Personal Assistant and Office Administrator in London

01. Mär 2017

Konzertdirektion Schmid UK is seeking a full-time Personal Assistant and Office Administrator to start in March 2017. You will be based in the UK office, in the heart of Covent Garden.

The company is one of the world’s leading classical music management agencies, with offices in Hannover, London and Berlin.  Established in 1959, the company provides a versatile service for artists, orchestras, promoters and the wider audience by developing artists' careers, tours, concert series and integrated PR campaigns internationally.

The candidate will be the PA to the Managing Director whilst supporting the functions of Finance and Office Administration.

We are keen to find a dynamic and well-organised individual, with an interest in classical music, who has proven skills in a comparable role.

For a full job description, please visit here.

To apply, please send a CV and cover letter to Kirill Ryabchuk
kirill.ryabchuk@kdschmid.co.uk by 6pm Friday 10th  March.

Intern opportunity in London

01. Mai 2017


Internship Opportunity at Konzertdirektion Schmid UK

Based in Covent Garden, our boutique classical music management agency is seeking an ambitious and confident intern with an interest in classical music. The candidate must display good organisational/prioritisation skills, an advanced ability to communicate with clients and with different levels of staff, and have a keen eye for detail. A substantial proportion of the role is working within a busy team, however, initiative to work independently is also important.

Daily tasks range from supporting various teams and staff members; to working on your

own projects. By working closely with experienced artist managers and administrators you will gain first-hand experience and a working knowledge of the classical music industry through the eyes of artist managers and the artists themselves.

 We are particularly interested in applicants with a sound knowledge of classical music. You should also demonstrate a willingness to learn more about the international concert industry. The role is ideal for recent graduates, and also open to university students seeking an internship opportunity running in parallel to their studies, as such a part-time internship position will be considered.  

Ability to speak another language, especially German or Spanish, would be beneficial however not essential.

Post available: From May 2017 to August 2017 (date negotiable)

Hours: 9.30 – 17:30 Monday – Friday

Application Deadline: Monday 27 March 2017

Please send a CV and covering letter to vanessa.tsoi@kdschmid.co.uk. We will endeavour to provide feedback wherever possible. However, due to a high number of applications if you have not heard from us within 3 weeks after the application deadline, you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Role & Responsibilities

1.     Artist Administration Support

To carry out various artist-related tasks as directed by Administrator, Associate or Artist Manager.

Duties can include:

  • Updating information on artists diary systems and e-filing
  • Managing the artists’ recording archive in the office
  • Assisting in visa applications

 2.     PR Administration

Some PR Administration in collaboration with relevant Administrator/Associate/Artist Manager.

Duties can include:       

  • Circulating daily press summaries.
  • Researching and pasting concert reviews and artist press.
  • Maintaining general update of press materials

 3.     Staff travel

As directed by Associate/Artist Manager:                                                          

  • Arranging and preparing business meetings in office and away from office
  • Researching and booking flights and hotels for staff members
  • Arranging briefings
  • Producing itineraries
  • Preparing meeting materials
  • Recording staff expenses.

 4.      Office administration

To carry out various tasks as directed by Administrator, Associate or Artist Manager. 

  • Answering the general line as the first point of contact to callers
  • Taking care of incoming and outgoing posts
  • Supporting the smooth running of an office