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Individual Giving Manager

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

  • Advertised from 23rd December 2021
  • Plus benefits. Permanent Position


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.

Application notes

Applicants should email providing an up-to-date CV,and a covering letter detailing their suitability for the role, and should also complete our Equality Monitoring Form

For further information including the job description, please visit our website:

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 Sunday 16th January 2022 2021.

First round interviews will take place on Monday 24th January 2022, and second round interviews on Wednesday 2nd February 2022.

Scottish Opera strives to be an equal opportunities employer and is subsidised by the Scottish Government.

Registered Number SCO37531. Scottish Charity Number SCO19787