We are Hiring – Programme and Communications Manager


Scottish Sculpture Workshop (SSW) are looking for a Programme and Communications Manager. This is a great job opportunity for someone who is enthusiastic, driven and has a strong contemporary art knowledge. It is a rare chance to manage the delivery of the SSW programme and have space to be ambitious with it. We are also looking for someone who is interested in communications and sharing the wide range of work we do at SSW with our diverse audiences based locally, nationally and internationally. The successful candidate will possess good communications, organisational skills and have some experience working within the arts.

This role is an integral position within the SSW team. It involves working closely with the Director, Office and Finance Manager and SSW technicians to develop and deliver the SSW programme and overarching communications strategy. Developing and maintaining our international networks and an ecological approach to working are fundamental to SSW’s programme. There will be opportunities for research and travel to support development in these areas as well as access to training towards developing SSW’s communications strategy if required.

Job title: Programme and Communications Manager

Salary: £25,000 plus 3% pension

In addition to this SSW is committed to staff development and a training programme will be identified through regular appraisals with the director. The role includes an allowance for research travel.

Hours: 37.5 hrs per week over 5 days including some evenings and weekends

Contract: Full time permanent post

Reporting to: Director

Managing: Interns and freelance project staff

Deadline for Applications: The deadline for this position has now past.

For more information and full job specification please click the link below.
Programme and Communications Manager 


All applicants should use our online application form  to apply (deadline past) and we advise you to complete your application offline until it is ready to be submitted, as the contents of the form cannot be saved before submission. You will be asked to submit:

  • A recent CV
  • 500 word outline of why you think you are suitable for this role and how you could develop SSW’s programme and communications.
  • The names and contact details of two recent referees (including your most recent employer if applicable). Please note they will not be contacted until the job has been offered.

If you have any queries please contact: admin@ssw.org.uk


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