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Work with us

At Scottish Enterprise, we don’t just talk about making a difference. We do it. We’re working to build an economically vibrant Scotland, making a positive impact on the world. And you can help us. Find out more about our current job vacancies, what it’s like to work for Scottish Enterprise, and what the application process looks like.

Find your role

From business support to digital, legal, strategy, finance and more, explore the job roles that are currently open for applications.

Life at Scottish Enterprise

  • What we do

    What will you be contributing to? Find out more about what we’re aiming to do for Scotland, our business plan, our vision, and more.

  • Our culture and values

    What’s it like to work at Scottish Enterprise? Find out more about the values we work to, our flexible work styles, our communities and more.

  • Our rewards and benefits

    What can we offer in return? Find out about holidays, discounts, family leave, pensions and more.

Just starting a new career?

If you’re just starting your career or planning a career change, our graduate programmes, internships or apprenticeships could help you get started. They offer insights into various aspects of Scottish Enterprise, and in some cases give you the chance to work across multiple teams.

Explore career starter opportunities 

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The application process

  • Online application form

    Fill out our online application form for the role you’re interested in. You can save as you go along, and return to complete it any time before the deadline. Only upload a CV if you’re asked to.

  • Initial decision

    Using an anonymised recruitment process, we’ll review your application along with all other submitted applications. We’ll always contact you to let you know whether your application has progressed to the next stage or not.

  • Interviews

    If your application looks suitable, we’ll invite you to an interview – either remotely or in person. You may be required to provide a presentation or complete an exercise. In some cases, you may be asked for a second interview.

  • Final decision

    We’ll contact everyone we interview to let them know if they’ve been successful or not. If you’ve been successful, we’ll be in touch with our offer. If you accept, we’ll provide your contract, confirm your start date and supply any other information you need.

More about our recruitment process

  • Recruitment and selection

    Find out more about our selection process and how we recruit – including our commitments to equal opportunities and the Young Person’s Guarantee.

  • Recruitment privacy notice

    Find out how we collect, use and store personal information about you during our recruitment process.

Our employer accreditations and awards

Got a question?

If you’ve got any questions about our vacancies, life at Scottish Enterprise or the application process, feel free to get in touch.