Events And Business Development Co-ordinator, Streetwise Opera


Streetwise Opera is an award-winning opera company for people who are or have been homeless. We run creative programmes in five regions across England and stage critically-acclaimed operas.

Following a period of change and growth, this is an exciting time to join the Development Team in the new role of Events & Business Development Co-ordinator, which will focus on event management and building relationships with businesses, providing more capacity within the team.

Streetwise Opera has a successful track record of fundraising, and with an ambitious budget of c. £700,000, our strategy during 2019-20 is to pursue a range of identified opportunities, and significantly increase individual giving and corporate partnerships. We’re looking for a driven, efficient, friendly individual with great people skills.

This role will support the organisation’s financial sustainability by producing high-quality events (such as our annual Burns Night Ceilidh), and securing and administering new business partnerships through our offer of corporate training, development and entertainment.

How to apply

Download the Job Pack and Application Form from our website, and send the completed Application Form via email, with “Events and Business Development Co-ordinator” as the subject line. Please note that CVs will not be accepted. The deadline for applications is 9:00am on 11 March 2019.

Having read the Job Pack, if you have any questions about the role, or would like to arrange an informal conversation, please contact either Camille de Groote or Emily Hurrell on 020 7730 9551.

Streetwise Opera is an inclusive organisation and actively promotes equality. We welcome applications from a wide range of candidates, including those who have been homeless. Candidates who have been homeless that can demonstrate they meet the essential criteria in the person specification will be guaranteed a first round interview. Please ensure that you communicate this clearly in your application.