Hire Library Administrator

  • Employer Faber Music
  • Location Harlow, Essex
  • Application Deadline 14/01/2022

Department: Hire Library
Contract and Hours: Permanent. Full time, Monday-Friday
Salary: £19k to £21k pa (dependent upon experience)
Location: Harlow, Essex (with some scope for hybrid working)
Closing date: 14 January 2022

About the role                                                       

Faber Music’s Hire Library is a vital part of our operations and facilitates the performance of our works across the world. As a key member of our small and highly professional team, you will assist the Hire Library Manager in providing a first-class service to our customers and publishing colleagues.

 Core responsibilities

  • Facilitating orders and processing them through our Hire Library Management System, issuing additional licences where necessary
  • Providing customer support and troubleshooting
  • Facilitating the sale and dispatch of print-on-demand items
  • Liaising with Faber Music’s network of agents around the world and those publishers to whom we act as agents (eg. Bärenreiter)
  • Liaising with our Editorial Department in London about status of material and new works
  • Checking the status of performance materials before dispatch
  • Processing and re-shelving returned stock; chasing late material


  • Exemplary verbal and written communications skills
  • An interest and/or knowledge of classical music, and the ability to read music
  • High level of accuracy, attention to detail and a flair for organisation
  • A personable approach with internal and external contacts
  • The ability to work effectively as part of a team, think laterally and anticipate problems 


  • Music qualifications and/or practical music experience
  • Relevant administrative experience
  • Proficiency in languages

Please send a CV and covering letter to [email protected]

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds. No agencies please.  We will endeavour to respond to all applicants but if you do not hear from us within 14 days of the closing date then you will not have been successful.

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