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 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.

Trusts and Foundations Manager

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 Trusts and Foundations Manager.

The successful candidate will be a proven influencer and confident communicator, with excellent ability to write in a coherent and persuasive manner. You will have demonstrable experience of working in a fundraising environment with a good understanding of stakeholder engagement and donor cultivation.

Salary: £24,000 – £27,000 per annum, depending on experience
Deadline for applications: 10:00am, Mon 22 April 2019
Interviews: Held in Leeds, Mon 29 & Tues 30 April 2019

Trust and Foundations Manager 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.

Relationship Co-ordinator

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 Relationship Co-ordinator.

The successful candidate will have demonstrable experience of working in a fundraising environment with an excellent understanding of donor cultivation and stewardship. You will be an assertive multi tasker and team player, with good attention to detail and strong interpersonal skills.

Salary: £21,000 – £24,000 per annum, depending on experience
Deadline for applications: 10:00am, Mon 29 April 2019
Interviews: Held in Leeds, Tues 7 May

Relationship Coordinator 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.

Head of Instrumental Learning

An opportunity has arisen within the Education team for a professional musician to lead a large team of experienced instrumental tutors who deliver a year-round programme of high quality and engaging instrumental tuition and ensemble sessions within the Opera North Education programme; creativity is a core ethos. The successful candidate will have substantial experience of working professionally as both an orchestral player/chamber musician and instrumental tutor and demonstrable evidence of leading a team and inspiring others.

Salary: £35,000 – £40,000 per annum (Pro Rata)
Deadline for applications: 10:00am, Mon 13 May 2019

Head of Instrumental Learning 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.

Individual Giving Manager

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 Individual Giving Manager.

The successful candidate will be a proven influencer and confident communicator, with excellent ability to write in a coherent and persuasive manner. You will have demonstrable experience of working in a fundraising environment with a good understanding of stakeholder engagement and donor cultivation.

Salary: £25,000 – £30,000 per annum, depending on experience
Deadline for applications: 10:00am, Mon 13 May 2019
Interviews: Held in Leeds, Wed 22 & Thurs 23 May 2019

Individual Giving Manager 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.

Pettman DARE Fellowships

Are you ambitious to have a positive impact on the way professional music organisations connect with communities? Do you have the commitment to start your career through practice-led study guided by mentors from the music, operatic and academic sectors? A Pettman DARE Fellowship in Music Education Project Management could be for you.

A Pettman DARE Fellowship in Music Education Project Management provides early career professionals in music engagement with a year of practice-led research in the Education department at Opera North and at the University of Leeds, before progressing to the next stage in their career. The Fellowship runs for twelve months from September and is accredited as a Post-Graduate Diploma from the University of Leeds. Two Fellowships are awarded each year, one for a UK citizen and one for a New Zealand citizen. The New Zealand Fellowship will open for applications at the end of April.

Deadline for applications: Mon 20 May 2019

Find out more

If you have any questions please contact DARE Manager Lesley Patrick, Lesley@dareyou.org.uk

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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