Trainee Orchestra Operations Assistant


£21,216 per annum / Fixed Term Contract for 12 months

The Royal Opera House produces the best opera and ballet in the world and is seeking to appoint a Trainee Orchestra Operations Assistant to work with the Orchestra Operations team to provide day-to-day logistical support to the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House. The role involves assisting the Orchestra Operations Manager in such tasks as: Setting up seating, rostra, stands and equipment for orchestral rehearsals and performances; distributing music, notices and other orchestral material; assisting with the transport of orchestral equipment (including instruments) between venues; attending to conductors` needs and monitoring workplace health and safety.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Practical hands on experience of set up for orchestral performances, ideally in a professional environment;
  • Knowledge of the working practices and demands of an orchestra;
  • A music degree or proven ability to read music; and
  • Strong computer skills, particularly the ability to use Word and Excel, and an aptitude for learning additional skills such as database management.

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

A full job description is available below. To apply, please scroll to the bottom of the page and click on `Apply Now`. For queries please contact the Human Resources Department at hr.recruitment@roh.org.uk or 0207 212 9124 and you can also contact us if you have any access needs for making an application

Please note that shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend a practical work trial as part of the recruitment process.

Closing Date for applications: 8.00 am, Monday, 27 November 2017.

Applicants must have work authorisation for the UK.

No agencies.




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