, internationally renowned for live performances with a long history of association with many of the world’s finest conductors and soloists. The ensemble, which celebrated its 70th birthday in 2019, is resident orchestra at both Fairfield Halls, Croydon and St John the Evangelist in Upper Norwood, and a frequent visitor to concert halls in London and beyond. LMP is run by a small hands-on team that is inspired to enrich all lives through music. The LMP is a pioneer in outreach work and its projects reach into the heart of many communities, taking music to young people in schools as well as those who can no longer visit the concert hall, to stimulate, entertain and inspire creativity. More recently, LMP notably bucked the trend during the pandemic, finding innovative ways to maintain its connection with the community that it has worked hard to build over time.  The orchestra has managed to keep the music playing and support its musicians while maintaining a close bond with its existing audience. LMP has been at the forefront of the exploration of online events, experimenting with a hybrid of live and digital concerts. This is a great opportunity for an ambitious, creative individual with extensive marketing experience to join LMP’s small management team and help shape the future of this exciting ensemble.

The Marketing Manager will report to LMP’s Chief Executive.

For the full job description and information on how to apply, please visit our website: https://www.londonmozartplayers.com/vacancies/

LMP is committed to building an inclusive and diverse organisation that reflects the rich cultural blend of the local community in which it is based. We recognise that diversity in the workplace brings a wealth of benefits to both organisations and the wider community we serve. We strongly encourage applications from people of all ages, of Black, Asian, and ethnically diverse backgrounds, women, trans and non-binary candidates, LGBTQ+ candidates and those that are disabled.

If you have any access needs relevant to the application process, please get in touch with us directly to discuss them.

Please be aware that we will be reviewing applications as soon as we receive them, and will be contacting suitable candidates to arrange interviews as soon as reasonably possible. This means that we may close this vacancy ahead of the advertised closing date if a suitable candidate is identified.

Job description and how to apply

Closing date: 11 October 2021