HGV Class1 C+E Driver

Salary £29,987 plus benefits, depending on experience

We are seeking to appoint a reliable and professional driver to work at the heart of Scotland’s national opera company.

This person should have experience within the transport industry, hold a Class 1 C+E licence and have excellent and up to date knowledge of health and safety practices and EU driving laws. Experience as a driver within the performing arts sector would be advantageous but is not essential.

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

All applications should include a CV and a completed application form which can be downloaded from our website. Applications without the relevant documents will not be considered.

All candidates must be able to provide the required licenses and documentation, including proof of a pre-existing right to work in the UK, at interview.

Closing date for applications is Sunday 2 June 2019.

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Scottish Opera strives to be an equal opportunities employer and is subsidised by the Scottish Government. Registered number 37531. Scottish Charity number:  SCO19787

Emerging Artist: Associate Producer

Fixed Term Contract – 1 July 2019 to 31 July 2020
Salary: £24,000 per annum

Scottish Opera and Opera Ventures have combined to create a unique opportunity for an Associate Producer within Scottish Opera’s successful Emerging Artist programme.

The role presents a significant opportunity to develop a career within the performing arts. We are looking for a highly motivated individual who is keen to build their skills and experience as a Producer. The successful candidate will have at least two years’ experience of working within a high-pressure producing and/or touring environment, ideally within the performing arts. Possessing strong project management and organisational skills, you will need to be an articulate communicator, have excellent people and team management skills, and experience of opera/working in a theatre or arts festival environment.

You should be able to demonstrate strategic thinking, have experience working in collaboration with a range of internal and external stakeholders; you must be comfortable taking responsibility, problem-solving and making decisions.

The position is based at Scottish Opera’s headquarters in central Glasgow, the role requires periods of weekend working and being on tour.

All applications should include a covering letter, CV and a completed application form, which can be found at the bottom of this page. 

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

Applications must include all relevant documents to be considered. 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. 

JOB DESCRIPTION     APPLICATION FORM    

Closing date for applications is Wednesday 5 June 12pm. 
Interviews will take place in Glasgow between Wednesday 12 June and Friday 14 June 2019.

Touring Manager

Permanent Contract
Salary: £29,000 (pro rata) depending on experience

Scottish Opera seeks to appoint a Touring Manager who is responsible for all aspects of the tour planning and management of Scottish Opera’s small-scale touring productions.

The Touring Manager is required to be available to tour with the Company throughout Scotland for approximately 12 weeks per annum, leading the touring team and acting as an ambassador for Scottish Opera. Opera Highlights, Scottish Opera’s small-scale touring production during the 2019/2020 Season, will visit 34 communities over the course of the Autumn and Spring touring periods. The Touring Manager will oversee day-to-day requirements and be responsible for ensuring the welfare of the touring company.

An additional 21 weeks contract time is allocated to provide for tour planning and preparation, and for the Touring Manager to be available to the touring company in advance of and during the rehearsal period prior to each tour.

The total contractual commitment of the role is 33 weeks per annum. Flexible working hours outwith fixed rehearsal and performance periods will be possible for an experienced candidate and consideration will be given to management of contract time as part of the interview process.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate calm leadership, be extremely well organised, possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work well under pressure. Small-scale touring experience and a willingness to spend time exclusively on tour and away from home base is essential. A driving licence is also required.

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

All applications should include a covering letter, CV and a completed application form which can be found at the bottom of this page. 

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

Applications must include all relevant documents to be considered. 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.

JOB DESCRIPTION APPLICATION FORM

Closing date for applications is Wednesday 5 June at 12pm
Interviews will take place in Glasgow in the weeks commencing 10 June & 17 June

Work Experience

Unfortunately we cannot accept any work experience requests in 2019/20. We will review this in 2020/21 and update our website should any work experience opportunities become available.

 

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