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We are looking for enthusiastic individuals to join the Conservatoire. We are unique in the UK as we offer training in all of the performance disciplines and, as you’d maybe expect, we demand the same high standard from our staff as we do of our students. If you are someone who isn’t fazed by a demanding, intense and passionate environment.

How to apply: All applications should be completed on the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland Application Form which can be downloaded here.

Please note that we are unable to accept CVs for any of our vacancies.

Completed applications can be emailed to humanresources@rcs.ac.uk or posted to the HR department, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, 100 Renfrew Street, Glasgow, G2 3DB.


 

Communications Assistant

Full-Time – 1 year Fixed Term

Salary scale: £16,584 – £18,573 per annum

 

We are: looking for an enthusiastic individual to provide assistance to the Communications Department on a 1 year, fixed term contract. You will be required to work in line with our marketing and communications strategies, to maximise student recruitment and raise the profile of the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.

We are really quite unique: we are Scotland’s only Conservatoire, offering high quality specialist training in drama, dance, music, production and screen. With more than 500 public events each year, reaching around 50,000 audience members, we are one of Scotland’s busiest performance venues. From lunchtime concerts, opera tours, Shakespearean festivals to world premieres and new works of all kinds, we cover a panorama of cultural genres.

You are: someone who won’t be fazed by a demanding, intense and fast paced environment. You are someone who can publicise our range of performances, multi-task, think outside the box.

You will: review, update and maintain the website, produce print and eflyers, maintain listings; update social media; review and benchmark competitor information; maintain the Conservatoire’s database of networks; work with the Conservatoire photographer to source images and manage the photography database and assist with the running of marketing and recruitment events including Open Days.

You must have: a marketing (or relevant) degree or appropriate level of education; knowledge of CMS, preferably WordPress; knowledge of Raiser’s Edge; knowledge and experience of student recruitment communications. In addition to this, you should have a flexible approach to your workload, excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to deal with changing work priorities whilst working accurately to strict deadlines.

Communications Assistant – Job Description

Communications Assistant – Terms and Conditions

Closing Date: Friday 26th September 2014

Interview Date: Wednesday 8th October 2014

 

 

Assistant Human Resources Advisor

Permanent – Full Time

Salary scale: £19,113 – £22,092 per annum

 

We are: a small but incredibly busy HR team. As part of a team of three Assistant HR Advisors, you will balance the administrative needs of a busy front facing HR department with your own individual areas of expertise and development. This will include covering the HR enquiries desk for some of your week, dealing with all manner of general enquiries, but will also include managing your own recruitment campaigns, dealing with employee relations issues, contractual process and staff development. You will work closely with the Deputy Director of HR and the HR Advisor to ensure that the service meets the needs of our vibrant organisation

This role is the ideal stepping stone for an HR professional looking to make the jump from an administrative role to an advisory role. It presents a great opportunity to grow as an HR generalist together with exciting links to equality and diversity; wellbeing; health and safety activities and sustainability.

You are: a competent HR Assistant/Administrator who wishes to expand the skills you have already established, as well as try out new areas. The role will be varied and you will be exposed to all areas of the HR function therefore experience in a broad HR administration role is essential.

You must have: previous experience of dealing with recruitment and contractual processes, HR administrative support and be able to communicate well with staff, students and the public alike. You will thrive on the challenge of picking up new systems of working very quickly, using your creativity and initiative to provide the best possible service to our staff. Confidence, resilience and the ability to think on your feet will be vital to your success.

Assistant HR Advisor – job description

Assistant HR Advisor – Terms and Conditions

Closing date: Monday 29th September 2014 at 5pm

Interview date: TBC

 

 

External Engagements Coordinator

Full Time, Permanent

Salary scale: £19,113 – £22,092 per annum

 

We are: looking for an individual to coordinate all aspects of the engagement of our students from booking, coordination and client aftercare to facilitating employment opportunities for students and generating income for the Conservatoire. You will maintain and develop relationships with a wide range of external agencies with a view to enhancing employment opportunities and engagements which will raise the profile of the Conservatoire and its students.

Specifically, you will be responsible for registering student performers, paying particular attention to international student visa restrictions, and preparing contracts relating to each engagement. You will ensure that an accurate record system is maintained relating to all external engagements including payroll, purchase order systems and invoice processing.

You are: someone who won’t be fazed by a demanding, intense and passionate environment. This is a busy role – you will be required to work accurately and effectively to strict deadlines and maintain a confident and calm attitude under pressure whilst working with minimum supervision. Dealing with confidential information is a key aspect of this role and you will be required to maintain confidentiality.

You must have: demonstrable event and project management experience as well as the ability to communicate articulately at all levels. You will have a good working knowledge of Office IT packages as well as previous experience of financial tracking and monitoring. If you’ve worked in a Higher Education or performing arts environment before then this would also be an advantage but equally we value new thinking, fresh approaches and innovative ways of doing things.

There may be a requirement for occasional external working and out of hours and weekends to fulfil this post.

Job Description – External Engagements Coordinator

Terms and Conditions – External Engagements Coordinator

Closing Date: 3rd October 2014

Interview Date: TBC

 

 

Senior Tutor/Producer – Short Courses

Maternity Cover (1 year, Fixed Term)

Salary Scale: £23,460 – £28,821 per annum

 

We are: looking for a Senior Tutor/Producer to work in the busy Short Courses department on a one year, fixed term, maternity cover contract.

You are: someone who won’t be fazed by a demanding, intense and passionate environment. We offer a broad range of short courses across a wide range of art-forms, ages and stages including weekly classes, specialist study, summer schools, professional development, learning events and special projects and the post-holder is required to facilitate students and tutors across our provision.

You must have: excellent project management skills. Our subject areas include dance, drama, music, production, screen and teaching skills, and you will be required to provide support, guidance and leadership to the students and to the part-time hourly paid tutors during their work in a curriculum, production, workshop and project-based context. You must be able to organise and prioritise your own work, co-ordinate and monitor the budget and liaise and communicate effectively with Short Courses administration and production staff in the delivery of the programme.

Previous teaching experience and project management skills are essential, as is knowledge of the performing arts.

Job Description – Short Courses Senior Tutor and Producer

Terms and Conditions – Short Courses Senior Tutor and Producer

Closing Date: 8th October 2014

Interview Date: 22nd October 2014

 

 

Short Courses Coordinator (Maternity Cover)

0.6FTE / 21 hours per week

9 Months, Fixed Term

Salary Scale: £14,076 – £17,293 per annum

 

We are: seeking an enthusiastic individual to work within a small team of co-ordinators, administrators and apprentices.

You will: undertake a central role within the Short Courses team, co-ordinating the relationships and communications between the administrative team, the Programme Development team, Widening Access and Participation colleagues and Marketing, Finance, Academic and other support departments.

Your role will focus upon evolution and support for credit-rated short courses, the Junior Conservatoire of Dance, Drama, Production and Screen, RCS summer schools, blended learning and placements, apprenticeships and internships.

You will co-ordinate a high volume of tasks relating to key aspects of the Short Courses programme and communications including customer care, promotional activities, operational policies and procedures, budgeting, finance, reporting, contracting staff and booking venues.

You must have: a good standard of education, ideally to degree level, or have equivalent practical experience. Experience in co-ordination and customer care role is vital as is experience of project management and reporting. Experience of line managing, supervising and staff performance will be required. A key element of the role is co-ordinating traditional and digital marketing activities and producing promotional materials therefore some exposure to this area of work will be essential.

The ability to prioritise and handle heavy workloads through efficient use of organisational skills and team-working is essential.

Regular evening and weekend working are a prerequisite of this post.

Job Description -Short Courses Coordinator (Maternity Cover)

Terms and Conditions – Short Courses Coordinator (Maternity Cover)

Closing Date: 10th October 2014

Interview Date: 27th October 2014

 

 

 

Download the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland Application Form here.

Completed applications can be emailed to humanresources@rcs.ac.uk or posted to the HR department, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, 100 Renfrew Street, Glasgow, G2 3DB.