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Deputy Company Manager

Date Added
01 February 2023
Garsington Opera
London and Buckinghamshire
£10,400 - £11,200
Job Specification
Our Company Management Team assures the smooth running of our busy 
opera festival through meticulous pre-planning, careful scheduling, constant 
communication with all departments and support for all our artists (creative 
teams, principal singers, actors, covers, dancers, chorus and orchestra). 
Company Management duties for 2023 will be shared between the Artistic 
Administration & Company Manager and this position, with an assistant working 
across all productions. The role will deputise for the Company Manager on all 
productions of the 2023 Festival, with particular responsibility for Mitridate, re di 
Ponto and The Bartered Bride. 
You will be working at rehearsals in London from April until mid-June, and on-site 
at Wormsley for stage rehearsals and performances from the end of May until the 
contract finishes. Accommodation will be provided near Wormsley as required. 
Meal provided on all stage rehearsal and performance days 
Company Management 
Oversee health & happiness of all company members. 
Deputise for the Company Manager on all productions of the 2023 Festival, with 
particular responsibility for Mitridate, re di Ponto and The Bartered Bride. 
Supervise rehearsals in London and at Wormsley. 
Liaise with Assistant Conductor & Assistant Director to submit the weekly 
schedule to the Company Manager in good time. 
Liaise with the Costume Supervisor and Designer to schedule costume fittings. 
Liaise with the Head of Music and Assistant Conductor regarding coachings and 
facilitate as required, including booking supplementary rooms as necessary. 
Manage last minute schedule / cast changes or delays. 
Assist creative teams, principal singers, chorus members and orchestra members 
with general enquiries. 
Arrange company parties. 
Manage and administer Young Artist events and opportunities, in collaboration 
with the Company Manager, including the Cover Showcase. 
Daily site administration (e.g. sign-in sheets, checking dressing rooms, liaison 
with Green Room café, circulating schedule updates) when at Wormsley. 
Company manage performances, as required.
Application Details
The closing date for applications is Sunday 12 February. 
Please send your CV and covering letter to Laura Canning at 
CVs should include: 
• Details of relevant achievements and experience as well as educational and 
professional qualifications 
• Contact details including day and evening telephone/mobile numbers. 
Your covering letter should: 
• Be no longer than one page 
• Summarise why you are interested in this post 
• Highlight your relevant experience matching the criteria outlined in the Job 
• Detail your notice period (if any) 
Successful applicants will be contacted and invited for interview. 
First round interviews will take place on Tuesday 21 & Wednesday 22 February. 
Interviews will be held in London or via zoom 
Contract dates: 3 April – 23 July 2023 
Candidates must hold a full driving license and have their own transport. 
Closing Date
12 February 2023
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