Our organisation

Work with us

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.

Work together as a community co-operative

Our rewards and benefits

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

"We have a real chance to make a difference to Scotland’s future here, and that’s what makes Scottish Enterprise a truly unique place to work."

Adrian Gillespie, Chief Executive of Scottish Enterprise

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 a blind 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.


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 provide any other information you need.

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.

More about our recruitment process

Recruitment and selection

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

Recruitment privacy notice

How we collect, use and store personal information about you during our recruitment process.

Our employer accreditations and awards

Disability confident employer

Disability confident employer

Stonewall Scotland Diversity Champion

Stonewall Scotland diversity champion

We're supporting age positive

Age Positive supporter

Young Person's Guarantee Employer logo

Young Person's Guarantee employer

Top 10 Flexible Employer Logo

Top 10 Flexible Employer

Institute of Export & International Trade

Investors in young people - Gold Award

Working Families Employer Member

Carer positive employer in Scotland

Carer positive employer in Scotland

Economic Development Association Scotland