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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Opp: Art Studio/workshop Sublet available

Art studio sublet available within vibrant studio complex in Gorgie. Good sized space (around 3 x 6 m floorspace) with a mix of natural and artificial light; great for painters, sculptors, or for use as a workshop. This is an individual space with its own lockable door. Heated by electric radiator, includes desk space with chair. Available from now till September/October (with the possibility of taking the lease on fully after this period). I intend to continue using some of the space for storage during the sublet, but most of the space will be usable. £120 deposit followed by £120 monthly (electricity included as part of the monthly payment). Get in touch if you’d like to view the space or would like more info. Pictures of the space are available at https://www.gumtree.com/p/artists-theatres/art-studio-workshop-sublet-available/1255283351

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Opp: Desk space / office / room share available

TMSA haS a couple of desks that are available to be used by another organisation or individual - ideal for people are looking for a shared option rather than a whole office. The rent is £195 per month including VAT, bills, internet and cleaning contribution - the equivalent to £45 per week - with a month's deposit required. A short term let is an option. There is parking, it is on the bus routes 4, 44, 34, 35 (minutes from Haymarket), a post office at the nearby ASDA plus walking distance of Gorgie Road and near Slateford railway station. The offices are nice & bright with a large shared kitchen/eating area and lovely open views to the south (so you don't miss the sun) plus 24 hour access. If you are interested please contact Fiona at the TMSA (Traditional Music & Song Association of Scotland) office for a chat or to arrange a visit - email us or or call 0792 253 3915 or 0795 191 8366. (If ringing please leave a message if we don't answer straight away).

Posted 20 days ago
By Trad. Music & Song Association of Scotland (TMSA)

Opp: Chair of A&DS Board

Do you want to help shape Scotland’s built environment? Scottish Ministers are looking to appoint a new Chair of the Board of Architecture and Design Scotland (A&DS).

Posted 13 days ago
By Architecture and Design Scotland

Opp: Affordable Co-Working Space

Desk Junction is a new co-working space that aims to offer affordable space to people starting their own projects or freelancing careers. With a variety of options and prices starting at £30 a month we are hoping to develop a strong and creative community that will help motivate and form new projects and collaborations.

Posted one month ago
By Desk Junction

Opp: Studio Space Available

⭐️ Lovely, bright Studio 8 available from mid-July - Perfect space for someone who works in a creative field and is looking for a fantastic city centre location with great people. It is a lovely, light square room with original Georgian fireplace, brand new floors and nicely decorated (although you can put your own stamp on it).. Measuring approx 3m x 3m, with a small entranceway and cupboard. The room is large enough for two to share comfortably. Studios are dog friendly, available 24/7 with communal kitchen spaces, and a downstairs meeting space if you need it. If you are interested in the studio I am happy to show you around our space, and have a chat to find out a bit more about your work. We try and keep a good balance of genres in the house, so that none of our designers are competing for work, and can collaborate on projects ⭐️

Posted 21 days ago
By Hill Street Design House

Opp: Turing Festival

Turing Fest is one of Europe’s leading tech industry experiences. If you are in the tech industry, or you want to be, you’ll learn more in these two days than in perhaps any other two days of the year. 1,500 delegates and 50 speakers will come from around the world and gather in Edinburgh to connect, to learn, and have a lot of fun! Tickets now on sale.

Posted 4 months ago
By Turing Festival

Opp: Board Trustees

Stellar Quines are looking for enthusiastic and committed Trustees to help shape our strategic direction and oversee the delivery of our business plan priorities. We are seeking Board Members with: An understanding of and interest in the aims and objectives of Stellar Quines Understanding of and/or passion for theatre and the wider artistic and cultural landscape. Calm and confident with excellent interpersonal skills Interest in gender and gender inequality Ability to make rational, realistic and sound decisions based on consideration of all the facts and information available Willingness to contribute relevant professional experience to the work of the Board We are particularly keen to recruit people who could bring knowledge and expertise to the Board in the following areas: HR and/or Solicitor dealing in employment law Fundraising and development Education, Creative Learning and Arts Participation Experience as Company Secretary You can download a full post description from our web-site. To have an informal chat about the post please contact Lisa Sangster (Vice Chair) on board@stellarquines.com

Posted 13 days ago
By Stellar Quines Theatre Company

Opp: Stellar Quines are recruiting for new NEW TRUSTEES

Stellar Quines are looking for enthusiastic and committed Trustees to help shape our strategic direction and oversee the delivery of our business plan priorities.

Posted 7 days ago
By Stellar Quines

Opp: Go-Digital Fund

The Go-Digital fund supports Scottish-based book publishers in bringing their books to a new digital audience. It's administered by Publishing Scotland with the help of funding from Creative Scotland. The total sum of £8,000 is spread over two funding rounds annually.

Posted 20 days ago
By Publishing Scotland

Opp: The Publishing Scotland Translation Fund

The Translation Fund was launched on 25 August 2015 at the Edinburgh International Book Festival. It is administered by Publishing Scotland, on behalf of Creative Scotland. Its purpose is to support publishers based outside the UK to buy rights from Scottish and UK publishers and agents by offering assistance with the cost of translation of Scottish writers. The funding will be received in the form of a grant. Priority will be given to the translation of contemporary literature, including fiction, non-fiction, poetry, writing for children and graphic novels. Assessment criteria will also include the merit of the work to be translated, financial need of the publisher, track record of publisher and translator, and the proposed marketing plan

Posted 20 days ago
By Publishing Scotland

Opp: Darkroom Photography Courses

Black & White, Colour, Photography for 12-16 yr olds At Stills we offer a wide range of high-quality, subsidised training in all areas of photography, digital media and design. Small classes mean that everyone gets individual attention and can enjoy a creative and informal hands-on learning environment. Stills’ tutors are highly trained professionals working in various fields of photography, digital media and lens-based arts.

Posted 4 months ago
By Stills Centre for Photography

Opp: Alternative Processes Darkroom Courses

Contemporary Salt Printing, Platinum/Palladium Printing At Stills we offer a wide range of high-quality, subsidised training in all areas of photography, digital media and design. Small classes mean that everyone gets individual attention and can enjoy a creative and informal hands-on learning environment. Stills’ tutors are highly trained professionals working in various fields of photography, digital media and lens-based arts.

Posted 4 months ago
By Stills Centre for Photography

Opp: Digital Photography Courses

Digital SLR Camera Training, Photography for 12-16 yr olds, Composition, Street Photography, Landscape, Still Life & Product, Studio Portrait, City/Architecture At Stills we offer a wide range of high-quality, subsidised training in all areas of photography, digital media and design. Small classes mean that everyone gets individual attention and can enjoy a creative and informal hands-on learning environment. Stills’ tutors are highly trained professionals working in various fields of photography, digital media and lens-based arts.

Posted 4 months ago
By Stills Centre for Photography

Opp: Affordable desk space available at Evergreen co-working studio in Edinburgh

Evergreen Studio is a creative co-working space located in the heart of Edinburgh's old town in Tweeddale Court (EH1). We're just off the Royal Mile and 5 minutes walk from Waverley Station and the main bus routes. We offer affordable space for freelancers, small businesses and individuals who are looking to be part of a co-working community, sharing with an illustrator, a filmmaker, an architect, a web developer, a photographer and two graphic designers. Our neighbours currently include Canongate Books and The List magazine. We offer the following as standard: – Dedicated workstation – Free access to the meeting room with online booking system – Fast wifi – Tea, and coffee facilities – A4 colour laser jet and A3 colour printer (paper and ink provided) – Kitchen and Toilet Facilities Workstations are £165pcm for 24/7 access. If you're interested please contact Shaun for a chat or to arrange a visit - email us or call 07716 725303, please leave a message if we don't answer straight away. Available now! Twitter: @StudioEVG Email: hello@evergreenstudio.co.uk

Posted 14 hours ago
By Evergreen Studio

Opp: Co-Working Desk Space

The Loft is a new co-working space in Sciennes, Edinburgh: https://goo.gl/maps/cVr7rTm25Lz We're offering the following as standard: Dedicated Desk Space 24/7 Access Kitchen & Toilet Facilities High speed internet Private Meeting Room Tea, Coffee & Biscuits Business Address And can provide the following if required: IT Support Virtual Office Dedicated Phone Line Printing Facilities The cost is £225.00 per month, with an initial commitment of 3 months and a rolling monthly contract thereafter.

Posted 4 months ago
By OffSource

Salary 0
Deadline 01 September 2017
www.offsource.co.uk

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Opp: Exhibition Space

Upstairs in The Steel Shed is ideal for all types of events. Primarily an exhibition space it can also be hired as an intimate music venue or an unusual space for a theatre performance. The Shed is such a unique and amazing building with heaps of history that it is also popular as a backdrop for video and photo shoots. Unfortunately due to the age and layout of the building upstairs has no disabled access at the moment. It also has a capacity of 60-70 persons.

Posted 3 months ago
By DOK Artist Space

Opp: Speed Dating for Illustrators

Get matched with your dream publisher and show them your best work. This is a unique opportunity to meet a range of picture book publishers and agents from across the UK all in one room in Scotland. Apply to show off your illustrations at the launch of our Picture Hooks Exhibition on 26th October 2017 in Edinburgh. This will be a fast-paced afternoon, taking place in the National Gallery of Scotland. Up to 10 talented illustrators will be given the chance to present their work in regular 10 minute sessions to 12 different publishing experts, who will give their professional opinion on your portfolio. To apply, please send three samples of your work to submissionspicturehooks@gmail.com by 15th September 2017. The images should show: ● Good development of character ● Suitability for the picture book market We will aim to select our winning illustrators by 29th September 2017. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to email infopicturehooks@gmail.com. In the meantime, keep an eye on our website, Facebook, and Twitter for announcements about other opportunities for emerging illustrators! Supported by the National Lottery through Creative Scotland.

Posted 2 months ago
By Picture Hooks

Opp: Secretary-Trustee

We are seeking a Trustee with secretarial experience to join our management board. Minimum of 4 meetings per year. A knowledge of new music is not necessary but enthusiasm and good PC skills are. Contact me for further information and an informal chat

Posted one month ago
By Alba New Music

Salary 0
Deadline 29 September 2017
albanewmusic.co.uk

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Opp: Treasurer-Trustee

We are seeking a new Trustee to join our management board with a background in charity finance or fundraising. Minimum attendance at 4 meetings per year required. Ability to assist in producing accounts and balance sheets and knowledge of charity accounting essential .

Posted one month ago
By Alba New Music

Salary 0
Deadline 29 September 2017
albanewmusic.co.uk

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Opp: Office space available

Media Education have a serviced office suite of 2 rooms at 530 sq feet (approx) and suitable for up to 7 workstations for an initial 2 year lease (£8140 + VAT). The rental includes light, heat, cleaning and internet. It is ready for immediate entry. We are looking for like-minded people in the creative industries and have priced it at cost to attract a creative organisation. We see this as an opportunity to find some synergy for mutual benefit. I wondered if you could distribute the information to the membership. Media Education also has a Small Hall called 'The Space' for hire on an hourly or daily basis ( (450 sq ft complete with own kitchen - £15 per hour). This is ideal for rehearsals, stills shoots (complete with wall mounts for lights), small events and meetings. Contact: Kate@mediaeducation.co.uk / 0131 313 8900

Posted one month ago
By Media Education

Opp: Awards for All Scotland [ Funding ]

Awards for All Scotland is an easy way for smaller organisations to get small amounts of funding. It is focussed on organisations who have not received a grant from the programme in the last three years. Awards For All Scotland gives groups a chance to apply for a grant of between £500 and £10,000 for projects that aim to help improve local communities and the lives of people most in need. You can apply to Awards For All Scotland if you are a not for profit / voluntary or community group, social enterprise, community council, school or statutory body. We will fund a range of projects which involve bringing local people together, helping people learn, improving local spaces and getting people more active. [ Ongoing Opportunity ]

Posted 20 days ago
By Big Lottery Fund

Opp: Creative Laboratories

From 2017, Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop will be running a second Project Space in the Creative Laboratories, offering a shared space for up to 4 sculptors. Applications / proposals are now invited for this new space. Applications are welcome from artists working within contemporary sculpture practice who wish to work in a shared studio space. Guidelines and Rental Rates The Labs Project Space provides a clean, bright working space, shared between 4 artists, with natural light, sink, and wifi. Work in this space must be conducive to shared working and not have a negative impact on other artists sharing the space (noise, fumes, dust, etc). Artists working in the Labs Project Space can also use the Courtyard and other workspaces at the workshop level (subject to booking and availability). PER QUADRANT: 1 week - £30 per week* 3 months - £100 per month* * Rates include ESW membership. (Additional charges apply: see Info for Artists). All prices include VAT at the current rate 2_Sutherland Hussey_ESW_(c)SHA (full size version) Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop Photo credit: Sutherland Hussey Harris Architects TO APPLY: Complete the attached Proposal Form and email to admin@edinburghsculpture.org* INCLUDE WITH PROPOSAL FORM: · 8 images of your work (jpeg or pdf preferred) · current CV IMPORTANT NOTE: maximum total attachment size per email is 10MB Applications are reviewed by Assistant Director, Gordon Munro who will aim to respond to proposals within 4 weeks of their being received.

Posted 8 months ago
By Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop

Opp: Studio Space

Quarter share (approx 2x2m) of south facing studio 1.10 available immediately. Currently used by 2 painters and 1 textile worker. Similar use preferred. Rent £86.25 pppm. Deposit £67.50. Contact robert.eckhart@gmai.com

Posted 6 months ago
By Robert Eckhart

Deadline 31 December 2017

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Opp: Studio Space

A North facing, two window studio in St. Margaret’s House. We work mostly at our desks and laptops, ideal for quiet activity. £110 per month, inclusive of tax and bills (Internet available for an additional £7.50 per month) Contact Maite on 07905560791 / matpfl@yahoo.es

Posted 6 months ago
By St. Margaret's House

Deadline 31 December 2017

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Opp: Studio Space - Third Share

Claire and I have a space available in our studio as our 3rd person is leaving. It’s available from the 1st of February for £120 per month which includes unlimited internet and the furniture that is in there now (or if you don’t want it we can get rid of it for you). It is approximately 2.5m x 2.5m. Ideally we would like someone who spends time in the studio during the week and enjoys a cosy, homely atmosphere. Contact Kate on 07762 823677 / hello@katecharter.com

Posted 6 months ago
By Kate Charter

Deadline 31 December 2017

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Opp: Studio Space - Half Share

I am a glass artist based at Edinburgh Palette looking for another artist to share with. I have a north facing three window studio ( 5 x 5 mt approx) to share between us two. My studio is on the sixth floor with great views over the sea and Fife and a beautiful and clean northern light. All utilities bills included. Ideal for a maker (jeweller, painter, sculptor, potter or another glass artist), as my studio occasionally might be a bit noisy (grinder, hammering) and dusty. It’s not appropriate for a computer or textile artist. I do work at the studio full time Monday to Friday and would like to find a studio mate more focused on evenings and weekends, but I am open to almost anything! If you are interested please contact me via: Email: moladavid@gmail.com Phone: 07783870658

Posted 6 months ago
By Edinburgh Palette

Deadline 31 December 2017

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Opp: Open Call

Previously called Discover 21, The Wee Theatre is reinventing itself as a creative and inspiring space dedicated to children and young people. The Wee Theatre aims at nurturing work for and by children and young people, aged 0-14. They are currently welcoming all project or classes propositions for our forthcoming programme and would also be happy to accommodate any rehearsal needs from artists looking for a reasonably rated space! For more information visit: https://www.edinburghpalette.co.uk/st-margarets-house/facilities/the-wee-theatre/

Posted 6 months ago
By The Wee Theatre

Deadline 31 December 2017

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Opp: Suite Hire

Situated in our studio in Leith, we have a self contained edit suite which is available for hire. You can book on a daily, weekly, regular or ad hoc dry hire basis and you can also book one of our editors if required. Avid Media Composer / Adobe Premiere Pro / Full HD picture monitoring / Professional waveform monitoring / Studio sound monitoring / Fast FTP upload connection (50 mbit/s) / Easy links to Edinburgh city centre and Leith / On street parking / Sandwich bar on site / Access to kitchen and meeting space / 24 hour access available on request

Posted 4 months ago
By Dangerous Studio

Opp: Office Space in Edinburgh EH8 [4 Offices to Rent]

High quality office accommodation in central Edinburgh (next to Waverley Station) *Four studios newly furnished to accommodate up to three and four people *Upper Calton Road, opposite Waverley Station *Shorter or longer term rental available, on an initial six-month rental period COST: From only £600 + vat pcm inclusive of heating, electricity, phone and cleaning For more information visit: https://www.foundationscotland.org.uk/news/office-space-to-rent/

Posted 4 months ago
By Foundation Scotland