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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.

Opera North is committed to equality and diversity.


Production Office Co-ordinator (Maternity Cover)

Opera North is looking for a Production Office Co-ordinator to assist in the running of its busy Production office. This post supports the Production Manager, Assistant Production Manager and any Freelance Production Managers in all appropriate ways in the performance of their duties as necessary and is the central point of contact for all matters relating to the Production office.

The successful candidate will be organised, motivated and be highly proficient in the use of AutoCAD, Photoshop and basic video editing software and have excellent computer skills (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint).

Contract Type: Fixed term (likely dates 10 Oct 2016 – 21 Oct 2017)

Salary: TBC dependant on experience

Deadline for applications: 10.00am Thursday 1 September 

Interviews: W/c Monday 5 September 2016

To apply, please download the documents below. Please contact if you have any queries about the recruitment process or access needs with making an application.

Production Office Co-ordinator (Mat. cover) Job Description
Opera North Application Form
Opera North Diversity Form
‚ÄčOpera North Application Guidance Notes

Return completed forms by email to or by post to Appointments, Opera North Ltd., 46 New Briggate, Leeds, LS1 6NU. 

Principal Viola (No. 2)

Committed to producing high quality work that informs, excites and entertains, the Orchestra of Opera North is looking for an experienced musician to fill the following position. Knowledge of the operatic repertoire would be an advantage.

Music Director: Aleksandar Markovic
Leader: David Greed
Salary: £32,080.69 per annum.

Deadline for applications: 10.00am, Monday 19 September
Auditions will be held in Leeds w/c Monday 17 October 2016

Opera North Application Form
Opera North Diversity Form
‚ÄčOpera North Application Guidance Notes

Please return completed applications to (please note that application forms are also available from this address)