To apply for any of the positions advertised below, and unless otherwise stated, please send a covering letter, current CV and completed Application Form and Recruitment Diversity Monitoring Form to the person named in the job information below.

Application Form   diversity Form 

Head of Casting

Salary: depending on experience

Scottish Opera is seeking a Head of Casting to work closely with Music Director Stuart Stratford and Head of Music Derek Clark in all matters relating to casting, and with Director of Planning Vivienne Wood on administrative requirements.

You will have a passion for opera, excellent knowledge of repertoire and singers, and significant experience of casting from within the UK and internationally. If you also clearly understand the process of presenting opera and have strong organisational and administration skills - we want to hear from you!

All candidates must be able to demonstrate a pre-existing right to work in the UK.  Documentary proof of this will be requested.

For further information on how to apply, please refer to the candidate information sheet below.

The closing date for applications is Wed 1 Mar 2017.
Interviews will take place on Fri 10 Mar 2017 and Mon 13 Mar 2017.

full job description   information sheet

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

Trust Fundraising Manager 

Salary:  £27,662 - £33,946 depending on experience

We are seeking to recruit a Trust Fundraising Manager who has responsibility to generate substantial income from trusts and similar sources, and who will work as part of the Fundraising team to ensure the achievement of the Company’s fundraising objectives.  

The successful candidate will be educated to degree level, be able to demonstrate at least two years’ professional experience of successful trust fundraising, and possess a strong grasp of contemporary research techniques.  You must be able to demonstrate a writing style that is clear, concise, and is always of the highest standard of grammatical English.  You must be comfortable and willing to engage with funders in person.

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

All candidates must be able to demonstrate a pre-existing right to work in the UK.  Documentary proof of this will be requested.

Applicants should provide a one-page covering letter and CV to the Human Resources Department, Scottish Opera, 39 Elmbank Crescent, Glasgow G2 4PT or email recruitment.

The closing date for applications is Sunday 26 February 2017. 
Interviews will take place in Glasgow in the weeks beginning 6 March and 13 March 2017.

full job description

Scottish Opera strives to be an equal opportunities employer and is subsidised by the Scottish Government.  Registered Number SC037531 Charity Number SCO 19787.

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.