The most exciting job up for grabs in Scotland right now - and 13 other dream jobs across the UK
Considering a change of career? This dream opening in Edinburgh might be of interest to you.
Edinburgh Zoo, home to the UK’s only pair of giant pandas, is currently recruiting an Animal Team Leader to join their team.
The successful applicant will work in the hoofed stock section of the zoo, working alongside towering giraffes and other majestic creatures. Previous experience of working with Rhinoceros’ is also preferred, suggesting that employees will be required to work closely with the horned mammals.
The chosen employee will be paid a competitive salary and be part of a friendly and enthusiastic team.
13 more job opportunities up for grabs across the UK
Game artist, Outplay, Dundee
Outplay an independent video game producer based in Dundee are currently seeking a game artist to join their energetic team.
Candidates will be tasked with designing the next generation of characters and settings for the organisations popular and addictive game.
Successful applicants will also be encouraged to design and create their own mobile video games.
Apply here: outplay.com
Yoga instructor, Neon Soul Sisters, Bangor
Yoga has exploded in popularity in recent years - and if you’re one of those who have been caught up in the health craze, then this job may be of interest to you.
Neon Soul Sisters, a yoga studio in Bangor are currently seeking a yoga instructor to join their fun and flexible team. Successful applicants will be paid a competitive rate of between £15 and 30 an hour.
If you're an animal lover, there are plenty of dream jobs on offer across the UK (Photo: Shutterstock)
Chef de Partie, Roe Park Resort, near Londonderry
Located in close proximity to Derry and the world renowned Giant’s Causeway, the luxury Roe Park Resort is the dream place of work for some. The reputable 4 star spa and golf resort are currently recruiting a Chef de partie to join their driven group of talented cooks.
The Chef de partie will be charged with assisting the executive chef and adding their own signature touches to the restaurant’s menu.
Apply here: nijobs.com
Artistic Director, Site Gallery, Sheffield
Do you have an eye for innovative art and a drive to shape the creative direction of a reputable art gallery? Site Gallery are offering a healthy pay package to their next Artistic Director to lead and direct the organisation’s artistic programme.
The successful applicant will be encouraged to embrace creative diversity and design develop and produce engaging digital content.
Apply here: jobs.theguardian.com
Tour guide, Emmerdale Studio, Leeds
If you’re a soap addict, this opportunity to effectively live on the set of Emmerdale may sound too good to be true. The studio based in Leeds are currently seeking an enthusiastic tour guide to host fellow fans of the long running soap.
This role offers an exciting first step into the leisure industry. Successful applicants will have a theatrical flair and confident manner.
Head of Academy coaching, Rotherham Football Club, South Yorkshire
Football mad? Then this job may be for you.
Rotherham Football Club who are currently chasing promotion to the English Championship, are seeking a new Head of Academy Coaching. This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and hard-working individual looking to further their coaching career.
The Head of Academy Coaching will ensure that the high standards of the Millers are met by all academy coaches.
TV reporter / video journalist, That’s TV, Preston
If you already have a journalism qualification and are looking for a new challenge, this TV reporter and video journalist role based in Preston could be perfect.
Covering local news, the right candidate will be required to set up, shoot and edit their own packages, as well as helping to write and produce the daily news magazine shows for Lancashire and the North West.
There may even be opportunities to present on-screen.
Radio DJ, Fylde Coast Radio, Blackpool
Anyone with a passion for radio can apply for this exciting role as a presenter - you don’t even have to have past experience. No matter your age, Fylde Coast Radio will train you up.
As long as you love music - whether it’s jazz, country or pop - you’ll fit right in at this local station, which broadcasts 24/7.
Innovative Senior Craft Brewer, Sonnet 43 Brew House, Durham
Beer lovers with craft brewing experience will jump at the chance to apply for this fantastic vacancy at Sonnet 43 Brew House in Durham. The award-winning brewery began in a garage in 2012, and now produces 500,000 litres of ale every year.
The company are looking for a dynamic senior brewer to help the company to progress and make waves in the craft beer market. The successful applicant will get the chance to get hands-on and develop their own beers, as well as keeping an eye on the bigger picture.
A Durham-based craft brewery is looking for a senior brewer to come up with new recipes (Photo: Shutterstock)
Fundraising, communications and PR manager, Brighton and Hove Albion FC, Sussex
Albion in the Community (the official charity of Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club) are currently recruiting for a fundraising, communications and PR manager to join their team.
Based in Brighton, the right candidate will be responsible for all fundraising and communications activities across the charity, and will contribute to the daily running and future direction of Albion in the Community.
You should have a proven track record of implementing successful fundraising and marketing strategies.
Apply here: brightonandhovealbion.com
Game designer, Climax Studios, Portsmouth
If you’ve got experience of game design and consider yourself to be both creative and technical, this Portsmouth-based role at Climax Studios could be for you.
You will be expected to take ownership of features of the game in development, and ensure that gameplay is as good as it possibly can be.
As well as offering the chance to be the driving force behind some projects, the role also offers flexible working hours and a competitive salary.
Head of section (reserves), Woburn Safari Park, Midlands
Animal lovers in the Midlands will love the idea of taking on this role at Woburn Safari Park, where giraffes, rhinos and zebras are just a few of the residents.
The new Head of Section at Woburn will be required to manage and develop a team of animal keepers and keep a close eye on all aspects of the business.
As well as a relevant animal qualification, the right candidate must have people management experience, preferably gained in a zoo or safari park environment.
Nature centre assistant, Tilgate Nature Centre, Crawley
If you love every animal from tapirs to tarantulas and have an animal care qualification, this vacancy at Tilgate Nature Centre will be right up your street.
The centre is looking for someone to take care of animals living in the nature centre, as well as carry out routine maintenance on the grounds and enclosures.