Method Maker Day 3 with James N Hutchinson on Fieldwork, walk to Salisbury Crags, 2016.

General Manager

Collective is looking for a full-time General Manager to develop, coordinate and deliver the finance, business and operations aspects of the organisation.

This role invites applicants with a proven track record and at least three years of experience in a similar role that demonstrates your suitability as a candidate. The applicant will be ambitious, proactive and excited about the opportunities to develop the Trading Company and deliver a unique range of experience in Collective’s redeveloped, outstanding heritage site.

Overall departmental responsibilities include:

Please download the Application Pack for the full Job Description. Deadline for applications 12pm, Monday 17 June.

Satellites Programme 2017

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Satellites Programme

Satellites is Collective's development programme for emergent artists and producers based in Scotland. Satellites aims to support emergent practitioners at a pivotal point in their career through two distinctive and paid opportunities. The open call for 2019-20 participants is now closed.

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Traineeships & Volunteering

Trainees and volunteers are core to the achievements and ambition of Collective, having supported artists projects, initiated and organised events and contributed to the wider development of the organisation. Their enthusiasm, creative and practical support make Collective what it is today. We are committed to providing meaningful, paid work experience for young people and in 2018 are working with a Creative Trainee as part of Scotland's Year of Young People. For further information please contact us.

Summer School & Intensive Programmes

Every year Collective invites artists, thinkers, writers and practitioners from various disciplines to deliver a multi-day programme of talks, walks, workshops, film screenings and activities around a central theme.

Collective’s annual school builds a temporary space in Edinburgh for critical dialogue, practical experiments and learning that is open to anyone interested in the production of contemporary art.


Unfortunately, we are unable to review unsolicited proposals. Please check if you are eligible for our Satellites Programme, which is recruited annually by open application in the spring.