Executive Assistant to Director of Finance


Permanent, £29,000 per annum, full-time (40 hours per week, Monday to Friday)

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 - the organisation seeks to be accessible and engaging. We are one of the busiest repertory theatres in the world and are supported by a broad range of staff, from production teams to front of house, administration and finance.

We are currently looking for an experienced EA to provide effective and proactive secretarial and administrative support to the Director of Finance.

Reporting to the Director of Finance, the responsibilities of the role include:

  • Managing the diary and being the point of contact for enquiries and visitors for the Director of Finance;
  • Secretarial, administration and office management duties;
  • Providing effective support for meeting scheduling, preparation and taking minutes;
  • Developing and maintaining positive and productive relationships with all stakeholders, contacts and colleagues;
  • Insurance claim administration and responding to day-to-day insurance queries;

The successful candidate will be a professional and confident team player, able to demonstrate the following qualities and experience:

  • Strong EA experience within a busy executive office, ideally within a large organisation and experience of complex diary management.
  • Strong organisational skills, with a systematic approach to problem solving.
  • Capacity to work under pressure and manage a busy workload with high productivity.
  • Experience, understanding and respect for compliance issues and confidentiality.
  • Strong numeracy skills, with the ability to work accurately with data entry and checking figures.

A full job description is available below. To apply, please scroll to the bottom of the page and click on `Apply Now`. Please contact the Human Resources Department via hr.recruitment@roh.org.uk or on Tel: +44 (0) 207 212 9303 if you have any access requirements or queries.

We actively encourage BAME and disabled applicants and value the positive impact that difference has on our teams.

Closing Date for applications: 8.00am, Wednesday 21st November 2018.

Interviews: Tuesday 27th and Wednesday 28th November 2018

Applicants must have work authorisation for the UK.




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