Please see below for our current vacancies. If you require assistance or have any questions please contact our HR Department via humanresources@rcs.ac.uk or telephone 0141 270 8397.

Vacancies

Programme Support Administrator (BMus, MMus and Composition)
Academic Administration & Support
Full Time, Fixed-Term (12 months)
Salary Scale: £21,168 – £24,245 pro rata per annum 

We are: looking for an experienced and enthusiastic Administrator to join the Academic Administration and Support team on a fixed-term basis.

You are: someone who won’t be fazed by a demanding, intense and passionate environment. The key to this role is prioritising and managing competing demands – you have to be accurate as errors can have significant consequences on the student experience.

You must have: proven administrative experience in a busy and complex administrative environment. Being able to communicate well with staff, students and the public alike is essential, and you will thrive on the challenge of picking up new systems and working very quickly, as we’ll need you to be able to pitch in from day one. While not essential, previous experience of working within a performing arts environment would be beneficial but equally we value new thinking, fresh approaches and innovative ways of doing things.

Job Description – Programme Support Administrator (BMus, MMus and Composition)
Terms and Conditions – Programme Support Administrator (BMus, MMus and Composition)

If you would like to apply for the Programme Support Administrator (BMus, MMus and Composition) role, please complete our online application form which can be found here: RCS Online Application Form.

 Closing date for applications: Wednesday 3rd November by 12pm

 

Marketing Officer (Maternity Cover)
Marketing and Communications

Fixed Term (until December 2022), Full Time
Salary Scale: £25,709 – £31,555

We are looking for an experienced marketing officer to join the busy, award-winning Marketing and Communications team of a world-leading performing arts institution.

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. You will be responsible for a range of projects from publications to events and programme promotion and will work with colleagues across the team and the conservatoire to create and deliver successful marketing plans for each.

The Marketing and Communications team works with every department across RCS so you can expect to be immersed in creative projects from student recruitment, fundraising, corporate events and short courses.

You are a creative and confident marketer who enjoys using your skills to create new and exciting multi-platform campaigns. You must be able to project manage campaigns, working with colleagues across the team to draw their expertise and ideas to create the best marketing materials possible that reflects the brand and reputation of RCS. You will have experience in delivering digital campaigns and using new technologies to grow online audiences. You will also be comfortable working independently with minimal supervision, and happy to join in team brainstorming chats on Zoom at a moment’s notice.

You must have experience of delivering digital marketing campaigns at a national/international level, with knowledge of digital and design platforms including Instagram, YouTube, Google Ads, Adobe Creative Suite and WordPress. You must be an excellent writer and communicator with the ability to work with people from across the conservatoire.

Job Description – Marketing Officer (maternity cover)
Terms and Conditions – Marketing Officer (maternity cover)

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.

Closing date for applications: Monday 25th October by 12pm

 

Marketing and Communications Manager (Maternity Cover)
Marketing and Communications

Fixed Term (until December 2022), Full Time
Salary Scale: £38,802 – £46,327

 We are looking for an experienced Marketing and Communications Manager to lead the busy, award-winning Marketing and Communications team at the world’s top 3 performing arts education institution.

You will play a vital role in ensuring the reputation of RCS continues to grow through leading a skilled and varied team to deliver creative marketing campaigns nationally and internationally. You will be responsible for effectively deploying the team resources and MarComms budget to service a wide-ranging scope of projects from across the entire conservatoire, and prioritising projects in line with the conservatoire’s strategic goals.

You are a creative and confident leader who enjoys fast paced environments where no two days are ever the same. Your skills mean you can easily work with colleagues to solve communications problems should they arise as well as provide vision to create exciting new marketing collateral to grow audiences across key student recruitment areas. You will have experience of leading a digital team and liaising with and advising senior members of management on marketing and communications. You are someone who is happy to jump in at a moment’s notice and assist colleagues during busy periods as well as represent the team at management meetings where appropriate.

You must have experience of leading and delivering multi-channel marketing and communications campaign teams with good working knowledge of digital and design platforms including Instagram, YouTube, Google Ads, Adobe Creative Suite and WordPress. You must be an excellent writer and communicator with the ability to work with people from across the conservatoire.

Job Description – Marketing and Communications Manager (maternity cover)
Terms and Conditions – Marketing and Communications Manager (maternity cover)

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.

Closing date for applications: Monday 25th October by 12pm

 

Knowledge Exchange Administrative Assistant
Research and Knowledge Exchange
Fixed Term (12 months), Full Time
Salary Scale: £ 21,168 – £24,245

 We are: looking to appoint an experienced KE Administrative Assistant within the Conservatoire’s department of Research and Knowledge Exchange.

You will: support the efficient coordination and administration of a range of developing and existing knowledge exchange activities, initiatives and services delivered to the RCS community of students, staff and alumni.

This new role is being created specifically to support the Innovation Studio pilot project and other capacity building projects such as the KE Concordat development plan, as well as a range of work packages currently underway. The post holder will cover a broad range of areas and strands of activity

You must have a degree-level qualification or equivalent experience coupled with a highly organised, thorough, and detail-oriented approach to your work. Whilst project management experience is desirable, demonstrable competency across administrative processes and end of project monitoring and reporting is vital. You will be competent in your use of technology to support your effectiveness at work and be able to self-direct and work autonomously.

Job Description – Knowledge Exchange Administrative Assistant
Terms and Conditions – Knowledge Exchange Administrative Assistant

If you would like to apply for the Knowledge Exchange Administrative Assistant role, please complete our online application form which can be found here: RCS Online Application Form.

Closing date for applications: Monday 25th October 2021 by 12pm.

 

Fair Access Outreach and Engagement Officer
Fixed Term (until July 2022)
Part time (0.6FTE, 21 hours per week)
Salary Scale: £25,709 – £31,555 pro-rata per annum

We are: seeking to appoint an Officer to devise and coordinate community engagement activities to promote Fair Access provision at RCS and create dedicated access pathways from targeted disadvantaged and under-represented communities across Scotland to the range of fair access and undergraduate programmes offered by RCS.

You will: work closely with the Fair Access Team as well as students/participants and colleagues to ensure that activity is aligned with institutional priorities. You will be expected to work in close collaboration with a range of partners to ensure that the range of community engagement activity is appropriate, effective and successful.

You will have: a degree level qualification (or equivalent professional experience) in a relevant performing arts discipline or education / community setting as well as experience of coordinating and developing educational / widening access projects for disadvantaged and/or under-represented groups.

Job Description – Fair Access Outreach and Engagement Officer
Terms and Conditions – Fair Access Outreach and Engagement Officer

If you would like to apply for the Fair Access Outreach and Engagement Officer role, please complete our online application form which can be found here: RCS Online Application Form.

Closing date for applications: Friday 29th October by 12pm

 

Research Development Officer
Research and Knowledge Exchange
Fixed Term (12 months), Part Time (0.4FTE)
Salary Scale: £25,709 – £31,555

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

You will: be expected to support a wide range of activities in a lively department, supporting and delivering a wide portfolio of new and existing projects and programmes. Key responsibilities include curating and delivering the Exchange Talks programme and managing the Athenaeum Awards process. You will work extensively within the RCS community with staff, students and alumni, and be expected to engage with the research community across the Conservatoire and facilitate opportunities for development.

You must: have strong administrative skills and experience working in a research environment, as well as significant experience programming and delivering events and meetings both live and online. You should have extensive experience supporting and engaging practitioner networks and be able to demonstrate excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. Experience in budget and project management is desirable.

Job Description – Research Development Officer
Terms and Conditions – Research Development Officer

If you would like to apply for the Research Development Officer role, please complete our online application form which can be found here: RCS Online Application Form.

Closing date for applications: Monday 25th October 2021 by 12pm

 

 

Under the UK Government’s points-based system scheme, certain roles meet the criteria to be sponsored by the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland for a Skilled Worker Route (SWR) application.  For more information please contact vacancies@rcs.ac.uk

We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and communities and in particular, those that are currently under-represented in our workforce. This includes but is not limited to Black and Global Majority candidates and candidates with disabilities.