Join Dovecot as Head of Commercial & Operations

Can you provide the tools, strategic plan and creative flair to lead and develop the future success of Dovecot Studios' commercial operations?

Do you enjoy and have a track record of driving growth in a multi-channel commercial environment such as retail, hospitality, exhibitions or events?

We are seeking someone to set excellent standards for the professional delivery of all aspects of Dovecot’s day-to-day activities, which currently include exhibitions, ticketing, retail, events, venue hire and catering. In so doing, the post holder will ensure a consistently high level of planning, organisation, marketing, quality control and excellent customer service to improve the overall visitor and client experience across the building and online, including the Tapestry Studio. Working in a fabulous heritage building in Edinburgh’s city centre, the Head of Commercial & Operations is a strategic post responsible for:

  • Developing business strategy
  • Increasing income
  • Maximising profitability

This is an exciting time to join Dovecot’s management team as we develop our corporate plan, expand our public offer and establish new revenue streams to support the Tapestry Studio.  If you are interested to work with us, please contact, to request more details. Position available until filled.

Dovecot is committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged. Regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships – we would like you to join us.


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Gallery & Shop

Mon–Sat: 10am–5pm (including Sunday 16th April for Rug Tufting and Makers Market and Sundays in August) 

**please be aware the main gallery is closed for exhibition turnaround from the 13th March**

Tapestry Studio Viewing Balcony

Mon-Fri: 12–3pm
Sat: 10am–5pm 


Dovecot Studios Cafe 

Monday - Saturday 9.30am - 4.30pm