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An RCM student holding a historical oboe and smiling in rehearsal
With a job at the Royal College of Music, you will be working alongside passionate and dynamic individuals, who all help to make it one of the world’s greatest conservatoires.

There are numerous benefits to working at the RCM, including free event tickets, season ticket loans and 24/7 free and confidential advice from Confidental Care (CiC).

We are a welcoming institution which encourages and values diversity. We believe that equality, diversity and inclusive practice enhances our College culture academically, intellectually and socially.

Our current job vacancies

Orchestra Coordinator


Grade 5, £29,578 - £32,378 per annum. Appointments will normally be made to the first point of the grade.

Closing date: 9:00 AM, Thursday 01 August

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Volunteering opportunites

Following a £3.6 million investment from Heritage Lottery Fund, the Royal College of Music Museum has undergone a complete redevelopment and opened to the public in October 2021.

The RCM Museum is looking for enthusiastic volunteers.

Find out more about volunteering for the RCM Museum

Get in touch

If you would like to speak to us about working at the Royal College of Music in general or about a particular vacancy, please feel free to contact our Recruitment team, who will be very happy to help you.


Getting to the RCM

The Royal College of Music is easy to reach on foot from nearby attractions in South Kensington, from Kensington High Street and from Kensington Gardens.

   South Kensington: 0.5 miles
   Gloucester Road: 0.6 miles
   High Street Kensington: 0.8 miles

   Paddington: 1.5 miles
   Victoria: 2 miles

   Santander Cycles docking station and public cycle locking facilities adjacent to RCM

Prince Consort Road site, including main reception and concert venues

Royal College of Music
Prince Consort Road
London SW7 2BS
+44 (0)20 7591 4300

RCM Jay Mews

39 Jay Mews
London SW7 2ES
+44 (0)20 7591 4300

Travelling by train or Underground

All local stations are in TfL fare zone 1. 

London Underground

The closest station is South Kensington (Circle, District and Piccadilly lines), which is a 10–15 minute walk from the RCM.

Gloucester Road (Circle, District and Piccadilly lines) is a 15 minute walk from the RCM. High Street Kensington station (Circle and District lines) is a 20 minute walk or 10 minutes by bus.

Night Tube services run on the Piccadilly line on Friday and Saturday evenings, providing Underground connections from South Kensington and Gloucester Road throughout the night.

Live travel information

National Rail

The closest mainline stations are London Paddington and London Victoria. The RCM can be reached from any London terminal by Underground, bus or taxi.

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Travelling by bus or coach

London Buses

Bus number 360 stops directly outside the RCM on Prince Consort Road.

Buses 9, 2352 and 452 pass the Royal Albert Hall.

The number 70 travels along Queen's Gate.

Many other services run to South KensingtonKensington High Street and Knightsbridge from surrounding areas.

A comprehensive system of night buses operates between Central London and the rest of the city. The N9 passes the Royal Albert Hall and connects with other major routes at Trafalgar Square.

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Scheduled coach services run to destinations nationwide from Victoria Coach Station.

Travelling by bicycle

A Santander Cycles docking station is located on Prince Consort Road, adjacent to the RCM. There are several alternative docking stations nearby.

There are also a limited number of facilities for securing private bicycles on Prince Consort Road and in the surrounding area.

Parking near the RCM

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