Chief Executive | Association of British Orchestras

The ABO is recruiting for a new Chief Executive following Mark Pemberton’s decision to step down after 15 years leading the organisation. His successor will lead a strong and ambitious organisation committed to continuing and building on his work on behalf of its membership.

This is an important convening and advocacy role on behalf of the UK’s orchestral sector. Not only does the Chief Executive act as the principal contact for all ABO members and a central point for knowledge exchange, they also represent the entire sector at Government level; lead on sector-wide change initiatives and development programmes; and find ways to gather and share best practice across all specialisms within the field.

More information about this role is available on the Association of British Orchestras website.

To apply, send a cv and letter of application, addressing how your skills and experience match the role and person specification to

The deadline for applications is Friday, 22 July. Interviews for shortlisted candidates will be held in early September.