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...

  • Principal Harp

    ​The City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra is seeking to appoint a Principal Harp. The Principal Harpist will play as required by orchestration and as required within the terms of the CBSO/MU contract.


    £36,364 / annum
    Application Deadline (Audition Dates TBC)
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  • Administrator (Part time)

    The world-renowned City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra is seeking a self-motivated and meticulously organised Administrator to support the work of its fundraising team.


    £15,000 / annum (pro rata)
    Application Deadline
    First Interviews
    Final Interviews
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Sorry, there are no Volunteering job vacancies at the moment.

We are also still recruiting for:

  • Leader
  • Section Leader Cello
  • Section Leader Bassoon
  • Section Leader Trumpet

If you would like to enquire about any orchestral vacancies please contact Assistant Orchestra Manager Rachel Lockwood on For all other vacancies please contact HR Manager Angela Barge