The Orchestra Academy Hong Kong is the first joint programme co-directed by the HK Phil and HKAPA School of Music. The programme, consisting of two schemes, namely Fellowship Programme and Young Pro Platform, aims at enhancing professional training for distinguished graduates from HKAPA’s School of Music and facilitating their career development in the orchestral field.
The Programme Manager reports to the Head of Conducting and Cultural Leadership (Music) of The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts and the Chief Executive of The Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra. He/She will be contracted by The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts and posted at the Academy. He/She is responsible for planning and executing all activities related to The Orchestra Academy Hong Kong (TOA), jointly managed by The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts (HKAPA) and Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra (HK Phil) including but not limited to marketing and publicity; recruitment and audition; schedule planning and orchestra roster; concert production; and administrative, finance and report.
(a) University graduate from Music or Arts Management with a minimum of 3 years’ relevant experience in music or performing arts organization.
(b) Background knowledge in orchestral repertoire, instrumentation, and general rehearsal and performance procedures.
(c) Experience or knowledge in e-marketing and website management.
(d) Good interpersonal and communication skills to work with different parties.
(e) Strong management in time and multi-tasking in meeting tight deadlines.
(f) Excellent written and spoken English and Chinese.
(g) Initiative, assertive and creative to enhance the output of your service.
(h) Capable of working under pressure.
(i) Ability to work both independently and as a member of a team who is able to remain flexible in quickly changing circumstances.
(j) Prior experience in orchestra setting would be an advantage.
TERMS OF APPOINTMENT
Appointment will be initially for one year contract from January 2022 to January 2023 with the possibility of renewal upon completion of the first year of engagement, subject to mutual agreement. Fringe benefits include leave, medical, and dental benefits. Starting salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Please apply in writing with full résumé, expected salary and copies of academic qualifications.
Applications with reference code 'PgMTOA' clearly marked on the envelope should be sent to the Human Resources Office, The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, No. 1 Gloucester Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong, or email (firstname.lastname@example.org) on or before 21 October Friday.
Personal data collected will be used for recruitment-related purposes only.