Scottish Opera
Scottish Opera

Charity registered in Scotland SC019787

Scotland’s national opera company and the largest performing arts organisation in Scotland.

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Individual Giving Manager

  • Full time
  • £29,358
  • Elmbank Crescent, Glasgow. Hybrid Working Possible
  • Closing 16th January 2022

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 a personable, experienced and motivated fundraiser join our busy team within the Fundraising Department as an Individual Giving Manager. The role will be responsible for stewardship of individual existing supporters and looking after them with a high level of care and responsibility. The post holder will be involved in developing new individual supporters and encouraging existing donors to increase their giving, whilst maintaining flawless donor records and strong communication links with corporate and trust fundraisers.

An ideal candidate will possess at two least years’ experience in an individual giving fundraising environment and will also possess a knowledge of individual giving fundraising techniques and best practice across the charity sector.

Knowledge of relevant legislations, such as GDPR and Gift Aid is also essential.

In order to succeed in this role, you will able to remain calm under pressure and possess an excellent interpersonal manner with outstanding written and verbal communication skills. We also need a strong team player with a positive, innovative and flexible approach.

Spektrix Database knowledge, an interest in the arts and an understanding of an arts environment, particularly opera would be an advantage.

Applicants will be required to work outwith normal working hours and travel across Scotland, and possibly beyond, will be required.

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Events Manager

  • Full time
  • £29,358
  • Elmbank Crescent, Glasgow. Hybrid Working Possible
  • Closing 16th January 2022

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 Events Manager to join our busy team within the Fundraising Department. The role will be responsible for recruiting new supporters as well as stewardship of existing supporters. The role will also be responsible for creating, scheduling, planning and delivering an annual programme of events – both online and digital – tailored to our supporters’ interest and to Scottish Opera’s priorities. Our events are a vital part of our stewardship and recruitment of supporters and must be enjoyable, informative and engaging, with a suitable range of events being accessible to as many people as possible.

An ideal candidate will possess an awareness of relevant charity regulations, including gift aid, GDPR and protection of vulnerable groups. They should also be creative in devising potential events with a view to identifying new donors.

In order to succeed in this role, you will able to remain calm under pressure and possess an excellent interpersonal manner with outstanding written and verbal communication skills. We also need a strong team player with a positive, proactive and flexible approach. Good knowledge of office IT packages are also required.

FR Database knowledge, an interest in the arts and an understanding of an arts environment would be an advantage.

Applicants will be required to work outwith normal working hours and travel across Scotland, and possibly beyond, will be required.

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