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Fantastic opportunities to be part of Opera North, the national opera company for the North of England based in Leeds…

Opera North strives to be an Equal Opportunities employer.

Information on work experience and internship opportunities can be found here.


Head of Development

Opera North is committed to producing high quality work that informs, excites and entertains. Working to the Development Director, we are looking for an experienced and well-motivated individual to fill the role of Head of Development, to lead the Development Department.

The successful applicant will need to demonstrate strong experience of successful fundraising at a senior level for charity or arts enterprises or similar.

Salary range:  £30,000 - £35,000 per annum dependant on experience

Deadline for applications: Tuesday 30 September, 10am

First interviews to be held in Leeds: Friday 3 October

Second interviews to be held in Leeds: Wednesday 8 October

To apply please complete and return the application and equal opportunities form to:

Appointments, Opera North, Grand Theatre, 46 New Briggate, Leeds LS1 6NU or email by the deadline stated above.

Related documents:

Job Description Head of Development
Person Specification Head of Development
Application Form Head of Development
Equal Opps Form Head of Development
Opera North Application guidance notes


Howard Assembly Room Event Host (Voluntary) 

The Howard Assembly Room at Opera North is seeking volunteer Event Hosts to assist with front of house duties for events including gigs, classical music recitals, film screenings, talks, workshops, and visual arts installations.

Shifts are mainly evening and weekends. Duties are varied and include welcoming audience members, assisting the general public and selling merchandise.

Benefits include working within a professional arts environment and seeing performances for free.

Excellent interpersonal skills and flexible working hours are required.

To apply, please complete and return the application form to:

Kane Briggs, Opera North, Grand Theatre, 46 New Briggate, Leeds LS1 6NU or email Please note that recruitment is based on application form and references.

Related documents: 

Application Pack 
Equal Opportunities Form 

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