NHO appointing new Managing Director

18th May 2022

Nevill Holt Opera

Managing Director

Nevill Holt Opera

CLOSING DATE: Friday 10 June, 5pm
INTERVIEWS: Interviews will take place at Nevill Holt between the 13 and 24 June. 


Nevill Holt Opera is looking for an entrepreneurial and energetic Managing Director, to join Artistic Director Nicholas Chalmers, the energetic Nevill Holt team, and the Board of Directors and Trustees at this exciting moment of growth and development for the organisation.

Founded in 2013, Nevill Holt Opera quickly established itself as the “rising star” of country house opera.  The dynamism and ambition of the company culminated in the multi-million pound build and completion of a new, multiple award-winning opera house in 2018, and the company has subsequently grown its audience each year. The award-winning outdoor festival in 2021 saw the company welcome it’s alrgest audience yet, despite the challenges of the pandemic. Simultaneously, the company has developed an impactful, year-round community and education programme which sits right at the heart of its purpose. NHO has ambitious plans for the future, and this is an exciting time to shape and develop the company so that it continues to thrive for years to come. 

As Managing Director, you will play a lead role in shaping and delivering the future of the organisation, making these ambitions a reality.

This role would be perfect for you, if:

  • You are looking to play a leading role in the strategic direction of an ambitious arts organisation
  • You have the ability to build strong relationships with a wide range of partners, stakeholders and funders
  • You enjoy working with a small and committed team 
  • You are passionately committed to music and opera, and believe in the importance of engaging people of all ages and backgrounds with the power of live music
  • You are able to pay close attention to detail, while keeping the bigger picture in view
  • You are able to manage a complex workload and competing priorities
  • You want to build on your existing skills and experience to help take NHO to the next level

TAKE A LOOK at the full job description and instructions for how to apply.

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