Assistant Stage Manager

Fixed term contract
18 January 2018 - 14 March 2018

We are seeking to recruit an Assistant Stage Manager for our Opera Highlights Spring Tour.

We require an experienced theatre professional to work as an integral part of the production, rehearsal and performance process. Ideally, you will have at least two years experience in a touring opera or musical theatre environment, and be able to follow a vocal score to opera/ballet standards. Good communication, team working and problem solving skills are essential as well as a working knowledge of Health & Safety within a theatrical context.

The tour includes extensive travel across Scotland to various sized venues. Some driving may be required so Category B driving licence is essential.

Applicants should apply in writing to

HR Department
Scottish Opera
39 Elmbank Crescent
Glasgow G2 4PT
or email

All applications should include a cover letter, CV and a completed application form.  Please note applications without the relevant documents will not be considered.  All candidates must be able to demonstrate a pre-existing right to work in the UK.  Documentary proof will be required at interview.

Closing date for applications will be Sunday 03 December 2017.
Interviews will take place in Glasgow on Wednesday 13 and Thursday 14 December 2017.

Job Description      Application form

Scottish Opera strives to be an equal opportunities employer and is subsidised by the Scottish Government. Registered Number SC037531 Charity Number SC019787


Work Experience

Unfortunately we cannot accept any work experience requests in 2016/17. We will review this in 2017/18 and update our website should any work experience opportunities become available.