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Head of Royal Academy Opera
Full-time: 30 hours per week
Competitive salary & benefits
Reference: 20/004

The Royal Academy of Music is one of the world’s leading conservatoires: a stimulating, forward looking and friendly environment with a diverse mix of students and staff from over 50 countries. Based in central London adjacent to Regent’s Park, we have been training musicians to the highest professional standards since our foundation in 1822. Many of the world’s most eminent musicians and performers studied at the Academy and we are firmly committed to developing tomorrow’s musical leaders in disciplines including classical, jazz, composition and musical theatre.

You will be a musician of the highest calibre, with a record of significant artistic leadership and an international reputation in the field of opera. You will have the skills and imagination to draw on your professional experiences to lead the operatic training in a unique educational environment. This will require, in particular, a deep understanding of the voice and the demands of operatic training, programming skills, experienced administrative qualities and a capacity to work closely with colleagues throughout the Academy to develop the training and educational experience of highly talented young musicians. You will also be an effective advocate externally for the department and the Academy within the music profession and the music education sector.

Completed applications must be received by 10am, Monday 3 February 2020. 

Interviews are expected to be held on Thursday 20 February 2020.

Enquiries or applications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.

The Academy is committed to promoting the welfare and safeguarding of all students.

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Bar Supervisor
Part-time: Flexible hours, up to 23 hours per week during term time
Hourly rate: £10.75
Reference: 20/005

The Royal Academy of Music is one of the world’s leading conservatoires . It prides itself on being stimulating, forward looking and a friendly environment with a diverse mix of students and staff from over 50 countries. Based in central London adjacent to Regent’s Park, we have been training musicians to the highest professional standards since our foundation in 1822. Many of the world’s most eminent musicians and performers studied at the Academy and we are firmly focused on developing tomorrow’s musical leaders in disciplines including classical, jazz, composition and musical theatre.

As the Royal Academy of Music enters a new phase of increased performance facilities on site, we are looking for an experienced Bar Supervisor to assist the Bars Manager with the daily operation of the Academy’s Bar. You will work on the Bar during shifts and supervise student-bar staff along with being responsible for opening, closing and cashing-up when the Bars Manager is not present and, in his absence, deal with any enquiries, problems or complaints in a professional and diplomatic manner.

You will have previous experience of bar work, products and bar service along with experience of supervising staff. You will have excellent interpersonal and customer service skills, with the ability to use your initiative and be a hands-on team player. Previous experience of bar work in an arts organisation would be advantageous.

Completed applications must be received by 10am Friday 31 January 2020.

Interviews are expected to be held on Wednesday 5 February 2020.

Enquiries or applications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.

The Academy is committed to promoting the welfare and safeguarding of all students.

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The Academy values diversity and welcomes your application.

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