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.

Opera North is committed to the Arts Council England’s Creative Case for Diversity in all aspects of our recruitment and employment practices. We are the first opera company to be awarded Theatre of Sanctuary status and actively welcome applications from people from all backgrounds, including Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities who are currently underrepresented in the workforce. To support this commitment and to help us develop our policies and procedures, we ask all job applicants to complete our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Monitoring Form.

We regret that we cannot contact applicants individually about their applications. If you have not heard from us within 14 days of the job closing, please assume that you have not been successful on this occasion and keep an eye out for future vacancies.

Marketing Assistant

Opera North is the national opera company for the north of England based in Leeds. The Company is committed to producing high quality work that informs, excites and entertains.

Opera North is seeking an exceptional Marketing Assistant to play a vital role within the busy Marketing Department. Working closely with the Head of Marketing and Marketing Officers, they will support a busy team and ensure the delivery of marketing activity aimed at maximising income through ticket sales; developing audiences; raising wider awareness of Opera North; and contributing to the growth and development of the organisation.

The role requires a flexible, pro-active and positive attitude as the successful candidate will have a busy role covering a wide variety of work including main stage opera, education, higher education and projects. This role also includes the ongoing development of the Under-30s membership scheme.

The successful candidate will be both creative and analytical with an aptitude for digital marketing that they are keen to develop in this role. Able to assess and continually improve campaigns in order to reach targets, and always focussed on end-goals, the Marketing Assistant will work well on their own initiative and also as a contributory and supportive member of the wider Marketing and Communications team.

Salary: c. £16,500-£18,000 per annum dependent on experience, plus 5.5% employer pension contribution.
Contract type: Full time, permanent
Deadline for applications: 10:00am, Mon 30 September 2019
Interviews: held in Leeds, week commencing Monday 7 October 2019

Marketing Assistant Job Description

Application documents:
Application Form | EDI Monitoring Form
Application Guidance Notes | EDI Policy

Please submit your application to appointments@operanorth.co.uk, and also use this address if you have any queries about the recruitment process or access needs with making an application.

Disability Confident Committed

As users of the disability confident scheme, we will ensure that a fair and proportionate number of disabled applicants that meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy will be offered an interview.


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