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.
Full-time, fixed-term position, based in Melbourne
We're looking for an experienced and organised Administrator to join our Touring and Commercial team on a full-time, temporary basis until the end of the year.
The Administrator, Touring and Commercial will be responsible for providing administrative and logistical support for the Touring & Commercial team to ensure the smooth running of the Melbourne Office. This role involves production administration of Touring and Commercial projects including the regional tour, schools tours, commercial musicals, New Year's Eve events at the Sydney Opera House, and other outdoor concerts. The administrative duties include administering accounts payable and receivable, personnel contracts, payroll, and travel. The role also coordinates general office management.
Our ideal candidate will have solid experience working in a high pressure environment, dealing with multiple deadlines and complexities. Strong communication (verbal and written), interpersonal, and organisational skills are imperative to succeeding in this role. Strong attention to detail is a must, coupled with a very high level of competency in Microsoft Word and Excel. Prior knowledge/experience in the arts industry, and using Tessitura, ArtsVision, or iPos would be highly regarded, but are not essential.
This is a full-time fixed-term position until the end of 2018. Salary is commensurate with experience.
Applications close 21 March 2018 at 5pm (AEDT)