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Co-ordinator – Community Content Partnership

26 July 2023

Grade C, £30,000 per annum (pro-rata FTE), includes pension provision & gym membership

Part time (7.5 core hours per week + additional hours variable), fixed term contract 2 years, base flexible Stornoway/Glasgow/Remote Working Available


The Post

This is an exciting opportunity for an organised and motivated co-ordinator, with a keen interest in developing and supporting a team of trainees, to join the team at MG ALBA. Based flexibly, and with regular time in our Stornoway offices, the postholders will provide dedicated support, guidance, assistance to our four new trainees (who are based in community organisations) and be a crucial point of liaison between the partner organisations who are collaborating on this transformative skills project.

If you have an interest in the multimedia creative sector, developing skills and working with managing training plans for our trainees as they work within the vibrant communities of the Western Isles then we would love to hear from you. You will be fully supported with a comprehensive training plan and personal and professional development over the course of the contract.


Who are we?

MG ALBA and the BBC deliver the Gaelic video service BBC ALBA and, in partnership with Sabhal Mòr Ostaig and supported by Bòrd na Gàidhlig, LearnGaelic and SpeakGaelic. We are also responsible for FilmG, which is delivered by a digital media partner on our behalf. We are funded by the Scottish Government and overseen by Ofcom.

Our 22/23 Operational Plan provides information about our aims and outcomes for this year.


Where are we?

We have offices in Stornoway and Glasgow, the Content Creators are based at our host organisations below who are based in Lewis & Uist:

  • Urras Oighreachd Ghabhsainn
  • Urras an Taighe Mhòir/ Loch Ròg an Ear
  • Taigh Chearsabhagh
  • Ceòlas

This post is location flexible, with time required in our main office in Stornoway during the contract.

Other interesting information about working for MG ALBA

  • Nominated as one of the Best Places to Work in Broadcasting for the past eight years
  • Investors in People (Platinum), We Invest in Wellbeing (Gold) & Investors in Young People (Gold)
  • We offer 31 days annual leave + 6 days public holidays
  • We pay 10% to a pension scheme for you, and add 5% if you match it
  • To encourage healthy lifestyles we offer gym membership
  • We have family-friendly & flexible working practices and offer a cycle to work scheme


Interested? Next Steps
Please refer to the Job Application Pack here.

To apply, please submit a covering letter and your CV detailing your skills, knowledge and capabilities, and letting us know why you are interested in being considered for this role. We welcome hearing about your competency and experiences from both employed and voluntary roles.

Formal applications should be submitted by 10am Wednesday 16 August 2023 to Claire Macleod, HR Advisor at To apply, please submit your current CV and let us know by letter what motivates and interests you about the role and working for MG ALBA.

Informal enquiries can be made to Claire Macleod at Please get in touch if you would like to arrange a confidential chat about the opportunity.
We will send confirmation of receipt of your application by 5pm Wednesday 16 August 2023.

Interviews will be held on 24 August 2023 by Teams Meeting calls.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all areas within our immediate and wider communities.