Running Props Technician

Salary £28,922.98 

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 to appoint Running Props Technicians for our forthcoming productions of Nixon in China, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Gondoliers and Utopia. We are looking for someone with 2 years’ touring experience and extensive knowledge of technical theatre. 

Our ideal candidate is enthusiastic, proactive and adaptable. You will be an efficient planner with first-rate verbal and written communication skills. An interest in opera would be an advantage. The role is based at Scottish Opera’s headquarters in central Glasgow and tours throughout the UK. 

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

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 to be considered for the position.

 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 15 November 2019 
Interviews will take place in Glasgow on Thursday 28 November 2019


Work Experience

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