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Job Vacancies

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:

Job VacancieS

Technology Manager

Executive Office Assistant

Technology Manager

We're looking for an experienced and innovative champion to join our Technical Department as a Technology Manager. This newly created position will be supporting the General Manager of Technical Resources in the successful management and implementation of all automation, sound and vision requirements for all productions produced by Opera Australia. The role is responsible for supporting innovation and the development and introduction of new technologies into these areas with the view to ensuring efficient and effective operations. It is also responsible for the quality of automation, sound and vision supplied in-house and by venues and contractors.

This is a fixed term 12 month contract, with a view to become permanent. If you’re highly experienced, creative, and thrive on improving technology in the arena of performance, production and operations, don’t miss out on this rare opportunity.

Applications close Wednesday 22 March 2017 at 5pm (AEDT)

No recruitment agencies.

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Executive Office Assistant

Opera Australia is recruiting for an energetic, tech-savvy and efficient Executive Assistant to the Cheif Operating Officer (COO). This role will be responsible for providing high level executive support to the COO in relation to Board meetings, Company Secretary duties and corporate services support, and to the wider Executive (CEO, Artistic Director, and COO) in relation to meetings and functions, and general executive office administration.

Our ideal candidate will be an excellent written and verbal communicator, with at least 5 years’ experience in working as an Executive Assistant in a mid to large sized company. You will also have relevant experience with Board related matters including Company Secretariat, advanced MS Office and database knowledge, some knowledge of Tessitura, prioritising and time management skills, and the ability to develop and maintain crucial internal and external relationships with colleagues, line managers, executive staff, patrons and stakeholders.

Applications close Tuesday 21 March 2017 at 5pm (AEDT)

Only candidates with rights to work in Australia can apply for this position. No recruitment agencies.

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