Scottish Youth Theatre
Scottish Youth Theatre

Charity registered in Scotland SC014283

Scottish Youth Theatre (SYT) is one of Scotland’s national youth performing arts companies and has been providing theatre arts experiences to young people in Scotland since 1977. We bring together young people from across Scotland to develop them as theatre-makers in their own right. We facilitate their collaboration with industry professionals to extend their learning and inspire their ambitions. We support them in making work that is bold, relevant and high quality.

Current vacancies

Fundraising Manager

  • Full time
  • Circa £30,000
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 18th November 2018

BTA (Bruce Tait Associates) are delighted to be working with Scottish Youth Theatre in their search for a Fundraising Manager.

Established in 1976, Scottish Youth Theatre gives more than 100,000 young people an opportunity to participate in youth theatre activity across Scotland and internationally. They are able to showcase new work, participate in workshops and theatre productions and learn new skills through the Scottish Youth Theatre training programmes or specially-commissioned projects.

VISION: to drive a movement in Scotland which is internationally renowned for inspiring young people to become groundbreaking individuals who value the arts and are empowered by their creativity in every aspect of their lives.

MISSION: to unlock the creative energies of young people in Scotland through theatre.

ARTISTIC AMBITION: to cultivate the next generation of Scottish theatre-makers, innovators and activists; inspiring them to experiment, take risks; to discuss and debate; to question and be questioned; to challenge and be challenged; to learn from their success and failures – to create groundbreaking, life affirming theatre here in Scotland.

This is your opportunity to work for an organisation that plays a significant influential role in shaping young people’s personal, social and artistic development. The charity is recruiting a Fundraising Manager to be responsible for setting up robust fundraising practices which will ensure a strategic fundraising direction within the business plan. You will lead on key aspects of fundraising, with a focus on trusts and foundations and corporate support, to achieve the design and delivery of a comprehensive fundraising strategy.

You will be a motivated and innovative fundraiser able to communicate with a range of stakeholders and able to manage multiple projects simultaneously. You will bring a positive attitude and enthusiasm, great networks and a professional management style. You’ll enjoy building relationships with Trusts and individuals, and work closely with the Scottish Youth Theatre staff team to maximise and develop fundraising opportunities.

Closed vacancies
This vacancy has now closed

Venue Manager

  • Full time
  • £30,000
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 10th September 2018

SYT is currently recruiting a Venue Manager to drive the next phase in the venue’s development and implement a new business model for the organisation.

In the coming months, the SYT venue will be developed as a trading subsidiary of the main youth theatre charity. As a result, SYT are seeking a commercially minded individual with an eye for opportunities and a desire to provide an exceptional service to all users of the facilities. You’ll have effective team management skills that motivate those you work with; you’ll have experience of managing events that generate surplus income and you’ll be accustomed to managing operational budgets alongside sound working knowledge of areas of compliance in a public venue environment.

The company has been undergoing a significant period of review and change. In the current financial year, a new operational business model and staffing structure are being implemented to consolidate the organisation’s financial footing and achieve a sustainable future. This is an exciting time to join the organisation with the opportunity to make a significant contribution to the ongoing changes and the future success of the company.