Location: Glasgow and Hybrid Working
Salary: Circa £29,358 per annum, plus benefits
Closing date for applications: Midnight, Wednesday 1 December 2021
Scottish Opera is Scotland’s national opera company. We take world-class opera to all corners of the country, ensuring as many people as possible can enjoy this wonderful art form.
We are seeking an enthusiastic, motivated and experienced Trust Fundraising Manager to join our busy team within the Fundraising Department.
The role will be responsible for securing significant annual income for Scottish Opera from existing and new trusts. The Trust Fundraising Manager will develop strong, positive relationships with Trustees, Trust Advisors and other Donors and will work with Fundraising colleagues to strengthen connections with Trust and other Funders.
An ideal candidate will possess a minimum of two years’ professional experience in Trust Fundraising and have a track record of generating substantial income from this source. We are open to considering and discussing other experience of using written communications to influence defined outcomes.
In order to succeed in this role, you will possess outstanding written and verbal communication skills. Good knowledge of Trust Fundraising best practice would be advantageous as would strong experience of research techniques and the ability to write well-structured applications.
An interest in the arts and an understanding of an arts environment would be an advantage.
How to apply
Applicants should email email@example.com providing an up-to-date CV and a covering letter detailing their suitability for the role, and should also complete our Equality Monitoring Form.
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 midnight on Wednesday 1 December 2021.
First round interviews will take place on Thursday 9 December 2021, and second round interviews on Thursday 16 December 2021.
Our diversity and equality commitment
At Scottish Opera, our mission is to speak powerfully through all our work in order to entertain, inspire, surprise, challenge and delight audiences throughout Scotland, the rest of the UK and internationally. We know that having a diverse workforce is essential if we are going to deliver our mission.
We are committed to promoting equality and ensuring that no one is denied opportunities or discriminated against through prejudice or exclusion due to age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation. We particularly encourage applications from people that are under-represented in the Performing Arts and at Scottish Opera including those from black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds and disabled people. We have supportive working practices and work towards providing wherever possible a working environment that is inclusive and accessible for those with caring responsibilities.
This diversity of thought paired with a culture of inclusion is vital for us to continue to create work that is for everyone. This makes Scottish Opera a great place to work, where people are valued for who they are.
We are committed to treating all applicants fairly and equally.
Scottish Opera strives to be an equal opportunities employer and is subsidised by the Scottish Government. Registered Number SC037531. Scottish Charity Number SC019787.