Current Vacancies:

We are currently in the process of recruiting new members for our Board of Trustees. For more information about how to apply to become a Trustee please see the Trustee page here. Speculative enquiries welcome.


Chief Operating Officer

Full Time £35-40k (depending on experience) starting asap

Wiltshire Music Centre (WMC) is offering an exceptional opportunity to join its vibrant team as Chief Operating Officer (COO) which is a new senior role created to increase the organisation’s capacity, agility and resilience.

The role requires a high-performing, experienced and ambitious leader with proven venue / management skills, a track record of coordinating wide-ranging operations, and an ability to create a culture where people thrive, feel welcome and experience the highest standard of customer service. The role also requires substantial financial management experience and contributes directly to the ongoing development of the organisation by working closely with both the Venue Committee and Finance & Resources Committee.

Working closely with the Chief Executive, the COO leads on WMC’s operations and finances and takes a strategic overview of the competitiveness of the organisation. The COO oversees the smooth and safe running of WMC’s building and activities, including concerts and events, hires and lettings, and box office functions. The COO is responsible for safe and legal operation of the venue and takes the lead in the development and implementation of efficient organisational policies and practices, including HR. Additionally, the COO ensures excellent financial management and results to support, develop and sustain the charity.

Application deadline: 12pm on Friday 4th December 2020.
Successful candidates will be invited to interview at WMC on Friday 11th December 2020.

Please let us know if we can support you with any access requirements

Please see the job description and full application pack below. CVs not accepted.

For an informal conversation about this role, please call James Slater on 01225 860 110.




We are pleased to offer one-off and regular weekly work experience placements for young people seeking to gain an understanding of arts management – including programming and events coordination, marketing and fundraising, lighting and sound production and customer service.

If you are in Year 10 or above, and would like to find out about arranging a placement either through your school, or independently, please get in touch at