Career Opportunities

NYOS is the National Youth Orchestras of Scotland, a passionate team delivering exceptional youth orchestral music-making opportunities.

Current Vacancies: 

Engagement Projects Manager

Contract: Permanent, full time, starting as soon as possible
Reporting to: Director of Engagement

  • Salary range: £25,000 to £29,000 per annum
  • Normal working hours: Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm with an hour lunch break
  • Occasional evening and weekend work as required
  • Location: Based in Glasgow city centre head office, with possible partial home-working following discussion
  • Annual leave: 22 days holiday allowance and 12 public holidays

About The Role

Are you an experienced project or cultural event manager looking to make a real difference to the future of classical music in our communities? Could you deliver unique, relevant and sector-leading programmes that inspire and reward young muisicans and help them conect with the power of classical music-making?

NYOS is currently seeking an Engagement Projects Manager to join our Ensembles and Engagement Team.

This brand-new role builds from our refreshed strategic mission with the exciting challenge of producing new and redesigned programmes which successfully deliver impact and celebrate NYOS values. Programmes which are also designed to connect with the wider NYOS music pathway, building brand awareness and diversifying our membership and inviting more young musicians to play their part. 

You will oversee delivery of a variety of projects that seek to connect a wider and more diverse group of young people with NYOS and our world-class music-making opportunities. Through successfully producing a portfolio of projects including NYOS Engage, NYOS Ambassadors and NYOS LAB, you will support our mission to nurture, celebrate and widen access to outstanding classical youth music-making, inspiring young people to realise their potential. You can find out more about the role by downloading the job description below. 

> Engagements Project Manager Job Description

You do not need to fulfil every element of the job description to apply. We are interested in finding someone who really wants to contribute to our work and will support your professional development if you have the right potential. If this role excites you, but you are unsure about applying, please feel free to get in touch for an informal conversation.

Applicant Information


To apply for the role of Engagement Projects Manager, please submit your CV and cover letter (no more than two sides of A4) along with equal opportunity monitoring form (available below) by the closing date on Tuesday 5 March 2024.

The equal opportunities form is designed to help NYOS achieve its aspiration to become a truly inclusive community.

Referees will not be contacted prior to interview or without your permission.

You may send a video or audio recording in place of the cover letter if you wish. 

Applications should be e-mailed to:

Closing date: 12 noon on Tuesday 5 March 2024
Interviews: Wednesday 13 March

Important Documents 

> Engagement Projects Manager Job Descrition (PDF)
> Equal Opportunity Monitoring Form (Word)
> Current Staff Structure (PDF)
> Equality & Diversity Policy (PDF)
> Privacy Notice