Federation of Scottish Theatre
Federation of Scottish Theatre

Charity registered in Scotland SC014133

FST is the membership and development body for professional dance, opera and theatre in Scotland, bringing the sector together to speak with a collective voice, to share resources and expertise and to promote collaborative working.  FST represents a network of over 200 professional performing arts organisations and practitioners across Scotland, ranging from individual artists and producers, small scale companies, through to large venues and National Performing Companies. 


Current vacancies

Advocacy Lead

  • Part time
  • £34,300 pro-rata
  • Hybrid: Scotland
  • Closing 31st July 2024

Scotland’s membership organisation and sector support body for the performing arts is seeking to recruit a passionate, skilled and dedicated new staff team, including an Advocacy Lead.

This is a time of immense challenge, change, renewal, and opportunity. Working with FST, you’ll play a vital role in the future of this essential part of the cultural sector, as we support and champion the performing arts.

The Advocacy Lead will have a background in one or more of the following: public affairs, advocacy, public relations, communications, or Government affairs. Working closely with the Chief Executive Officer, they will develop and implement a comprehensive advocacy plan to raise the profile of Scottish theatre, dance, and opera, ensure the needs of the sector are effectively communicated to decision-makers, and drive the progression of the plan to have a demonstrable and positive impact on the sector’s visibility, value, and resources.

They will work across five key areas:

  • Research and policy development
  • Stakeholder and member engagement
  • Advocacy planning and activity
  • Strategy development and implementation
  • External communications
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Change Programmes Lead

  • Part time
  • £34,300 pro-rata
  • Hybrid: Scotland
  • Closing 31st July 2024

Scotland’s membership organisation and sector support body for the performing arts is seeking to recruit a passionate, skilled and dedicated new staff team, including a Change Programmes Lead.

This is a time of immense challenge, change, renewal, and opportunity. Working with FST, you’ll play a vital role in the future of this essential part of the cultural sector, as we support and champion the performing arts.

The Change Programmes Lead will have relevant experience working in a similar role, for example, as a producer, in project management, creative learning, programme or event management and/or partnership development. They will play a pivotal role in ensuring FST amplifies our impact by developing more innovative and effective ways to drive change for people in the sector, working across four key areas:

  • Policies and planning
  • Professional and sector development
  • Projects
  • Partnerships
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Digital Marketing Co-ordinator

  • Full time
  • £29,843
  • Hybrid: Scotland
  • Closing 31st July 2024

Scotland’s membership organisation and sector support body for the performing arts is seeking to recruit a passionate, skilled and dedicated new staff team, including a Digital Marketing Co-ordinator.

This is a time of immense challenge, change, renewal, and opportunity. Working with FST, you’ll play a vital role in the future of this essential part of the cultural sector, as we support and champion the performing arts.

The Digital Marketing Co-ordinator will have experience in a marketing or sales environment, or in web development and with a range of digital marketing tools and platforms.

They will co-design, co-ordinate and implement the execution of clear and impactful marketing campaigns across a variety of channels in support of the main areas of FST’s mission: advocacy, connection, and change. The Co-ordinator will work across three key areas:

  • Planning, monitoring and evaluation
  • Marketing and communications
  • Project management
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Membership and Networks Lead

  • Part time
  • £34,300 pro-rata
  • Hybrid: Scotland
  • Closing 31st July 2024

Scotland’s membership organisation and sector support body for the performing arts is seeking to recruit a passionate, skilled and dedicated new staff team, including a Membership and Networks Lead.

This is a time of immense challenge, change, renewal, and opportunity. Working with FST, you’ll play a vital role in the future of this essential part of the cultural sector, as we support and champion the performing arts.

The Membership and Networks Lead will have relevant experience working in a similar role, for example, in marketing or sales, customer relationship management, membership, project or event management.

They will play a vital part in improving the diversity and enhancing the participation of FST’s members through the transformation of our membership model and the ways members connect and engage with FST and with one another.

The Membership and Networks Lead will work across four key areas:

  • Membership development strategy
  • Services and benefits
  • Networks and events
  • Communications and relationship management
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Operations and Finance Co-ordinator

  • Full time
  • £31,229
  • Hybrid: Scotland
  • Closing 31st July 2024

Scotland’s membership organisation and sector support body for the performing arts seeks to recruit a passionate, skilled and dedicated new team, including an Operations and Finance Co-ordinator.

This is a time of immense challenge, change, renewal, and opportunity. Working with FST, you’ll play a vital role in the future of this essential part of the cultural sector, as we support and champion the performing arts.

The Operations and Finance Co-ordinator will have experience of working in operations, finance, accounting or HR, and have strong analytical and problem-solving skills. The Co-ordinator will ensure the smooth functioning and financial well-being of FST. Through co-ordinating and providing comprehensive administrative, operational, and financial support, the post holder will ensure that FST operates efficiently, adheres to sound financial practices, and maintains our reputation as a responsible and financially prudent organisation.

They will work across three key areas:

  • Office and HR Management
  • Planning, finance, budgets, and reporting
  • Governance
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