Purpose: To support the Honorary Secretary and Office Manager in achieving the aims and objectives of The Clarsach Society and Edinburgh International Harp Festival.

Location: Edinburgh

Salary: £13,500

Hours: 22 hours per week – flexible working will be considered

The Clarsach Society’s aim is to promote, encourage and develop the playing of the clarsach, nationally and internationally, through tuition, performance and publication. The Society’s primary activities include a harp hire scheme for its members, the sale of music folios and the organisation of its premier event, the annual Edinburgh International Harp Festival.

The Society’s national office is based in Edinburgh with 13 branches, run by volunteers, located throughout the U.K.

Two staff run The Society’s office, covering the work of The Society and The Edinburgh International Harp Festival. The working pattern varies throughout the year with longer hours, occurring particularly between February and April, being compensated by shorter hours at quieter times during the summer.

This job will appeal to focussed, committed and highly organised individuals with proven experience in an administrative role; quick learners with significant skills and working knowledge of business desktop applications, current technologies relating to websites (WordPress) and social media in a professional context; and who may also have an interest in the arts, particularly music.

A full Job Profile, which also contains details of how to apply, can be requested by emailing:

Closing date for applications is: 17:00 on 4th of November, 2019.

Interviews will take place week commencing 11th of November, 2019. If selected for interview, applicants must be available for interview during this week.

Further information on The Clarsach Society & Edinburgh International Harp Festival can be found at and