Director of Exhibitions

Salary: c. £50,000, according to experience.
Reporting to: Director, V&A Dundee

The Director of Exhibitions will play a key role in the realisation of V&A Dundee and our future success, delivering a public programme that excites and inspires audiences. As a department head, the post-holder will have two principal responsibilities: to lead the development, planning and implementation of the temporary exhibitions programme (comprising touring exhibitions from the V&A in London, as well as exhibitions generated by V&A Dundee itself); and to lead the realisation and future renewal of the permanent Scottish Design Galleries.

The Director of Exhibitions will have expertise in design (leading our research plan), as well as outstanding project management experience. This is a demanding and highly rewarding position that will play a vital part in the founding of a new institution.

Deadline for applications: no later than 9.00 am, Friday, 1 July 2016.

V&A Museum of Design Dundee is committed to equal opportunities and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

For further information, including how to apply, please click here.


Aberdeen Performing Arts (APA) is a vibrant cultural hub for the North East of Scotland, inspiring, exploring and engaging through live performance and creative projects in our three distinctive city centre venues – His Majesty’s Theatre, the Music Hall and The Lemon Tree.

We are seeking two ambitious, emerging practitioners to join the team of freelance professionals to assist with the delivery of APA’s Engage programme of weekly youth theatre and youth music activity. We are looking for enthusiastic, confident and ambitious people who wish to pursue a career in the performing arts. This is a perfect opportunity to learn and develop skills in the theatre and music industry working with young people and experienced tutors.

There are two freelance positions available, one supporting the youth theatre programme and one supporting the youth music programme

To request more information and a full description of the requirements of the positions and the fees involved please

To apply, please send your CV and a covering letter of no more than one side of A4 which explains why you are applying and what makes you a suitable candidate, to

Deadline: Monday 13 June, 5pm

Artist Opportunity

August 24, 2015

We are looking for a Visual Artist who will work with us to develop and deliver a series of workshops and creative engagements with community groups and schools, including Lochaber High School.

This role will go to someone who is socially engaged, self motivated and who, ideally, has some experience of delivering innovative projects and working with the wider community, specifically young people. This role may be suited to a recent graduate. Applications are welcome from artists who are comfortable working with a range of media, including digital software, photography, music and creative writing.

The appointed Artist will be supported by the wider Room 13 International team and will report to the team’s lead Artist in Residence in Lochaber. The appointed Artist will be self employed and must demonstrate that they have the right to work in the UK.

Hours and fee

The role is based on a 9 month contract, commencing on 1 October 2015 and ended on 30 June 2016. The Artist will be required to work approximately 21 hours per week.

Approx 12 hours of this will be spent working with Lochaber High School. The fee for this work will be £5,616, payable in 9 monthly instalments of £624.00. This equates to £13.00 per hour.

The other 9 hours per week will be spent working with the wider community. These hours will be worked in lieu of the artist’s use of accommodation, which will be provided free for the duration of the contract. Working times will be flexible.

Application process

In the first instance please visit our website to download a full brief or email us at

Artists are then asked to submit a CV, images of up to 6 examples of their artwork and 500 words on how they would approach this brief.

Application should be submitted via email to by 5.00pm on Friday 28th of August 2015.

You will be contacted by 11 September 2015 if you have been successful for interview. Interviews are most likely to take place during the week commencing 24 September 2015. The applicant’s success will be subject to clearance by Disclosure Scotland’s PVG membership scheme.

Location: Highland

For further information, please contact (, or call 07784677672,

The deadline is Friday 28 August 2015 at 09:00.

via Artist Opportunity.

Life with Art are looking to recruit art tutors for their new Charity Arts Centre in Dyce Aberdeen commencing early September 2015.

Approximatly 6 hours per week for a 6 week period (36 hours) and repeated every 3 months.

You will be working with local disability groups, overseeing art sessions with them, this will include a range of techniques and processes.

Interviews will be conducted as soon as possible.

Current PVG essential as well as experience of working with learning disabilities.

For further information please go to

Contact Mel White

LWA Regional Art Coordinator for Scotland


Location: Aberdeen City

For further information, please contact (, or visit

The deadline is Tuesday 25 August 2015 at 17:00.

via Freelance Art Tutor.

Mix ‘N’ Pick Theatre are looking for a group of freelance actors / workshop leaders / children’s entertainers for the continual growth of the company.

This summer we have been performing small scale children’s theatre shows at the Boxsmall Festival in Edinburgh city centre.

We are now looking to create a pool of freelance staff that we can use for corporate events, birthday parties, workshops in schools and to perform in children’s shows around Scotland. At least one year’s experience in this field of work is essential.

Salary will be based on the work offered, starting from £9 an hour.

Actors must have a base in Scotland.

Audition / Interview will include performing a short monologue for children. Immediate work available for the right actors.

All staff must have a PVG.

Send your CV to:

Location: Aberdeen City, Aberdeenshire, Angus, Dundee City, East Lothian, Edinburgh City, Fife, Glasgow City, Perth and Kinross, Stirling, West Lothian

For further information, please contact (, or call 07720861796, or visit

The deadline is Monday 30 November 2015 at 10:05.

via Freelance Staff.

Jobs, Internships and Volunteering at Deveron Arts

Marketing Officer p/t

We are looking for a motivated individual who has an affinity and understanding of our location and our vision to carry out Deveron Arts’ marketing. If you are interested, please read the job description and complete the application form.

Local Programmer f/t

We are looking for a motivated ‘people person’ to carry forward our local programming. A new training postion in events and education through socially engaged art in the local community. The job description and application form are available to download.


Project Intern

Excellent development opportunity for recent graduates with an interest in the operations of a contemporary arts organisation. Suitable for recent graduates. If you are interested in our Project Internships send us a CV and cover letter in the first instance. You can also download the job description here or contact us for more information.

Shadow Curator

An exciting opportunity for an aspiring curator in socially engaged arts. This position is suitable for arts graduates with work experience beyond their studies. Please find here the application pack and application form. Not currently accepting applications.

You can read about past interns and their reports here.

via Opportunities – Deveron Arts.

Lecturer in Digital Marketing (Ref A44674)

Aberdeen Business School – Department of Communication, Marketing & Media

At Aberdeen Business School, we recognise that an understanding of digital media is fundamental to ensure the currency of all our graduates. We plan to further embed the related knowledge, skills and techniques across our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes and need an expert in digital marketing and media to help us realise this vision. ‘Big Data’ has been identified as a strategic priority for the University, and this post will also feed into related work being undertaken in the digital media field in Gray’s School of Art and the School of Computing.

We expect you to have experience of designing and implementing digital strategies, and an understanding of the related tools, technologies and knowledge base. As a member of staff in the Department of Communication, Marketing and Media, you will be involved in the related delivery across various undergraduate and postgraduate courses in the Business School and a member of the course team for the new MSc Digital marketing. You will also be expected to contribute to the research agenda, with related output and contribution to research funding bids and projects.

You might currently be working in the digital media/marketing industry or in a related teaching and research capacity. We’re in the business of changing lives, developing students into highly employable graduates. This is your opportunity to be part of that amazing journey and join our 1500 colleagues who already enjoy the vibrant community, richly rewarding work and lifestyle afforded by generous holidays (46 days per annum) and flexible working options. We’re happy to consider part time applications to allow you to maintain your expertise in the industry.

And while you develop your career, we’ll be looking after your future, with generous pension contributions and state of the art facilities at our stunning riverside campus at Garthdee.

There are a restricted number of certificates of sponsorship available in the UK and there is no guarantee that University would be able to obtain one should the successful candidate require one.

Salary: £38511-£45954

Position Type: Full-time , Permanent

Relocation assistance will be available for this post

Closing Date: 18 May 2015

Interviewing : 29 May 2015

A Disclosure will be requested for the successful applicant

via RGU: Job Summary.

North East Scotland College is leading the way in excellence. Our students deserve the best and we are continually seeking the best candidates to lead us into the future. In return for your expertise we offer competitive salary and benefits package including generous annual leave entitlement, pension, non–cash benefits including bike to work and childcare voucher schemes, free access to gym and exercise classes, Occupational Health services and much more.

We currently have the following opportunities available:

Job Vacancies

via Job Vacancies and Recruitment at North East Scotland College.

Board Member – Creative Scotland


Creative Scotland is the public body responsible for supporting the arts, screen and creative industries across Scotland. We distribute funding from the Scottish Government and The National Lottery. We also influence attitudes, behaviours and policies that help creative people  to thrive. Our goal is to unlock potential and embrace ambition throughout Scotland’s creative community.


We are looking for new members to join our Board – the group responsible for overseeing and challenging the work we do. You do not need previous experience of serving on a board. With professional experience in Scotland’s creative sector, your insight could make you an ideal candidate. We particularly need people who will bring to the Board a practical knowledge of the creative sector  in Scotland, with an understanding of how Scottish arts can progress internationally. We are also looking for people with a particular knowledge or understanding of ethnic minority communities, as this will help us ensure our work reflects a diverse nation.


In addition to passion for the arts, we expect you to demonstrate a range of personal qualities and skills. A collaborative individual with excellent listening and communication skills, you have the confidence to challenge and debate proposals and issues in a constructive way. Comfortable considering the ‘big picture’ and thinking long-term, you are also able to balance various considerations and make informed decisions.


In the interests of achieving a balanced and representative Board  applications are particularly welcome  from people currently under represented on Scotland’s public bodies such as women,  disabled people and people aged under 50.

Scottish Government – Public Appointments.

Creative Project Co-ordinator

32 hours per week

Maternity cover

Fixed term until May 2016

Aberdeen City Council’s Creative Learning Team aims to improve outcomes for individuals and communities through the arts, culture and creativity.

We are seeking a Creative Project Co-ordinator to instigate, plan and implement a range of projects, events and activities to meet the priorities of the team and broader service, alongside other team members in similar roles. You should have strong project management skills and have experience of developing partnerships, managing budgets, securing resources and managing project staff. This post have an emphasis on project management and do not include direct delivery of arts activities.

This maternity cover is for the remit of Expressive Arts in school which involves working with colleagues in Education and partners across the city to advocate for and improve provision of Expressive Arts in schools.

via Creative Project Co-ordinator – Aberdeen City Council | myjobscotland.