Operations and Finance Co-ordinator


Scotland’s membership organisation and sector support body for the performing arts is seeking to recruit a passionate, skilled and dedicated Operations and Finance Co-ordinator. The Operations and Finance Co-ordinator will have experience of working in operations, finance, accounting or HR, a strong understanding of financial principles and practices with experience of financial reporting and experience in budget preparation and forecasting.

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This is a time of immense challenge, change, renewal, and opportunity. Working with FST, you’ll play a vital role in the future of this essential part of the cultural sector, as we support and champion the performing arts. Following a restructure earlier in 2024, five newly created roles are now open for applications:

Advocacy Lead – 0.8 FTE (£34,300 per annum, pro-rata £27,440)
Change Programmes Lead – 0.8 FTE (£34,300 per annum, pro-rata £27,440)
Digital Communications Co-ordinator – full time (£29,843)
Membership and Networks Lead – 0.8 FTE (£34,300 per annum, pro-rata £27,440)
Operations and Finance Co-ordinator – full time (£31,229)

The Operations & Finance Co-ordinator will ensure the smooth functioning and financial well-being of FST. Through co-ordinating and providing comprehensive administrative, operational, and financial support, the post holder will ensure that FST operates efficiently, adheres to sound financial practices, and maintains its reputation as a responsible and financially prudent organisation.

They will work across three key areas:

  • Office and HR Management
  • Planning, finance, budgets, and reporting
  • Governance

Interviews will be held between Monday 19 August and Friday 30 August 2024

To apply:
For each role, comprehensive recruitment packs, including detailed job descriptions, and application forms, are available to download from our website:

Before applying, if you would like to arrange an informal discussion, please contact Fiona Sturgeon Shea, Chief Executive Officer (details below.)

Location: All Scotland.  Hybrid working is supported, with many of our team working from home for some of their working week.

For further information, please contact fiona.sturgeonshea@scottishtheatre.org (Fiona Sturgeon Shea), or call 07874869899, or visit https://www.scottishtheatre.org

The deadline is Wednesday 31 July 2024 at 12:00.


Federation of Scottish Theatre

Location Type

Specific location

Salary Type


Salary (Exact)


Closing Date


Contract Type

Permanent, Full Time

Job Type

Administrative (Venue Management, HR, Finance, Legal, IT, etc.)

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