• Royal Albert Hall
  • London, UK
  • Jan 26, 2024
Full time Programmer

Job Description

Role Outline

The Royal Albert Hall is one of the world’s most iconic entertainment venues, with an unrivalled history of events and performances from world-class artists. We pride ourselves on being the home of breathtaking moments and lasting memories, for everyone. 

The Programming Department is responsible for securing and programming the diverse range of over 400 events held at the Hall each year in both the main auditorium and Beyond the Main Stage. Within that department the Royal Albert Hall Hires team is responsible for programming all external hires of the Main Auditorium and maintaining the relationships with all external promoters. In a normal year that accounts for more than 300 shows in the 5,000 capacity auditorium.

We are seeking an experienced, highly organised and motivated Programming Manager to join the team to manage the programming of the Royal Albert Hall’s diary as well as helping to maintain relationships with external promoters. The successful candidate will work across the entire of spectrum of events promoted at the Hall, working alongside the Head of Programming and line-managing the Programming Executive in the booking, contracting and settlement of all external shows, as well as helping to introduce a new and diverse range of ideas to the Hall’s calendar.

The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of working within the live entertainment industry with line management experience. Clear, effective communication and interpersonal skills are essential, as is the ability to build and maintain key relationships.

Candidates will need a highly professional manner and excellent attention to detail, with strong communication and administrative skills. The role would suit a confident team player, who thrives in a fun and fast-paced environment.

Experience within the events industry, especially the arts, as well as a good knowledge across musical genres is highly desirable.

Please see the recruitment pack for more detailed information about the role and to apply.

The closing date for all applications is midday on Friday 16 February 2024. All applicants must have the right to work in the UK without the need for sponsorship.

The Royal Albert Hall is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment in which everyone can thrive. We encourage candidates from all cultures and backgrounds to apply.


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Salary Range

£46,000 per annum