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: Outreach and Engagement Officer

Craft Scotland are seeking an experienced and confident Outreach and Engagement Officer to join our busy team on a part-time, fixed-term contract. The Outreach and Engagement Officer will plan, manage and deliver the outreach and engagement activities of Craft Scotland. The main delivery method for this is the organisation's Meet Your Maker programme. You will act as the main point of contact for all outreach and engagement enquiries; supporting the Director to effectively source new funding streams for the outreach and engagement programme of activity.

Posted 18 days ago
By Craft Scotland

Job: Outreach and Engagement Officer

Craft Scotland are seeking an experienced and confident Outreach and Engagement Officer to join our busy team on a part-time, fixed-term contract. The Outreach and Engagement Officer will plan, manage and deliver the outreach and engagement activities of Craft Scotland. The main delivery method for this is the organisation's Meet Your Maker programme. You will act as the main point of contact for all outreach and engagement enquiries; supporting the Director to effectively source new funding streams for the outreach and engagement programme of activity.

Posted 18 days ago
By Craft Scotland

Job: Summer 2017 Gallery Attendants

The main purpose of the Security & Visitor Service within the Galleries is to provide security for the displays and to welcome, assist and supervise visitors. Staff will work Sunday to Tuesday with an alternating Wednesday, or Thursday to Saturday with an alternating Wednesday, averaging 26.25 hours per week.

Posted 13 days ago
By National Galleries of Scotland

Job: Outreach and Engagement Officer

We are seeking an experienced and confident Outreach and Engagement Officer to join our busy team on a part-time, fixed-term contract. The Outreach and Engagement Officer will plan, manage and deliver the outreach and engagement activities of Craft Scotland. The main delivery method for this is the organisation's Meet Your Maker programme. You will act as the main point of contact for all outreach and engagement enquiries; supporting the Director to effectively source new funding streams for the outreach and engagement programme of activity. You’ll be confident in effectively managing the relationships with existing funders and comfortable attending outreach and engagement events as appropriate. Meet Your Maker brings makers out of the studio and into novel spaces. It’s a chance to see behind-the-scenes of a maker’s practice; learn more about their design process; see the skill, commitment and creativity involved in creating a piece of work. Craft Scotland is the national agency for craft. We work to unite, inspire and champion craft through creating opportunities for makers in Scotland to practice, exhibit, sell and promote their craft and for audiences to see, purchase and learn about craft. We lobby for craft as an essential and integral part of our cultural, economic and social life and work in partnership with other like-minded agencies. We are a central point of information about craft in Scotland and identify and create new activities to build awareness and understanding of craft. How to apply Your application should consist of a current CV and a covering letter outlining your skills and experience in relation to the job description and capability profile. We also ask you to complete our Equal Opportunities Monitoring Survey.

Posted 5 days ago
By Craft Scotland

Salary 18500
Deadline 28 April 2017
www.craftscotland.org

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Opp: Co-working Desk Space, Leith

An established co-working studio in the heart of Leith, Edinburgh. We host a variety of small businesses and freelancers in our bright and open plan office-space, with three studio rooms, a meeting room, kitchen, and two bathrooms. Our location has the benefit of great bus connections to Ocean Terminal, the City Centre, and the Gyle, free on-street parking, and an array of local cafés and bars. For £175 per month (incl. VAT) If you sign on for 3 months or more with us, you only pay £150 per month will access to all the facilities previously mentioned. We also 3 new hot desks which can be booked via our online booking system. Hot desks are available Monday to Friday (09:00 – 18:00) for £20 per day, or £10 per day if you sign up for our annual membership.

Posted one month ago
By Seventh Crow

Opp: Various Volunteering roles

Volunteers carry out specific roles across the Festival, working for up to four weeks. There are roles suited to all levels of experience, providing opportunities to gain new skills and experience, or to use existing skills to support EIFF and help contribute to the Festival’s success. Working hours differ from team to team – some have clear daytime shifts, others are more programme/events based – providing a range of opportunities to suit different circumstances and interests. Please note there are no closing dates for Volunteer roles. Team descriptions will no longer be available for applications once the positions have been filled. For more information, please visit the EIFF website. .

Posted 18 days ago
By Edinburgh International Film Festival

Job: Various Volunteering roles

Volunteers carry out specific roles across the Festival, working for up to four weeks. There are roles suited to all levels of experience, providing opportunities to gain new skills and experience, or to use existing skills to support EIFF and help contribute to the Festival’s success. Working hours differ from team to team – some have clear daytime shifts, others are more programme/events based – providing a range of opportunities to suit different circumstances and interests. Please note there are no closing dates for Volunteer roles. Team descriptions will no longer be available for applications once the positions have been filled. For more information, please visit the EIFF website. .

Posted 18 days ago
By Edinburgh International Film Festival

Opp: Freelance Artists

Lyra make live performance with and for children and young people. Since 2012 Lyra has been building a community of children and artists who create and produce world-class live performance and art in Greater Craigmillar, Edinburgh, an area of multi deprivation in Scotland. They are currently developing projects to engage with hard to reach young people in our community and are building a pool of specialist freelance artists to offer world class arts opportunities. If you are interested in being part of Lyra's freelance team please send a copy of your CV and a covering letter to Claire Davidson, Engagement Director claire@lyratheatre.co.uk

Posted 18 days ago
By Lyra

Job: Freelance Artists

Lyra make live performance with and for children and young people. Since 2012 Lyra has been building a community of children and artists who create and produce world-class live performance and art in Greater Craigmillar, Edinburgh, an area of multi deprivation in Scotland. They are currently developing projects to engage with hard to reach young people in our community and are building a pool of specialist freelance artists to offer world class arts opportunities. If you are interested in being part of Lyra's freelance team please send a copy of your CV and a covering letter to Claire Davidson, Engagement Director claire@lyratheatre.co.uk

Posted 18 days ago
By Lyra

Job: Lead Clarsach Tutors and Student Trainee

Our weekly lessons programme will deliver an inspiring and engaging experience of music for our participants.

Posted 13 days ago
By Clarsach for Communities

Job: Co-ordinator

The role involves working as part of young people's creative programmes to help recruit participants and support them to move on to positive destinations. You will be liaising with partners and referral agencies and identifying education, training and employment opportunities for young people taking part in Impact Arts' Edinburgh and West Lothian-based workshops. Fixed term contract of 9 months.

Posted 6 days ago
By Impact Arts

Job: Media Sales Executive

The Skinny, Scotland’s largest culture and listings magazine is well established as the voice of Scottish culture to the 18-35 year old market across Edinburgh, Glasgow and Dundee for the past eleven years. To complement the core team and further expand our client base focusing on the Scottish cultural industries, we are looking to grow our sales team and are on the hunt for a talented sales executive based in Edinburgh. The role will primarily be based in Edinburgh, but we are open to an outstanding candidate based in Glasgow, working from Edinburgh 2 days per week.

Posted 13 days ago
By The Skinny Magazine

Job: Operations and Finance Manager

The Skinny is well established as Scotland and the North’s largest arts and events magazine, we reach 330,000 readers/issue in print across our six cities and 125,000+ readers/month on theskinny.co.uk. In 11 years of business this is our inaugural advert for this core role and we are looking for an impeccably driven, creative individual to join our management team and provide the organisational savvy and accounting firepower to drive the business forwards. Our Operations and Finance Manager will plan, direct and coordinate all of Radge Media’s operations and in house accounting. You will be responsible for improving performance, efficiency and profitability through the implementation of effective methods and strategies. You will work alongside the Editor in Chief, oversee the company’s Assistant Bookkeeper and you will provide advice and guidance to upper management on future operational development and financial plans. The goal of this role is ultimately to enable the company’s leaders to make sound business decisions and meet The Skinny’s development objectives alongside those of other Radge Media products including Fest and the Student Handbook.

Posted 13 days ago
By The Skinny Magazine

Job: Project Conservator

High Life Highland is seeking an experienced Conservator to undertake practical preservation and conservation work on materials including paper & parchment documents, books & maps. This is an opportunity for a Project Conservator to be employed on a full-time basis in the Highland Archive Services Conservation Studio in Inverness. The post holder will support the Senior Conservator on a variety of current and upcoming grant awarded projects. The ability to prioritise tasks, meet tight deadlines and to work on own initiative is essential. If the current work flow continues, the contract may be extended.

Posted 18 days ago
By High Life Highland Archive Service

Salary £22,295 - £25,116 35 hours per week, (12 months)
Deadline 10 May 2017
highlifehighland.com

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Job: Marketing & Communications Officer

The Theatre Royal Dumfries are seeking a talented and motivated individual to run our marketing & communications as part of a small core professional team working alongside a dedicated group of volunteers.

Posted 4 days ago
By Theatre Royal Dumfries

Salary £18,500 (per annum)
Deadline 15 May 2017
theatreroyaldumfries.co.uk

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Job: Workshop Facilitator

Full-time, fixed-term contract: 10-29 August 2017. This contract also covers two preparation days in the lead-up to the Festival (to be arranged). Perfect for those with an interest in arts and literature, the role involves preparing and delivering engaging and interactive activities on a variety of literary-related topics, as well as working with outside organisations to support their activities in the venue. The Workshop Facilitators are responsible for the daily set-up and tidying of materials and venue, and for evacuation of the venue in the event of an incident.

Posted 4 days ago
By Edinburgh International Book Festival

Salary £8.94 per hour
Deadline 15 May 2017
www.edbookfest.co.uk

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Job: Booksales Warehouse Manager

The Warehouse Manager provides a vital role in the running of the Booksales operation. This is a challenging, fast-paced role. Effective management of a small team of staff is crucial. The Warehouse Manager reports to the Head of Bookstalls & Retail. Temporary contract: 26 June to mid-October 2017

Posted 4 days ago
By Edinburgh International Book Festival

Salary £10.08 per hour
Deadline 15 May 2017
www.edbookfest.co.uk

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Opp: Wasps Studios is Recruiting

Wasps Studios seeks talented people to join our team. Due to organisational restructuring in our 40th anniversary year we now wish to recruit for a series of new positions to move the organisation forward : • Head of Projects • Project Development Manager • Arts Enterprise Officer These posts will be focussed on better supporting our tenant network, our existing estate and progress new development projects, initially in Inverness, Perth and Glasgow.

Posted 4 days ago
By Wasps Studios

Job: Board of Trustees [Voluntary]

Take One Action (TOA) run the UK’s leading global change film festival, celebrating the people and the movies that are changing the world. Our year-round screenings and events connect individuals and groups through film, creativity and action for a better world – starting from Scotland. As we celebrate our 10th anniversary year, we are seeking new, enthusiastic and skilled trustees to champion and support our work – and help shape another successful decade as a thriving, daring and impactful organisation. We are looking for people with passion and experience relevant to our activities, most particularly with expertise in fundraising, marketing and PR, business development or learning and participation, or with strong networks in community engagement. The role requires a time commitment equivalent to around 5 to 6 days a year. If you think you have what it takes to ensure we continue to make a leading and distinct contribution in a changing cultural, political and social landscape, we want to hear from you.

Posted 18 days ago
By Take One Action Film Festivals

Job: Online Communications & Marketing Officer

Take One Action are the UK’s leading global change film festival, celebrating the people and the movies that are changing the world. Our year-round screenings and events connect individuals and groups through film, creativity and action for a better world – starting from Scotland. We are looking for an experienced, tech-savvy, natural-born communicator to drive our 10th anniversary Film Festival’s web and social media communications and maximise our programme’s impact. In this exciting, multi-faceted role, you will devise, implement and deliver an engaging and proactive online communications and marketing strategy for our 10th anniversary Film Festival (13-24 September), creating and coordinating content across a variety of social media channels, web and print.

Posted 18 days ago
By Take One Action Film Festivals

Job: Art Workshop Instructor

Instructors for creative workshops wanted. Any media or artform is acceptable provided it fits in a two hour time frame and is relatively easy to bring to any location. Artists will be paid. The workshops are flexible and fun and take place across Edinburgh.

Posted 18 days ago
By Pop Up! Scotland

Salary £15-£25 p/h
Deadline 30 May 2017
popupscotland.org

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Opp: Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017 - Street Team Members Required

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, Simon Munnery, Kieran Hurley, Mae Martin 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 seeking talented and motivated individuals to join our promotional street team at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. This individual will be part of a small, dedicated street team, which will play a pivotal role in the promotion of our shows across the festival. Candidates must have previous experience in arts/street team promotion. A familiarity with our acts and knowledge of the fringe is highly preferable. The position is suited to someone who already has plans to be at the Fringe, working or performing, or is Edinburgh-based. The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate good communication skills, be outgoing, willing to strike up a conversation with fringe goers and talk passionately about the shows they are promoting. Job Specs: Working from August 2nd – 28th 2017. Between 3 - 5 hours per day, roughly between 4 and 9pm. Venue passes to five of the major Fringe venues (so you can see shows for free on your time off) Please note travel costs and accommodation can unfortunately not be provided. To apply please e-mail a covering letter and CV to us: info@showandtelluk.com.

Posted 4 days ago
By Show And Tell

Salary £8.80 [paid weekly]
Deadline 31 May 2017
www.showandtelluk.com

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Job: Assistant Buildings Manager

Out of the Blue is a social enterprise which incorporates a unique blend of art forms, artists, creative spaces and activity. OOTB has a track record of working with people, in a wide range of creative activity. The primary purpose of the Assistant Buildings Manager is to support the management of OOTB’s buildings and their infrastructure as part of a regular maintenance cycle; to support the daily operation of the OOTB Drill Hall and other buildings utilised by Out of the Blue.

Posted one month ago
By Out of the Blue

Salary £17,255 pro rata (Part time)
Deadline 15 June 2017
www.outoftheblue.org.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 2 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 2 months ago
By The List

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 4 days 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 5 days 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 5 days 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 2 months ago
By Above A Sleeping City

Job: Emoji Designer Wanted

Interwoven PR is looking for an Emoji Designer in Edinburgh to create some emojis for a PR campaign for a small social enterprise. We can pay - although very modest budget and would love to hear if you know anyone that could help? Fiona Stewart PR Consultant Interwoven PR 07940560453

Posted 4 months ago
By Interwoven PR

Deadline 27 December 2017

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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 2 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 5 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 5 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