Administration Coordinator

£13,264.78 per annum

Job share, 20 hours per week (including Wednesday and/or Thursday)

Fixed-term contract until March 2022*, based in Purfleet, Essex

Royal Opera House Bridge (ROH Bridge) aspires for every child and young person to have the opportunity to experience the richness of the arts, museums and libraries. To achieve our aim, we believe that a high quality local cultural offer is essential.

ROH Bridge acts as a broker to galvanize and facilitate the building of sustainable cultural education partnerships across Essex, Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire and the Thames Gateway. We co-invest in strategic activity that helps build a sustainable infrastructure for cultural learning. Our work responds to the Arts Council`s "Cultural Education Challenge". We measure our success through the increased number of children and young people who are engaging with creative and cultural learning experiences both in and out of school.

We are now looking for an experienced Administration Coordinator to join our busy team as part of a job share. The shared role will provide comprehensive and proactive administrative support to the ROH Bridge team, overseeing the day-to-day administration of the programme, providing PA support to senior managers and fulfilling the role of office manager.

*This role is offered on a fixed-term basis until March 2022 with future funding pending.

We are looking for somebody with:

  • Sustained experience of office administration and support work in a busy office.
  • Experience of financial and contract administration.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to communicate effectively with a range of stakeholders in a range of settings, both internal and external.
  • The ability to assimilate new information and good problem-solving ability.
  • Proven capacity to organize and work under pressure and manage a busy workload with high productivity.
  • Very strong Microsoft Office skills (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, SharePoint) and experience of data entry.

The Royal Opera House is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment in which everyone can thrive. We welcome applications from those who are currently underrepresented in our workforce - in particular those who are ethnically diverse and/or disabled. As a Disability Confident Employer, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential minimum criteria for our vacancies.

A full job description is available below. To apply, please scroll to the bottom of the page and click on 'Apply Now'. For queries please contact the HR Department at You can also contact us if you have any access needs for making an application.

Closing date for applications: 8am, Monday 10 May 2021.

Interviews will be held online.

Applicants must have work authorisation for the UK. No agencies please.

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