National Youth Orchestras of Scotland
National Youth Orchestras of Scotland

Charity registered in Scotland SC015482

NYOS works with young musicians aged 8-25 living or studying in Scotland or with Scottish connections. Our activity takes place in locations across Scotland and provides foundational group music-making opportunities, inspirational orchestral experiences, and advanced artistic and career skills development. All our programmes are designed to develop musical, personal and social skills which have lifelong benefits, whatever the young person’s chosen career path.

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Administration Officer

  • Full time
  • £22,000 – £26,000
  • Glasgow (On site)
  • Closing 11th April 2024

Are you a confident, self-starting individual who is able to manage a varied workload? As a key team player, you will be able to contribute and enthusiastically deliver essential office administration requirements.

NYOS is currently seeking an Administration Officer as part of our Finance and Administration Team.

The Administration Officer will work closely with our Head of Finance and Administration to ensure that the wider NYOS team is supported to effectively deliver our work. The role will support the wider organisation to operate efficiently through the development and implementation of key new systems while maintaining and supporting ongoing operations.

It is an exciting time to work for NYOS as we build on an amazing legacy and develop new plans. We are looking for an Administration Officer who shares our ambitions and values and wants to be part of a small, friendly team that takes pride in nurturing and celebrating Scotland’s outstanding young musicians.

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Administration Officer

  • Full time
  • £22,000 – £26,000
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 17th August 2023

ABOUT NYOS

NYOS nurtures and celebrates outstanding classical youth music-making, with a vision for all Scotland’s communities to share in its social, personal and cultural benefits. Through our three programme strands - NYOS Engage, NYOS Ensembles and NYOS Futures – we offer accessible, co-created projects, world-class orchestral training and performances, and unique career development opportunities. Our work is delivered by internationally renowned artists and exceptional tutors. Creativity, ambition, community and fun are fundamental to all we do.

For over 40 years, NYOS has supported Scotland’s promising young musicians through a dynamic programme of residential training courses, national and international concert tours with leading soloists and conductors, and workshops for a wide range of abilities in communities throughout the country.

NYOS provides ensemble experiences for students from age 8 upwards and is committed to providing outstanding opportunities at a national level. We recognise the wider holistic benefits of musicmaking which develop the life skills of our participants, and above all the importance of creating a welcoming, structured, and fun environment for our players to flourish alongside their peers, regardless of their race, ethnicity, or identity.

Underpinning our work is a strong commitment to removing barriers to participation to ensure that no young person misses out on the opportunity to participate in a NYOS project due to their personal circumstances. Embedding this ethos throughout our programme is of paramount importance to us.

ROLE

The Administration Officer role is designed to enable NYOS to operate efficiently. The post-holder will report directly to the Head of Finance and Administration and will work closely with them to provide administrative support across NYOS departments.

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Marketing & Communications Manager

  • Full time or Part time
  • £29,000 – £33,000
  • Based in Glasgow head office, with possible partial home-working following discussion
  • Closing 26th July 2023

NYOS is seeking a Marketing and Communications Manager to lead on the development and delivery of NYOS’s marketing, communications, and PR functions to enhance engagement with current and future stakeholders. Overseeing management of the organisation’s digital, print, and press output to effectively deliver promotional campaigns, implement our brand profile, and increase the awareness and reputation of the organisation.

The Marketing & Communications Manager role is a key role within our dynamic and forward-thinking team, and will work alongside colleagues and senior managers to implement NYOS’s new strategic plan. The role will develop our brand and communications to promote the strength and breadth of NYOS’s work, developing audiences and connections with a diverse range of communities. Through a creative marketing strategy, aligned with our values, they will support our mission to nurture, celebrate and widen access to outstanding classical youth music-making, inspiring young people to realise their potential.

It is an exciting time to work for NYOS as we build on an amazing legacy and develop new plans, including a move to more accessible office premises later this year. We are looking for a Marketing & Communications Manager who shares our ambitions and values and wants to be part of a small, friendly team that takes pride in nurturing and celebrating Scotland’s outstanding young musicians.

NYOS is committed to finding the very best candidate for this role and to growing the diversity of the organisation. We particularly encourage applications from disabled people, neurodiverse people, LGBTQI+, Black, Asian and other global majority backgrounds, care leavers, and those residing in an area of social and economic deprivation as measured by postcode on the Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivations (SIMD).

Contract: Permanent, full time (part time may be considered), starting as soon as possible.

Reporting to: Director of Engagement

NYOS do not have a sponsorship licence and as such applications will only be considered from those who have the right to work in the UK.

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Head of Finance and Administration

  • Full time
  • £40,000 – £45,000
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 1st June 2023

The Head of Finance and Administration will play a key role within NYOS, ensuring that our strategic objectives and operational delivery models are founded on sound financial planning and controls, that our systems and processes are effective and robust, and that our people are well supported. The post holder will be responsible for oversight of all finance and administration processes, including financial management and reporting as well as human resources management. As a member of the Senior Management Team, the Head of Finance and Administration will oversee all NYOS’s systems and processes and will liaise across all areas of the organisation including the Board, as well as with external stakeholders.

It is an exciting time to work for NYOS as we develop new plans, including a move to more accessible office premises later this year. We are looking for Head of Finance and Administration who shares our ambitions and values and wants to be part of a small, friendly team that takes great pride in nurturing and celebrating the achievements of Scotland’s young musicians.

NYOS is committed to finding the very best candidate for this role and to growing the diversity of the organisation. We particularly encourage applications from people with disabilities, LGBTQI+, Black, Asian and other global majority backgrounds, care leavers, and those residing in an area of social and economic deprivation as measured by postcode on the Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivations (SIMD).

Contract: Permanent, full time (part time may be considered), starting as soon as possible.

Reporting to: Chief Executive

Line Managing: Administration Manager

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Administration Manager and PA to CEO

  • Full time or Part time
  • £24,000 – £28,000
  • Based in Glasgow head office, with possible partial home-working following discussion.
  • Closing 1st June 2023

NYOS is seeking to appoint an Administration Manager and PA to CEO. This is a key role designed to support the effective administration of all NYOS’ delivery, reporting to the Head of Operations and Finance, line-managing the Administration Officer, and working closely with the CEO.

It is an exciting time to work for NYOS as we develop new plans, including a move to more accessible office premises later this year. We are looking for an Administration Manager who shares our ambitions and values and wants to be part of a small, friendly team that takes great pride in nurturing and celebrating the achievements of Scotland’s young musicians.

NYOS is committed to finding the very best candidate for this role and to growing the diversity of the organisation. We particularly encourage applications from people with disabilities, LGBTQI+, Black, Asian and other global majority backgrounds, care leavers, and those residing in an area of social and economic deprivation as measured by postcode on the Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivations (SIMD).

Contract: Permanent, full time (part time may be considered), starting as soon as possible.

Reporting to: Head of Operations and Finance with dotted line to Chief Executive.

Line Managing: Administration Officer

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Administration Officer

  • Part time
  • £19,900 – £21,000 pro-rata
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 2nd December 2022

This new role comes at an exciting time for NYOS as, under the guidance of a new Chief Executive, we are undertaking a full strategic review to plan how NYOS will continue to provide world-class musical training for young people in Scotland.

NYOS is overseen by a non-executive Board of Directors and the management team currently consists of five full-time and four part-time members of staff. Please see link to our organisational chart below for details. Each year we also work with numerous freelance conductors, soloists, workshop leaders, professional tutors, and pastoral support workers to deliver our programmes.

Role Overview

The Administration Officer is a new role designed to enable NYOS to operate efficiently. The post-holder will report directly to the Administration Manager and will work closely with them to provide administrative support across NYOS departments.

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Top job! Director of Engagement

  • Full time
  • £40,000 – £45,000
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 16th September 2022

The National Youth Orchestras of Scotland (NYOS) is seeking to appoint a Director of Engagement. This is a new role designed to help embed inclusive practice at the heart of our work and to broaden and diversify our membership and programme, creating positive, sustainable, inclusive opportunities for a wide range of young musicians to play their part in the NYOS community and to thrive through group music-making. The Director of Engagement will be key to supporting NYOS through a period of development and will contribute to the development and implementation of a new five-year strategic plan.

You will be a confident, forward-thinking leader with experience of producing and evaluating creative programmes. You will be passionate about creating spaces for young people to thrive, comfortable with reflective practice, and keen to learn as we develop new ways of working. As a team player you will have a track record of collaborative partnership working and enthusiasm for and commitment to youth music of all cultures.

NYOS is committed to finding the very best candidate for this role and to growing the diversity of the organisation. We particularly encourage applications from people with disabilities, LGBTQI+, Black, Asian and other global majority backgrounds, care leavers, and those residing in an area of social and economic deprivation as measured by postcode on the Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivations (SIMD)

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Ensembles Co-ordinator

  • Full time or Part time
  • £20,000
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 4th March 2022

NYOS provides world-class classical and jazz tuition to young people aged between 8 and 25 through a comprehensive pathway of orchestras, jazz bands, training ensembles, and an expansive outreach programme. We work with around 600 of Scotland’s most promising young musicians each year.

For more information, please visit nyos.co.uk

ROLE OVERVIEW

Reporting to the Head of Ensembles, the Ensembles Co-ordinator will support the Ensembles Team of three with the planning and assisting of operations of NYOS ensembles and outreach activity, including residential courses, concerts, and a variety of other projects.

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Top job! Head of Finance

  • Part time
  • £40,000 – £45,000 pro-rata
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 4th March 2022

National Youth Orchestras of Scotland

NYOS provides world-class classical and jazz tuition to young people aged between 8 and 25 through a comprehensive pathway of orchestras, jazz bands, training ensembles, and an expansive outreach programme. We work with around 600 of Scotland’s most promising young musicians each year.

Role Overview

Reporting to the Chief Executive, the Head of Finance will play a key role within our organisation, helping to develop and implement a new organisational strategy and ensuring that our strategic objectives and operational delivery models are founded on robust financial planning and sound financial controls. As a member of the Senior Management Team the Head of Finance will oversee the organisation’s financial management and liaise across all areas of the organisation including with the Board, staff, and external stakeholders.

KEY Terms and Conditions

• Salary range: £40K-£45K (pro rata)

• Part-time, 21 hours per week, permanent role

• Normal working hours: 0900 to 1700 Monday to Friday with a 1-hour lunch break

• Evening and weekend work as required for which overtime is not paid, but for which a TOIL policy is in operation

• Based in Glasgow head office, with possible partial home-working facility following discussion

• Holiday allowance of 22 days annual leave (pro rata), 12 public holidays (pro rata)

Reporting to: Chief Executive

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Finance Officer

  • Part time
  • £25,000 – £30,000 pro-rata
  • Based in Glasgow head office, with possible partial home-working facility following discussion
  • Closing 25th February 2022

National Youth Orchestras of Scotland

NYOS provides world-class classical and jazz tuition to young people aged between 8 and 25 through a comprehensive pathway of orchestras, jazz bands, training ensembles, and an expansive outreach programme. We work with around 600 of Scotland’s most promising young musicians each year.

Role Overview

Reporting to the Head of Finance, the Finance Officer will provide transactional and operational support to the day-to-day financial accounting for the finance function. The Finance Officer supports the organisation’s financial management, budgeting, payroll, and reporting, and liaises across all areas of the organisation.

Key Terms and Conditions

• Salary range: £25-£30K (pro rata)

• Part-time, 21 hours per week, permanent role

• Normal working hours: 0900 to 1700 Monday to Friday with a 1-hour lunch break

• Evening and weekend work as required for which overtime is not paid, but for which a TOIL policy is in operation

• Based in Glasgow head office, with possible partial home-working facility following discussion

• Holiday allowance of 22 days annual leave (pro rata), 12 public holidays (pro rata)

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