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Craft Scotland Opportunities

Job Vacancy – Office Assistant
Application deadline: Midnight, Thursday 6 January 2022 

Office Assistant Vacancy – Craft Scotland

Craft Scotland has an opportunity for an Office Assistant to join our dynamic team.

Based in the creative hub of Castle Mills in Edinburgh, this role will support the day to day running of the organisation and support the Craft Scotland team in delivering our programme more widely. 

Craft Scotland is an Equal Opportunities Employer and our offices at Castle Mills are accessible. We welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds.

Download the application pack for the full job description. If you have any questions or require assistance submitting your application, then please contact Irene Kernan, Director, by email: irene@craftscotland.org. 


Making History Residency 2022
Application deadline: 5pmMonday 10 January 2022

Making History Residency 2022 – Craft Scotland

Making History is a paid maker in residence Scotland-wide initiative, funded by Historic Environment Scotland (HES) and Craft Scotland, bringing makers in residence to some of Scotland’s finest historical buildings.

Taking place from February to March 2022, Historic Environment Scotland and Craft Scotland are looking for three to four makers to support a community engagement project. The project will be inspired by four Historic Environment Scotland properties: Arbroath Abbey, Dunfermline Abbey, Melrose Abbey and Dunblane Cathedral.

Craft Scotland are committed to providing opportunities for all, and we welcome applications from underrepresented makers: makers with lived experience of being Black, Asian, Mixed Heritage and/or a Person of Colour, Refugee, D/deaf, Neurodivergent, Disabled, and/or LGBTQIA+.

Download the application pack (Opens PDF) for full programme details, eligibility criteria and information on makers' fees. If you are interested in this opportunity but feel there are some barriers to participation, please do get in touch by emailing tanwen@craftscotland.org. We would be happy to discuss this with you and see what support is available.


Jorum Craft Award - Round 4
Application deadline: 5pmTuesday 11 January 2022

Jorum Craft Award - Round 4 – Craft Scotland

Applications are now open for Round 4 of the Jorum Craft Award, supported by Jorum Studio and in association with Craft Scotland.

The Jorum Craft Award (£500) provides funding to assist with the development of a maker’s creative practice, including but not limited to research and development of a new piece of work, project or collection.  

Learn more about the award and previous recipients on the Jorum Craft Award project page.