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Working for the Musicians' Union

Digital Development Officer

The Musicians' Union represents some 30,000 musicians working in all sectors of the music business across the UK.

As well as negotiating on behalf of our members with major employers in the industry, we offer a range of support services for professional and student musicians of all ages and backgrounds.

Key to our operations is our Communications & Government Relations team, based at our HQ in Clapham Road, London. This new post has been created within the team in order to lead the development of our online presence and communications.

As the Digital Development Officer, you will play the leading role in maintaining and developing our online communications. You will ensure the effective operation of systems, processes and procedures, as well as proposing and implementing technological developments.

Your highly developed technical and communications skills will be needed in order to carry out basic digital design projects, as well as managing day-to-day technical aspects of the website’s performance.

Project management skills will be needed to the testing and improvement of the union’s online interfaces, including graphics and non-membership functionality, using outsourced service providers where appropriate. You will also manage the installation and operation of an enterprise Kentico CMS website, developing functionality using the Portal engine, ASP.NET controls and responsive CSS / HTML.

You will also carry our routine maintenance, carry out technical audits and produce statistical reports.

Knowledge of the role of the Musicians’ Union, as well as a broad appreciation of the music industry would be an advantage.

The position attracts a salary of £43,365, along with a contribution towards a personal pension scheme. Although working a basic 37½ hour week, the demands of the job are such that you may need to be available for work outside normal office hours, for which time off in lieu is available. The annual leave entitlement is 30 days, excluding public holidays.

A detailed job description and application form is available to download.

Please send your completed application form to by 1 December 2018.

Interviews will take place on 12 December 2018.

Please note that we are unable to respond to all applicants so if you have not heard from us by the interview date then we are sorry, but your application has been unsuccessful.

Related downloads

Digital Development Officer - Application Form (PDF 87.65 bytes file opens in new window)

Digital Development Officer - Job Description (Oct 2018) (PDF 64.67 bytes file opens in new window)