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Opera North is England's national opera company in the north and a leading European arts organisation. Acclaimed for its imaginative programming and innovative productions on the main stage, Opera North also programmes its own venue, the Howard Assembly Room, with an enormous diversity of activity.

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Opera North strives to be an Equal Opportunities employer. 

CURRENT VACANCIES

Deputy Stage Manager

Fixed term contract (10 weeks) 

Opera North is looking for an experienced Deputy Stage Manager (fixed term), required for our Autumn season in Leeds.

The successful candidate will have significant proven previous experience of working in the role of Deputy Stage Manager in an opera company, as well as have the ability to read a piano / vocal score to a good standard. You will have excellent IT and organisational, administrative and communication skills, with attention to detail and the ability to prioritise under pressure. 

Salary: £512.11 per week.

Deadline for applications: 10.00am, Friday 13 May 2016

Interviews: Monday 16 May 2016

To apply, download the following documents or email appointments@operanorth.co.uk to request an application pack. 

Deputy Stage Manager Job Description
Deputy Stage Manager Application Form
Deputy Stage Manager Equal Opportunities Form
Application Guidance Notes 

Please return completed forms by email to appointments@operanorth.co.uk or by post to Appointments, Opera North Ltd., 46 New Briggate, Leeds, LS1 6NU 


Technical & Production Runner

Fixed term contract (12 months) 

Opera North is looking for a Technical & Production Runner (12 months fixed term). This is a unique opportunity to gain experience of work back stage in a theatre, supporting the work undertaken within the Technical & Production Department in day to day operations 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.

Hours of work: 40 hours per week

Deadline for applications: 10.00am, Friday 13 May 2016

Interviews: W/c Monday 16 May 2016

To apply, download the following documents or email appointments@operanorth.co.uk to request an application pack. 

Technical & Production Runner Job Description
Technical & Production Runner Application Form
Technical & Production Runner Equal Opportunities Form
Application Guidance Notes 

Please return completed forms by email to appointments@operanorth.co.uk or by post to Appointments, Opera North Ltd., 46 New Briggate, Leeds, LS1 6NU 


Education Teaching Artist (Cello)

A fantastic opportunity has arisen within our Education team for an experienced, well-motivated team player to fill the role of Education Teaching Artist (Cello), working on Opera North’s award winning education programme, In Harmony Opera North.

In Harmony Opera North seeks to deliver an inclusive programme of high quality music education and performance opportunities in order to encourage young people from all backgrounds to engage with the arts and, through doing so, deliver wider benefits such as increased confidence, aspiration, engagement with formal learning and an increase in parental engagement.

The successful candidate will have proven experience of both performing to a high standard and group teaching in order to meet the requirements of this multi-faceted role, alongside a focus on providing high quality music education for young people regardless of background. You will have excellent organisational, team-working and communication skills, and the ability to prioritise under pressure.  An understanding of teaching music within a school setting is desirable but not essential.

Salary: £27,513 per annum, pro-rata 3 days a week.

Deadline for applications: 10.00am, Monday 23 May 2016

Interviews: Monday 6 & Tuesday 7 June 2016 

To apply, download the following documents or email appointments@operanorth.co.uk to request an application pack. 

Education Teaching Artist (Cello) Job Description
Education Teaching Artist (Cello) Application Form
Education Teaching Artist (Cello) Equal Opportunities Form
Application Guidance Notes 

Please return completed forms by email to appointments@operanorth.co.uk or by post to Appointments, Opera North Ltd., 46 New Briggate, Leeds, LS1 6NU 

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