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Opera Australia (OA) is Australia’s flagship opera company. OA is dedicated to delivering outstanding performances as the resident company at the Sydney Opera House and Arts Centre Melbourne, and through touring across the country. OA has a range of major projects supporting the future of opera as a contemporary offering, extending the reach of its art-form to new and emerging audiences and of connecting appropriately with specific communities around the nation.

The Opera Australia PR Department is responsible for the generation of media coverage to promote the main-stage productions in Sydney and Melbourne, the touring program, major events and one-off projects, as well as company announcements and corporate branding communications to local,
national and international media.

Opera Australia seeks a full-time Publicist who will be responsible for generating and managing press and social media coverage of all major seasonal campaigns, drafting and disseminating media materials, managing contacts databases and assisting with event management of media events.

The ideal candidate will possess highly sophisticated interpersonal communication skills, empathy and emotional intelligence, diplomacy, respectfulness, a positive, can-do attitude and the ability to remain calm under pressure, combined with a common sense approach, a proficiency in public relations practices and a keenness to broaden their skills base working in a major performing arts environment.

For more information about this role, please refer to the PDF via our website.

Applications close Monday 29 April 2019.

Sydney 2010

Opera Australia


Please complete the application form available through Opera Australia’s website.


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