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Top job! General Manager

  • Full time
  • £31,000 – £36,000
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 6th December 2018

  • Advertised from 13th November 2018
  • Dependent on experience. 35 hours per week.


Starcatchers is Scotland’s National Arts and Early Years organisation.

We champion world-leading arts and creative experiences for Scotland’s youngest children, aged 0 -5 and their parents, carers and educators that are created by exceptional artists who are inspired to make work for and with this audience. Starcatchers is recognised around the world as being at the forefront of artistic practice for Early Years.

We exist to apply the transformational power of the arts to support improved outcomes for our youngest children. Since 2006, we have successfully pioneered methodologies of engaging with and making high quality performances for babies and young children aged 0-5 years and their grown ups in communities across Scotland.

We work in partnership with children, families, childcare settings, staff, artists, other Third Sector and arts organisations to deliver an evolving programme of activity that is supported by robust evaluation and research.

We are looking for an experienced individual to join our team as our General Manager. This post works across the organisation supporting delivery of Starcatchers’ strategic plan, taking the lead on company management, finance and HR responsibilities. The General Manager will also deputise for the Chief Executive in their absence, ensuring that Starcatchers delivery and objectives continue to be met and opportunities fully explored.

This is an exciting opportunity to support a diverse and expanding organisation build on and further develop its ground breaking work across Scotland and internationally.

Application notes

Full details along with a downloadable application form can be found on our website at

Applications must be using the application form as CV's will not be accepted.

The deadline is 9am on Thursday 6th December and interviews will be held in the week commencing 10th December with an anticipated start date of 7th January 2019.