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Opera Australia regularly advertises job vacancies in such as areas as artist management, orchestral management, music and language coaching, technical support, manufacturing, general administration, and education.

All advertised positions are placed on this Opera Australia website. Positions are usually advertised on ArtsHub, and often on sites such as Seek but less frequently in the press. For some jobs, professional association newsletters are also used to get the word out about vacant positions.

For more information about working at Opera Australia, contact Bill Koukoumas or Nitya Ramaswamy, HR Business Partners: jobs@opera.org.au.


Job VacancieS

Executive Assistant to the CEO & Artistic Director

Associate Producer, Touring

Partnerships & Events Administrator


Executive Assistant to the CEO & Artistic Director

Full time, 6-month contract, based in Sydney

The Executive Assistant to the CEO and Artistic Director is responsible for providing day to day administrative support to the CEO and the Artistic Director by managing their diaries, appointments, bookings and travel. The role will also be the first point of contact for all internal personnel and external enquirers who wish to interact with the Executives. Superior skills and extensive experience providing executive assistance to senior executives in a professional, mid to large sized organization are a must, coupled with strong organisational and time management skills, and excellent verbal and written communication skills.

This role is a fixed-term full time contract, based in our Sydney office in Surry Hills.

Applications close Friday 24 February 2017 at 5pm (AEDT)

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Associate Producer, Touring

Full time, maternity leave contract (12 months), based in Melbourne

This is a unique opportunity for an Associate Producer to join Opera Australia’s Touring and Commercial department for a one year fixed term maternity contract. The Associate Producer, Touring is responsible for the successful implementation of touring projects including, but not limited to, the Regional Tour and Schools Tour programs. The role manages the planning and implementation of delegated projects, is a key liaison between internal and external stakeholders, and leads a team of three administrative staff and up to 60 seasonal staff to deliver the Touring programs within the wider Company.

The ideal candidate will have relevant tertiary qualifications with a minimum of five years’ experience in tour management, budgets, contract management and team management, and is available to start on 19 April 2017.

This is a fixed-term 1 year maternity leave contract based at our Melbourne office.

Applications close Monday 27 February 2017 at 5pm (AEDT)
Selected applicants will be interviewed on Tuesday 7 March 2017

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CRM Coordinator

Full time, based in Sydney

Do you love art and music? Are you a results-driven marketer who thrives on working on multiple projects at a time?

We're looking for a CRM Coordinator to work from our head office in Surry Hills, Sydney. This position will be responsible for delivering planned direct marketing through email and direct mail campaigns, coordinating our subscriber care program, and maintaining and optimising Opera Australia’s customer data.

This position will see you working on exciting campaigns, including (but not limited to):

  • Opera seasons in Sydney and Melbourne;
  • Outdoor event, Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour;
  • My Fair Lady; and
  • Assisting in the launching of our 2018 subscription campaign.

The successful candidate will have proven experience with email marketing, direct marketing campaigns and segmentation using a CRM database. High attention to detail and excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential. This is a hands-on role with a large degree of autonomy. We encourage you to explore marketing best practices and contribute to the overall marketing strategy.

In return for your excellent performance, you will be rewarded with fantastic growth opportunities, a great work culture, lots of on-the-job perks, and a good work-life balance.

Please answer these questions in your cover letter (maximum one page) when you apply online:

  1. What elements do you think make up a good marketing email?
  2. Describe a situation where you’ve coordinated a marketing campaign or project involving multiple stakeholders. How did you navigate the different interests/priorities of the people involved?

Applications close Thursday 2 March 2017 at 5pm (AEDT)

Only successful candidates will be contacted. Only candidates with rights to work in Australia can apply for this position.

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Partnerships & Events Administrator

Full time, based in Sydney

Reporting to the Corporate Partnerships and Events Manager, this hands-on role of Partnerships and Events Administrator is responsible for contributing to the financial success of Opera Australia by supporting the services of our existing strong corporate partnerships (with consistent and quality delivery of benefits across all sponsor relationships), assisting the corporate events program, departmental events, as well as administrative tasks to support the corporate partnerships, events and prospective areas of the department.

The role requires interdepartmental communication and coordination between the administrative and artistic divisions in the Sydney and Melbourne offices, as well as external liaison including sponsors, patrons, VIPs and Government representatives. Our ideal candidate will possess excellent verbal and written communication and stakeholder management skills, coupled with experience in events management and database management.

Applications close Monday 6 March 2017 at 5pm (AEDT)

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