Costume Buyer / General Assistant

2 Year Fixed Term Contract

£21,944 per annum

The Royal Opera House produces some of the best opera and ballet in the world. An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Buyer/General Assistant to gain experience with our Costume Department. The successful candidate will provide support to this busy team, liaising with suppliers to buy and maintain stock and samples, organising deliveries and storage, assisting at rehearsals and fittings and providing administration support in the office.

The ideal candidate will be passionate about costume and be able to demonstrate:

-BA/HND or relevant experience in costume/fashion

-General knowledge of suppliers of fabrics and general goods used in the production of opera and ballet costume

-Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Office, Excel and image management software

-Excellent communication skills, with an ability to deal, calmly and effectively with a wide range of people from within and outside the organisation

-Ability to prioritise workloads, to work under pressure with a high level of organisational proficiency meeting agreed deadlines

-Enthusiastic and passionate about costume

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 +44 (0)20 7212 9303.

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

Closing Date for applications: 8am, Monday 16 September 2019

Interviews to be held: w/c 30 September 2019

Applicants must have work authorisation for the UK.

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