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 invests in a bursary scheme for Scottish students.  Working in partnership with the Royal Television Society, STV offers 10 students each year 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.
 
The third round of STV’s six-figure undergraduate bursary scheme is now open to talented students at Scottish universities, and those undertaking HND (Levels 5 and 6) courses at Scottish colleges who are embarking on Journalism, Television Production and Technology-based higher education courses.
 
Applications for the bursary scheme will be accepted until 30 September 2021 via www.rts.org.uk/bursaries.

 

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Vacancies

  • Front End Developer (Flexible - occasional travel to Glasgow office required)

    Closing date: 24 October 2021

    An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Front End Developer to join STV Digital working within a cross-functional team delivering the STV Player across our range of supported Connected TV platforms. As a Front End Developer you will be responsible for crafting performant, accessible user interfaces to ensure that our users can enjoy the growing library of content that STV Offers, on the platform of their choice. You will work with internal stakeholders and key 3rd party suppliers to ensure that ancillary requirements are met and delivered.

  • Media Manager (12 month Fixed Term Contract) (Glasgow/Hybrid)

    Closing date: 22 October 2021

    An exciting opportunity has arisen for Media Manager (News and Sport) to join the Media Centre on a 12-month fixed term contract basis. Working in the Media Centre you’ll be part of a busy team who manage content, broadcast, and archive workflows for STV. This role will primarily focus on cataloguing and curating content produced by the News team, supplying and managing archive, supporting enquiries and research, and working closely with the other Media Managers to provide a high level of service to all our stakeholders.

  • Junior Software Tester (Glasgow)

    Closing date: 24 October 2021

    We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Junior Software 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 all ‘hands-on’ testing activity is undertaken within our scrum team. You will be able to work well on your own and also be happy to assist the Lead Tester when required and contribute to overall continuous improvement within the team. You will be involved in development testing across STV’s multiple digital platforms including mobile, web, connected TVs & set-top boxes.

  • Drama Development Producer/Executive - Two Cities (London or Belfast)

    Closing date: 22 October 2021

    Are you an experienced drama development creative, ready to take the next step to Development Producer and broaden your skills in high end TV drama? Do you have a proven track record in delivering projects of the highest standard to Commissioners and Executive Producers? Do you bring industry insight and an established network of writer relationships?

  • Social Media/Digital Content Producer (12 month Fixed Term Contract) (Glasgow)

    Closing date: 24 October 2021

    Are you a digital native with a solid understanding of search engines, content discovery and how to identify audience needs? Do you have 2-3 years experience in a media company or digital agency? We’re looking for a talented Social Media / Digital Content Producer to join our News team. This is an exciting opportunity to help us reach new audiences for our trusted content through the smart and inventive use of digital platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. The role will also involve the delivery of our SEO strategy and the successful candidate will need a good understanding of search engines, content discovery and how to identify audience needs.

  • Production Executive (12 month Fixed Term Contract) (Glasgow or London)

    Closing date: 31 October 2021

    Are you an experienced Production Executive or Line Producer with a depth of knowledge and skills in high end drama production? An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Production Executive or Line Producer to join STV Studios on a 12 month fixed term contract basis.

  • Partnerships Marketing Executive (9 month maternity cover) (Glasgow/ Hybrid)

    Closing date: 29 October 2021

    An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Digital Partnerships Executive to join STV on a 9-month fixed term contract covering a period of maternity leave. 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 digital strategy and continue to grow the STV Player into a world class platform. The Digital Partnerships Executive will play a key role in nurturing and growing relationships with both current and potential partners of the STV Player.