Recruitment Officer


£30,000 per annum

Full-time (40 hours per week), permanent contract


As the home of The Royal Ballet and The Royal Opera, at the Royal Opera House we want many more people to enjoy and engage in exceptional ballet and opera. We have a diverse team of over 800 staff - working in artistic, technical, craft, administrative and customer service roles - and are now looking for a Recruitment Officer to join our busy HR team.


As part of a small team you will provide a comprehensive recruitment service to the organisation, managing recruitment campaigns, drafting job descriptions, shortlisting, sitting on interview panels while delivering an excellent candidate experience. You will quickly develop and maintain an up-to-date knowledge and understanding of ROH recruitment policies and procedures in order to handle standard enquiries and data processing effectively, and will provide proactive administrative support to the recruitment, selection, onboarding and induction processes, working with the designated systems and processes.


This role will support the delivery of the ROH Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Strategy by placing diversity considerations at the heart of all recruitment activity.


This is a great opportunity to bring your administrative and organisational skills to one of the world`s busiest theatres. We would love to hear from you if you can demonstrate:


  • A minimum of Associate CIPD membership, or able to demonstrate the equivalent level of skill and experience
  • Experience of managing recruitment campaigns and proven commitment to proactively promoting diversity and inclusion through recruitment
  • Excellent people skills, with the ability to work effectively with a wide range of people within and outside the organisation
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to prioritise own workload and to work unsupervised
  • A commitment to proactively promoting diversity and inclusion


All of our staff are expected to uphold the Royal Opera House values: respect, openness and valuing the highest standards.


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 under-represented 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 descriptions and information on how to apply for this position is available below, please scroll to the bottom of the page and select 'Apply now'.


For queries please contact the HR Department at hr.recruitment@roh.org.uk. You can also contact us if you have any access needs to assist you with making an application. Interviews will be held online.


Closing date for applications: 8am Monday 6th December 2021


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





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