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PLANNED MAINTENANCE 29/03 – 01/04 – Please note, the National Galleries recruitment system will be unavailable from 17:30 on Friday 29th March until 08:00 Monday 1st April. Please ensure you have submitted any applications and logged out of your account by 17:30 on Friday 29th March.
Welcome to the National Galleries of Scotland (NGS) e-recruitment portal

From this page you can manage your job search for a future career with the National Galleries of Scotland. 

Current Vacancies
Please use the table below to search and apply for live vacancies.
Contract Type
Vacancy NameClosing DateViewApplySaveSend
Estates Business Manager March 2019
Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art
Freelance Opportunity NGS Art Competition for Schools
Scottish National Portrait Gallery
Professional Freelance Register 2019
Register for a Vacancy Alert

To ease the search for your perfect career, you can use the vacancy alert button below to register for vacancy updates. Whenever a vacancy arises we will contact you by email as soon as it is available, prompting you to complete an online application. Please click the button below to register for a Vacancy Alert. 

Making a Speculative Application

If you wish to register your interest in working for the National Galleries of Scotland please submit a Speculative Application by clicking on the button below.  Your speculative application will then be held in a “talent pool” and you will be contacted if an appropriate vacancy arises.  Please note that this “talent pool” will be thinned out from time to time, so if you have not heard from us within a year of making your speculative application you may wish to consider making a new application.


To receive an email when a new volunteer opportunity arises, you can use the vacancy alert button to register for email updates. Please click the 'Vacancy Alert' button and ensure you select 'Volunteer' for the Directorate. Whenever an opportunity arises you will be contacted by email prompting you to complete an online expression of interest form. 

If you would like more information about volunteering with the National Galleries of Scotland, please visit