Development Events Manager

The Royal Opera House produces some of the best opera and ballet in the world. The ROH artistic programme provides a vibrant and compelling showcase for our work and continues to engage the commitment of our supporters and partners across the business community.

The Development Department is looking for an experienced fundraising professional to join the thriving Development Department Events team. In this role you will make a significant contribution to the team`s target through managing specific events and contributing to the planning and implementation of the overall programme of Development Events.

The ideal candidate for this role will be a strong team player, able to demonstrate these key aptitudes and experience:

  • A track record in events management in a high profile organisation
  • Strong project management and documentation preparation skills

  • Excellent face to face communication skills and experience of dealing with senior level business people and philanthropists
  • The ability to take on an ambassador role in representing the Royal Opera House when working with some of our most valued relationships
    • Commitment to a high standard of work with good attention to detail
  • A full job description and application form are available on our website or from the Personnel Department, Tel: 020 7212 9124. Applicants must have work authorisation for the UK. If you feel that you can make a positive contribution in this post, please send your covering letter, application form, and equal opportunities monitoring form to:

    Lyndsay Devonshire, HR Administrator
    Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London WC2E 9DD

    Or email to:

    Closing Date for applications: 10.00am, Monday, 23 May 2011

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