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Opera North strives to be an Equal Opportunities employer.

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Chorus Master

Opera North invites applications for a Chorus Master, a senior post within the Music team, to take effect from Autumn 2015. The Company is well known for its innovative approach to repertoire and concert programming and has a strong reputation for developing artists and musicians. The successful applicant will need to demonstrate ability at the highest level in their appropriate field, together with an extensive knowledge of the operatic repertoire. An excellent working knowledge of the major operatic languages is essential. Proficiency at the piano is a prerequisite. The Opera North Chorus is a full-time ensemble of up to 36 singers (including roles and covers) performing a yearly repertoire of approximately 9 operas, plus a number of concerts, recordings and education work.

Deadline for Applications: 10am, Monday 15th June 2015

Auditions to be held in Leeds on 30th June or 1, 9 or 10th July 2015

To apply, please complete and return the application form to:
Opera North, Grand Theatre, 46 New Briggate, Leeds LS1 6NU or email appointments@operanorth.co.uk
Please note that recruitment is based on application form and references.

Related documents:

Chorus Master Job Description
Chorus Master ON Application Form
Chorus Master ON Equal Opportunities Form
Opera North Application guidance notes
 

Planning Intern (6 months fixed term)

An exciting opportunity to gain invaluable experience of working in arts administration. Committed to producing high quality work that informs, excites and entertains, Opera North is looking for an experienced and well-motivated individual to fill the role of Planning Intern. The successful candidate will have proven experience of working in an office environment, ideally in a performing arts organisation. You will have excellent organisational, administrative and communication skills, with attention to detail and the ability to prioritise under pressure.

Salary: £12,000 per annum, pro rata

Deadline for applications: 10am Wednesday 29 April 2015

Interviews to be held in Leeds: Wednesday 6 May 2015

To apply, please complete and return the application form to:
Opera North, Grand Theatre, 46 New Briggate, Leeds LS1 6NU or email appointments@operanorth.co.uk
Please note that recruitment is based on application form and references.

Related documents:

Planning Intern Job Description
Planning Intern Person Specification Form
Planning Intern ON Application Form
Planning Intern Equal Opportunities Form
Opera North Application guidance notes
 

Howard Assembly Room Senior Technician

We are now seeking to recruit for the position of Howard Assembly Room Senior Technician to lead the Howard Assembly Room (HAR) technical team in this busy and intimate multi-purpose venue. Reporting to the General Manager of the Howard Assembly Room this role will be responsible for venue’s technical apprentice, its seasonal technician and a strong rostra of dedicated casual staff. This role will be attractive to candidates who have a very strong technical background and wish to further their management career. The successful candidate will have excellent experience in sound, lighting and projection within a number of different styles and genres of performance and a very strong organisational nature.

Salary range: £23,000 - £25,000 per annum, dependant on experience

Deadline for applications: 10am Monday 20 April 2015

Interviews to be held in Leeds: w/c Monday 27 April 2015


To apply, please complete and return the application form to:
Opera North, Grand Theatre, 46 New Briggate, Leeds LS1 6NU or email appointments@operanorth.co.uk
Please note that recruitment is based on application form and references.

Related documents:

Howard Assembly Room Senior Technician Job Description and Person Specification Form
Howard Assembly Room Senior Technician ON Application Form
Howard Assembly Room Senior Technician ON Equal Opportunities Form
Opera North Application guidance notes 
 

Technical & Production Runner (12 months fixed term)

Based at the Grand Theatre in Leeds, this is a unique opportunity to gain experience of work back stage in a theatre, supporting the work undertaken within the Technical Department and assisting in varied aspects of work needed to stage our operas. We are looking for an enthusiastic person who is self motivated, can use their initiative and who can work as part of a team.

40 hour week, £13936 per annum (£268 per week)

Deadline for applications: 10am, Tuesday 5th May 2015

Interviews to be held in Leeds: Monday 11th May 2015

To apply, please complete and return the application form to:
Opera North, Grand Theatre, 46 New Briggate, Leeds LS1 6NU or email appointments@operanorth.co.uk
Please note that recruitment is based on application form and references.

Related documents:

Technical & Production Runner Job Description and Person Specification Form
Technical & Production Runner ON Job Application Form
Technical & Production Runner ON Equal Opportunities Form
Opera North Application guidance notes

 






 

 

 

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