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Scottish Opera

Archived: Planning Manager

Salary £27,662 – £33,946 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.

Due to an internal promotion, we seek a Planning Manager to work at the heart of the Company’s activities. This is a key role, working collaboratively across all departments. The person we are looking for will ensure that the coordinating, planning, scheduling and budgeting of all artistic activities and special projects are achieved effectively.

The ideal candidate will have knowledge of arts administration gained from direct work experience, and knowledge and experience of the operatic process is essential. They must possess first class planning and organising abilities, and have a proven record of working accurately and analysing detailed and complex data and financial information.

The role is based at Scottish Opera’s headquarters in central Glasgow. Further information is available at

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

All applications should include a covering letter, CV and a completed application form, which is found on our website. Applications must include all relevant documents.

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 Monday 20 June 2016 at 5pm. Interviews will take place in Glasgow in the weeks beginning 27 June and 4 July 2016.

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