Promotion Assistant (Contemporary Classical Music), Faber Music

Department: Performance Music
Contract and Hours: Permanent. Full time, Monday-Friday
Salary: £21k to £25k pa (dependent upon experience)
Location: Bloomsbury, London (with some scope for hybrid working)
Closing date: Sunday 21 November 2021

About the role
As a key member of our small and highly professional team, you will assist the Director of Performance Music in promoting the work of our renowned roster of contemporary classical composers. This varied role will bring you in to contact with many of the world’s leading performers and arts administrators.  

Core responsibilities

  • Regular contact with composers and composer estates
  • Promotion meetings with conductors, artistic planners, artist managers and soloists
  • Creating promotional material, including monthly e-newsletters
  • Attending rehearsals and performances as required (both in the UK and further afield)
  • Creating social media content
  • Seeking press coverage and liaising with promoters and journalists
  • Maintaining our performance and promotion databases
  • Maintaining composer biographies, photographs, recording and press archives
  • Liaising with our overseas agents about new works and promotion opportunities


  • An active passion and curiosity for a wide-range of contemporary and 20th-century classical music, together with an extensive knowledge of the broader classical music world.
  • Exemplary oral and written communications skills.
  • Attention to detail and a flair for organisation.
  • The ability to work well both independently and as part of a team


  • Experience in an administrative role
  • Proficiency in languages
  • Music/Arts degree and/or practical musical experience
  • Experience using design software such as InDesign and Photoshop

To apply, please send a CV and covering letter to

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds. No agencies please.  We will endeavour to respond to all applicants but if you do not hear from us within 14 days of the closing date then you will not have been successful.

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