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.
Opera Australia is recruiting for an experienced and knowledgeable Community Manager to join the marketing team. This exciting role will ensure that Opera Australia’s subscribers are cared for, that customers receive the information they need to enjoy performances and customer correspondence is answered correctly, and manage market research. The ideal candidate will possess proven experience in administration, direct marketing, customer service, market research, and managing company social media accounts. Sound organisational and administrative skills with a strong attention to detail are essential, coupled with knowledge of Tessitura and content management systems, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and a demonstrated ability to prioritise and meet deadlines.
In addition to joining a dynamic and hard-working team, you will enjoy many on-the-job benefits, as well as excellent career progression. This position is a full-time, fixed-term role for 2 years, commencing ASAP. Only candidates with full Australian working rights are eligible for this role.
Applications close 26 June 2018
The PR Internship at Opera Australia has been created to give media, communications and marketing experience in arts publicity and communications. This is the perfect first step for any student who hopes to work in arts PR and arts administration, and would like to understand how the PR, marketing and ticketing side of the business works. The internship will involve participants learning and engaging in publicity-related administrative tasks, including media database management, building media lists, reporting, distributing performance information for media listings, PR invoicing/budgeting, website updating, and assisting during opening nights and media calls.
To qualify for this amazing opportunity to work with Australia’s largest arts and ppera company, you must be currently enrolled in a communications, marketing, media, or related degree. Current enrolment in degrees with majors in communications/PR/related disciplines will also be accepted. You will have an interest in performing arts/publicity, have the ability to work across a range of online platforms, demonstrate a high level of self-organisation and reliability, be able to liaise with industry contacts professionally, and be comfortable using MS Office applications, and other databases.
To apply, please complete the form, and attach your CV, referencing your performing arts knowledge/experience and achievements in your education.