Careers


Fancy joining us? All of our current vacancies are listed under the sections below...

The City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra is resident at Birmingham's Symphony Hall, one of the finest halls in the world. The CBSO is in demand globally, acting as ambassador for the city internationally. Our acclaimed family of choruses, youth ensembles and education programme reaches more than 55,000 people each year. Click on a job title for full information...

  • Tutti First and Second Violin

    The CBSO is seeking to appoint the following positions: First Violin: 2 Tutti Violin positions - the successful candidates will play as part of the First Violin section as required by orchestration. The tutti players rotate their seating positions. Second Violin: 3 Tutti Violin positions - the successful candidates will play as part of the Second Violin section as required by orchestration. The tutti players rotate their seating positions. We welcome candidates who would like to be considered for both sections.

    Salary

    £32,242
    Application Deadline
    First round video submission deadline
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  • Trusts and Foundations Manager (Part Time)

    The CBSO is looking to appoint an ambitious and self-motivated individual to the role of Trusts and Foundations Manager. Working closely with the Director of Development the Trusts and Foundations Manager will play a central role within the CBSO's Development Team developing and implementing the trusts and foundations strategy to generate maximum income from grant-giving organisations.

    Salary

    26,000 Per Annum
    Application deadline
    First round interviews w/c
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  • Conductor - CBSO SO Vocal

    The CBSO is seeking to appoint an inspirational choral leader, to lead SO Vocal, our thriving open-access community choir in its next chapter when current conductor Ula Weber steps down in July 2022. The successful candidate will have experience of, and a passion for, working with amateur musicians of all standards and proven ability to engage and inspire people who may not be used to the discipline of a choir setting.

    Salary

    Freelance position - £130 per rehearsal plus sessional fees for concerts and workshops
    Application deadline
    First round interview
    Second round interview
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  • Minute Taker

    The world renowned City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (CBSO) is seeking a Volunteer Minute Taker to support the Board of Trustees.

    Salary

    Voluntary, expenses will be re-imbursed
    Applications Close
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If you would like to enquire about any orchestral vacancies please contact applications@cbso.co.uk. For all other vacancies please contact HR Manager Hollie Dunster hdunster@cbso.co.uk.