Vacancies 

 

Marketing Officer
Marketing and Communications

Permanent, Full Time (35 hours per week)

Salary Scale: £26,480–£32,502  per annum  

 

We are: looking for an experienced, skilled and enthusiastic Marketing Officers to join the busy Marketing and Communications team at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.

As Scotland’s national conservatoire, ranked fifth in the world for performing arts education, we offer high quality specialist training in music, drama, dance, production, film and education. We are one of Scotland’s busiest performance venues offering concerts, festivals, world premieres and new works of all kinds, across many genres. We work in partnership with national companies, including the National Theatre of Scotland, Scottish Opera and Scottish Ballet, to provide students with the very best learning experiences.

You will: play a vital role in maintaining and enhancing the reputation of the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland on a global scale through the delivery of robust and creative marketing campaigns.

The Marketing and Communications team works with every department across RCS so you can expect to be immersed in many creative projects.

You will be responsible for a range of activity – from the creation of publications to the promotion of performances and degree programmes – and you will work with colleagues across the team and the Conservatoire to create and deliver successful marketing plans.

You are: a creative and confident marketer and communicator who enjoys using your skills to create new and exciting multi-platform campaigns.

You’ll be able to co-ordinate and project manage campaigns, and work with colleagues to draw on their expertise and ideas to create the best possible printed and digital marketing materials that reflect the brand and reputation of RCS.

You will be skilled in delivering digital communications, including writing, planning and evaluating social media and email marketing campaigns, to grow online audiences.

Job Description – Marketing Officer

Terms and Conditions – Marketing Officer

At the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland we are committed to improving representation to the benefit of students, staff and our wider community. While we will be recruiting to this post on merit, we are particularly keen to encourage applications from appropriately experienced candidates from a minority ethnic background.

If you would like to apply for the Marketing Officer role, please complete our online application form, which can be found here; RCS Online Application Form. If you have any difficulties then please complete this version: Royal Conservatoire of Scotland Application Form and email to us at vacancies@rcs.ac.uk

Closing date for applications: Sunday 16 October 2022 at 11pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Marketing and Communications Manager
Marketing and Communications

Full Time (35 hours per week)
Salary Scale: £39,966 – £47,717 per annum

 

We are looking for an experienced Marketing and Communications Manager to lead the busy Marketing and Communications team at Scotland’s world-leading performing arts education institution.

You will play a vital role in ensuring that the work and impact of RCS’s extraordinary creative community is shared effectively with audiences important to us, including prospective students and our diverse range of stakeholders here in Scotland, across the UK and internationally. You’ll lead a skilled and dynamic team delivering creative campaigns and a range of marketing and communications services for internal clients from across RCS. You’ll be responsible for deploying team resources and budgets effectively and in line with the Conservatoire’s strategic goals.

You are a confident leader who thrives in a fast-paced creative environment. You will have experience of working as part of and leading teams in a cross-disciplinary environment. You are dynamic, flexible and enjoy working across a range of projects simultaneously. Your skills mean you will enjoy collaborating effectively with colleagues to develop and deliver creative and impactful work.

You must have an excellent working knowledge of how to engage audiences through a range of channels, from traditional print through to digital communications, including social media and a substantial website. You’ll be experienced in leading and developing a team. You must be an excellent writer, communicator, solution-finder and collaborator.

Job Description – Marketing and Communications Manager

Terms and Conditions – Marketing and Communications Manager

At the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland we are committed to improving representation to the benefit of students, staff and our wider community. While we will be recruiting to this post on merit, we are particularly keen to encourage applications from appropriately experienced candidates from a minority ethnic background.

If you would like to apply for the Marketing and Communications Manager role, please complete our online application form, which can be found here; RCS Online Application Form. If you have any difficulties then please complete this version: Royal Conservatoire of Scotland Application Form and email to us at vacancies@rcs.ac.uk

Closing date for applications: Tuesday 11th October at 12pm

 

 

 

 

HR Business Partner (Academic Services)

Full Time, Permanent

Salary scale: £34,475 – £39,966 per annum

The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland is a world-class centre of excellence in performing arts education and this is an exciting time to play your part in our HR team.

You will provide HR advice and guidance on a wide range of activities, including but not limited to: recruitment, workforce planning, recruitment & selection, employee relations, performance management, reward & recognition, staff development, health & wellbeing, change management, policy management, and employee engagement.

Working in collaboration with the academic leadership teams you will proactively identify and resolve any people capacity or capability issues that inhibit performance and student achievement, whilst coaching leaders to resolve any issues.

To be effective within the role you will need to be able to demonstrate extensive and proven experience of resolving complex HR matters and have experience of engaging with and influencing senior stakeholders to improve people performance.

This role will work in collaboration with the Director and Deputy Director of HR to design and implement organisation-wide people initiatives and will have line management responsibility within the HR function.

This is an exciting, rewarding and varied role, but you will need to enjoy a fast-paced challenge at a time of change. Proven HR team leadership experience is essential alongside generalist HR knowledge and experience.

We will coach you to understand the complexities of the Higher Education sector, so candidates from all sectors that believe that they have the required skills & values are encouraged to apply. The role will have the option to work flexibly.

This is a full-time permanent position however we are open to candidates interested in a secondment opportunity. For an informal conversation about the role, please contact j.preston@rcs.ac.uk

Job Description – HR Business Partner (Academic Services)

Terms and Conditions – HR Business Partner (Academic Services)

At the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland we are committed to improving representation to the benefit of students, staff and our wider community. While we will be recruiting to this post on merit, we are particularly keen to encourage applications from appropriately experienced candidates from a minority ethnic background.

If you would like to apply for the HR Business Partner (Academic Services) role, please complete our online application form, which can be found here; RCS Online Application Form. If you have any difficulties then please complete this version: Royal Conservatoire of Scotland Application Form and email to us at vacancies@rcs.ac.uk

Closing date for applications: Monday 10th October at 12pm

 

 

 

Research and Knowledge Exchange Administrator

Research and Knowledge Exchange

(Permanent 0.6 FTE)

£22,184 – £25,021, pro rata

We are: looking to appoint an experienced Administrator within the Conservatoire’s department of Research and Knowledge Exchange

You will: be expected to support students and staff in this lively department by undertaking a wide range of activities, supporting the administration of our doctoral and Masters programmes, administering research and KE finances, liaising with artists, academics and administrators within and beyond the Conservatoire, and ensuring the smooth and effective operation of the department.

You should: be highly organised, thorough and detail-oriented, with the personal capacities to work within a creative team. You will have a good understanding of what it takes to support students and researchers, and good communication skills, both written and verbal. You will have experience of financial administration and of dealing with a wide range of stakeholders.

Job Description – RKE Administrator 2022

 At the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland we are committed to improving representation to the benefit of students, staff and our wider community. While we will be recruiting to this post on merit, we are particularly keen to encourage applications from appropriately experienced candidates from a minority ethnic background.

Closing Date: Wednesday 5th October 2022

If you would like to apply for the RKE Administrator role, please complete our online application form, which can be found here; RCS Online Application Form. If you have any difficulties then please complete this version: Royal Conservatoire of Scotland Application Form and email to us at academicserviceshr@rcs.ac.uk

 

 

 

Lecturer in Musicianship – Early Years

Junior Conservatoire

Part Time – Maternity Cover, Fixed Term

£37.81 per hour

We are: looking to appoint an experienced and passionate Lecturer in Musicianship to provide high-quality, beginner level musicianship  training for pre -school  children  through small class  lessons.  To offer the best opportunities to enhance their musical interests and develop new skills in an inspiring and supportive environment.

We are really quite unique: The Junior Conservatoire engages with students from a wide range of backgrounds enabling them to develop their music making skills by participating in an ambitious programme of teaching and learning within the Junior Conservatoire setting.

You are:  highly motivated, inspiring, dynamic and someone who thrives in a busy educational environment.

You must have:  relevant professional experience in music as an instrumental teacher and performer, excellent communication skills and an interest in the development of young people’s potential, along with knowledge and experience of arts education.

This post will involve 30 weekends of teaching in each academic year.

Lecturer in Early Years Musicianship – Job Description

PTHP Lecturer in Early Years Musicianship – Terms & Conditions

If you would like to apply for the Fixed Term Lecturer in Early Years Musicianship role, please complete our online application form, which can be found here; RCS Online Application Form. If you have any difficulties then please complete this version: Royal Conservatoire of Scotland Application Form and email to us at vacancies@rcs.ac.uk

Closing date for applications: 3 October 2022

Interviews to be held: 12/13 October 2022

 

 

 Music Centre Upper Strings Tutors

Junior Conservatoire

Part-time, Permanent

£24.84 per hour

We are: looking to appoint experienced and passionate Tutors who specialise in the following disciplines:

  • Upper Strings (Armadale Centre, Livingston, West Lothian) and also for (Stirling)

You will teach students at one of our Music Centre locations which forms an important part of the highly acclaimed Junior Conservatoire music course offering. Lessons take place for young musicians aged 8 – 18 years, keen to develop their instrumental, practical musicianship and ensemble music making skills.

We are really quite unique: The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland’s Junior Conservatoire is committed to widening access and opportunities for children and young people across Scotland, implementing successful initiatives aimed at increasing music participation by young people regardless of background.

You are:  highly motivated, inspiring, dynamic and someone who thrives in a busy educational environment.

You must have: relevant professional experience in music as an instrumental teacher and performer, excellent communication skills and an interest in the development of young people’s potential, along with knowledge and experience of arts education.

This post will involve 30 weekends of teaching in each academic session.

PTHP Music Centre Upper Strings – Terms & Conditions

Music Centre Tutors – Job Description (upper strings)

If you would like to apply for the Upper Strings Tutor, Music Centres role, please complete our online application form, which can be found here; RCS Online Application Form. If you have any difficulties then please complete this version: Royal Conservatoire of Scotland Application Form and email to us at vacancies@rcs.ac.uk

Closing date for applications: 3 October 2022       Interviews to be held 12/13 October 2022

 

 

 

 

IT Manager

Information Technology

Full Time (35 hours per week), Permanent

£39,966 – £47,717 per annum

We are: seeking an IT Manager who will successfully manage the operational development and maintenance of the RCS IT systems & services, ensuring best practices are met, value for money is achieved and the optimum performance of systems and services are ensured. This role also has responsibility for the management and development of the IT Support and Development Teams

You are: someone who won’t be fazed by a demanding, intense and fast paced environment providing support across the RCS.

You will: undertake the management and development of IT support and development staff, project manage Conservatoire Technology projects across all departments, assess services and systems and make recommendations on system & service procurement.  Further to this, you will provide support and advice for IT developments in all areas of RCS operations.

You must have: degree in Information Technology, Information Systems or Computer Science, expert knowledge and experience of technical networks and network management tools  and the ability to manage, motivate and mentor IT staff to achieve high performance

Job Description – IT Manager

Terms and Conditions – IT Manager

If you would like to apply for the IT Manager role, please complete our online application form, which can be found here; RCS Online Application Form. If you have any difficulties then please complete this version: Royal Conservatoire of Scotland Application Form and email to us at vacancies@rcs.ac.uk

Closing date:  Monday 3rd October 2022 at 12pm

 

 

 

 

Transitions Coordinator – Fair Access

Permanent, Full time, 35 hours per week

Salary Scale: £26,480 – £32,502

We are: seeking to appoint a Transitions Coordinator to coordinate the Transitions project delivering an efficient and effective programme on behalf of the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. You will work alongside the other coordinators and administrators in the Fair Access team to ensure our programme is delivered in line with our key performance indicators.

You will be: an excellent communicator, highly organised and motivated with a strong commitment to widening participation.  You will be responsible for focusing on student support including coaching and pastoral support.

You should: hold a degree or have equivalent practical experience in a relevant performing arts discipline or education along with significant experience of coordinating and developing educational/fair access projects.  You should also have significant experience in budgeting, finance and data systems.

At the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland we are committed to improving representation to the benefit of students, staff and our wider community. While we will be recruiting to this post on merit, we are particularly keen to encourage applications from appropriately experienced candidates from a minority ethnic background.

Transitions Coordinator – Terms & Conditions

Job Description – Transitions Coordinator August 09 2022

If you would like to apply for the WACI Administrator role, please complete our online application form, which can be found here; RCS Online Application Form. If you have any difficulties then please complete this version: Royal Conservatoire of Scotland Application Form and email to us at academicserviceshr@rcs.ac.uk

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 31st August 2022

Interviews will be held week beginning 12th September 2022

 

 

 

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