Music Event Development Officer with The Big Shed

The Big Shed at Tombreck is an award-winning multi-use eco-building with outstanding facilities, in an inspiring setting overlooking Loch Tay. 

Location: Mainly home-based (with visits to The Big Shed, and surrounding areas when required)

£7.85 per hour. Part-time, 20 hours per week for 12 weeks
Ideal start date: April 2015

The Big Shed hosts a lively programme of events throughout the year, ranging from sell-out concerts to ceilidh dancing, fitness, workshops and community group meetings.

The Big Shed is looking for a graduate intern to come on board to look into ways of bringing music (of all types) to the Big Shed. Within this role your main tasks will include:
• Carrying out a piece of academic research into how other small and /or remote venues bring music and performance to their communities. 

• Assisting with setting up a working sub-group of local / interested people with the remit of bring affordable music to the Big Shed.

• Locating and applying for grant funding to assist with taking the music project forward


The ideal graduate will have a background in and passion for Event Management, Music Events Management or Music Business. You should have good communication skills, both written and spoken, alongside the ability to work with volunteers and a wide range of people of all ages, skills and experiences.  

An understanding of or previous experience within voluntary organisations would be highly beneficial. You should be passionate and knowledgeable about the current music scene in Scotland across all genres. An understanding of rural living would be a bonus


Closing date for applications is 15 February 2015, 5pm

Interviews will take place w/c 23 February 2015

Please submit a CV and brief covering letter through the Adopt an Intern online application form on our website. All applications must be submitted by 5pm on the closing date. State a. your availability and b. relevant information on your skills/experience pertaining to the job spec. We do NOT accept e-mail applications unless otherwise stated. 

This Adopt an Intern funded internship has been made possible through the financial support of the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) with match funding from the Scottish Government.  It is part of a "Business Growth Programme" supporting the third sector, micro businesses and SMEs and contributes to our wider focus of boosting economic stability by investing in graduates.  These are paid, meaningful, capacity-building internships, with monitored outcomes.