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

  • Back End Developer (Flexible -regular travel to Glasgow office required)

    Closing date: 13 August 2021

    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. 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.

  • Principal Engineer, Connected TV (Flexible -regular travel to Glasgow office required)

    Closing date: 13 August 2021

    We have an exciting opportunity for a Principal Engineer to lead the day to day activities of the Software Developers in our Connected TV team, providing strong technical guidance & leadership to ensure that projects are delivered on time and to budget. You and will be fully empowered to create the technical vision and lead the delivery of the product. You will be working within a cross-functional team within STV Digital, delivering the STV Player across our range of supported Connected TV platforms. The Connected TVs team use technologies such as HTML5, Javascript and React but do not build websites - instead they build TV applications.

  • Runner (Glasgow)

    Closing date: 6 August 2021

    STV Studios is an innovative, award winning producer, creating world class television. We work with the finest talent and are passionate about making top quality productions for an array of broadcasters – from shiny floor shows, to long running popular factual series as well as bold documentaries and compelling drama. Our portfolio of partners – Primal media, Barefaced TV, Two Cities and Tod Productions – have much in common: big reputations, enviable expertise and international ambition. Together, we’re STV Studios. STV Studios’ Factual department is well known for producing hugely successful programming such as Antiques Road Trip for BBC1, Celebrity Antiques Road Trip for the BBC2, The Yorkshire Auction House for Discovery+/Really, Inside Central Station for BBC Scotland and hard hitting documentaries such as Is Covid Racist?, Dunblane: Our Story and Fire in The Night. We have a number of Runner opportunities (for 3 or 4.5 months) to work on upcoming series. The successful candidates will have a passion for storytelling, love television in all forms, are curious about the world and are real self-starters. No experience of working in TV is required. These roles are starting in August – on either 3 month or 4.5 month basis.

  • Self Shooting Producer Director (Glasgow)

    Closing date: 6 August 2021

    STV Studios is an innovative, award winning producer, creating world class television. We work with the finest talent and are passionate about making top quality productions for an array of broadcasters – from shiny floor shows, to long running popular factual series as well as bold documentaries and compelling drama. Our portfolio of partners – Primal media, Barefaced TV, Two Cities and Tod Productions – have much in common: big reputations, enviable expertise and international ambition. Together, we’re STV Studios. STV Studios’ Factual department is well known for producing hugely successful programming such as Antiques Road Trip for BBC1, Celebrity Antiques Road Trip for the BBC2, The Yorkshire Auction House for Discovery+/Really, Inside Central Station for BBC Scotland and hard hitting documentaries such as Is Covid Racist?, Dunblane: Our Story and Fire in The Night. We have a Self Shooting Producer Director opportunity available for 3 months. You will hold significant experience of self-shooting and have a passion for creating compelling, entertaining, and engaging content. This is a formatted ob-doc series; you need to put contributors at ease, direct key talent and be conscious of hitting format beats. You’ll need a good eye too – confident with a slider or mini-jib and an ability to shoot GVs that will make the local tourist board go giddy.

  • Senior Strategic Development Executive (Glasgow)

    Closing date: 10 August 2021

    Are you experienced in developing effective advertising and marketing solutions that allow brands to realise their growth ambitions and drive commercial revenues? We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Strategic Development Executive to join our Commercial team. The Senior Strategic Development Executive will work across key strategic projects within STV Commercial and will lead commercial pitch solutions and key strategic projects. This will include providing support to the wider Commercial team and driving the fulfilment of STV client strategy across key client solutions to realise commercial revenue for STV.

  • Production Assistant (12 month Fixed Term Contract) (Glasgow)

    Closing date: 6 August 2021

    STV Creative (Commercial) is looking for a passionate, hardworking Production Assistant to join our award winning team. We deliver razor sharp ad campaigns for our clients that cut through and help them stand out in the Scottish marketplace. We are experts in STV and use our insider knowledge to help clients harness the power of our platforms and our huge advertising reach. This essential role is right at the heart of STV Creative, providing production and admin support in an incredibly fast paced, creative commercial business. If you're passionate about TV advertising, then this is where to be.