Press & Communications Officer

 Salary: £19,333 - £23,199 depending on experience

We are looking for a well-organised and enthusiastic Press & Communications Officer with excellent communication skills to join our busy press and marketing team. The Press & Communications 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 apply in writing to the 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. 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.

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The closing date for applications is Friday 7 September 2018.

1st round interviews will take place Monday 17 September. Final stage interviews will take place Wednesday 19 September.

 

Staff Director

Fixed Term Contract from January 2019 for 2 years
Salary: circa £33,000 depending on experience

We are looking for an experienced Staff Director for Scotland’s largest National Performing Company. This exciting role is integral to the creative process and offers the successful candidate opportunity to become involved with all scales of the Company's operatic output.

The ideal candidate will have a passion for Opera and should be able to demonstrate a proven track record as an Assistant Director and/ or Director, ideally in Opera, for different scales of work for a variety of organisations. They will have a calm but persuasive disposition, excellent communication skills and a commitment to upholding the Company's high standards of production.

The role is based at Scottish Opera’s headquarters in central Glasgow.

Applicants should apply in writing to the 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. 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.

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Closing date for applications is Sunday 9 September.

Interviews will take place in Glasgow in the weeks commencing 17 and 24 September 2018.

 

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