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.

+ Post job, opp or space

Job: Events & Sponsorship Manager

Creative Edinburgh is looking for an Events & Sponsorship Manager to join their small team. This role focuses on running our core programme of events, attracting sponsorship and maintaining key commercial partnerships. This is a full-time role (35 hours a week) based at CodeBase in Edinburgh, though we will also consider applicants looking for a four-day a week role. Office hours are 9am-5pm, though flexibility will be required to accommodate morning and evening events. Please send your CV and a short covering letter to Creative Edinburgh's Director, Yasmin Sulaiman (, with 'Events & Sponsorship Manager' in the subject line. The deadline is noon on Mon 1 October, but we will be considering applications as they are submitted. Responsibilities *Overseeing the core Creative Edinburgh events programme, *Planning, coordinating and delivering regular events, workshops, and one-off events, *Liaising with speakers, facilitators, venues and other key partners, *Managing event and ticketing platforms, *Developing successful event sponsorship models, together with the Director and the Creative Edinburgh team, *Raising income through sponsorship agreements, ticket sales and new / continuing memberships, *Building and maintaining strong external relationships with potential sponsors, corporate partners, and supporters, *Contributing to marketing and promotion strategies. Requirements *Strong organisational skills, *Ability to work independently, and as part of a small team, *Ability to identify opportunities and follow leads, in order to secure sponsorship income, *Strong interpersonal skills, *Good knowledge of venues across Edinburgh, *Good knowledge of a variety of social media platforms, and ticketing and event platforms, *Proven experience working events, raising income and working with sponsors in previous roles, *Knowledge of the creative industries in Edinburgh, in Scotland and internationally, *Experience working in another creative organisation (desirable). About Creative Edinburgh Creative Edinburgh is a membership organisation that helps creative individuals and businesses thrive through a regular programme of regular events, talks, workshops and mentoring. The network spans over 4000 members, and is a diverse assembly of creative thinkers, makers and innovators. Creative Edinburgh is a Creative Scotland Regularly Funded Organisation, and also receives funding from City of Edinburgh Council. For further information, please contact (Yasmin Sulaiman, Director), or visit

Posted 3 days ago
By Creative Edinburgh