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Join our team and be part of making musical experiences that change lives.

The Bristol Beacon team is a collective group of people from all walks of life unified in their passion for music – from the front of house and education areas to creative support, administration and operations.

Every member of staff plays a vital role in supporting, facilitating, communicating and educating audiences and communities across Bristol and beyond about the power of music.

We invite you to come and get involved.

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Current Job Vacancies

Board Members

Part time

Unsalaried, with reasonable expenses paid

Applications are currently open ended

We are seeking to appoint new Trustees to our Board to bring challenge, governance and assurance to our Senior Management Team, to provide expertise to the organisation and to act as ambassadors for Bristol Music Trust and the Beacon.


Senior Technician (Technical Systems & Equipment Maintenance Lead)

Full time, 37 hours

Salary: £29,870 per annum

Closing date: 9.00am 5 August 2024

Our Senior Technicians each take the lead in delivering various aspects of the technical department. Your responsibility will be to ensure that our equipment is well maintained and that our production IT network remains healthy. Therefore, you should have experience in equipment maintenance as well as a good understanding of IT networks and relevant production networking protocols and software.

This role will meet the requirements of our busy music venue and will work to a roster over evenings and weekends.


Finance Assistant

Full time, 37 hours

Salary: £25,235 per annum

Closing date: 9.00am Monday 29 July 2024

In this role, you will support our financial operations, ensuring seamless show settlements and accurate accounts payable processes. Key responsibilities include setting up project codes, reconciling show settlements, processing invoices, and providing financial guidance to staff. Proficiency in financial software, excellent communication skills, and a detail-oriented approach are essential.


Business Systems Coordinator

Full time, 37 hours

Salary: £28,000 per annum

Closing date: 9.00am 22 July 2024

We are seeking a Business Systems Coordinator. The role understands how each system operates and can develop, configure and update the system, manage problems with the systems software, and provide training on the system to meet a range of user needs. You will have an excellent understanding of integrated business systems, experience of developing business systems, managing problems with systems and understanding the functionality and development of systems in relation to a range of user needs. You will also have good people and organisational skills, be responsive to internal stakeholders and be able to build good relationships with both internal and external stakeholders.


How to apply

Submitting an application

If you are interested in becoming part of the Bristol Beacon team, please submit an application via our application portal through the specific job role you are interested in.

If you would like to discuss your application or have any questions about the application process, please email

Speculative job applications

We are unable to respond to speculative enquiries for roles, accept CV’s or keep any personal details on file.

However, all our opportunities available are listed here on our jobs page, so keep an eye out for new openings here or follow us on LinkedIn, Instagram, Twitter or Facebook to keep up to date.

Data Protection

Bristol Beacon is an equal opportunities employer and takes the privacy of job applicants’ data seriously.

To meet our GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) obligations, our processes for collecting and storing data for recruitment purposes remain transparent and secure. For further details, please read our Job Applicant Privacy Notice.

We celebrate diversity and the power of different voices, experiences and perspectives and welcome applications from those individuals who feel they can bring something new – Bristol Beacon will be stronger for it.

Read our Transformation Promise

Bringing communities together to experience the joy of music.

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If you require our application form in an alternative format, i.e. large print, or you would like to talk about submitting your application differently, don’t hesitate to get in touch with our People team at

We want your experience at the interview to be as comfortable as possible. Please get in touch with us if you have any additional needs.

We will offer interviews to all disabled applicants who meet the minimum requirements for the role.


Diversity & Inclusion

We embrace diversity and difference and believe that our work is more exciting and rich with a workforce representing the communities we connect with across the city and beyond.

We are always looking for individuals who have something new to say and bring energy and fresh perspectives to help us connect with Bristol and the wider community. If you have a passion for music, a desire to learn new skills and be part of our team, we would love to hear from you.

You can read more about our Transformation Promise, which details how diversity will be at the heart of everything we do, from programming and partnerships to recruitment and audience development here.



We are working towards providing mentors who can support applicants who may not have worked in a cultural organisation before and would like some advice on articulating their experience and skills into an application.

To find out more about this, please email We won’t ask you to disclose your background, and you won’t meet with someone who is part of the recruiting panel.


Health & Wellbeing

The well-being of our staff is essential. Therefore, we are committed to providing a safe and positive work environment so everyone feels supported in all aspects of their work.

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