Administrative Assistant, Chief Executive`s Office

£18,000 per annum, 4 days per week (days to be agreed)

Permanent contract

The Royal Opera House (ROH) 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 organization seeks to be accessible and engaging, to develop audiences across the UK and to break new ground in the presentation of lyric theatre.

Last year we staged 519 performances to 1.5 million people at our home theatre and in cinemas, with 44% of the tickets sold costing less than £50.

We actively encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds and value the positive impact that difference has on our teams.

We are looking for an experienced and proactive administrator to provide first-class secretarial and administrative support to the Chief Executive`s Office.

Reporting to the Senior Executive Assistant and supporting the Head of Policy and Strategy, responsibilities include:

  • Supporting all office administration, providing cover for diary management and reception as required.
  • Providing a point of contact for all internal and external enquiries for the Chief Executive, responding promptly and professionally.
  • Helping to accurately and consistently collate datarelating to ROH activities and performance against the ROH Strategic Plan, forplanning, reporting and communications purposes.
  • Undertaking short research projects, including gathering benchmarking data.
  • The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following:

  • A proven track record in administration in a busy office environment.
  • Strong organisational and administrative skills, including diary management.
  • Flexibility and adaptability, with the capacity to work under pressure and manage a busy and varied workload with high productivity.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail, with experience of data entry.
  • Strong communication skills with a high standard of written and verbal English.
  • Excellent people and relationship building skills, with the ability to operate successfully with people at all levels.
  • To apply, please scroll to the bottom of the page and click on `Apply Now`. For any queries regarding the recruitment process or if you have any access needs for making an application, please contact the Human Resources Department on Tel: +44 (0)20 7212 9303.

    Closing date for applications: 8am on 3 March 2016.

    Applicants must have work authorization for the UK.

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