Jobs & Opportunities
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.
Current Job Vacancies
Freelance Music Practitioners
Salary: £26.25 per hour
We’re looking for instrumental tutors to join our music education hub and teach the following instruments in primary and secondary schools and our music centres in Bristol.
Double Bass / French Horn / Violin / Keyboard / Whole Class Ensemble Tuition (WCET).
Primary Music Lead
Fixed-Term Maternity Cover
9 months (may be extended)
Full-Time, 37 hours
Closing date: 9am, Mon 29 Nov 2021
Our Music Hub ensures that all children, whether in schools or community settings, can access and take part in high-quality musical activities.
The Primary Music Lead is a managerial role and is responsible for leading and developing music education in primary schools across Bristol.
How to apply
Submitting an application
If you are interested in becoming part of the Bristol Beacon team, please follow the guide below for how to apply.
- Download a job pack from our jobs and opportunities page
- Complete an application form
- Complete an equal opportunities monitoring form
- Email all the documents to firstname.lastname@example.org
If you would like to discuss your application or have any questions about the application process, please email or ring 0117 204 7108.
Speculative job applications
We are unable to respond to speculative enquiries for roles, accept CV’s or keep any personal details on file.
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.
Our Transformation Promise
Bringing communities together to experience the joy of music.
Request a mentor
Mentors are available to support individuals who haven’t worked in a cultural organisation before.
Get in touch by phone 0117 204 7108 or email email@example.com
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 on 0117 204 7108 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com. We won’t ask you to disclose your background, and you won’t meet with someone who is part of the recruiting panel.
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.
More career opportunities
Become a volunteer
We know that volunteers can bring a wealth of experience and enthusiasm in helping us make and present our work. We’re hoping to expand our volunteer opportunities in the future.
Currently we don’t have any opportunities for volunteers. But please check back here for any updates for how you can get involved.
Unfortunately, we do not have any work experience, internships or student placement opportunities available at the moment.
We can offer whole class career insight days and activities on a case-by-case basis. If you’re a school or college, please get in touch.
If you are interested in volunteering please visit the volunteer page.