Jobs at Garsington Opera

Garsington Opera Intermezzo
Current vacancies
  • Development Manager
  • Head of Music
  • Deputy Company Manager
  • Electrician and Sound/AV roles
  • Head Cook 

See below for details of how to apply and to download the full job descriptions. 
 

Development Manager

Garsington Opera is seeking a proactive, highly efficient and personable administrator to join a successful development team. Working with the Director of Development & Communications, the post holder will deliver outstanding donor care and administration.

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To apply, please email your CV and covering letter to helen@garsintonopera.org by 5pm on Thursday 11 January, 2018
Interviews will take place on 18 & 19 January 2018.

 

Head of Music

We are recruiting a top-level coach to act as Head of Music, Chorus Master and Music Director of the Alvarez Young Artist Programme for our prestigious summer festival. The successful candidate will be responsible for enabling Garsington Opera to reach and maintain the highest musical standards. This is a freelance position to commence in September 2018 for the 2019 Festival onwards. 

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To apply, please email your CV and covering letter to helen@garsingtonopera.org by 5pm on Thursday 11 January, 2018
First-round interviews will take place in the week of 15 January 2018.

 

Deputy Company Manager

The Deputy Company Manager will work closely with the Company Manager to assist with the smooth running of our busy opera festival through pre-planning, scheduling, communication with all departments and support for all our artists. This is a freelance position from mid-March to end July 2018 (start date flexible). 

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To apply please email your CV and covering letter to helen@garsingtonopera.org by 5pm on Thursday 11 January, 2018
First-round interviews will take place in the week of 15 January, 2018.  

Electrician and Sound/AV roles

Garsington Opera is looking to appoint the following roles for the upcoming 2018 Season. Click the links to download the full job descriptions. 

  • Chief Electrician - Working alongside the Production Electrician in ensuring the provision of all lighting, sound and video requirements, whilst managing an electrics department of up to five over the season. 
  • Deputy Electrician - Working alongside the Production Electrician and the Chief Electrician in the provision of all lighting, sound and video requirements over the season.
  • Assistant Electrician - Working alongside the senior electrics staff in the provision of all lighting, sound and video requirements over the season. 
  • Sound/AV Technician -  To work alongside the Production Electrician and the Chief Electrician in the provision of all lighting, sound and video requirements for the season. 

To apply please send a CV and covering letter to production@garsingtonopera.org no later than 5pm on Friday 29 December 2017. Please ensure your covering letter is attached in PDF format. 

Head Cook

We are looking for an experienced Cook to provide one hot meal a day for the opera company during the festival period (May - July). Catering for Singers, Orchestra, Staff and Stage Technicians ranging in number from c.80 - 120 during the opera festival.

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To apply, please email your CV to helen@garsingtonopera.org