Application closing date: 5pm on Wednesday 4th March 2020

The Scottish National Jazz Orchestra seeks to appoint an Orchestra Manager who is responsible for all aspects of the administrative management of the Scottish National Jazz Orchestra and the Tommy Smith Youth Jazz Orchestra

Job Title: Orchestra Manager for the Scottish National Jazz Orchestra and Tommy Smith Youth Jazz Orchestra

Working Hours: 30 hours per week. 

Some Weekend and evening working will be required.

Salary: Annual salary £24,000–£28,000 according to experience (NB: This scale is pro rata for 30hrs per week)

The Orchestra Manager is responsible for the day to day management of the two orchestras, the SNJO and TSYJO, and will work closely with the Artistic Director to raise the profile of the orchestras and deliver of a wide portfolio of quality projects, focusing on concerts, tours, fundraising and publicity. The role will also help to develop digital content, and high quality marketing materials for the programme.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate calm leadership, be extremely well organised, possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work well under pressure. 

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: Wednesday 4th March 2020 at 5pm
INTERVIEWS WILL BE HELD – Mid March in Glasgow

For full details and how to apply, please visit our website  

for the downloadable forms and more information.

All applications should include a covering letter, a CV, a completed application form, and equalities monitoring form (optional).  

Applications should be sent by post to

The Scottish National Jazz Orchestra
25 Dreghorn Loan
Edinburgh, EH13 0DF 

or emailed to:

If you have any queries, please email the SNJO manager at the above address or

call her on 07827 866735 and she will try to help.