Thank you for your interest in working for the National Opera Studio. We are recruiting!

Artistic Planning Manager

We are seeking an efficient, knowledgeable Artistic Planning Manager to join our core team. This role will be responsible for the scheduling and busy day-to-day running of all training programmes, the management of artists and coaches, and the coordination of a number of projects throughout the year. You will have a background of working in an arts organisation, with some knowledge of the operatic repertoire.

The Artistic Planning Manager reports to the Director of Artist Development and the Head of Artistic Administration for artistic matters, and to the Chief Executive for all other matters. The ability to manage multiple priorities and projects with meticulous attention to detail is essential, as is excellent verbal and written communication and a high level of emotional intelligence.

Reports to: Director of Artist Development and Head of Artistic Administration
Salary: £26,000-£30,000 dependent on experience.
35 hours per week, plus an hour for lunch each day. There will be some periods when these hours are exceeded. There will be no extra pay for this work, but time off in lieu will be given for work undertaken on weekends and bank holidays. Core hours for this role are 10.00am to 6.00pm Monday to Friday. In addition last minute and early morning rescheduling of artists and coaches may need to be made as necessary.
Holidays: 25 days, in addition to the usual public and bank holidays
Place of work: This position is based at the National Opera Studio, 2 Chapel Yard, London SW18 4HZ. The ability to travel and work away from the Studio is also required.
Start date: November/December 2021

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How to apply

Please send a covering letter plus CV including the names and contact details for two referees to Chief Executive Emily Gottlieb by email only: [email protected]

Closing date: Thursday 21st October 2021 at 9.00am.

Interviews to be held at the National Opera Studio in Wandsworth or on Zoom on Thursday 28th and Friday 29th October 2021.

Please note that candidates shortlisted for interview will be contacted by email on Friday 22nd October.