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OPUS Music Team

We are recruiting!

We are looking for dynamic, forward-thinking people to join us in the next exciting phase of OPUS Music CIC’s development. 

Roles Available

We have identified roles and the expected duties within these as detailed below, however, we are keen to tailor these to the skill-sets and experience offered by applicants. We are open to exploring how what you bring may fit across part of, or across numerous roles identified below. 

Let’s create a role together that fits you, and what you will bring to OPUS.

Project Manager/Co Producer

(3 days per week)

  • Managing day to day programmes
  • Maintaining operational relationships with project partners
  • Fundraising (including grant-writing) according to future programme needs
  • Networking within the Arts and Health ‘world’
  • Monitoring and reporting on day-to-day progress and impact
  • Acting as Company Manager as required to carry out additional tasks relating to governance and/or reporting

Training and Learning Manager

(2 days per week)

  • Promoting training programmes for health/care staff and musicians (in partnership with the Marketing and Communications Manager)
  • Tailoring training programmes to meet the needs of partner organisations
  • Continually developing training offers to fit the needs of our clients
  • Engaging new audiences with our training offers
  • Resourcing training programmes and coordinating with our team of Trainers
  • Ensuring the learning from across programmes is shared within OPUS, seeding organisational development
  • Seeking and participating in wider opportunities for organisational learning, and for the dissemination of OPUS’ learning

Finance Manager

(1 day per week)

  • Maintaining up-to-date accounting records
  • Providing the Chief Executive and Board with regular management and other financial reports as required
  • Ensuring that financial reporting is in-line with the requirements of funders, including Arts Council England
  • Managing payments to Leadership and Artistic teams along with other service providers
  • Ensuring the timely delivery of invoices to, and payment from those in receipt of OPUS’ services
  • Liaising with the appointed external accountant as required


We are building capacity within our leadership team through the creation of new roles to deliver our bold ambitions within the Music in Health/care sector. These roles are supported by our successful application to be a National Portfolio Organisation (NPO) of Arts Council England (ACE). The new roles will sit alongside the existing roles of Chief Executive (FT) and Marketing and Communications Manager (PT). For further context and background to OPUS, please refer to the ‘OPUS information Feb 2023’ document.

How to apply

Please send a letter of application detailing what you think you could bring to OPUS (no more than 2 sides of A4), with an accompanying CV, including the names of two referees to nick@opusmusic.org. References will only be pursued after the conditional offer of a role. Please direct any questions to Chief Executive Nick Cutts. 

You are very welcome to call or email to discuss a potential application. 
nick@opusmusic.org Tel: 07786 157515 

Your application should arrive no later than 5pm on Monday 20th March. We will inform candidates who have been shortlisted for interview on Friday 24th March. Interviews will be held via MS Teams on Monday 27th March and Wednesday 29th March (please indicate your availability for these dates on your application).