We’re Hiring!

WE ARE RECRUITING A CHOIR DIRECTOR/LEADER!

I Like Singing is HIRING!

We are looking for an exceptional, inspirational and dynamic Choir Director/Choir Leader to join the team! You will be responsible for leading and conducting choir rehearsals and end of term concerts for our three adults-only no-audition modern pop choirs in Altrincham, Sale and Chorlton, each with about 60 members. 

It’s perfect for a music teacher, vocal coach, piano teacher, choir director, or a music graduate! We also have an internship opportunity.

FIND OUT MORE HERE.

About the choirs:

We sing innovative pop choir arrangements of songs and mash-ups ranging the decades (think George Michael to Billie Eilish), focussing on improving group musicality through improvisation, rhythmic sense and groove. We aim to create a non-judgement space where people can explore their creativity with positivity and curiousity. The aim is to try new things without being scared of failing! Our rehearsals are great fun and there is always a lot of laughter in the room.

About the role:

– All admin/arrangements/resources/payments is managed by I Like Singing.

– All equipment is provided at the venues.

– The role is during term time, with 60 rehearsals a year (across all three choirs)

– Alty Voices is Monday evenings, Sale Sings is Tuesday evenings and Chorlton Sings is Wednesday evenings

– You will alternate weeks with Rose, director of I Like Singing (e.g. Monday & Tuesday one week, Wednesday the next week, and so on)

Why work with us:

– Competitive rates for rehearsals and concerts

– Work within a small, passionate team in which you will feel valued

– Lead a passionate community of singers

– Lots of room for creative, musical and educational development

– Direct end of term concerts at spectacular venues (such as our latest at Victoria Baths)

– We work hard, have fun, sound great but don’t take ourselves too seriously!

– Be part of the wider choir director network

– Free access to our masterclasses and workshops

– Just turn up, set up, and inspire (all admin/equipment is sorted)!

Who we are looking for:

– Someone who genuinely loves choirs and pop music

– An inspiring individual who has heaps of energy and positivity

– Someone who is able to create an inclusive community of happy singers

– Good organisation, communication and timekeeping skills

– Excellent people management, conflict resolution and social skills

– Someone who strives to get the best possible sound and experience from the choir

– Knowledge of the voice 

– Ability to play piano or guitar and sing

– Adaptability in teaching across different genres and music styles (funk, pop, rock)

It would be great if you have:

– Experience director choirs or leading groups of singers/musicians

– Proficiency playing the piano/guitar

– Experience arranging for pop choirs

– Knowledge of sound mixing/engineering

– Bachelors/Master’s degree in Music or related field

– Vocal experience or qualifications in CVT, EVT and/or SLS

– Knowledge/experience with The Intelligent Choir Method