Creative Trainee (12 month Fixed Term Contract)

We are seeking a Creative Trainee with fresh ideas that will appeal to audiences of young people. This new role is an opportunity for you to help us develop ideas and bring a new perspective to our work.

Under new leadership, we are entering a dynamic new phase at Rockvilla, our new creative hub. This is a fantastic opportunity to play a key role in the company’s future and contribute to the cultural life of Scotland.


Annual salary:                        £17,095

Status:                                        12 month Fixed Term Contract

Holiday entitlement:           34 days per annum (including public holidays) 

Probationary period:           1 month

Notice period:                         1 month

Pension:                                  The Company makes an 8% contribution into the company’s group personal pension plan on condition that the employee makes a minimum contribution of 4%.

Place of Work:                       Based in National Theatre of Scotland’s office in Glasgow but will be expected to attend events, performances and briefings wherever there is or expected to be a Company presence

Hours of work:                      35 hours per week and as necessary to fulfil the scope of responsibilities within the post.

Additional Hours:                 Attendance at National Theatre of Scotland performances, rehearsals and meetings out with office hours

To apply for the role please refer to the Job Pack:

Covering Letter for Applicants
Creative Trainee Job Description
About National Theatre of Scotland
Diversity Monitoring Form

Once you have read the Job Pack, please send your application to:

Fiona Hanrahan at


Fiona Hanrahan
National Theatre of Scotland
125 Craighall Road
G4 9TL

The closing date for applications is 12 noon on Thursday 26th April 2018.

Interviews will be held in Glasgow on Friday 4th May 2018.

The National Theatre of Scotland acknowledges the need and right of everyone connected with the organisation to be treated with respect and dignity in an environment in which a diversity of backgrounds and experience is valued.

This post is offered as part of Creative Scotland’s 2018 Year of Young People Creative Trainee programme, and is aimed at supporting young people aged between 16-24 years old based in Scotland who are experiencing barriers to furthering a career in the arts through lack of opportunity, and who are innovative, strategic, collaborative and flexible.

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