PRS Foundation
Full time permanent role, £30,000 – £35,000
Based in central London


Who are we?
PRS Foundation is the UK’s leading charitable funder of new music and talent development across all genres. We invest in the future of music by supporting the creation of new music and enabling songwriters and composers of all backgrounds to realise their potential and reach audiences across the world.

Widely respected as an adventurous and proactive funding body, PRS Foundation supports a huge and exciting range of new music activity – from composer residencies and artist development programmes to festivals and showcases in the UK and overseas. Our support, which is overseen by our specialist team and network of independent advisors, is known as a kitemark for quality and innovation. Since 2000, PRS Foundation has given more than £32 million to over 6,800 new music initiatives.

 

Is this job for you?
Do you have broad and up-to date knowledge of challenges for music creators who are seeking to develop their career? Are you passionate and knowledgeable about all kinds of new music including contemporary classical, jazz and folk music? If yes, then this role could be for you.

PRS Foundation is looking for a passionate, collaborative and inclusive team player with experience of working in the arts & cultural sector or music industry and an understanding of talent development, music funding and its importance to diverse music creators across the UK.

The selected candidate will manage some of the Foundation’s programmes including the Open Fund, The Composers’ Fund, Resonate, and New Music Biennial.

You will be able to work effectively in a busy, hands-on role. You will have a strong track record as a manager of teams or projects with a keen attention to detail. You will be excited about the opportunity of contributing to a small, dynamic organisation which is ambitious and continuing to evolve.

 

What happens next?
If you are interested in working with us, please download the job pack (available on the website) which includes an application and equal opportunities form.

In addition to these forms, please submit a statement explaining why you wish to do this job and why we should employ you, with reference to the job and person specification.  Please ensure that your statement is a maximum of 300 words.

Do not simply send a CV as this will not be considered.

Please send your application to westley@prsfoundation.com

Application deadline: 10am Monday 22 July. Interviews will be held on Monday 5 and Wednesday 7 August.