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Administration Coordinator, Royal Opera House Bridge

£26,483 per annum, full-time (40 hours per week)

Application deadline: February 5th 2020

12 month Fixed-term Maternity Cover contract until April 2021, based in Purfleet, Essex

Royal Opera House Bridge (ROH Bridge) aspires for every child and young person to have the opportunity to experience the richness of the arts, museums and libraries. To achieve our aim we believe that a high quality local cultural offer is essential.

ROH Bridge acts as a broker to galvanize and facilitate the building of sustainable cultural education partnerships across Essex, Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, Luton and the Thames Gateway. We co-invest in strategic activity that helps build a sustainable infrastructure for cultural learning. Our work responds to the Arts Council’s “Cultural Education Challenge”. We measure our success through the increased number of children and young people who are engaging with creative and cultural learning experiences both in and out of school.

We now looking for an experienced and committed Administration Coordinator to join our busy team on a fixed term maternity cover contract. The role provides comprehensive and proactive administrative support to the ROH Bridge team, overseeing the day-to-day administration of the programme, providing PA support to senior managers and fulfilling the role of office manager.


The successful candidate will be an effective team player and able to demonstrate the following essential skills and experience:

  • Sustained experience of office administration and support work in a busy office.
  • Experience of financial and contract administration.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to communicate effectively with a range of stakeholders in a range of settings, both internal and external.
  • The ability to assimilate new information and good problem-solving ability.
  • Proven capacity to organise and work under pressure and manage a busy workload with high productivity.
  • Very strong Microsoft Office skills (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, SharePoint) and experience of data entry.

This role will be based at the Royal Opera House Learning and Participation office at the High House Production Park in Purfleet, with a requirement for some work at Covent Garden and occasional travel within the Bridge region.

We are open to conversations around flexible working, including working part time and job sharing.

We actively encourage BAME and disabled applicants and value the positive impact that difference has on our teams.

A full job description and information on how to apply for this position are available on our website  Contact the Human Resources Department on Tel: +44 (0)20 7212 9124 if you have any access requirements or queries.

Closing date for the receipt of applications: 08:00am, Wednesday 5 February 2020

Interviews will be held on Thursday 13 February 2020 in Purfleet.

Applicants must have work authorisation for the UK.

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Royal Opera House

Purfleet (some work in Covent Garden & the Bridge region) RM19 1AF

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