Glasgow, Glasgow City
£29,358 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Trust Fundraising Manager

Permanent Position

Location – Elmbank Crescent, Glasgow & Hybrid Working


Salary – circa £29,358 plus benefits


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.

For further information including the job description and to apply for this role, please visit our Scottish Opera  website providing an up-to-date CV,and a covering letter detailing your suitability for the role, annd please 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 1st December 2021.  First round interviews will take place on Thursday 9th December 2021, and second round interviews on Thursday 16th December 2021.


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

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Posted on: 22 November 2021
Closing date: 01 December 2021
Tags: Fundraising

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