Project Manager - Education

Fixed Term Contract Starting December 2018 (Maternity Leave Cover)
Salary £28,357 depending on experience


Scottish Opera is Scotland’s national opera company. We take world-class opera to all corners of Scotland, ensuring that as many people as possible can enjoy this wonderful art form.

We are seeking an experienced Project Manager for our Education Department during a period of maternity leave. The ideal candidate will be educated to degree standard (MA,B.Ed) or demonstrate an equivalent level of knowledge and experience preferably in an arts organisation or similar. You should have excellent organisational skills, report writing, presentation, communication and interpersonal skills and be positive and pro-active.

Your role will encompass a broad range of responsibilities including project management of the department’s activities. You will research and identify new approaches, creative initiatives and teaching methodologies that raise the profile and develop the perception of opera. You will also identify suitable artists and animateurs to deliver these programmes.

The position is based at Scottish Opera’s Production Studios, Edington Street, Glasgow. Travel out with Glasgow will be required as part of the role.

Applicants should apply in writing to the HR Department, Scottish Opera, 39 Elmbank Crescent, Glasgow G2 4PT or email recruitment

All applications should include a covering letter, CV, and a completed application form, which can be found on our website. Applications must include all relevant documents.

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.

Closing date for applications is Friday 19th October 2018. Interviews will take place in Glasgow on Thursday 1st November.

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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

Work Experience

Unfortunately we cannot accept any work experience requests in 2018/19. We will review this in 2019/20 and update our website should any work experience opportunities become available.

 

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