Stockroom Assistant


Permanent contract

Full time: 42.5 hours per week

£34,610 per annum

Based in: Covent Garden, London

Who we are:

The Royal Opera House continues to lead the way in opera, ballet, music and dance both live on stage and through multiple digital platforms, from live streaming to worldwide cinema screenings. The Royal Opera House wants to share these life-changing artforms with as many people as we can, working to enrich the cultural life of the nation by growing the public enjoyment and appreciation of exceptional ballet and opera.

The role:

Our Technical, Production and Costume Department plays a leading part in ensuring our performances are of the highest quality by delivering technical excellence for every performance, rehearsal, and event.

We are now seeking to recruit a Stockroom Assistant based within the Costume Department on a permanent basis to assist with all activities required for the efficient running of the stockroom.

What you`ll bring:

You will be able to demonstrate:

  • BA/HND in costume and/or relevant experience in an equivalent arts organisation.
  • Knowledge of suppliers of fabrics, haberdashery and general goods used in the production of opera and ballet costumes.
  • Excellent IT skills, including a good understanding of Microsoft programmes.
  • Excellent verbal 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.
  • Knowledge of theatrical costume and appropriate terminology.
  • Experience and understanding of textiles, fabrics and notions.

We value the diversity new hires can bring to our workforce. A working knowledge of our repertoire is not essential, but the ability to learn quickly is.

How to apply:

If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, then we`d love to hear from you. A full job description is attached below, along with the ROH information pack which includes details on what benefits we offer. If you have any access requirements for your application, please contact the ROH Recruitment Team on hr.recruitment@roh.org.uk

The Royal Opera House is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment in which everyone can thrive. We particularly welcome applications from those who are from a global majority background and/or those who ar e disabled, as they are under-represented within our organisation. As a Disability Confident Employer, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential minimum criteria for our vacancies.

Closing date for applications: 8am, Friday 19th July 2024.

Interviews will be held the week of 29th July.

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




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