Knoxville Opera is accepting applications for the position of Executive Assistant effective immediately.  The company is entering its 39th Season with a track record of 11 consecutive years of debt-free operations and a healthy Operating Reserve. Annually, Knoxville Opera presents three main stage operas, usually at the Tennessee Theatre, and 85-100 Education/Outreach programs, including the Rossini Festival International Street Fair, Knoxville Opera Goes to Church, African-American Voices Series, Opera 101, and a staged in-school opera production. Further information is available on the company’s website:

The successful candidate will have a proven track record and passion for detailed organization, multi-tasking, computer skills, excellent writing and grammar skills, and a positive approach to working with a small staff in a high-energy, often time-pressured environment.  The position also requires mastering KO’s ticketing software and data bases. A background that includes music performance is a plus, but not required. The position reports directly to and works on a constant basis with Executive Director/Conductor Brian Salesky.

This is a full-time salaried position with optional health and life insurance benefits. Working evenings and weekends is sometimes required during special projects and production periods.

To apply, please mail or email cover letter and detailed work resume to:
Brian Salesky
Knoxville Opera
612 East Depot Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37917


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