Fixed term for 2 years
£26,000 per annum
40 hours per week
Based in: Covent Garden, London
The Royal Opera House aims to enrich people`s lives through opera and ballet. Home to two of the world`s great artistic companies - The Royal Opera and The Royal Ballet, performing with the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House - the organisation seeks to be accessible and engaging, to develop audiences across the UK and to break new ground in the presentation of lyric theatre. 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.
We are seeking to recruit a dynamic, enthusiastic and organised professional to provide effective support to the Royal Ballet management, on site and off site and undertake a range of work involved in the logistics and day to day administration of the Company Office. This is an exciting opportunity to develop and gain insight into the management of The Royal Ballet, into how a major opera house functions, and to build the experience and skills needed to pursue a career in arts management.
The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate:
Knowledge of the working practices of a major theatre or dance company or sufficient transferable skills and knowledge
Experience of administrative work to a high standard in a busy office
Proficient Microsoft Office user including Word and Excel and ability to learn new systems and processes
Strong organisational and time management skills with ability to prioritise when under pressure
The ability to provide an effective service with records management, document support and filing
Good verbal and written communication skills with a developed approach to relationship building and the ability to communicate effectively and sensitively with a wide range of people and at all levels in the organisation
The Royal Opera House is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment in which everyone can thrive. We welcome applications from those who are currently underrepresented in our workforce; in particular those who are ethnically diverse and/or disabled. As a Disability Confident Employer, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential minimum criteria for our vacancies.
A full job description is available on the ROH website https://recruitment.roh.org.uk/vacancyView.php?requirementId=4437 . If you have any access requirements for your application, please contact the ROH Recruitment Team on firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date for applications: 8am, Wednesday 12th October 2022.
Interviews will take place 19th - 20th October 2022.
Applicants must have work authorisation for the UK. No agencies.
Please apply via the Royal Opera House website