Opera North is England’s national opera company in the North and a leading European arts organisation. Acclaimed for its imaginative programming and innovative productions on the main stage, Opera North also programmes its own venue, the Howard Assembly Room, with an enormous diversity of activity.

We create music and opera for everyone, and we welcome applications from people of all backgrounds and sections of the community. Opera North is committed to Arts Council England’s Creative Case for Diversity in all aspects of our recruitment and employment practices and we are the first opera company to be awarded Theatre of Sanctuary status. We are keen to encourage a diverse range of perspectives, skills, experience and knowledge within Opera North and to support this commitment and to help us develop our policies and procedures, we ask all job applicants to complete our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Monitoring Form.

We regret that we cannot contact applicants individually about their applications. If you have not heard from us within 14 days of the job closing, please assume that you have not been successful on this occasion and keep an eye out for future vacancies.

Marketing Trainee (Kickstart Scheme)

Are you passionate, positive and full of enthusiasm? Do you have lots of creative ideas? You’ll love being part of the Marketing team at Opera North!

Be part of a team that ensures the delivery of marketing activity aimed at maximising income through ticket sales; developing audiences; raising wider awareness of Opera North; and contributing to the growth and development of the organisation. Previous experience isn’t required and training will be provided.

This position will be open to 18-24-year-olds on the Kickstart scheme. To apply for this role you must be referred by a job coach.

Deadline for applications: Wednesday 26 January 2022
Interview Date: Wednesday 2 February 2022

Marketing Trainee Job Description | Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Policy

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Community Partnerships Manager

Committed to inclusivity and relevance, Opera North is looking for an enthusiastic and capable person to fill the role of Community Partnerships Manager. The role will lead the delivery of the Community Partnerships programme, meeting and engaging a wide range of communities and individuals, as well as funders and other stakeholders.

The successful candidate will have proven experience of community engagement and working in the cultural sector. You will have excellent organisational, administrative and communication skills, with attention to detail and the ability to prioritise.

Salary:  £27,000 per annum
Deadline for applications: Thursday 27 January 2022
Interview date (to be held in Leeds or online): Friday 4 February 2022

Community Partnerships Manager Job Description | Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Policy

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Disability Confident Committed

As users of the disability confident scheme, we will ensure that a fair and proportionate number of disabled applicants that meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy will be offered an interview.

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