JOB OPPORTUNITY: Junior Copywriter at Scottish Ballet

21 April 2022


The Junior Copywriter is a newly created role within Scottish Ballet to support fundraising activity for Scotland’s national dance company. Our Junior Copywriter will help to create and submit compelling funding applications and well-articulated reports to trusts and foundations. They will contribute to and coordinate key stakeholder communications.

Knowledge of the performing arts is an advantage, but strong research skills and the ability to retain key information are also important.

In a nutshell, we want to hear from you if you:

Have great written communication skills, combining creative flair with meticulous proofreading and attention to detail
Have excellent organisational skills and are confident in using digital platforms and databases to manage information
Strong people skills and can work well with others

It’s a two-year fixed-term contract with the potential to become permanent:

Salary is ÂŁ25,000 (pro-rata)
The role is part-time, approx. 21 hours per week. Hours can be flexible.
We offer great benefits including a competitive pension package, life assurance, 25 days of annual leave (plus an additional nine Scottish public holidays) pro rata, retailer discounts and a Cycle to Work scheme.
The team are based at our Glasgow HQ, ideally, you would be too. Hybrid working (flexibility to work from both the office and home) is optional.

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 ground-breaking commissions, Scottish Ballet runs an extensive community engagement programme fostering wellbeing and encouraging creativity through dance. Find out more about us @

Scottish Ballet welcomes applications from all communities and backgrounds, building a diverse workforce that reflects the people of Scotland.

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 or academic referees who will only be contacted if you are offered the position.

Send these to by Monday 25 April.

Location: Glasgow City

For further information, please contact (Erin Feeney), or visit

The deadline is Monday 25 April 2022 at 09:00.


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