Founded in 1882, The Royal College of Music (RCM) is a world leading music conservatoire with a prestigious history and contemporary outlook. Our excellence was recognised as we were ranked the global top institution for performing arts in the 2022 QS World University Rankings by Subject.
The RCM is now looking to recruit an Opera Assistant who will work in the Vocal and Opera office. The successful applicant will be joining a lively and creative team in an exciting working environment, and will work closely with students, creative teams, professors and all departments within the RCM.
This post involves:
• Managing enquiries from students, professors, administrative staff and visitors
• Providing administrative support for auditions, opera productions and scenes.
• Maintaining weekly Vocal and Opera schedule
• Liaising with key members of the music profession
• Providing administrative support to the Director of Opera, Deputy Head of Vocal and Opera and Manager of Vocal and Opera.
• Processing Leave of Absence requests (LoA’s) from Postgraduate and Opera Studio students
Excellent communication and IT skills are required combined with the ability to balance a number of different tasks and to work effectively as part of a team. Knowledge of opera and event management is essential.
How to apply
For full details of this position please download the Applicant Information Pack above.
To apply, please complete the following forms, which can be downloaded from further down this page:
- Application Form
- Equal Opportunities Form
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The Royal College of Music is an Equal Opportunities Employer.
Get in touch
For more information please contract Recruitment
Zuzana Klejova and Philippa Style
0207 591 4782 and 0207 591 4784