We’re Hiring! [Applications Closed]

The Clarsach Society is seeking an administrator.

Purpose: To support the Honorary Secretary and existing Lead Administrator 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 Administrators 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 downloaded here. For more information, please contact us by emailing office@clarsachsociety.co.uk


Interviews will take place on Tues 29th/Wed 30th May. If selected for interview, applicants must be available for interview on these dates.
Further information on The Clarsach Society & Edinburgh International Harp Festival can be found at www.clarsachsociety.co.uk and www.harpfestival.co.uk.