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Job: Finance Assistant

FINANCE ASSISTANT (BAND 7a) FULL TIME, PERMANENT The function of the Finance Department is the maintenance of all the financial records of the National Galleries of Scotland and for the NGS Trading Company including the statutory accounts and the production of management information for the relative departments. The Finance Department seeks to promote efficient use of resources by careful budgeting and monitoring of all expenditure. Finding ways of increasing self-generated income is an important goal. The main purpose of the Finance Assistant is to assist in the smooth and efficient running of the department meeting all the necessary deadlines. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES • Process purchase ledger, sales ledger and bank transactions • Process expense claim forms • Reconcile creditor statements and follow up with creditors to sort out any issues • Open and deal with all mail received into the department • Deal with and resolve queries from other departments within NGS • Assist with the delivery of the National Galleries of Scotland payroll including accurate data input, processing and checking • Help with month end work • Contribute to continuous improvement within the department by identifying areas where working practices could be improved • Any other duties relevant to the grade which may be assigned to the post holder from time to time

Posted 7 days ago
By National Galleries of Scotland

Job: Website and Content Assistant

We are seeking to appoint a Website and Content Assistant who will assist in the updating, developing and monitoring of the National Theatre of Scotland website and assist with the implementation of the content strategy. This varied and exciting role will suit someone with an interest in content and digital marketing and excellent organisational skills and be open to new learning and development experiences.

Posted 20 days ago
By National Theatre of Scotland

Job: Programme Manager - East Coast

Impact Arts has a long history across Edinburgh and the Lothians, delivering high quality youth engagement, creative ageing and community-based work. We are delighted to be recruiting a Programme Manager for our work on the East Coast to reflect the increased focus we are giving to growing our work in Edinburgh and surrounding areas. We are looking for someone who is dynamic, and will bring considerable experience, creativity, energy and passion to the role - helping us with our mission in tackling inequalities across Scotland. This is a wide-ranging role, with responsibility for delivery of projects focused on youth employability and attainment, community regeneration and creative programmes for older people. We do not expect the successful candidate to have experience in all of these areas, but they must be able to demonstrate adaptability and excellence in co-ordination and programme management. Job title: East Coast Programme Manager Salary: £26,000 - £30,000 per annum Based at: TBC (will be Edinburgh City) Travel: Across the local authorities in which Impact Arts delivers – e.g. West Lothian, Glasgow, Ayrshire, Renfrewshire, Dundee Reporting to: Head of Delivery Responsible for: Core East Coast delivery team and sessional workers Duration of contract: Permanent Working Hours: 37.5 hours per week over 5 days: Monday - Friday Qualifications & Experience: Qualified to SCQF Level 9 or above Other Essentials: Subject to PVG | Disclosure Scotland check

Posted 14 days ago
By Impact Arts (Projects) Ltd

Opp: Manager of The John Byrne Award

Wage: £26,000 per year Hours: 37.5 hours per week Annual Leave: 25 days per year + public holidays Pension: Matched contributions up to 4% Contract: Permanent Reporting to: CEO of The Iris Initiative Location: Edinburgh Application deadline: Monday 25 March 2019 Interview date: Monday 8 April 2019 DESCRIPTION The John Byrne Award is an online exhibition and competition open to 16-30 year olds living in Scotland. The John Byrne Award is delivered by the Scottish charity, The Iris Initiative. The aim of The Iris Initiative is to encourage reflection, exploration, and commitment to personal ideals and values. The John Byrne Award accepts creative work in any medium, exhibits all entries online, promotes the best entries via social channels, and hosts an awards ceremony in February. Receiving over 1200 entries in 2018-2019 competition year, the number of people engaging with The John Byrne Award has doubled every year for the past three. The John Byrne Award aspires to become the biggest ‘creative arts competition’ in Scotland, encouraging engagement with the creative arts to reflect on, explore, and commit to, personal ideals and values. We are seeking a diligent self-starter with expertise in digital marketing, website management and events delivery to manage The John Byrne Award. You’ll be joining a rapidly-growing, innovative charity and taking the lead role in its flagship project. To apply, please email niall@johnbyrneaward.or.guk, telling us why you’re a good fit for the role. Please attach your CV. We look forward to hearing from you. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES Digital Marketing (2 days/week) • Email and social media marketing • Monitoring, evaluating, and improving digital marketing performance Website management (2 days/week) • Uploading entries • Maintaining The John Byrne Award website • Optimising The John Byrne Award website for digital marketing Event planning and delivery (0.5 days/week) • Planning, managing, and delivering exhibitions and an awards ceremony • Producing digital marketing content to promote events Line-managing our interns and increasing their number (0.5 days/week) • Provide support and guidance to interns • Approach educational institutions across Scotland to set up more internship programs EXPERIENCE Essential • Evaluating and improving the performance of a digital marketing campaign across a website, email and social channels. Proficiency with a digital analytics program. • Planning and delivering cultural projects and events. Desired • Familiarity with: Hootsuite; Mailchimp; Squarespace; Photoshop; InDesign; Lightroom; marketing interfaces of Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

Posted 13 days ago
By The John Byrne Award

Job: Project Manager/Admin Support (part-time)

Live Music Now Scotland is looking for a flexible music manager/administrator to support their delivery across Scotland. This freelance position carries responsibility for organising and administering discrete Live Music Now Scotland projects in, for instance, care homes and special schools, as well as one-off performances in anywhere from an art gallery to a day centre for people with dementia. Additional administrative tasks will be required as part and in support of the management team, including with scheduling; liaison with schools, care homes and day centres; management of musicians; data management; evaluation and reporting; publicity/marketing; budget management; training sessions; fundraising events. Full details can be found on our website at The closing date is 12 noon on Wednesday 27th March 2019 and interviews will be held in Edinburgh on the morning of Wednesday 3rd April.

Posted 13 days ago
By Live Music Now Scotland

Job: Video Editor

Heehaw are an Edinburgh based video production company making videos and animations for a variety of clients, from international global brands to innovative Scottish tech start-ups We’re looking for a Video Editor to join us full time to work on a variety of short form content - although recently we have been branching out into short films, broadcast docs and features, and aim for this to be a big part of our future. We’re looking for someone well versed in working with Premiere Pro; an editor who has a good sense of rhythm and strong creative problem solving skills. Experience in using After Effects and the Adobe suite would be a bonus, though not essential. Colour grading experience would be hugely advantageous, particularly using DaVinci Resolve. Good tea making skills essential. The ability to communicate directly with your teammates and clients is crucial, as is an interest in filmmaking - we are looking for a candidate who can work collaboratively with producers, but also be hands-on with the direction of edits and develop projects on their own. Someone who is motivated, organised, but most of all passionate about storytelling and creativity. We are based in Dean Village in the centre of Edinburgh, having recently moved into a large historic building in leafy surroundings. Staff perks include excellent holiday allowance, staff days out with delicious food (and drink!) and a strong selection of whiskies in the boardroom. Please send your applications to with a cover letter alongside relevant examples of edit work. Salary based on experience Job type: Full time Closing date: 29th March Experience Video editing: 1+ years Job Type: Full-time

Posted 8 days ago
By Heehaw

Job: Front of House Administrator (Casual Cover)

This is not a fixed term or short term post – we are looking for people with appropriate skills and experience who we can invite on an ad-hoc basis to cover the current FOH Administrator. Pay: £9 p/h Based at WHALE Arts’ the FOH Administrator (casual cover) will work at Reception. A range of duties are required within the role: be the first and central point of contact for public & internal communications; represent WHALE Arts appropriately and providing high standard of customer service; carry out administrative duties on behalf of WHALE Arts & our tenants. We are looking for people with appropriate skills who we can invite on an ad-hoc basis to cover the current FOH Administrator when she is on annual leave or undertaking work away from Reception. Essential Skills - Excellent customer service including telephone skills, dealing with in person enquiries, assisting people with additional needs and occasionally dealing with challenging behaviour. - Knowledge, understanding and skills in managing/curating social media platforms, including Instagram, Twitter, Facebook - Operating office equipment including photocopier, franking machine, laminator. - Competent with Microsoft Office programmes - Word, Excel, email and internet. - Ability to create and manage computer database systems. - Ability to create and manage paper filing systems. - High standard of written & spoken English. - Basic understanding of Health & Safety issues in community spaces. - Ability to work in a team and self-motivate without supervision. - Excellent timekeeping. - Excellent communication and people skills. Desirable Skills - Understanding of community arts. - Knowledge of local area, community and services. - Experience of working in a community organisation. - Experience of dealing with trades/contractors. - Experience of producing programmes, posters and flyers with Adobe Suite. - Experience using Mailchimp. - Experience of distributing press releases and developing a press list. Application Process: Apply in writing or by email, enclosing/attaching: - An up to date CV detailing relevant education and employment experience. No longer than two pages. - A cover letter demonstrating how your skills meet the Essential and Desirable Skills criteria of the job description (SEE WEBSITE FOR FULL JOB DESCRIPTION). No longer than one page. - Details of two referees, including your most recent employer. We will contact individuals as they apply and invite them for a conversation rather than a formal interview. The successful candidate will be appointed subject to confirmation of PVG Scheme Membership.

Posted 29 days ago

Salary 9.00
Deadline 31 March 2019

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Job: Estates Business Manager

ESTATES BUSINESS MANAGER FULL TIME, PERMANENT (Band 5A) Job Summary This will be a pivotal role within the Dept. to co-ordinate and to oversee basic but critical admin activities including record keeping, to act as the chief point of contact between the Dept. and internal & external customers, to deliver improved standards across Estates activities, to work with others to modernise existing Estates information systems and develop new methodologies. The post holder will report to the Estates Operations Manager and will work closely with other members of the Dept. to streamline and rationalise Estates activities, with the aim of improving standards of service. Key Responsibilities Centralise and co-ordinate Dept. responses to work stream demands Review and update current record management system to align it with other operational systems in Estates and IT Depts. Ensure content includes all relevant information as described. Oversee and ensure compliance with NGS Contractor Management Policy Work with Procurement Manager to improve and standardise front end procurement process and ongoing contract delivery Oversee and maintain secretariat for Estates Dept led programmed meetings Develop and maintain Risk Registers Oversee and maintain the operation of Planet helpdesk; Liaise with Servest re Planet repairs; monitor performance with relevant Facilities Manager Develop and deliver new Estates Helpdesk to deal with exhibitions, new work, internal requests. Oversee function of Estates Helpdesk to ensure appropriate level of service provision, governance and performance measurement. Drive and deliver recommendations of Estates Review reports Perform administrative and clerical duties as required by Dept.

Posted 3 days ago
By National Galleries of Scotland

Salary 30786
Deadline 31 March 2019

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Job: Fire Tech Camp Tutors

"Fire Tech are looking for enthusiastic and passionate Camp Tutors to teach their 9-17 year old students across a variety of tech subjects including coding, robotics, hardware & electronics, video games development, digital photography, creative graphic design, digital music production and much more! Part-time work is available at our April, Summer and Half-Term camps and at many of the international special events we run for students abroad. Full training & curriculum is provided for all Camp Tutors and remuneration is competitive - earn up to £475 a week. Apply directly at or email for more details!"

Posted one month ago
By Fire Tech Camp

Salary 10.00
Deadline 01 April 2019

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Job: Marketing and Business Development Officer with Pacla Medical Limited

Location: Edinburgh £24,000 - £35,000 per annum depending on experience Full-time, permanent Immediate start Closing date: 2 April 2019, 12 noon Interview date: w/c 8 April 2019 About the Company Pacla Medical’s founder, Chongsu Lee, developed a manual massage technique for Multiple Sclerosis (MS), with patients travelling from as far as France to see him. Frustrated by his inability to see everyone who needed his help, he used his engineering knowledge to replicate his manual massage technique with robotic fingers instead - Pacla Medical’s BackHug. BackHug is a smart massage device, and was successfully manufactured and delivered to their first paying customers at the end of 2017. Pacla Medical, now fully backed by Venture Capital investors, has invested more than £1 million to date and is currently raising another up to £1 million. The Role An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Marketing & Business Development Officer to join Pacla Medical based in Edinburgh. In return, they offer a competitive salary depending upon qualifications and experience and the opportunity to receive a stock option after one year of employment. As Marketing & Business Development Officer, you will join the existing team of R&D, finance and graphic design members to help commercialise Pacla Medical’s product. This role will include elements of market strategy, B2B/B2C business development, marketing messaging, branding and social media. The duties will include: • Set product marketing strategy and execute it • Produce and manage copy for website, brochure, emails and work with graphic design team to create various marketing materials for exhibitions, conferences, product packaging • Contact & present to B2B and B2C customers and close deals • Manage the company’s social media and online marketing campaign including Instagram, Facebook, Twitter • Co-ordinate PR campaign with marketing agencies for newspapers, magazines • Manage freelancers to cover any skill gaps Requirements Working within a tight, driven and energetic team, applicants must be willing to step into the many roles required by a young company, viewing your work as part of a wider commitment to treating other people with integrity and care. The successful candidate will have: • A startup mindset, a hunger for knowledge and a curiosity to explore beyond boundaries • A solid background or experience in marketing, able to produce examples of previous marketing work • Confident and articulate when presenting to both B2B and B2C customers • Excellent communication skills, verbal, visual and written • Good commercial awareness • Ability to manage social media accounts • Strong problem-solving skills If you have any questions about this role or the organisation please contact Please do not under any circumstances contact the employer directly as doing so may negatively impact your employment opportunity. Application Closing date for applications is 2 April 2019, 12 noon. Interviews will be held on week commencing 8 April 2019. Please submit a CV and Covering Letter through the Adopt An Intern online application form by clicking “Apply” on our website. All applications must be submitted by 12 noon on the closing date. In your Cover Letter, please state: A) your availability and B) relevant information on your skills/experience pertaining to the job specifications. We do NOT accept email applications unless otherwise stated. Successful candidates must, by the start of the employment, have permission to work in the UK.

Posted 2 days ago
By Adopt an Intern

Salary 24000
Deadline 02 April 2019

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Job: Audio Tour Guide Creator: Photography

weeTour are looking for passionate, knowledgeable photography buffs, interested in collaborating to create an audio photography tour of Edinburgh. weeTour are developing a mobile phone app which will be a series of guided adventures, an audio magazine and range of city focused podcasts rolled into one. We're looking for Edinburgh photographers to pitch an idea for a script, with the view to record the tour at our next studio recording session if successful. There will be a commission fee paid after the tour is recorded and edited. We envisage the tour covering some of the best spots to take photographs in the city, and/or visits to galleries and photography exhibitions. However, we are open to all ideas. A template and Script Writing Information pack is provided to the successful applicant, as well as continued support from the Head of Content Creation at weeTour. The tour length is open to discussion. We also welcome two-person tours, and creative use of sound. For more information, or to submit an idea, please email

Posted 13 days ago
By weeTour

Deadline 30 April 2019

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Job: Audio Tour Guide Creator: Art

weeTour are looking for passionate, knowledgeable visual art buffs, interested in collaborating to create an audio art tour of Edinburgh. weeTour are developing a mobile phone app which will be a series of guided adventures, an audio magazine and range of city focused podcasts rolled into one. We're looking for Edinburgh visual artists, or art-lovers, to pitch an idea for a script, with the view to record the tour at our next studio recording session if successful. There will be a commission fee paid after the tour is recorded and edited. We envisage the tour covering some of the best galleries and exhibition spaces in the city. However, we are open to all ideas. A template and Script Writing Information pack is provided to the successful applicant, as well as continued support from the Head of Content Creation at weeTour. The tour length is open to discussion. We also welcome two-person tours, and creative use of sound. For more information, or to submit an idea, please email

Posted 13 days ago
By weeTour

Deadline 30 April 2019

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