Employment Opportunities at Opera North


Founded in 1982, Opera North is a nationally-recognized professional producer of opera, musical theater and concerts in the culturally-rich Upper Valley region of New Hampshire and Vermont.


Summerfest – the company’s principal season – runs June through August and features concerts in historic locations and mainstage productions featuring noted conductors, coaches, directors, and designers, along with internationally-recognized opera and musical theater singers. Opera North is also home to one of the country’s most sought-after training program for young opera professionals. Each year, nearly 1,000 singers apply for positions as Resident Artists with the company.


During the fall, winter and spring, Opera North maintains an active schedule of concerts, special events, and educational activities. In the spring and fall, Opera North’s Education & Outreach program takes live performances of opera to thousands of local elementary, middle, and high school students. In December, Opera North produces an annual holiday performance with school matinees and evening performances.


Opera North has a long history of collaboration with higher education, arts and cultural partners in the region, including Dartmouth College, the National Park Service, The Fells Estate and others. Opera North has been profiled in The New York Times, Opera News, and a broad range of print and social media outlets in the region.



Opera North is currently seeking:




Opera North is looking for a part-time Office Intern to work in the Opera North office and at the various events that make up Summerfest, Opera North’s summer music festival. The intern will assist the Marketing Manager, Development Director, and General Director by providing office and event support. Send cover letter and resume to marketing@operanorth.org.



The intern will perform a variety of duties to support the execution of marketing strategies, development plans and special events, in addition to general administrative tasks, such as:

  • Administrative support – answer phone, receive and distribute packages, database entry and cleanup, file and archive documents, maintain office environment
  • Marketing support – update media lists, maintain press clippings, write and review content for press and marketing materials, manage postering team
  • Event support – assist with event planning, help with set up and tear down at events, manage concessions, represent ON at events, help document events
  • Development support – research grants and other funding sources, assist with preparation of grant submissions, help with donor mailings
  • Additional projects as assigned


The intern is expected to:

  • Communicate professionally with donors, patrons, sponsors, the media and other stakeholders via phone, email, and in person
  • Work regular hours and be available to work some evenings and weekends



  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Great organizational, time management and interpersonal skills
  • Good working knowledge of MS Office
  • A background in theatre/performing arts not mandatory, but an appreciation for the performing arts and non-profit organizations is important.



Opera North is always looking for volunteers. Learn more about volunteer roles.

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