Volunteers Manager

Would you like to contribute to the strategic direction of a dynamic national opera company? Are you an outgoing people-person with infectious enthusiasm for music in general and opera in particular? Do you enjoy discovering new places and new people? Are you as happy working independently as you are with a close-knit team? If so, you may be the new Volunteers Manager we are looking for.

This is a part-time (50-60%) role which is based at ETO’s London office in Farringdon but entails travel (including overnight) around the UK. The working days can be negotiated and may vary seasonally.

We welcome applications from candidates with a variety of backgrounds and experience. As one example, the role may suit a creative/performing professional interested in combining it with their own artistic practice.

For more details, please see the job application pack.

Deadline: 5pm, Friday 21 September
Interviews: w/c 24 September

To apply for this position please email Jane-Eve Straughton (General Manager) with the following documents:
1) Covering letter demonstrating your suitability for the role, referring to the Person Specification above (No more than 2 sides of A4)
2) Your CV
3) Contact details of 2 referees (Please indicate at what stage they may be approached.)
4) Details of your availability for interview in London in the week commencing 24 September 2018
4) A completed Equal Opportunities form (This is for monitoring only and will be detached from your application on receipt. It will not form part of the selection process.)


ETO is ideally placed to offer internships to those looking to gain experience of working in the arts. An internship is an opportunity to work in any of our busy departments of finance, marketing, press, production, development, education, and planning. It can be tailored to the individual intern, depending on interests and strengths, as well as career aspirations. Whilst we recommend spending a minimum of 3 months with us here, we can occasionally offer shorter summer holiday placements to coincide with other commitments. Recent internships have covered Marketing, Education, Production, Artistic Planning, Finance or General Administration.

For more information about internships contact or call 020 7833 2555.

ETO is committed to equal opportunities.

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