Closing date: 11/02/2022 We are looking for an exciting and talented player to lead our Cello Section You’ll not only have exceptional professional orchestral and solo cello ability, but you will also be an inspiring leader in both musical and non-musical aspects. Strong communication skills are vital as you will be required to actively develop and support relationships within the cello section and the wider orchestral society. Comprising of 63 internationally respected musicians the Ulster Orchestra is one of Northern Ireland’s most cherished and valuable cultural assets. We have continuously attracted some of the best musicians the industry has to offer, including the world-renowned Daniele Rustioni, our Chief Conductor since 2019. This array of talent affords the ability to create an inspiring year-round programme of symphonic events, chamber music, broadcast concerts for BBC Radio 3 and BBC Radio Ulster, and a Pops programme performed in Northern Ireland and further afield. If this sounds like an Orchestra you would like to be part of, we would love to hear from you. In return you will receive a competitive salary along with a range of benefits including pension, a health cash plan & generous annual leave provision. Further information on the job requirements, application and selection process can be found in the recruitment pack, along with benefits of working for the Orchestra. Please note that applications for this post must be made via the Musical Chairs website at the link below, the closing date for applications is Friday 11th February and applications received after this date cannot be considered. Download the Section Leader Cello Job pack at this link Download the Section Leader Cello audition excerpts at this link Apply for the post on Musical Chairs by clicking this link Download the monitoring form at this link The Ulster Orchestra is committed to striving to be truly representative of all aspects of diversity and to offer a fully inclusive working environment. We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates, irrespective of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation. The appointment will be made on merit with openness and transparency of process.