Press Officer

Salary £19,142 - £22,970 depending on experience

We are looking for a well-organised and enthusiastic Press Officer with excellent communication skills to join our busy press and marketing team. The Press Officer is involved in all areas of press, social media and broadcast activity, supporting the Press Manager in developing and implementing PR campaigns and the administration of the Press Office.

Applicants should have relevant experience, preferably in an arts organisation or similar, and be educated to degree level or equivalent. Knowledge of opera/classical music would be an advantage.

Some travel, weekend and evening work within Scotland will be required as part of this role.

The position is based in Scottish Opera’s offices in central Glasgow.

Applicants should complete the application form below and provide a one-page covering letter and CV to

The closing date for applications is Sunday 6 August 2017.

First round Interviews will take place Friday 11 August. Final stage interviews will take place during w/c 14 August.


Scottish Opera strives to be an equal opportunities employer and is subsidised by the Scottish Government. Registered number 37531. Scottish Charity number:  SCO19787


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.