Arts Administrator, Streetwise Opera


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The New York Times

Are you a highly motivated, organised person with a passion both for the arts, and making a difference in the lives of people affected by homelessness? Streetwise Opera is looking for an Arts Administrator.

Streetwise Opera is an award-winning performing arts charity for people affected by homelessness. It runs a programme of free singing and creative workshops delivered weekly in homeless centres and arts venues in five regions across England. It is also a critically-acclaimed opera company that empowers the people who take part in its workshops to create and perform in extraordinary new productions working alongside exceptional professional artists. Its next production, After Winter, will feature baritone Roderick Williams and new music by Errollyn Wallen.

About the role

Salary: £22,000
Hours: Full-time (35 hours)
Period: 12-month fixed-term contract
Closing date: Midnight, Wednesday 18 December

You will be a highly motivated and organised person who is interested in developing a career in arts administration. You will have had experience of working in an office in an administrative role. You will have excellent organisational skills, a keen eye for detail, strong written English, and a knowledge of Excel spreadsheets. You will have an interest in learning bookkeeping and database administration.

Working across the company, the Arts Administrator is integral to the day-to-day running of our office. Though the role is primarily office-based, it also offers occasional opportunities to assist with workshops and events.

If you would like to discuss the post, please call the Streetwise Opera office on 020 7730 9551 to speak to Robyn Mondesir-Clarke.

Streetwise Opera is committed to having a diverse workplace and actively promotes equality and inclusivity. We especially welcome applications from people who have been affected by homelessness. Those who can demonstrate that 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.

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