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Artistic Planning Manager

Closing date: Wednesday 24th July at 6.00pm.

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 and short courses, 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 Head of Music. 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.


Job Title: Artistic Planning Manager

Reports to: Director of Artist Development and Head of Music

Salary: £25,000-£27,000, dependent on experience

Contract: Permanent, full time

Hours: 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: August/September 2019

How to apply

Please send a covering letter and CV, including the names and contact details for two referees, to the Chief Executive Emily Gottlieb by email only: [email protected] (no agencies)

Interviews to be held at the National Opera Studio in Wandsworth on Wednesday 31st July and Thursday 1st August.
Please note that candidates shortlisted for interview will be contacted by email on Friday 26th July.

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