Jobs & opps

From full time roles to part time volunteer work, our jobs and opps pages highlight some of the industry’s most sought after positions- across multiple sectors, levels of experience and business structures. Look through them today and take the first step to a new start.


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Job: Bookshop Manager (Maternity Cover)

The Fruitmarket Gallery is looking for a Bookshop Manager (Maternity Cover, fixed 1 year, full time) We are looking to appoint a Bookshop Manager from mid-August 2017 to cover maternity leave. Responsible for the strategic, managerial, financial and practical organisation of this contemporary art bookshop, the successful candidate will have 2 years + experience of working in a book-selling environment. They will be a punctual, organised and highly motivated individual with a good knowledge of art, culture and other related titles with established contacts with writers and publishers. Excellent customer service and precise administrational and IT skills are essential. This is a full-time position. Working hours to include one weekend day.

Posted 16 days ago
By

Salary £18,000 - £24,000 / commensurate with experience.
Deadline 29 June 2017
www.fruitmarket.co.uk

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Job: Affiliate Content Producer

The List is the UK’s leading guide to arts and entertainment and we’re looking for a crack writer with commercial experience to help us expand and strengthen our affiliate and ticketing content and partnerships. The role will involve activities and tasks across our content, digital and commercial teams, and requires a strong understanding of CMS, creative thinking and attention to detail. You will have experience with analytics and a keen interest in online publishing trends.

Posted 4 months ago
By The List

Job: Account Manager

The List have an opportunity to join an award-winning team, gaining revenues from venues, festivals and brands for the UK’s leading events and entertainment guide. The focus of this post is to increase revenues from existing clients and acquire new business from a range of services including advertising, newsletters, promotions, content development services, and sponsorship. The candidate will be expected to source, negotiate and close key transactions over the phone and through face to face meetings.

Posted 4 months ago
By The List

Job: Technical Operator For The Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017

Show And Tell are a multi award-winning live production company of stand-up comedy and theatre. We work with a wide range of leading UK artists and comedians – including Josie Long, Joseph Morpurgo, Kieran Hurley and many more – and regularly present shows in London’s West End, the Edinburgh Festival Fringe; on tour across the UK, in New York and internationally. We are looking for a technician to operate a comedy cabaret show at the Underbelly Cowgate venue. The role requires the handling of the get in and get out each day, as well as operating the LX, SX and AV cues. The show features a musical duo, so experience of managing band levels is required. Experience and competence on digital LX and SX desks is a must, and experience-using KeyNote is highly preferable. Please note that this is an operator role, and Lighting and sound designers will be present for the technical rehearsal. The position is suited to someone who is already operating other shows at the festival or is Edinburgh based. Job Specifications Working from 3rd to 27th August 2017 (1 day off on the 14th). Additional to this there will be a 4 hour technical rehearsal on either the 31st July, 1st or 2nd August TBC. The operator is required to be at the venue 35 minutes before show time and for 10 minutes after. The show starts at 8.40pm and has a 60 minute run time. Paid £550.00 You will receive an Underbelly venue pass (so you can see shows for free on your time off) To apply please e-mail a covering letter and CV to info@showandtelluk.com

Posted 22 days ago
By Show And Tell

Job: Festival Assistant

Take One Action is seeking a motivated, energetic and enthusiastic Festival Assistant to support our team in making our 10th anniversary festival a great success. In this exciting and hands on role you will assist our Executive Director and Festivals and Volunteers Coordinator in the smooth running of all our Festival operations, providing essential administrative and logistical support for all aspects of events delivery, ticketing, venue liaison and guest hosting. Work pattern: One-month contract, full time, from Tues 29 Aug to Thurs 28 Sept (incl. of 3 days’ annual leave allowance) Salary: £1476 per month (equivalent to £8.75 per hour) Closing date for applications: noon, Friday 30 June Interview date: Wednesday 12 July, Edinburgh Start date: Tuesday 29 August For more information on the role and details on how to apply please download the Job Description from our website. https://www.takeoneaction.org.uk/opportunity/festival-assistant/

Posted 21 days ago
By Take One Action Film Festivals

Salary £1476 per month (equivalent to £8.75 per hour)
Deadline 30 June 2017
www.takeoneaction.org.uk

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Job: Marketing Manager - The Queen's hall

Edinburgh’s Queen’s Hall is Scotland’s foremost mid-sized concert hall (1,000 capacity) for classical, pop, rock, jazz and blues and traditional music, and hosts the Edinburgh International Festival, the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and the Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival. We have a 3 year strategy to refurbish this exceptional venue and reposition the Hall and brand to ensure its future financial and artistic success. Having appointed a new CEO, we are now recruiting a Marketing Manager to complete the team.

Posted 20 days ago
By The Queen's hall

Job: Learning Programme Coordinator

THE EDUCATION DEPARTMENT The NGS has a strong commitment to education. Its award-winning Education Department plays a key role in the NGS, enabling it to fulfil its mission of informing and inspiring the broadest possible public. By means of its innovative learning programmes, high-profile events and special projects, the Education Department encourages a wide range of audiences to engage with and develop their understanding of the Scottish National Art Collection. The Education Department is one of a number of central departments which work collaboratively, across the National Galleries. THE PURPOSE AND SCOPE OF THE POST The Learning Programme Co-ordinator is responsible for the development, delivery and promotion of learning programmes across all NGS sites for audiences. The current focus for this post will be families including early years. The post holder is also required to manage the Farmer Education Suite at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery. The post-holder should have experience of working with a range of audiences including families, ideally within a gallery or museum setting, and have a creative and practical approach to learning and access. The Learning Programme Co-ordinator works as part of a close-knit team in which mutual respect and excellent communication skills are essential. The Learning Programme Co-ordinator reports to the Deputy Head of Education and will also be expected to liaise regularly with colleagues across the Galleries.

Posted 15 days ago
By National Galleries of Scotland

Job: Development Director

Working closely with supportive Chief Executives and Board of Trustees, the Development Director will continue the development and implementation of the Lyceum’s fundraising strategy to generate ongoing sustainable income to support all areas of the company’s activity. Taking a proactive and dynamic role in the senior management team, the post holder will ensure buy-in from across the organisation in support of this goal. This is an upfront, hands-on fundraising role. You will be joining a vibrant, artistically-led organisation with its focus firmly on bringing together audiences and high quality theatre. Based in a stunning Victorian theatre in the centre of Edinburgh, we are a mid-scale producing company with a year-round programme, combining classic and contemporary plays with world premieres of new writing. We have a dedicated and talented team of people working across our artistic, administrative, theatre, stage, costume and workshop departments who realise this programme to a high standard.

Posted 29 days ago
By Royal Lyceum Theatre Company

Job: Intern [Paid]

Publishing Scotland are looking for an enthusiastic intern to join us for the month of August. You will have administrative duties as well as more creative tasks, such as helping out at our events. You'll be helping us to manage projects over the period and will gain an understanding of what we do, as well as have an insight into the Scottish publishing scene. We can be flexible as to hours and can offer up to 28 hours per week for the period 1 August to 1 September. The internship is a paid one, at the level of the Living Wage.

Posted 2 days ago
By Publishing Scotland

Job: Motion Graphics Designers (Senior)

Based out of our new studios in Glasgow’s Merchant City you will be working alongside ISO’s Creative Directors and Production team to design a wide range of media projects for UK and international clients, developing high quality motion graphics and animation with innovative interactive experiences. Full time and flexible freelance contracts are available. Responsibilities: As a senior designer your role would start at the concept stage of a project, and you would be involved right through to delivery. We would expect you to be capable of taking briefs and conceptualising and storyboarding creative approaches. You would lead the development of designs, animation, sometimes composite live action and 3D with motion graphics, typography and illustrative styles. You will be client-facing with excellent communication and presentation skills and be comfortable collaborating and leading other designers and the wider production team. – Presenting ideas, both to colleagues and to clients – Strong conceptual thinking and storytelling skills – Leading the development, preparation and delivery of creative proposals and pitches, generating style frames, storyboards and sample animation – Generating high quality animated and motion graphics content – Working closely with creative teams, content managers, scriptwriters, designers, creative technologists, producers and project managers – Working on multiple projects at once Requirements: – Excellent Adobe CC skills (After Effects, Premiere Pro and Illustrator) – Cinema 4D experience – 5 years+ professional experience in a design, animation, interaction or games studio Beneficial skills and experience: – Live action film direction or photography – UX / interface design – Information graphics or data visualisation – Experience of digital production pipelines and linear-to-interactive workflows – Video mapping or large scale media design – Character animation Submission details: – Cover letter introducing yourself and explaining why you think you would be a good addition to the studio – CV with two references – Digital link to examples of your work – Please include the reference ISO_CE Please forward to opportunities@isodesign.co.uk No agencies, thank you.

Posted 21 days ago
By ISO Design

Job: Head of Marketing, PR and Sponsorship (permanent)

You will support the Chief Executive to achieve the Society's strategic objectives, and manage the Edinburgh Festival Fringe's brand and reputation as the world's greatest arts festival.

Posted 7 days ago
By Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society

Job: Head of Marketing, PR and Sponsorship (permanent)

You will support the Chief Executive to achieve the Society's strategic objectives, and manage the Edinburgh Festival Fringe's brand and reputation as the world's greatest arts festival.

Posted 7 days ago
By Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society

Salary £45,000 per annum, plus 4.5% employer pension contribution
Deadline 10 July 2017
www.edfringe.com

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Job: Dovecot Apprentice Weaver

This unique opportunity is open to candidates who may or may not be familiar with weaving and have a desire and an ability to learn the skill. Dovecot is looking to the future and expanding its weaving team. This unique opportunity is open to candidates who may or may not be familiar with weaving and have a desire and an ability to learn the skill. The role is open to candidates with, or without, an art degree. The successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate an artistic aptitude and passion to learn the art of contemporary tapestry weaving. Candidates who are successful in getting to interview stage will be asked to bring with them a portfolio of work. A second interview will be conducted during which there will be an opportunity for shortlisted candidates to meet the weaving team.

Posted 7 days ago
By Dovecot Studios

Salary £15,700 per annum
Deadline 17 July 2017
dovecotstudios.com

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Job: Administration & Communications Manager

Culture Counts is seeking an experienced Administration and Communications Manager, with strong organisational skills, to support the membership and promote advocacy and research activities. Part-time, 3 days a week, fixed term until 31 March 2018 with possibility of extension pending funding.

Posted 2 days ago
By Culture Counts

Salary £25 000 per annum (FTE pro rata).
Deadline 17 July 2017
www.scottishtheatre.org

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Job: Orchestra Librarian (maternity cover)

The Scottish Chamber Orchestra is looking for a highly organised, Orchestra Librarian (maternity cover). Responsibilities include co-ordinating the hire and preparation of music.

Posted 2 days ago
By Scottish Chamber Orchestra

Salary approx £20k per annum
Deadline 17 July 2017
www.sco.org.uk

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Job: Event Coordinator - Samhuinn/Beltane Fire Festival

A unique opportunity to coordinate world-renowned Celtic fire festivals, staged in the heart of Edinburgh by a community of hundreds of volunteers and witnessed by thousands. 31 July 2017 - May 2018.

Posted 7 days ago
By Beltane Fire Society

Salary £6,650 - £7,760, dependent on experience
Deadline 21 July 2017
beltane.org

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Job: Jobs at the Art Room

The Art Room is a charity that supports 5-16 year olds who are experiencing emotional and behavioural difficulties. With eight Art Rooms in schools in Oxford, London and Edinburgh now working with 500 children per week, we are at a pivotal point in our development as an organisation They have 2 vacancies in our Art Room at the Wester Hailes Education Centre in Edinburgh. Looking for a manager for maternity cover as well as a deputy manager for a permanent position to join our team. Both should have experience of working with vulnerable children to join. Term-time only and part time opportunities are available.

Posted 2 days ago
By The Art Room Edinburgh

Opp: QEST Apprenticeship Scheme

The Scheme is targeted at and young, aspiring – but inexperienced – craftspeople. QEST will fund up to £18,000 over three years to companies wishing to hire a craft apprentice. The next round of applications will be open from June to August, with interviews held in the Autumn.

Posted 2 months ago
By QEST Apprenticeship Scheme

Job: Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017 - Venue Technicians

theSpaceUK are looking for [Voluntary] Technicians to work with us during the Fringe Festival 2017. We're after committed, enthusiastic and hardworking volunteers to work in our closely knit production team in Edinburgh throughout August. If you have a working knowledge of technical theatre (whether it’s lighting, sound, stage management or any other aspect), an awareness of public and workplace safety and can interact with confidence with theatre companies and members of the public, you're the kind of person we're looking for. You'll be working with our Venue Managers and Production Team to keep our theatres running technically and logistically, ensuring that we're keeping everyone safe and helping to make the festival an enjoyable experience for our visiting companies and audiences. The position is voluntary but you will receive a living allowance that is designed to cover the costs of living in Edinburgh for the festival. You will need to find your own accommodation, or already be living in Edinburgh. It would be advantageous if you can bring basic tools and safety footwear. Our Festival runs from Friday 28th July to Monday 28th August 2017, and you’ll need to be available for the duration. During this time you will be given time off to enjoy the festival, but do be prepared for some long days in between, especially set up and rehearsal days. You will also get free entry to any of our shows, discounts at our bars and above all a fantastic opportunity to experience the festival and all it has to offer! Applicants must be aged 18 or over and be a UK/EEA citizen or hold a UK full work permit at the point of application. If you're interested, please email us with your CV. Make sure you include any relevant theatre experience (including any amateur/voluntary work) and any experience you have of working with the public. If you have any relevant qualifications or training (e.g. first aid) this should be mentioned too. Please e-mail our crew chief at crewchief@thespaceuk.com.

Posted 2 months ago
By theSpaceUK

Job: Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017 - Box Office Staff

theSpaceUK still have [Voluntary] positions available for Box Office staff to work across our various sites at the Edinburgh Fringe 2017. If you're competent with computer based box office systems and ready and willing to work with the public, then we may have a role for you at this year's Fringe. Above all we want people who are excited about being at the Edinburgh Fringe and have a keen interest in live performing arts. We will provide training in how to use our bespoke Box Office software, free entry to any of our shows, discounts at our bars and staff will get to thoroughly enjoy the festival. The position is voluntary but you will receive a living allowance that is designed to cover the costs of living in Edinburgh for the festival. You will need to find your own accommodation, or already be living in Edinburgh. Applicants must be aged 18 or over and be a UK/EEA citizen or hold a UK full work permit at the point of application. Staff need to be available from Tuesday 1st to Monday 28th August 2017 inclusive. Find an application form on this page of our website http://www.thespaceuk.com/about-us/work-for-us/ and email to karl@thespaceuk.com

Posted 2 months ago
By theSpaceUK

Opp: Commission

Rhythm Machine is a nightclub which is founded on the idea that a city's music & contemporary art scenes should be intrinsically linked. From 2015-16, it was the sole resident nightclub at Edinburgh arts venue Summerhall & it is now based between Studio 24 in Edinburgh & The Art School in Glasgow. We are currently looking for artists for our May - December 2017 programme. For further information, please contact francisdosoo@gmail.com (francisdosoo@gmail.com), or call 07942740832,

Posted 4 months ago
By Above A Sleeping City

Job: Assistant Designer

Speirs + Major are award-winning international designers who work with light. They currently have a position available in our Edinburgh studio for individuals with excellent design and visual communication skills and who have a passion for design. Applicants must be able to hand sketch and should be experienced users of Photoshop, AutoCAD, and a 3D software package, (Rhino, 3D Max etc.). Any experience of Revit would also be beneficial.

Posted one month ago
By Spears & Major

Salary Experience dependant
Deadline 31 December 2017

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Job: Performance & Events Officer

Aberdeen City Council are looking for someone with experience of event management and/or the performing arts, with an understanding of audience development, including current social inclusion, cultural and community regeneration issues and initiatives.This role focuses on the planning and implementation of informal participatory events and performances for a wide range of audiences, making use of the venues and collections of Aberdeen Art Gallery and Museums.

Posted 4 months ago
By Aberdeen City Council

Salary £23,558 - £26,936 pro rata
Deadline 18 March 2018
www.myjobscotland.gov.uk

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Job: JQuery Instructor required

Java Scipt / JQuery instructor required for delivering classroom courses in Edinburgh. May be asked to go onsite around Scotland.

Posted 7 months ago
By Java Script

Salary £300 per day + travel outside Edinburgh
Deadline 20 April 2018
www.itrainscotland.co.uk

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Job: Life Drawing Models

Life drawing models required for weekend work. Great as extra money during study periods. Get in touch for more information.

Posted 7 months ago
By Nude Life

Salary 50
Deadline 15 December 2018
www.nudelife.co.uk

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Job: Knitting Teachers

Have you ever thought about teaching a few knitting classes each week? If so, joining the Knitting For All family might be right up your street! Knitting for All's social mission is to spread knitting skills far and wide so that everyone around the globe has access to this life-enhancing skill. Our teachers work part-time and fit their classes in around other work and family commitments. Some of them do just a couple of classes a week and others work a busy schedule of back to back classes together with crafty parties and one-off workshops. It’s completely flexible - you do as much or as little as you like.

Posted one year ago
By Knitting For All Ltd