We are recruiting two Assistant Directors

The Royal School of Church Music (RSCM) is excited to be appointing two Assistant Director posts; these are both senior leadership positions reporting to the RSCM Director, Hugh Morris.

Assistant Director
(Marketing and Development)

The Royal School of Church Music (RSCM) wishes to appoint an Assistant Director with responsibility for the RSCM’s membership services, marketing and fundraising. The position reports directly to Hugh Morris, RSCM Director, and manages staff members with specific responsibilities for marketing, membership, development and magazines.

This senior leadership position will be offered at 0.8FTE. Applicants must demonstrate successful experience in: a membership organisation; marketing strategy and communications; fundraising; line management; and have empathy with the mission of the RSCM – the improvement of music in Christian worship.

The job may be fully based in Salisbury, or alternatively may be home based for some of the time with 2 or 3 days per week based in Salisbury. This role will require some travelling to build connections and relationships.

Full information pack

Job Description and Person Spec

Application Form

To apply, please send your completed application form, CV and letter of interest to recruitment@rscm.com to arrive by noon on Monday 28 June. You can also use this email address or call 01722 424848 if you have any questions or would like an informal call with the Director or Deputy Director. Interviews will be held on Tuesday 13 July in Salisbury.

Appointment is subject to references and satisfactory completion of the RSCM’s Confidential Self-Declaration Form and Enhanced DBS check.

Assistant Director
(Finance and Operations)

The Royal School of Church Music (RSCM) wishes to appoint an Assistant Director with responsibility for the RSCM’s financial management and operations. The position reports directly to Hugh Morris, RSCM Director, and manages staff members, suppliers and service providers with specific responsibilities for finance, IT and office services. In addition, the post holder is responsible for regulatory compliance, Company Secretary and support for the RSCM Trustee Council.

The position will be offered at 0.5 FTE (or 0.4 FTE plus additional seasonal hours) and is based in Salisbury. Applicants must demonstrate successful experience in: financial planning and control; line and supplier management; and must possess strong analytical and communication skills to be effective as the ‘voice of finance’ in the RSCM management team. Candidates should also be familiar with charity law and governance, and have empathy with the Mission of the RSCM – the improvement of music in Christian worship.

Full information pack

Job Description and Person Spec

Application Form

To apply, please send your completed application form, CV and letter of interest to recruitment@rscm.com to arrive by noon on Monday 28 June. You can also use this email address or call 01722 424848 if you have any questions or would like an informal call with the Director or Deputy Director. Interviews will be held on Monday 9 July in Salisbury.

Appointment is subject to references and satisfactory completion of the RSCM’s Confidential Self-Declaration Form and Enhanced DBS check.

Safeguarding Assistant and Administrator

The Royal School of Church Music is looking to appoint a Safeguarding Assistant and Administrator. Safeguarding is of fundamental importance to the work of the RSCM at every level, so this is a vital role which involves working collaboratively with staff and volunteers across the UK to ensure safeguarding policies and procedures are implemented. This includes processing all criminal record checks (including DBS); administrating safeguarding training; assisting with policy and procedure reviews; liaising with and supporting a number of volunteer Area Safeguarding Co-ordinators.

The post is supervised by the Safeguarding Officer.

The successful applicant will have high levels of discretion, good interpersonal skills, excellent administrative and IT skills (with a good knowledge of MS Teams and Office), a sound working knowledge of safeguarding issues and of the Disclosure and Barring Service system.

The post is for 17.5 hours per week to be worked by agreement.

Salary: £21,200 FTE

For informal conversation about the post, contact Jane Fisher on 07908 469587 or email recruitment@rscm.com.

Application Form

Job Description

Person Specification

To apply: send your application form, cv and letter of interest to recruitment@rscm.com to arrive no later than 5pm on Wednesday 14 July.

Interviews by Zoom: Friday 23 July

Appointment is subject to references and satisfactory completion of the RSCM’s Confidential Self-Declaration and Enhanced DBS Check.