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: 5 September 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.

  • Research Executive (Glasgow)

    Closing date: 21 September 2021

    Do you have a questioning mind and a desire to understand how viewers consume media? STV, the leading commercial broadcaster in Scotland, interacts with consumers on air, online and via social media. We have an exciting opportunity for a Research Executive to join us. This role involves analysis of STV’s audience across all these platforms. You will be actively involved in interacting with key internal and external stakeholders to provide customer insight and interpretation of consumer information and trends. You will require high attention to detail in ensuring consistency in our output and the ability to present large volumes of information in a digestible and clear format. This role will provide experience in a range of research activities including various research methods and data analysis.

  • Software Engineer, STV News (Glasgow/ Hybrid)

    Closing date: 19 September 2021

    STV News is looking for an experienced software engineer / web developer to join our team developing one of Scotland’s leading digital news services. As part of a small but focused team working directly on the STV News website and mobile apps, you will have a key role in creating an industry-leading digital news service. You will have significant ownership of the products you work on and will have the autonomy to make decisions that drive the products forward and shape the future of our digital news output.

  • ScotPulse Research Executive (Glasgow/Hybrid)

    Closing date: 24 September 2021

    Are you an experienced Research Executive with a passion for analysing and interpreting consumer opinion across a wide range of topics to support decision making? To support the continued growth of ScotPulse we have an exciting opportunity for a dedicated Research Executive who will be responsible for all aspects of ScotPulse work from the initial brief through to the completion of each project. The Research Executive will report to the ScotPulse Panel Manager and work alongside the wider Insights team.

  • Production Journalist, Scotland Tonight (12 month Fixed Term Contract) (Glasgow)

    Closing date: 28 September 2021

    An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Production Journalist to join Scotland Tonight on a 12 month Fixed Term contract. You will work closely with the Producer and Assistant Producers to help shape an agenda for Scotland Tonight that is compelling, engaging and distinct. From interviews with key voices to pictures of incredible moments, this role is focused on developing and sourcing content that really connects with audiences.

  • Junior Runner Opportunities (Kent)

    Closing date: 28 September 2021

    We have an exciting opportunity working on Catchphrase, a prime-time ITV Studio entertainment programme. Between Monday 15th and Friday 19th November we will be offering 5 successful applicants the chance to be a runner in studio getting first hand experience for a day. You will be working alongside experienced runners supporting them with their usual tasks. The role will be based in Maidstone Studios, Kent and is a paid position. This opportunity is only for those looking for their FIRST job in tv, therefore no experience of working in TV is required.

  • Team Assistant (Glasgow/Hybrid)

    Closing date: 24 September 2021

    Are you an experienced Team Assistant with a passion for media and TV broadcasting? This Team Assistant opportunity will report to the Managing Director for our Broadcast division and support the wider Management team within Broadcast providing comprehensive Team Assistant support.

  • Assistant Producer, Scotland Tonight (Glasgow)

    Closing date: 22 September 2021

    STV is looking for an Assistant Producer to join Scotland Tonight. The Assistant Producer will work closely with the Producer to help define an agenda for Scotland Tonight that is compelling, relevant and distinct. From interviews with key voices to pictures of incredible moments, this role is focused on developing and sourcing content that really connects with audiences.

  • Subtitler (Glasgow/Hybrid)

    Closing date: 30 September 2021

    STV is dedicated to making sure its programmes are accessible to all through the provision of subtitles for deaf and hard-of-hearing viewers. We currently have an opportunity for a Subtitler within our team who will work on both live programming and pre-recorded content for STV and the STV Player. The successful candidate will be required to work accurately and calmly and to very tight deadlines for both live and pre-recorded programming.

  • Production Accountant (Glasgow/Hybrid)

    Closing date: 24 September 2021

    An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic individual to join our Finance team within the STV Studios division.