Administrator, Chief Executive`s Office


£20,650 per annum, 4 days per week - permanent contract

(£25,812 full-time equivalent)

The Royal Opera House`s aim is for many more people to enjoy and engage in exceptional ballet and opera. As the home of The Royal Ballet, The Royal Opera and the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, we bring together the world`s most extraordinary ballet and opera artists in more than 500 performances every year: live events that thrill, move and excite, and that transport people to other worlds though music, dance and theatre.

We are now looking for an experienced Administrator to bring 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.
  • Assisting with the arrangements for hospitality in the Director`s Boxes.
  • Helping to accurately and consistently collate data relating to ROH activities and performance against the ROH`s strategic plan, for planning, reporting and communications purposes.
  • Undertaking short research projects, including gathering benchmarking data.

This is a fantastic opportunity to bring your administrative expertise to the heart of one of the UK`s busiest theatres. We actively encourage BAME and disabled applicants and value the positive impact that difference has on our teams.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate:

  • A proven track record in administration in a busy office environment.
  • Strong organisational and administrative skills, with experience of 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.

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 on Tel: +44 (0) 20 7212 9631 if you have any access requirements or queries.

Closing date for applications: 08.00, Monday 21 January 2019.

Interviews will be held on 28 and 29 January 2019.

Applicants must have work authorisation for the UK.




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