Cape Town Opera Job Opportunity in South Africa Jan 2019


Cape Town Opera (CTO) is a nonprofit organisation that inspires, entertains and develops audiences through its acclaimed stage productions, educational outreach, community development programmes and unsurpassed training and skills development initiatives.

Job Title: EPWP Administration Intern
Job Location: Western Cape
Remuneration: R8500 gross plus R500 travel allowance
Start date: Immediate
Duration: January 2019 through 31 December 2019
Reports to: CTO Managing Director

This position is for the key duties of receptionist, general administrative support and assistant to the Managing Director of Cape Town Opera.


  • Serve as front desk receptionist for office
  • Oversight of Managing Director schedule and support of Managing Director activities including travel support and logistics
  • Occasional administrative support of other CTO managers’ work portfolios
  • Secretarial work for the Cape Town Opera Company, its Board of Directors and its related trusts (CIPC, SARS, Masters, etc)
  • General office requirements (post, phone, office supply oversight, copier, filing)
  • Filing (electronic and manual)
  • Other duties and roles as mutually agreed on
  • Attendance and administrative support for CTO activities outside of normal working hours, as required (ie concerts, operas, etc).


  • Three-year tertiary degree or diploma
  • Demonstrated, excellent spoken and written communication in English.
  • High level of accuracy with language, numbers and scheduling
  • Professional demeanour and interaction with others
  • Basic office software proficiency
  • Discretion, adaptability, building relationships/partnership
  • Providing excellent service to internal and external clients
  • Innovation/initiative-taking
  • Professionalism
  • Results driven
  • Communicative

To apply, please forward your CV, with least two references to CTO’s Human Resource Administrator 

Only individuals who are currently based in Cape Town, are legal to work in South Africa and provide the above-requested documentation will be considered.

Application Deadline: 28th Jan, 2019