Careers

Careers

STV is Scotland’s home of news and entertainment. ​

People are at the heart of our business and our aim is to be a magnet for creative talent and an agile, creative and fun place to work.  

Creativity and innovation are key to our success and we offer exciting career opportunities for talented people across a wide range of roles.

If you believe you have what it takes to play a part in our future success, we'd love to hear from you. 

To apply for any of the roles listed below, please send a copy of your CV, detailing any relevant experience and qualifications, to hr@stv.tv. Please ensure that the subject line of the email contains the job title you are applying for. Alternatively, you can use the email hr@stv.tv button within each job description.  

Driving Scotland’s future creative economy

STV has confirmed investment in a new bursary scheme for Scottish students.  Working in partnership with the Royal Television Society, STV will offer 10 students from Scottish universities annual bursary funding of £1,000 for the duration of their degree, along with a comprehensive programme of work placements and mentoring opportunities at STV.  STV will also work closely with RTS Scotland to offer a wider programme of activities for students, including networking opportunities and industry insight sessions.  The support will help participants establish a network of industry contacts and gain a fuller insight into the range of career opportunities available within the creative industries.
 
Applications for the bursary scheme will be accepted until 30th June 2019. The scheme is open to students starting their course in 2019, as well as those who began their degree in 2018.  To apply please visit the RTS website https://rts.org.uk/education-training/rts-bursaries.

 


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Vacancies

  • Back End Developer (Mid - Senior) (Glasgow)

    Closing date: 31 January 2020

    The world of media streaming is fast-paced and constantly changing, and STV is determined to lead the way with our new digital strategy. Our development teams are working to transform our video streaming service, STV Player, into a world-class platform. As a Back End Developer, you will be working within cross-functional teams in STV Digital, delivering the back-end services that power the STV Player video streaming platform. You will own the services you work on from cradle to grave - helping product management and engineering leadership define the requirements and architecture, through to supporting the services running in production.

  • Back End Developer (Mid - Senior) (Dundee)

    Closing date: 31 January 2020

    An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Back End Developer to join our team based in Dundee. You will be working within cross-functional teams in STV Digital, delivering the back-end services that power the STV Player video streaming platform. The Player is going through a period of rapid growth, so it’s really important to craft scalable and resilient services that meet the growing demand on the streaming service. You will own the services you work on from cradle to grave - helping product management and engineering leadership define the requirements and architecture, through to supporting the services running in production. Many of our services are implemented in PHP, but it would be great if you have a passion for cloud computing (we use AWS), as we are increasingly moving towards a cloud-native architecture that utilises services such as Lambdas and a range of languages including Python and Go.

  • Front End Developer (Glasgow or Dundee)

    Closing date: 31 January 2020

    STV are on a mission to become Scotland’s digital entertainment hub. The world of media streaming is fast- paced and constantly changing and STV is determined to lead the way with our new digital strategy. Our development teams are working to transform our video streaming service, STV Player, into a world class platform. Our challenge is to blend leading-edge technology with intuitive user interfaces and engaging user experiences. An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Front End Developer to join our cross-functional team within STV Digital, delivering the STV Player across our range of supported Connected TV platforms.

  • Android Developer (Glasgow)

    Closing date: 31 January 2020

    The world of streaming is fast-paced and constantly changing, and we are determined to lead the way with our new digital strategy. As an Android Developer you will be working within the mobile team in STV Digital, delivering the native STV Player mobile application. The Player is going through a period of rapid growth, so it’s really important to craft scalable and resilient applications that meet the growing demand on the streaming service. You will own the apps you work on from cradle to grave - helping product management and engineering leadership define the requirements and architecture, through to supporting the services running in production.

  • Fundraising Executive (Glasgow)

    Closing date: 17 January 2020

    The STV Children’s Appeal is one of Scotland’s leading broadcast charites and is committed to helping children and young people affected by poverty in Scotland. By utilising our assets as Scotland’s commercial broadcaster we raise funds which help make a real difference to the lives of Scotland’s children and young people. We engage with corporate Scotland and with the public in our campaigns, partnering with mass participation events and providing support for community fundraising. Our ambition is to grow our portfolio to ensure our continued growth and impact.

  • Fundraising Manager (Glasgow)

    Closing date: 17 January 2020

    The STV Children’s Appeal is one of Scotland’s leading broadcast charities and is committed to helping children and young people affected by poverty in Scotland. By utilising our assets as Scotland’s commercial broadcaster we raise funds which help make a real difference to the lives of Scotland’s children and young people. We engage with corporate Scotland and with the public in our campaigns, partnering with mass participation events and providing support for community fundraising. Our ambition is to grow our portfolio to ensure our continued growth and impact.

  • Automation Tester (Glasgow or Dundee)

    Closing date: 31 January 2020

    We currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Automation Tester to support the development of our digital products and platforms. Working in a fast paced, collaborative environment you will primarily be responsible for ensuring core functionality is automated across our supported platforms. You will be heavily involved in the creation of automated test scripts, their execution and contribute to overall continuous improvement within the QA team. You may also be involved in manual testing when required across STV’s multiple digital platforms including iOS & Android apps, web & connected TVs.

  • Media Planning Manager (Glasgow)

    Closing date: 24 January 2020

    We have a unique opening for the position of Media Planning Manager (12 month fixed term) within the Marketing and Broadcast Operations functions at STV. This role will manage the on-air promotional strategy and be responsible for both strategic planning and airtime data analysis. This exciting new opportunity will also oversee the management of promotional inventory and campaigns; involving a high volume of data analysis, mathematical ability and skills in the science of TV Media Planning. We are looking for a passionate and enthusiastic Media Planning Manager, with the right skill set and determination to deliver an industry leading strategy. This role will help deliver the KPIs for STV’s digital and programming strategies. Building on our position as Scotland’s leading digital media business.

  • PR Executive (Glasgow)

    Closing date: 20 January 2020

    If you’re a brilliant story teller, a skilled communicator, have a flair for writing and a creative approach to everything you do – then read on. An exciting opportunity has arisen for a PR Executive to join the Communications team at STV. This role is primarily focused on delivering a brilliant PR service for STV across all main business divisions.

  • Creative Production Assistant (Glasgow)

    Closing date: 28 January 2020

    STV Creative is STV’s award-winning creative agency. Our in-house division work closely with STV’s marketing team to deliver big idea based marketing campaigns that bring our brand to life. We also provide brand support and guidance across the wider STV business. We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Creative Production Assistant to work within our production team.

  • Camera Operator (Aberdeen)

    Closing date: 24 January 2020

    An exciting opportunity has arisen for a News Camera Operator who will be based in our Aberdeen office. The successful candidate will be a self starter with a proven ability to identify and collect the elements that we need to cover stories for our audience, working to the highest standards across multiple News and Current Affairs platforms in Broadcast and Online. Candidates should posses a basic level of expertise in camera operation and lighting. A period of training will be given in order to support the successful candidate in attaining the required level required for News acquisition.