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What we’re looking for

Any and all experience you can bring to this role, whether that’s volunteering, lived experience, work experience or in academic environments is valuable. No matter your experience level or qualifications, we want to hear from you if you think the job’s right for you. 

This role has been created specifically for a young person aged 18-25 who identifies as being Black, Asian or a person of colour.

Applications from the LGBTQ+ community, disabled people, and people from Gypsy, Roma & Traveller communities are all welcome.

In a nutshell, we’re looking for someone who has:

  • a positive, can-do attitude;
  • good written and verbal communication skills;
  • experience collecting, analysing and summarising information clearly and creatively.

What you need to know

Our vacancy is a Membership Intern to research and make recommendations for the development of Scottish Ballet’s membership strategy for young people. This role has been developed in partnership with Intercultural Youth Scotland specifically to create opportunities for young people currently under-represented in the arts sector.

  • it’s a fixed-term role for 9 months;
  • the role is full-time, around 35 hours per week. Hours can be flexible;
  • the role is ideally based primarily in our Glasgow HQ, but remote working is possible; 
  • salary is £19,260 per year, pro rata;
  • the successful applicant will be supported with regular mentoring and careers guidance from the team at Intercultural Youth Scotland;
  • Scottish Ballet offers great benefits including a competitive pension package, life assurance, 25 days of annual leave (pro-rated) (plus an additional 9 Scottish public holidays), retailer discounts.

About the role

This role is part of the Membership team, within the Brand, Audience & Digital department (click here to check out our team) and reports to the Membership & CRM Officer. The main responsibilities are:

  • to research Scottish Ballet’s current range of experiences for young people and analyse these in comparison to what is offered by other cultural organisations;
  • to help conduct and report on primary research (interviews, surveys & discussion groups) with young people to understand their needs and views; 
  • to make recommendations on the development of a new membership programme for young people;
  • to devise and assist with the delivery of events and experiences for young people.

Who we are

Scotland’s national dance company. We’re based in Glasgow and perform on stage and screen, nationally and internationally, promoting Scotland’s pioneering spirit far and wide. As well as bold new versions of the classics and groundbreaking commissions, Scottish Ballet runs an extensive community engagement programme fostering wellbeing and encouraging creativity through dance. Find out more about us here

How to apply

Tell us why you want this job and why you think you’d be brilliant at it. Along with this cover letter, we’ll need your CV detailing any relevant skills, qualifications or experience, plus the details of two professional referees (who will only be contacted if you are offered the position). Send these to by 5 July 2021. 

Any questions please don’t hesitate to contact Erin on 0141 3316250 or on the email address above.