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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: Fundraising Manager

Now in its 28th year, Imaginate is a Scottish organisation with an acclaimed international reputation for presenting, promoting, developing and advocating for professional theatre and dance for young audiences. Alongside running the annual Edinburgh International Children's Festival, the organisation also leads a packed programme of events, projects and opportunities throughout the year. Administered by a small and passionate core team, the company is always looking to develop and grow and is currently looking to expand through the appointment of a Fundraising Manager. Primary purpose: To raise significant new income streams through corporate sponsorship and to increase income from trusts and foundations to support Imaginate’s core programme and to contribute to the strategic aims over the period 2018 – 2021. Reports to: Chief Executive Terms of employment: Full time, fixed term (2 years) Salary: £28,000 Hours of work: Imaginate’s normal office hours are 9am – 5pm, Monday to Friday plus evening and weekend work when required. Imaginate supports flexible working arrangements. Location: The post will be based at Imaginate’s office at 30B Grindlay Street, Edinburgh, EH3 9AX. The job may require the fundraising manager to work at any location in the world as required.

Posted one month ago
By Imaginate Ltd

Salary 28000.00
Deadline 23 October 2017

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Job: Executive Assistant

Executive Assistant to Festival Director and Managing Director The Edinburgh International Festival is looking for an experienced and creative Executive Assistant to join the team

Posted 2 days ago
By Edinburgh International Festival

Salary £26,000 per annum
Deadline 23 October 2017

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Job: Edinburgh Fringe Programming Administrator (Paradise Green)

Paradise Green is dedicated to providing friendly Edinburgh Fringe venues, with the interests of performing groups at the very heart of our operations. We are recruiting for a Programming Administrator to support the Programming Directors in advance of the 2018 Festival. Paradise Green is committed to programming a diverse and exciting mix of performing arts, reflecting the best that the Fringe can offer. Previous productions in our venues have won Fringe First, Total Theatre and Spirit of the Fringe awards and have received nominations for many others. In 2017 we had our most successful ever year, with 65 shows and 680 performances. The Programming Administrator is responsible for interacting with prospective companies, guiding them through the application process and making offers. As our programme develops, the Administrator will maintain in contact with our performers and ensure that deadlines (e.g. for marketing copy, Edfringeware registrations etc) are met. The Programming Administrator is also responsible for other administrative tasks across the organisation, in support of the Directors. Flexible hours to match the key dates in the run up to the festival. £8.50 per hour. Please visit for more information. Applications close 22nd November 2017, with interviews over Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd December. The successful candidate will start in January 2018, with training provided on Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th January. The role is fixed term until the end of August 2018, with the opportunity to extend further at both parties discretion.

Posted yesterday
By Paradise Green Promotions

Salary 8.50
Deadline 22 November 2017

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Job: Youth Theatre Musical Director

Project Theatre are currently looking to hire a musical director for our future productions. We need outgoing, energetic and educated/trained people to teach all aspects of singing in theatre. You are required to teach basic vocal technique as well. Experience in musical theatre is required, as well as a previous job with children. If your experience does not reflect both requirements, you will not be considered. Some form of training, qualifications or/and considerable experience in the Arts or being a current student is desired.

Posted 2 days ago
By Project Theatre

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 7 months ago
By Aberdeen City Council

Salary £23,558 - £26,936 pro rata
Deadline 18 March 2018

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