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Scottish Opera

Archived: Head of Individual Giving

Salary: c. £36,000 depending on experience

Scottish Opera is Scotland’s national opera company and the largest performing arts organisation in Scotland. We take world-class opera to all corners of Scotland, ensuring that as many people as possible can enjoy this wonderful art form.

We are seeking a personable, experienced and motivated fundraiser to be our Head of Individual Giving. The Head of Individual Giving is a senior member of the Fundraising team who is personally responsible for generating substantial new income from major gifts, and who leads and supports a team to achieve the fundraising income targets from individual donors.

The successful candidate will have a track record of raising significant income from individuals and great team leadership skills. You will have knowledge of individual giving fundraising techniques and fundraising best practice, plus strong experience of motivating and managing others. You will be highly driven, with outstanding written and verbal communication skills and be creative in order to develop new funding ideas. An interest in the arts and an understanding of an arts environment would be an advantage.

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

Applicants should apply in writing to The Human Resource Department, Scottish Opera, 39 Elmbank Crescent, Glasgow G2 4PT or email

All applications should include a covering letter, your CV and a completed application form which can be found at

Closing date for applications is Friday 5 August 2016 at 5.30pm

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