Youth Theatre Arts Scotland
Youth Theatre Arts Scotland

Charity registered in Scotland SC035765

We are Scotland’s development organisation for youth theatre

Current vacancies

Board Members/Trustees

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Remote
  • Closing 26th June 2023

This is an exciting opportunity for three professionals to join Youth Theatre Arts Scotland as voluntary Board Members/Trustees. In 2023 we are seeking applications to fill three vacancies on our board with a high calibre of people. Previous board experience is not necessary, and we welcome applications from all ages and backgrounds.

Improve the lives of young people through youth theatre with us.

We are recruiting to three voluntary positions to join Youth Theatre Arts Scotland as Board Members/Trustees.

We are a pioneering national youth arts development charity with a vision for universal access to quality youth theatre activity across Scotland and universal recognition of its impact.

Helping others is at the heart of our work in supporting, connecting and inspiring youth theatre participants across Scotland and the adults who work with them.

We do this by delivering a combination of sector support, sector training and development, youth theatre events and projects, and research and advocacy.

Whether you’re an experienced board member/trustee, or wanting to take your first step at board level, we want to hear from you.

In 2023 we are particularly interested in hearing from people with experience or skills in one of the following areas:

• youth theatre

e.g. as a manager, facilitator, freelance artist, volunteer or participant (aged 16+);

• professional theatre

e.g. as a CEO, Artistic Director or similar of a venue or theatre company;

• digital communications

ideally with third-sector experience; and/or

• public relations/advocacy

e.g, experience as policy officer.

As a Board Member/Trustee you will have:

• Full induction, relevant training and reimbursable expenses.

• Opportunities to make strategic decisions and develop new skills.

• Opportunities to network with senior professionals.

• Influence to shape innovative projects.

• The chance to help improve the lives of young people in Scotland through youth theatre.

The time commitment for Board Members/Trustees is four two-hour online board meetings per year, plus one full-day in-person board and staff away day (usually held in Edinburgh or Glasgow).

Closed vacancies
This vacancy has now closed

Membership Support Coordinator (full time)

  • Full time
  • £27,000
  • Homeworking
  • Closing 22nd May 2023

Youth Theatre Arts Scotland (YTAS) is looking for a Membership Support Coordinator to join our team. This brand-new position will suit someone who takes pride in helping others create good conditions in which to do their best at work, and who is excited by the prospect of contributing to the resilience and success of Scotland’s youth theatre sector.

We are looking for someone who is skilled at supporting others to improve, and who excels at building rapport and relationships. A good awareness of the third sector and experience of monitoring and evaluating impact will also be essential to your success in this role.

YTAS is the national development agency and umbrella body for Scotland’s youth theatre sector. We are an in-touch, pioneering organisation whose vision is for universal access to quality youth theatre activity across Scotland and universal recognition of its impact. We value helping others, community, collaboration, excellence and joy.

The post of Membership Support Coordinator offers you an excellent opportunity to join a motivated and high-achieving team.

We’re often complimented on the friendly, informal and hardworking culture we’ve created, and this role will offer you the opportunity to contribute to this, and to collaborate closely with all members of our team.

YTAS encourages and welcomes applications from everyone regardless of their age, sex, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, gender identity, ethnicity, disability or nationality.

We are a flexible-working organisation and a PiPA (Parents and Carers in Performing Arts) partner. We are always happy to discuss solutions that allow people to balance their caring responsibilities with their working lives.