Vacancy [FILLED] for Development Administrator

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View from Hestercombe House, the first home of CYMT from 2014 – 2017

We are currently recruiting for a Development Administrator. Applications close on Monday 10 May 2021 at 5pm.


Centre for Young Musicians Taunton, a division of Guildhall School, has a vacancy for a Development Administrator from June 2021. This is an opportunity for a dynamic, organised, and efficient individual, with extensive office management experience who can make an immediate contribution. Sales and/or marketing experience will be vital, as well as excellent communication and ‘people skills’.

The Development Administrator will play a central and varied role at the heart of the Centre providing administrative and development support to the CYMT team as we embark on an exciting period of growth.

The main purpose of the role is to provide both high quality administrative support and to develop excellent stakeholder relationships and communications with students, parents/carers, teachers, schools and a range of external organisations. The role will help increase the awareness key groups have of the centre and its’ work to reach and positively impact more young people across Somerset and the South West.

Remuneration: an hourly rate of £18.05.

Minimum 20 hours per week x 33 weeks per year (11 per school term) pro rata in 2020-21 on a self-employed basis.

To apply, please complete this Recruitment Application Form – CYMT Guildhall School May 2021 AND email it to Rachael Parvin, Head of Centre for Young Musicians Taunton (CYMT): along with a covering letter and your CV including contact details of 2 referees .

Please contact 07754 217993 and /or see this document for more information:

CYMT development admin JD & person spec April 2021

Closing date for applications is Monday 10 May 2021 at 5pm.

Late applications may be accepted. Interviews will be in mid-May.

Centre for Young Musicians Taunton is supporting the Disability Confident scheme.

Guildhall School of Music & Drama is committed to safeguarding and safer recruitment processes.  All staff have the responsibility to follow best practice as set out in our Safeguarding Policy. Enhanced DBS checks will be required and will be carried out by the School.

As part of the City of London Corporation, Centre for Young Musicians Taunton and Guildhall School of Music & Drama are committed to Equal Opportunities and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Thank you for your interest in Centre for Young Musicians Taunton.