Assistant Stage Manager – Opera: Maternity Cover x2 and Fixed-Term x1

Summary

We are seeking to recruit three Assistant Stage Managers, two fixed-term maternity cover contracts and one 12-month fixed-term contract, to work with the Opera Stage Management team in ensuring the smooth running of opera rehearsals and performances.

More Details

Two fixed-term maternity cover contracts and one 12-month fixed-term contract – all roles to start August 2024

Full-time: 42.5 hours per week

£43,328.38 per annum

Based in: Covent Garden, London

Who we are:

The Royal Opera House continues to lead the way in opera, ballet, music and dance both live on stage and through multiple digital platforms, from live streaming to worldwide cinema screenings. The Royal Opera House wants to share these life-changing artforms with as many people as we can, working to enrich the cultural life of the nation by growing the public enjoyment and appreciation of exceptional ballet and opera.

The role:

We are seeking to recruit three Assistant Stage Managers, two fixed-term maternity cover contracts and one 12-month fixed-term contract, to work with the Opera Stage Management team in ensuring the smooth running of opera rehearsals and performances.

What you`ll bring:

Our ideal candidate will be a dynamic and highly organised individual with relevant stage management and theatre experience who can evidence the following:

  • Professional stage management experience in theatre and/or opera, with a degree in Stage Management or equivalent qualification an advantage.
  • An ability to project confidence and exercise tact and diplomacy in relationships with creative teams and artists.
  • Good score reading ability and some experience of prompt book preparation.
  • Able to read and interpret technical drawings accurately with experience in mark out procedures.
  • Strong awareness of and adherence to Health and Safety policy and best practice.

How to apply:

If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, then we`d love to hear from you. A full job description, along with the ROH information pack which includes details on what benefits we offer, can be found via the Apply Now link. If you have any access requirements for your application, please contact the ROH Recruitment Team on hr.recruitment@roh.org.uk

The Royal Opera House is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment in which everyone can thrive. We particularly welcome applications from those who are from a global majority background and/or those who are disabled, as they are under-represented within our organisation. As a Disability Confident Employer, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential minimum criteria for our vacancies.

Closing date for applications: 8am, Friday 31st May 2024.

Interviews will be held in-person on 6th June 2024.

Applicants must have work authorisation for the UK. No agencies.

Organisation

Royal Opera House

Location Type

Specific location

Salary Type

Salaried

Salary (Exact)

£43,328.38 per annum

Closing Date

31/05/2024

Contract Type

Fixed Term, Full Time

Job Type

Backstage & Technical

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