Workshop Manager

 Salary: £34,000 per annum plus benefits

 Scottish Opera’s scenic construction facility is located in our Production Studios in Glasgow.  It is the leading scenery workshop in Scotland, where all the scenery, costumes and props featured in our productions are created.  We also undertake construction projects and provide scenic services for a range of clients.

We seek to appoint a workshop manager who will be responsible for managing scenic construction requirements.  Our ideal candidate has in-depth experience of managing a carpentry workshop and of managing people.  They should be confident devising solutions to technical problems and be able to demonstrate a good understanding and experience of stagecraft and of health and safety within a theatrical context.  We are looking for someone who has good communication and interpersonal skills and who is energetic and resilient.

The role is based primarily at Scottish Opera’s Production Studios, but travel within Scotland, and some work outside of normal hours is required.

All applications should include a covering letter and a completed application form, which can be found on our  website. Candidates must be able to demonstrate a pre-existing right to work in the UK as documentary proof of this will be requested at interview. 

Applications should be sent to HR Department, Scottish Opera, 39 Elmbank Crescent, Glasgow G2 4PT or email recruitment.

The closing date for applications is Saturday 21 May. 

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Scottish Opera strives to be an equal opportunities employer and is subsidised by the Scottish Government.  Registered Number SCO37531. Scottish Charity Number SCO19787

Costume Trainee

Fixed term contract of one year: Mon 21 Aug 2017 – Sunday 19 August 2018
Salary £17,304

Scottish Opera’s Costume Department is offering a trainee position to an enthusiastic person with some basic qualifications in theatre costume-making, or some experience of working in theatre wardrobe.

This position is part of our Emerging Artists programme. The successful candidate will receive training from our senior staff, and will gain practical experience in all areas of the company’s costume department: making men’s and women’s costumes in the workroom, costume care and dressing in the theatre wardrobe, costume storage and organisation in our hire department, working with a costume supervisor to create productions.

The contract is based at Scottish Opera’s Production Studios at Edington Street, at the Theatre Royal Glasgow, and on tour with the company.

 Applicants should apply in writing to HR Department, Scottish Opera, 39 Elmbank Crescent, Glasgow G2 4PT or email recruitment@scottishopera.org.uk

 All applications should include a covering letter, CV and a completed application form which can be found on our website. Please note applications without the relevant documents will not be considered.

 Closing date for applications is Sunday 28 May 2017. Interviews will be held on Thursday 22 and Friday 23 June

 All candidates must be able to demonstrate a pre-existing right to work in the UK and documentary proof of this will be requested at interview

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Scottish Opera strives to be an equal opportunities employer and is subsidised by the Scottish Government.  Registered Number SCO37531. Scottish Charity Number SCO19787

Casual Receptionist

 Salary – £8.50 per hour

 Scottish Opera seeks a casual receptionist to work at the heart of Scotland’s largest performing arts organisation.

 The person we are looking for is a good communicator, is well organised and enthusiastic.  The successful candidate will ensure that all telephone calls and enquiries are dealt with quickly and efficiently and, as the first point of contact for company members, visitors and members of the public will interact with people courteously and politely. General administrative duties are also required so candidates must be computer literate.

 Working hours are 9am to 5.30pm, Monday to Friday, and the role is based in both of our Glasgow city centre locations. 

 As a casual receptionist, hours of work can vary; typically you will be offered work to provide holiday cover for the reception team. As much notice as possible of work being offered will be provided. 

 All applications should include a completed application form, which is found on our website.  Candidates must be able to demonstrate a pre-existing right to work in the UK as documentary proof of this will be requested at interview.

Applicants should apply in writing to HR Department, Scottish Opera, 39 Elmbank Crescent, Glasgow G2 4PT or email recruitment@scottishopera.org.uk

 Closing date for applications is Sunday 28 May 2017.

JOB DESCRIPTION  APPLICATION FORM

Scottish Opera strives to be an equal opportunities employer and is subsidised by the Scottish Government.  Registered Number SCO37531. 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.