Create and Sing Project Manager, Learning and Participation


£31,215 per annum, 3 year Fixed Term Contract until August 2022

Full-time (5 out of 7 days (40 hours) per week)

Ballet and opera capture the deepest human emotions. The Royal Opera House wants to share these art forms, and their power to thrill, move and excite, with as many people as we can. Our Learning and Participation team offers people of all ages the chance to discover and question our artforms, and to create their own responses to opera and ballet.

Create and Sing is designed to get the nation`s children performing, gaining confidence in singing and exploring opera in the comfort of their classroom.

The key role of this position is to lead the Create and Sing programme, managing the development of new schemes of work and extending the reach to achieve ambitious growth targets. The Project Manager will be a dynamic individual responsible for managing creative practitioners, developing new schemes of work for ROH`s digital Learning Platform, co-ordindating and designing teacher training days, managing school and stakeholder relationships and evaluation. The role will work closely with the Head of National Programmes to identify and develop partnerships for scaling up the programme.

This is a fantastic opportunity to bring your experience of singing in schools and project management to one of the UK`s busiest theatre.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Significant experience of managing flagship music education projects with schools
  • Demonstrable knowledge of the National Curriculum for music with particular reference to singing, singing strategies and dramatic singing
  • Understanding and appreciation of opera and its potential in teaching and learning
  • Excellent project management skills with strong organisational, administrative and time management skills and proven ability to work on several projects simultaneously to meet deadlines
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with fluent English and adept at nurturing successful relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Financial acumen with experience of effectively managing budgets

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

A full job description is available below. To apply, simply scroll down and click Apply Now. Please contact the Human Resources Department via hr.recruitment@roh.org.uk or on Tel: +44 (0)20 7212 9631 if you have any access requirements or queries.


Closing date for the receipt of applications: 8.00 am, Friday 16th August 2019

Interviews to be held 3rd and 4th September 2019.

Applicants must have work authorisation for the UK.

No agencies.




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