Work For Us

Work For Us

You’ll find any current vacancies and opportunities listed below. If there’s nothing currently available, don’t forget to keep an eye on our social media for updates.

Research shows how marginalised groups of people may not apply for jobs unless they meet 100% of the qualifications. Your might not feel that you ‘check all the boxes’ in the way that we’d expect. Many of us felt that imposter syndrome or a confidence gap when we applied.

If the job excites you and you think you might be able to do it well, we’d encourage you to apply anyway.

Current Openings

Marketing Manager
Full time permanent
£35,900 per annum

Our Marketing Manager will lead on all the marketing communications activity and strategy delivery for the organisation.

The postholder will tell stories of the benefits of Dance Base’s work to individuals and organisations who can support us. This will include regular activity to promote public classes, performances and projects, strategic communications to develop relationships with stakeholders and funders, and campaigns to bring in additional funding from individuals and organisations.

This is an exceptional opportunity for a marketer to take a step up and lead the marketing and communications function within a well-established organisation and with a unique package of professional development support.

As the organisation’s only specialist marketeer it is certainly a hands-on role, but there is budget to bring in ad-hoc external help, and our team of twelve is very used to rolling their sleeves up to help each other out when needed.

Recruitment deadline: Sunday 19 May 2024, 17:00
Interviews: Wednesday 29 &  Thursday 30 May 2024

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

As a Disability Confident Employer, Dance Base guarantees an interview to anyone with a disability who meets the essential criteria for the job.

We are a PiPA (Parents and Carers in Performing Arts) partner. PiPA enables and empower parents, carers and employers to achieve sustainable change in attitudes and practices in order to attract, support and retain a more diverse and flexible workforce.

Head of Professional Programme
Full time permanent
£35,900 per annum

The Head of Professional Programme leads Dance Base’s support to professional dance and movement artists in Scotland, helping them to make their best work and present it to an engaged audience.

The Head of Professional Programme role is a full-time and permanent post that works closely with the Artistic Director to design and deliver our programme of work for professional artists.

The postholder will develop the strategic approach for the professional programme, devise and deliver each project that we offer, and support the network of dance and movement artists that we work with year-round, while also playing a central role in the Leadership Team to guide the whole organisation forward.

The role will report to the Artistic Director and line manage the Programmes Manager and freelance project and festival staff when required.

This is an exceptional opportunity for an arts manager / producer to help create a meaningful programme of support for Scotland’s dance sector that will have a real tangible impact of the arts landscape in years to come.

Recruitment deadline: Sunday 26 May 2024, 17:00
Interviews: Wednesday 5 – Friday 7 June 2024

Click here to download the full Job Description

Click here to download the Application Form

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

As a Disability Confident Employer, Dance Base guarantees an interview to anyone with a disability who meets the essential criteria for the job.

We are a PiPA (Parents and Carers in Performing Arts) partner. PiPA enables and empower parents, carers and employers to achieve sustainable change in attitudes and practices in order to attract, support and retain a more diverse and flexible workforce.

Your Support

Dance Base is a charity with a mission to encourage and celebrate the potential for dance in everyone. We bring the joy of dance to people in Scotland in an inclusive and non-competitive environment. We use the power of dance to improve people’s health and wellbeing, and we support professional dance artists at all stages of their careers. If you can afford to make a donation today to support our work we would be very grateful.