PA to Music Director

3 year fixed term contract

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 organization seeks to be accessible and engaging, to develop audiences across the UK and to break new ground in the presentation of lyric theatre.

We are looking for a professional and well organised Personal Assistant to support our Music Director, Sir Antonio Pappano.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Significant experience as a secretary/Personal Assistant in a large complex organisation supporting a busy international figure.
  • Experience of working in an administrative capacity within an arts organization.
  • An understanding of the day to day requirements of a busy Music Director.
  • Excellent administrative, planning, time-management and organisational abilities.

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

A full job description and information on how to apply for this position is available below by logging in or creating an account. If you have any queries regarding the recruitment process please contact the HR Department via e-mail to or by telephone on 020 7212 9124. You can also contact us if you have any access needs for making an application.

Closing Date for applications: 8.00 am, Friday, 28 April 2017.

Applicants must have work authorisation for the UK.

PAtoMusicDirectorJD2017.pdf (PDF)

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