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Job: Marketing and Communications Officer

Edinburgh University Students’ Association is looking for a Marketing & Communications Officer to join the Marketing & Communications Team. Salary: up to £23,000 per annum Hours: 37.5 hours per week Annual Leave: 35 days per year The Role: The Marketing & Communications Officer is responsible for delivering key on and offline promotions for the Students’ Association’s commercial activity (primarily delivered in our four venues), which includes retail outlets, conferencing facilities, bars, cafes and performance venues, and a large entertainment and events programme - which ranges from music festivals to comedy nights and weekly club nights (like the iconic Big Cheese). The role demands creative flair and up-to-date knowledge of current promotions trends on and offline for club nights, live entertainment and food & drink (including bars). In addition, a professional approach to process, deadlines and internal client support is required. This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated individual looking for a rewarding hands-on marketing role. The positon will require a flexible approach to working events, which may include weekend and evenings. The Person: An enthusiastic, confident, creative and approachable marketeer with demonstrable experience of developing and delivering promotions for paid for services and products in a fast paced environment. The Marketing and Communications Officer is required to produce fast and accurate work, undertaken with a keen eye for detail, and work on multiple projects simultaneously. A person with high expectations of themselves and others, with a passion for detail and the ability to complete projects on time, to a high standard. Application Details For further application details and to download a candidate pack, please visit our Jobs page at Please note that applications by CV will not be accepted. The closing date for applications is 3pm on Monday 21 January Interviews will be held on Wednesday 30 January Further information will be sent to shortlisted candidates. Organisational Information Edinburgh University Students’ Association is an award-winning organisation, which exists to provide diverse services, representation, and welfare support to the community of over 39,500 students at the University of Edinburgh. By providing opportunities, helping to create change and offering support, we're here to help students get the most out of their time at Edinburgh. We have four venues around the University of Edinburgh campus – King’s Buildings, The Pleasance, Potterrow and Teviot Row House – which house our offices, cafés, bars, clubs, spaces for students to meet, study and socialise. We are a registered charity and all of the income we generate from our commercial activity goes back in to supporting our members. Find out more about us here:

Posted 15 days ago
By Edinburgh University Students' Association

Salary 23000
Deadline 21 January 2019

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Job: Creative Placemaking Project Lead

We are looking for a new Creative Placemaking Project Lead to deliver a lasting, transformational, community-led change for Wester Hailes as part of a 36 month project which started in September 2017. Pivotal to the success of this approach is an innovative new Creative Placemaking role. The postholder will work with local residents in the different neighbourhoods of Wester Hailes to develop and deliver a programme of regular creative activities, one-off events, and participatory public art installations that respond to local assets and aspirations. The post holder will be taking over from someone who has been in post since the start of the project. Handover time with the current post holder will be built into the induction for the new post holder. This post is supported by the Big Lottery Fund, ‘Creative, Connected, Community’. Hours of Work: 35 hours per week worked flexibly to meet the demands of the post, including evenings and weekends where required. Contract Length: Fixed term contract February / March 2019 – September / October 2020 Deadline: 13:00 on Tuesday 29th January 2019 Application Process: Apply in writing or by email, enclosing/attaching An up to date CV detailing relevant education and employment experience. A covering letter demonstrating how your skills meet the Essential and Desirable Skills criteria of the job description (see our website). Details of two referees, including at least one previous employer. Please send these to Visit our website below for the full job description.

Posted 13 days ago
By WHALE Arts Agency

Salary 24193
Deadline 21 January 2019

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Job: Engagement & Skills Manager

This is a full-time fixed-term contract for two years, creating a new specialist role to build connections between the Edinburgh Festivals around their community engagement and knowledge sharing projects. This role will help the festivals to engage with more communities and creatives, sustaining Edinburgh's leading festival city position locally and globally, by: • mapping the community engagement opportunities of all the festivals, creating easy to access information to increase awareness of their offers, and extending connections with new areas and new partners across Edinburgh • increasing knowledge sharing on festivals management with creative professionals across Scotland through networking, peer support, information and advice Person Specification: You will have a minimum of three years’ experience in cultural project management and/or the management of engagement programmes, and a good knowledge of the cultural, educational and community sectors in Edinburgh and Lothians. You will be an energetic and enthusiastic professional who combines a natural flair for collaboration with highly developed organisational skills. We are looking for an excellent communicator who has an ability to make everything happen on time, on brief and on budget. To apply: For full details, please visit our website - Please email a CV and covering letter demonstrating your relevant abilities and outlining how your skills and experience meet the person specification to Niall Heseltine, Festivals Edinburgh Administrator, at The closing date for this position is Fri 25 January 5pm

Posted 13 days ago
By Festivals Edinburgh

Job: Performance and Events Officer

Performance and Events Officer ABC04996 Part-time, Permanent – 22.2 hours per week Art Gallery and Cowdray Hall, Schoolhill, Aberdeen Closing Date: 27 January 2019 We are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic Performance and Events Officer to plan and implement a programme of informal participatory events and performance for a wide range of audiences, making use of the venues and collections of Aberdeen Art Gallery and Museums. For informal discussions please contact: Rachel Thibbotumunuwe on 01224 337715 or Deirdre Grant on 01224 523711 To apply go to:

Posted one month ago
By Aberdeen City Council

Salary £12.44 - £14.18 per hour (£23,935 - £27,282 pa pro rata)
Deadline 27 January 2019

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Job: Junior Marketing Executive

Location: Glasgow £18,000 - £20,000+ p/a (dependent on experience) 9-month initial contract (with potential for permanent) Immediate Start Closing date: 28 January 2019, 12 noon Interview date: W/C 4 February 2019 About the Company TheVeganKind is a rapidly growing 2-in-1 business — Europe's largest dedicated Vegan Subscription Box Service which include a monthly Lifestyle Box and bimonthly Beauty Box as well as UK’s leading Online Vegan Supermarket which ships vegan cheese, burgers, steaks, doughnuts and more to thousands of delighted customers in the UK and beyond. They have over 800 five star reviews on Facebook, over 1,600 Feefo reviews on TheVeganKind Supermarket and a total Social Media following of over 350,000+ (TheVeganKind, TheVeganKind Supermarket and Accidentally Vegan UK). TheVeganKind is at the forefront of taking veganism to the masses and making a completely cruelty-free lifestyle feel accessible to all. After tremendous growth in 2018, the company is enjoying continued success and expansion in 2019. TheVeganKind is a family-run business consisting of co-founders Karris and Scott as well as an awesome team of 13 other visionaries who work in the Glasgow office and warehouse environment. More information on their vision, values and products can be found on the company website. The Role Working closely with CEO, Head Buyer & Social Media Manager you will support the implementation of a marketing and communications strategy. The role will have a particular focus on producing digital content for Email Marketing and tracking performance through analytics, plus encouraging engagement with TheVeganKind audience. Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to: Brand • Create awareness of and develop the brand you're marketing • Communicate with target audiences and build and develop customer relationships • Help with marketing plans, advertising, direct marketing and campaigns • Support PR opportunities • Arrange the effective distribution of marketing materials • Develop relationships with key stakeholders both internal and external Copywriting and Content Creation • Assist with copywriting for promotional pieces when required • Produce creative content, including videos, case studies and blog posts • Ad design/content design work as required • Liaise with designers and printers and organise photo shoots Digital Marketing • Create and schedule emails each week, with engaging content, catchy copy and A/B split testing to ensure we are maximising open rates and click through. • Be involved in developing an overall marketing strategy. • Create and schedule push notifications each week. • Own and grow our Affiliate Marketing channel, communicating with existing affiliates regularly and sourcing new ones weekly, helping them get up and running. • Create & co‐ordinate digital content with our Social Media Manager Other • Liaise with magazines and our designer to decide best approach for us when marketing in print format. • Organise and attend events such as conferences, seminars, receptions and exhibitions • Ad hoc market research projects including online surveys when required to support marketing decisions This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing, passionate team who are dedicated to spreading the benefits of a sustainable vegan lifestyle. The role holds tremendous potential for professional development as the right candidate would find themselves as a key team member in this rapidly growing business. Requirements The ideal candidate will be educated to degree level in a marketing/business related subject or be able to demonstrate an interest/experience in marketing or digital creative work. The candidate will have efficient organisational skills and be able to work under their own initiative. To be successful in this role, you will: • Be a team player, though happy to work independently when required • Have strong copywriting skills and an excellent command of both written and spoken English. • Able to adapt communications to suit different audiences • Have excellent attention to detail • Have knowledge and experience of working with Email Service Providers (such as Mail Chimp) • Understand Affiliate Marketing and how to best utilise it’s powers • Have strong Microsoft Office skills i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint • Have some knowledge of Adobe packages e.g. Illustrator, Photoshop, particularly digital & video editing Essential to this role is a firm belief in the values of TheVeganKind and the positive impact that veganism and plant-based living is making to the world. If you are smart, keen, and have a genuine interest in contributing to the marketing and business development efforts of a truly purpose-driven company, then this is the role for you. 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 28 January 2019, 12 noon. Please submit a CV and covering letter through the Adopt An Intern online application form on our website. All applications must be submitted by 12 noon on the closing date. 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 7 days ago
By Adopt An Intern

Salary 20000
Deadline 28 January 2019

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Job: Editor / Motion Designer

We're looking for a junior to mid-level video editor with an interest in motion design. Experience in After Effects and Adobe Creative Suite is a must. ---Role activities--- - Video editing - 2D animation and motion graphics - Audio editing ---Role requirements--- - Experience in video editing - Creating motion graphics and animations - A solid education in design principles and aesthetics - Super organised working files, structure and production workflows - Great team player and willing to push it - Friendly and approachable with a willingness to learn, fail and be part of an award winning in house Creative Production Team - Eagle-eyed attention to detail - Efficiency and being able to pass files between team members with minimal explanation is a must. Interested? Follow the link below>>>

Posted 7 days ago
By Charlie Bell

Job: Careers Service Assistant

Do you want to be part of the team that helps our graduates move into successful employment in the tech industry? CodeClan is Scotland’s award winning digital skills academy, providing a unique 16-week Professional Software Development (PSD) course to help people from all backgrounds to accelerate their career into tech, and accelerate Scotland’s progress in building a high-performing digital economy. We are looking for a Careers Service Assistant to help support CodeClan’s Careers Service Team, namely the Industry Talent Manager, Industry Engagement Manager, Commercial Director and Student Journey Manager to assist in the end to end student journey towards successful employment in the tech industry. This role’s key tasks and responsibilities are to: Support Industry Talent Manager: Support the delivery of CodeClan’s Careers Service helping to provide an effective programme of career preparation for our active students and graduates across both campuses (as required), including: Internal Careers Service workshops, CV preparation and guidance Support with Student and graduate job applications, interview scheduling/feedback Support in recording accurate data and measurable activity across all functions within the Careers and Student placement services Support Industry Engagement Manager and Commercial Director Assist with the coordination and management of key Industry Engagement events and site visits when required Maintain accurate records on CodeClan’s CRM system and online Employer Portal Attend relevant internal and external events and support when needed Careers Service Events Coordination Support the coordination of Careers Service and Partner events including Speed Networking, internal Employer Partner & Alumni talks, Employer recruitment events and other Partner, Student and Graduate events. You’ll ideally have experience in a similar role and bring the following skills and attributes: Key: Strong commercial acumen Previous experience as a recruitment coordinator / administrator (either agency or in-house) Understanding of the end to end recruitment lifecycle Excellent written and verbal communication, confident in front of clients at various levels of seniority and function Good presentation skills Ability to adapt style/approach to suit a wide range of client organisations (SMEs, multinationals, public and private sector as well as broad range of industry sectors) Well organised and methodical in approach to work Desired: Knowledge of the digital technology industry, its processes and terminology Sales experience in a business to business context / Partnerships / Alliances An interest in the technology sector and/or an appreciation/understanding of working in a technical environment An understanding of how technology impacts the wider business sector in Scotland (including Financial and Professional Services, Public Sector organisations etc) Good working knowledge of the business community around Scotland and existing relationships Previous experience in content generation to assist with sales or account management

Posted one month ago
By CodeClan

Opp: Robert Louis Stevenson Fellowship 2019 [ Open for Applicants ]

Supported by Creative Scotland, professional writers living in Scotland have the opportunity to apply for the Robert Louis Stevenson Fellowship 2019. There are four fellowships available. Applications for the 2019 fellowship are currently open. Apply by Wednesday 30 January 2019, midday. Supported by Creative Scotland, we’re delighted to offer professional writers living in Scotland the opportunity to apply for the Robert Louis Stevenson Fellowship 2019. There are four fellowships available, allowing writers to enjoy a month-long residency at the Hôtel Chevillon International Arts Centre at Grez-sur-Loing in France during the months of June, July, August or November. What do the Fellows receive? Each writer will receive a month’s accommodation in a self-catering studio apartment and a stipend of £1,200. Travel costs to and from France will also be paid for. The Fellowship gives writers the time to concentrate on and develop their work and spend time with other artists while living and working in a peaceful and inspiring environment. For further information, please contact or visit the link below >>>

Posted one month ago
By Scottish Book Trust

Job: Technical Manager

Technical Manager Eastgate Theatre & Arts Centre The Eastgate Theatre is looking for a capable and experienced Technical Manager to join the small professional team of this busy multi-arts venue in Peebles. The role will involve responsibility for all technical aspects of live events; hands-on management of lighting, sound, AV and other technical facilities; effective support for visiting companies and other clients to ensure delivery of high quality events; and responsibility for ensuring safe working practices at all times. Candidates should have at least two years’ experience of technical work in a live events environment; good all round technical skills; and thorough knowledge of health and safety requirements and fire regulations. This is a full-time post, averaging 40 hours per week including some weekend and late night working. Applicants should send a CV with covering letter to A full Job Description and Person Specification can be found at For further information please contact Application deadline: Friday 1 February Interviews: to be scheduled between Monday 11 and Monday 18 February

Posted 6 days ago
By Eastgate Theatre, Peebles

Job: Assistant Lighting Designer

A residency place for an woman/female/femme-identifying or non-binary emerging Lighting Designer to assist on one of three National Theatre of Scotland 2019 productions. Applications are now open for a residency place for an emerging Lighting Designer to assist on one of the following National Theatre of Scotland 2019 productions: - Them!: Rehearsing w/c 27 May, 3 Jun, 10 Jun; tech & build w/c 17 Jun - Red Dust Road: Rehearsing w/c 8 Jul, 15 Jul, 22 Jul, 29 Jul; tech 5 Aug - The Panopticon: Rehearsing w/c 30 Sep, 7 Oct, 14 Oct, 21 Oct Production dates are subject to slight change. Applications Open: Wednesday 28 November 2018 Application Deadline: Monday 25 February 2019 at 5pm For more information and to apply for the role, please follow the link below >>>

Posted one month ago
By National Theatre of Scotland

Job: Head of School Communities

Do you want to transform lives through reading and writing? Scottish Book Trust, a national charity, is looking for an experienced Head of School Communities Programme to lead our high profile and creatively excellent programmes delivered in schools. Are you: • an excellent communicator and influencer • skilled at managing high profile external stakeholder relations • knowledgeable about arts, literature and education policy in Scotland • experienced at senior management level • a motivational team leader This is a full time (35 hours per week) permanent position. Please note the interviews are due to take place on Wednesday 25th or Thursday 26th July. For further information and to apply for the role, please follow the link below >>>

Posted 6 months ago
By Scottish Book Trust

Salary £32,000-39,000 (under review
Deadline 16 July 2019

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Job: Advertising Sales Executive

for Scotland’s largest circulation art magazine. Previous media sales experience essential. CV to

Posted 4 months ago
By Artmag

Job: Programme Coordinator

Craft Scotland has an exciting opportunity for an organised and motivated Programme Coordinator to join our passionate team. Based in the creative hub of Leith, Edinburgh, this new role will support Craft Scotland to deliver its new learning programmes for makers, Compass. This role will suit an organised individual who is a resourceful self-starter. Compass is generously supported by the William Grant Foundation and Creative Scotland. You can read more information about Compass on the Craft Journal. This will be a fixed term contract for 12 months from start date in November 2018. This is a part-time role for 21 hours per week, occasional out of hours working and travel might be required. The salary for this position is £17,000 pro-rata. Craft Scotland is an Equal Opportunities Employer. If you have any special requirements to complete your application or in order to attend an interview or have any other questions then please get in touch. Craft Scotland is a Living Wage Employer.

Posted 3 months ago
By Craft Scotland

Job: Freelance Content Translator [ English to German ]

Übersetzer Content Deutsch-Englisch gesucht! Wir von TrekkSoft suchen eine/n Übersetzer/in für Content Deutsch/Englisch. Erhalte einen Einblick in das Content-Team eines SaaS-Unternehmens im Technologie- und Tourismus-Bereich und unterstütze das Team mit der Content-Übersetzung für unsere Akademie. Wir suchen: Übersetzer/in Content vom Englischen ins Deutsche gesucht Übersetzung von Ebooks, Checklisten, Blogposts, Emails, Landingpages, etc. ( Sehr gute Deutsch- und Englisch-Kenntnisse Übersetzungsaufwand pro Monat: ca. 20-25 Stunden Abrechnung auf Freelancer-Basis Du hast Interesse? Dann sende einfach eine E-Mail an und schildere uns kurz (1-2 Sätze), welche Qualifikationen (Sprache DE-EN, Content, etc.) du mitbringst.

Posted 2 months ago
By TrekkSoft Ag

Salary 16
Deadline 04 November 2019

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Job: General Manager

Starcatchers is Scotland’s National Arts and Early Years organisation. We champion world-leading arts and creative experiences for Scotland’s youngest children, aged 0 -5 and their parents, carers and educators that are created by exceptional artists who are inspired to make work for and with this audience. Starcatchers is recognised around the world as being at the forefront of artistic practice for Early Years. We exist to apply the transformational power of the arts to support improved outcomes for our youngest children. Since 2006, we have successfully pioneered methodologies of engaging with and making high quality performances for babies and young children aged 0-5 years and their grown ups in communities across Scotland. We work in partnership with children, families, childcare settings, staff, artists, other Third Sector and arts organisations to deliver an evolving programme of activity that is supported by robust evaluation and research. We are looking for an experienced individual to join our team as our General Manager. This post works across the organisation supporting delivery of Starcatchers’ strategic plan, taking the lead on company management, finance and HR responsibilities. The General Manager will also deputise for the Chief Executive in their absence, ensuring that Starcatchers delivery and objectives continue to be met and opportunities fully explored. This is an exciting opportunity to support a diverse and expanding organisation build on and further develop its ground breaking work across Scotland and internationally. Full details along with a downloadable application form can be found on our website at Applications must be using the application form as CV's will not be accepted. The deadline is 9am on Thursday 6th December and interviews will be held in the week commencing 10th December with an anticipated start date of 7th January 2019.

Posted 2 months ago
By Starcatchers

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 3 years ago
By Knitting For All Ltd