Employment 2017-03-28T11:51:50+00:00


Open internships, volunteer opportunities, regular full-time positions, and part-time positions.
Boston Lyric Opera is an equal opportunity employer.


Executive Assistant to the General & Artistic Director

Boston Lyric Opera seeks a poised and professional candidate to provide administrative support to the General Director and to act as principal liaison between the General Director and all other internal and external constituencies, including company departments, Board and other donors, subscribers, other opera companies and cultural institutions, and the community at large.  This position manages Board information and scheduling and supports various activities of the Development Department, including nights and weekends as needed.  The position reports to the General & Artistic Director.
Qualifications: Requires three to five years in nonprofit administration or other related experience at an equivalent level.  Excellent written and oral business communication skills; ability to understand and respond to shifting priorities and needs, and to communicate effectively with a variety of constituents and contacts both within the company and outside.  Some evening and weekend work will be required at the theatre during production periods and at events throughout the season. 
Knowledge of Microsoft desktop applications.  Special consideration will be given to candidates with demonstrated history of success in similar position.  Flexibility, attention to detail, bottom-line orientation and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, high pressure, collegial environment are required.  Knowledge and appreciation of the performing arts, opera in particular, would be valuable.
Competitive compensation; opportunity for advancement within the Company. 
Send resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to Executive Assistant Search, Boston Lyric Opera, 11 Avenue de Lafayette, Boston, MA  02111-1736, or fax to (617) 542-4913, or email recruiting@blo.org.  NO PHONE INQUIRIES PLEASE.