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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.


Job Vacancies

Mechanist

Community Manager


Mechanist

Six positions available

We are seeking expressions of interest from production staging (mechanist) crew to work on the repertory season at the Sydney Opera House in 2018. From mid-June 2018, through to early September 2018, Opera Australia will be presenting our Sydney Winter repertory season consisting of 4 outstanding operas at the Joan Sutherland Theatre, Sydney Opera House. There are opportunities for a number of production staging crew to join our specialist Mechanist team. Engagements will be for from mid-June 2018–early Sept 2018.

What are the Key Dates?

18 June 2018 Venue bump in commences
21 June 2018 Rehearsals begin on stage
28 June 2018 First opening night performance of the season
28 June–1 September 2018 Performances
2 September 2018 Venue bump out
 
Do you work on Public Holidays?

Yes, depending on the schedule, although there are no public holidays during the contract period.
 
When will someone get back to me?

Applications are reviewed as soon as received, and successful respondents should expect to hear from Opera Australia by 1 June 2018.

Download the position description (pdf)

Applications close 15 June 2018

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Community Manager

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.

Download the position description (pdf)

Applications close 26 June 2018

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