SLC "LATVIJAS KONCERTI" announces an open competition for the Deputy Head (Executive Director) posts of the state chamber orchestra Sinfonietta Riga.


Requirements for applicants:

  • Education in the field of humanitarian or business management (for Beneficial Additional education in the field of music);
  • Knowledge and experience in project management and in dealing with personnel management for at least one year (as advantage will be considered work experience with music ensembles);
  • Work experience with international projects;
  • Work experience / cooperation with national and local authorities;
  • Comprehension and experience in financial planning;
  • Comprehension of scope of the contemporary music and principles of orchestral operating;
  • Excellent skills in planning and cooperation;
  • Software user skills: Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Internet Explorer, Microsoft PowerPoint;
  • Excellent communication skills in English and Latvian. Other language skills would be an asset.


Duties of Head of Deputy:

  • Planing of the reherseal and concert/recording process;
  • Developing and managing the orchestra's budget;
  • Attracting additional funding (State Culture Capital Foundation, Riga City Council, sponsors, etc.);
  • Providing necessary information for associated contracts (bus rent, concert hall's rent, CD manufacturing, sponsors, funds e.t.c.) for the preparation of contracts and following up their implementation;
  • Organizing concerts abroad;
  • Keeping excellent public image of orchestra in Latvia and abroad, e.t.c.

The aim of SLC "LATVIJAS KONCERTI" is to form and develop Latvia’s professional concert life, to satisfy, with high-quality and creatively inspiring activities, the people’s yearning for decent music, facilitating the spiritual growth of the contemporaries.

SLC "LATVIJAS KONCERTI" is a representative of the interests of the creative manifestations of Latvia’s professional musicians both in Latvia and abroad.

SLC "LATVIJAS KONCERTI" regularly co-operates with local municipalities in Latvia in organising music festivals and individual concerts. Every year, Latvijas Koncerti organises about 400 events throughout Latvia.


Documents to be submitted:

  • Letter of motivation;
  • Curriculum Vitae;
  • at least two reviews.


Please send documents mentioned above 

by mail:

Moscow street 4, LV-1050, Riga, Latvia.

by fax:

+ 371 67205490

by e-mail: 

or submitted personally

untill 20th October 2016 (postmark) during working days from 9:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M. in Moscow Street 4, 3rd floor, Riga, Latvia.


Contact information:

Sanda Runte

Phone. + 371 67205484;


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