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Assistant Company Manager

Date Added
01 February 2023
Garsington Opera
London and Buckinghamshire
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 a Deputy Company Manager, with the 
Assistant Company Manager working under their supervision on all productions. 
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. 
Company Management 
Ensure ArtsVision, the scheduling application and database Garsington Opera uses, is always up-to-date. 
Pastoral care for entire company, including general support and specific requests. 
Act as a main point of contact for artists, stage management and production teams and other company members. 
Circulate daily schedule updates to the company. 
Assist with rehearsal room set-up as necessary. 
Ensure the kitchen / break room is clean and well-stocked. 
Monitor artists’ arrival at rehearsals and log cast illnesses and absences. 
Manage Wormsley vehicle registration log. 
Co-ordinate Wormsley meal sign-up. 
Administer Alvarez Young Artist Events as required, including the Cover Showcase in London. 
Daily site administration (e.g. sign-in sheets, checking dressing rooms, liaison with Green Room café, circulating schedule updates) when at Wormsley. 
Liaise with Technical department to ensure smooth running of wig/wardrobe calls and stage rehearsals. 
Assist with recital set-up. 
Assist with the administration of cast changes as required, liaising with assistant conductor and director and all parties.
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
Closing Date
12 February 2023
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