Opera Assistant

Opera Assistant

Job reference: 301-24

Closing date: 9:00 AM, 29 February 2024

Interview date: Tuesday 12 March 2024

Salary: £29,578 – 32,378 per annum. Appointments will normally be made to the first point of the grade.

Hours: Full-time

Term: Permanent

Available: From 7 April 2024

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 2023 & 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 and producing the weekly schedule as required
•    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.

Applicant Information Pack

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:

  1. Application Form
  2. Equal Opportunities Form

Completed forms should be returned by email to Human Resources at recruitment@rcm.ac.uk or by post to Human Resources, Royal College of Music, Prince Consort Road, London SW7 2BS. Please ensure that you include the Job Reference Number when submitting your application.

If you are applying by email, please state clearly in the subject line the title of the post for which you are applying.

If you need to receive this documentation in an alternative format please contact recruitment@rcm.ac.uk to discuss your requirements.

CVs without an application form will not be accepted. All applicants will be required to provide evidence of their eligibility to work in the UK.

The Royal College of Music is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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Get in touch

For more information please contact Recruitment

Zuzana and Anna

HR Assistant

0207 591 4782 and 0207 591 4840


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