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We are looking for a motivated, passionate, highly experienced events professional to deliver a first class venue hire and event management service while ensuring Dovecot Studios income targets are met, primarily by selling our distinctive events spaces to corporate, private and public clients. To apply for the role, please send a CV and covering letter (no more than 3 sides of A4), stating why you think you are suitable for the job, to Cherise Cross, Head of Commercial and Visitor Services, by email to email@example.com. For a job description, person specification and equal opportunities form can be download through the link provided. Deadline for Application: 9am Monday 15th October 2018 First round of interviews: Monday 29th and Tuesday 30th October Second Interviews: Wednesday 7th November Due to the number of applications we are likely to receive we are unable to respond to everyone who applies. If you have not heard from us by 19th October you have not been successful on this occasion.
Posted 22 days ago
By Dovecot Studios
Reports to: Artistic Director and Project Manager Location: the theatre company is based in Edinburgh although the majority of the work is done from laptop and can be carried out from home Charioteer Theatre is a small yet highly active theatre company focussed on international work. We have two main streams: production and touring of our shows in Scotland and Italy (aiming to expand in other courtiers in Europe); strong educational programmes for teenagers, community performers and professional artists. Charioteer Theatre is led by Laura Pasetti. We are looking for a project assistant to support, initially on a six-month basis, both our Artistic Director and Project Manager in the organization of the production and touring of our shows, the planning of future projects and of our theatre courses. The project assistant will be responsible for administrative duties across the organization, project-specific research and supporting the new work of Charioteer Theatre. [ Key Responsibilities include ] Processing and managing invoices and purchase orders /Processing production contracts / Responding to telephone and mail enquires / Booking tour travel and accommodation / Scheduling castings and meetings / Maintaining communication across the organization and freelance artists / Creating and monitoring company databases and mailing lists /Conducting project specific research on request of Artistic Director / Supporting Artistic Director in the running of theatre courses and activities / Managing social media and marketing communications This is a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic, forward thinking and strongly motivated individual not scared of new challenges and willing to grow with the company. The knowledge of a second language is very welcomed although not imperative. [ Essential ] Keen and active interest in theatre / An up to date knowledge of the theatre sector / Excellent organization skills / Excellent written and oral communication skills / Knowledge and experience of working with Microsoft Office and Google Tools / Good time management and ability to prioritize / Ability to multi-task across a range of projects and duties / Experience of conducting research on creative projects / Ability to work calmly under pressure, self-motivate and use own initiative [ Desirable] Knowledge of a second language /Interest in the international art scene and world cultures THIS JOB DESCRIPTION IS A GUIDE TO THE NATURE OF THE WORK REQUIRED OF THE POST. IT IS NEITHER WHOLLY COMPREHENSIVE NOR RESTRICTIVE. Hours: 2 days or 16 hours per week on a flexible basis in negotiation with Project Manager Fee: £200 per week on a self-employed basis Term: 6 months initially, with the possibility of extension, from week commencing 5th November Application and Interview To apply, please send the following to firstname.lastname@example.org by 15th October 2018: An up-to-date C.V. A one-page A4 cover letter detailing your suitability and interest in the role A minimum of one contact for reference Successful applicants will be interviewed on 22nd, 23rd, 24th October at St. Margaret's House 151 London Road Edinburgh EH7 6AE
Posted 22 days ago
By Charioteer Theatre
The Traverse Theatre is currently seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and able Development Assistant to support our Development and Fundraising activity. Candidates should have prior experience in an administrative role, outstanding organisational and time-management skills, as well as a keen interest in theatre. Typical tasks for the role include assisting in the identification and research of new sources of funding, writing fundraising copy, and assisting in fundraising events. For more information please see the job description in the application pack. This is a permanent, full-time position with a probationary period of 6 months. Hours of work will be 40 per week, and may occasionally include evening and weekend working. Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK and be in possession of any necessary visas or work permits. Please note we cannot accept CVs in application for this post. If you wish to apply for this post please download the application pack from our website and return the completed form to email@example.com by 12 noon on Monday 15th October 2018. Interviews will be held on Friday 26th October 2018.
Posted 20 days ago
By Traverse Theatre
Join Edinburgh International Science Festival's international arm and help deliver exciting projects overseas. About the role: You will focus on project logistics assisting with arrangements for worldwide travel, accommodation, ground transportation and scheduling for an exciting science festival project overseas in the UAE. You will also support content preparation by administering print, marketing and translation. You will also directly support the team with general administration and assist with coordinating festival staff, participants and performers. You will have the opportunity to travel with the team to the festival in a dual role, continuing your previous responsibilities for team logistics as well as coordinating onsite print requirements and supporting project delivery on the ground (e.g. assisting the Front of House and Staff Management teams). This is a temporary contract that will run approximately 15 weeks (between 30 October 2018 – 20 February 2019). £80 UK / £120 Overseas (daily rate) You will already: Have proven organisation skills, including proficient use of Excel, and excellent attention to detail. Previous experience of arranging travel for large teams is desirable, as is any experience working as a supervisor or team manager. How to apply: Click the link below to visit our dedicated careers portal. Please note that only applications submitted via our careers portal will be considered. The closing date for applications is: 11:59pm, Monday 15 October 2018 Interviews will be held: Friday 19 October 2018 You will hear from us by close of business on Wednesday, 17 October 2018 if you have been shortlisted for interview. For further information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the link below >>>
Posted 9 days ago
By Edinburgh International Science Festival
Seeking a Creative Industries Officer with a focus on digital innovation & creative technology to support our work as the national development agency for Scotland’s arts, screen & creative industries. Full-time (36 hrs per week) Fixed Term Contract expiring on 30 June 2019 We are looking for a Creative Industries Officer to support our work as the national development agency for Scotland’s arts, screen and creative industries. The post holder will be an active member of the Creative Industries team and will assess and make recommendations on a range of funding applications and projects involving digital innovation and creative technology. They will also be expected to lead on a number of different projects and support the wider work of the Creative Industries Team across a variety of different programmes. Our ideal candidate will also have good knowledge of digital policy and strategy across Scotland, alongside a willingness to continually widen this knowledge. The post holder must be able to demonstrate their experience of working in digital innovation or creative technology. They will have a strong understanding and knowledge of the creative industries in Scotland. An awareness of how digital technology interfaces with areas of the arts, screen and creative industries is essential. Experience and/or knowledge of carrying out detailed assessments and proposals, understanding the complexities of projects/organisations, producing clear reports and making informed recommendations are key aspects of this role. Strong interpersonal skills and team working, the ability to develop and establish partnerships both at home and abroad, and a commitment to our core values are all essential. Experience of managing evaluation and monitoring processes is desirable but not essential. Closing date for receipt of completed application forms is 12 noon on Friday 19 October 2018. Interviews will be held in Edinburgh on Tuesday 30 October 2018. If selected for interview, you will be expected to be available on this date. For further information, please contact email@example.com or visit the link below >>>
Posted 9 days ago
By Creative Scotland
Tiphereth are looking for a motivated individual who can provide support and make a difference to peoples’ lives. Due to expansion of our day service we are seeking a post of Co-Worker supporting adults with learning disabilities and autism in meaningful work and activities. We are recruiting for our new Print Studio which uses screen printing as a medium to engage in meaningful, creative and productive work. Some of the work involves one-to-one support, and some working with small groups. Experience of screen printing or associated artistic process is essential. We are looking for compassionate, creative, and confident individuals who have a passion to assist the people we support to achieve their personal outcomes and who are motivated to support Camphill’s values and ethos. Tiphereth is a Camphill community in Edinburgh, on the edge of the Pentland hills and is a vibrant and growing organisation with residential care, supported living, social enterprises and a growing day service. Starting Salary £17,574 rising to £19,110 36 days annual leave. 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday. Both salary and holidays rise in relation to length of service. Holidays 36 days rising to 40 days p/a. plus 5% employer’s pension contribution. Application form and job description available at www.tiphereth.org.uk or by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Posted 6 days ago
At Social Investment Scotland, we are looking for a talented and enthusiastic individual to join our team as our Marketing & Events Assistant. Social Investment Scotland’s mission is to connect capital with communities; making investments that make a real, measurable and sustainable impact on people’s lives. Since 2001. we’ve invested £63 million in more than 300 organisations, large and small, urban and rural. The role sits within the Investment team who collectively are responsible for business development, business support, marketing, brand management, events, product design and management, analytics, customer insight, investment appraisal and relationship management. We are a productive team with ambitious plans and now need a marketing colleague to progress our marketing and events plans. We are genuinely committed to developing our people and also encourage a work/life balance utilising flexible working to meet both your and our customer needs. This is a part-time role at 21 hours per week; over 3 days including Monday & Tuesday. For further details on this role and how to apply, please see the full Marketing & Events Assistant recruitment pack on our website. Deadline for applications: Monday 22 October at 5pm.
Posted 12 days ago
By Social Investment Scotland
Starcatchers is Scotland’s National Arts and Early Years organisation. We champion world-leading arts and creative experiences for Scotland’s youngest children, aged 0 -5 and their parents, carers and educators that are created by exceptional artists who are inspired to make work for and with this audience. Starcatchers is recognised around the world as being at the forefront of artistic practice for Early Years. We exist to apply the transformational power of the arts to support improved outcomes for our youngest children. Since 2006, we have successfully pioneered methodologies of engaging with and making high quality performances for babies and young children aged 0-5 years and their grown ups in communities across Scotland. We work in partnership with children, families, childcare settings, staff, artists, other Third Sector and arts organisations to deliver an evolving programme of activity that is supported by robust evaluation and research. We are looking for an efficient and enthusiastic individual to join our team as Creative Skills Administrator. As part of the Creative Skills team this role will work with the Creative Skills Manager and Artists in the administration, co-ordination and delivery of the programme. Funded by the Scottish Government, Creative Skills is an ambitious programme of training which aims to put arts and creativity at the heart of Early Years practice in Scotland. The Creative Skills Programme empowers adults who work with young children, helping them to feel, and be, more creative promoting an engaging, playful, open-ended and child-centred approach. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a ground-breaking training programme in a diverse and expanding organisation. The closing date is 22 October and full details along with a downloadable application form can be found on our website.
Posted 21 days ago
PopUp Painting is the leading ‘sip and paint’ business in the country, delivering 60 events a month across the UK. We are now looking to expand into Edinburgh and Glasgow. Our mission is to Unleash Creativity, and to bring art out of the classroom and gallery, into the places people meet on an everyday basis. Our events are ‘social painting experiences’, where people enjoy an evening with a wine glass in one hand, paintbrush in the other – no experience needed! We are looking for Artists and for Event Managers in Edinburgh and Glasgow. Events last 2.5 hours plus set up and clean down, totalling c.4 hours. Most events take place in the evening and weekends. You will need to be flexible and able to travel. The Roles Artists – responsible for leading events and guiding guests. You will need to prepare work in advance and assist in set up and clean down. Event Managers – responsible for running events and customer care as well as some administration, stock management and transporting kit. You will lead the set up and clean down of events. Managers must be experienced in Customer Care and/or Operations. Roles can be combined. Hours – hours are subject to negotiation and will be between 8 and 26 hours per month. Who should apply? Artists must be qualified and have experience of working with the public. The ability to communicate clearly to a room full of people is essential. Event Managers must be experienced in Customer Care and/or Operations. It is essential for applicants to have access to a car for this role and should be able to store kit. Both roles require high energy, flexible working and a sense of humour. The ability to work under pressure is also needed. How to Apply Send a CV together with a covering letter to email@example.com why you are interested in the role, relevant experience, location and role of interest, hours of work sought (min and max), confirmation of access to vehicle (for Event Manager or combined roles). Artists should include a link to their work.
Posted 13 days ago
By PopUp Painting & Events LTD.
Imagine the possibilities of pushing brand creativity and getting consumer-validated ideas to market faster at one of Scotland’s fastest-growing agencies. We’re looking for a Designer to join our in-house creative team, working on an exciting blend of food, drink and financial services brands. You’ll have great graphic design skills and be at home in a varied and fast-paced agency environment, working across brand packaging, print, digital, video, advertising and activation. It’s never the same day twice – and we’re looking for someone who loves that as much as we do. Great skills & attitude: ● Ability to apply creativity to a broad range of work, from animation storyboarding and packaging design to social media content and web design. ● Creatively brave, always seeking out innovative and disruptive ideas and ways to bring them to life. ● A great team player who sees the strength in creative collaboration across the agency and with clients. ● An agile worker, embracing ‘beta’ and willing to pivot if consumer research tells us to. ● A great eye for detail, with an understanding of brand guidelines and creative approvals process. ● Ability to stand in our clients’ shoes, working within time and budget parameters, and always striving to be three steps ahead. ● A confident presenter, adept at selling in and defending great ideas. ● Tirelessly dedicated to ensuring every piece of work is the best it can be. ● Creatively curious and inspiring, always drawing on the latest trends, and sharing new ways of thinking and working. ● Ability to handle and switch between multiple projects. ● Entrepreneurial and ambitious, excited by our agency proposition and vision. Great experience: ● Competent with the Adobe Creative Cloud suite (InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop). ● 2 – 3 years in a creative agency role. ● Expertise in digital (UI and UX) and social media. ● Experience in drinks (brand and activation) and in motion graphics/ animation (Adobe Premiere/ After Effects) would really give you the edge. Salary from £22k depending on experience. Please send your CV and portfolio to Catriona Summers, firstname.lastname@example.org
Posted 23 days ago
By Guy & Co
DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANT (Band 7) PERMANENT The Development Department: The Development Department works to create long term relationships with individuals, corporate bodies and organisations to support and enhance the work of the National Galleries of Scotland. The Department aims to create a community who are prepared to support NGS both personally and financially. This is done by: • Raising philanthropic funds Running fundraising programmes aimed at individuals, trusts and foundations and companies to provide support for a range of projects throughout the NGS • Creating opportunities for corporate support Running a top quality sponsorship programme and opportunities for the corporate world to use the Galleries as part of their marketing and PR campaigns. • Building a wide range of friends and supporters Providing opportunities for friends and supporters of the Galleries to participate in the life of the Galleries, through various initiatives such as the Friends and Patrons of the NGS The department was set up in 1988 and now consists of 9 staff. Main Purpose of the Job The function of the Development Assistant is to provide general administrative support to the Development activities. The Development Assistant will also assist in the administration of the Friends membership scheme and co-ordination of the Friends events programme and cultivation events. S/he is responsible for ensuring the effective administration of fundraising systems. Department Administration 1. Responsible for the smooth running of the departmental administration, including processing purchase orders using the e-request system. 2. Assist with the effective processing and banking of gifts, and be responsible for the daily cash book. 3. Ensure that all membership correspondence is dealt with timeously and assist with the administration and processing of membership applications. 4. Work with volunteers when available in the administration of the Friends scheme and Friends events. 5. Assist with departmental mailings to Friends and Patrons. 6. Ensure that Friends, Patrons and donor information is kept up to date on the database and in line with the Data Protection policy. Events 7. Assist the Friends team with the Friends event programme and the logistics associated with events to the highest standard. 8. Manage the Friends event bookings administration, efficiently handling payments, sending tickets and recording on the database. 9. Support Friends events by preparing guest lists and attending and running selected events. 10. Assist the Development Co-ordinator with NGS private views. Corporate Support 11. Assisting in the preparation of exhibition and project proposals. 12. Assisting in the collation of information for evaluations. 13. Undertaking corporate research to update the database and contacts, and to seek out new companies to approach for support. Other 14. Working across the team, responsible for website updates for the Development Department. 15. Assist with general administration and provide support for the Friends team as required. 16. To keep abreast of developments in the fundraising profession and ensure compliance to best practice 17. To participate in the running of the Development Department, attending staff meetings and other meetings as required 18. To undertake other appropriate projects as requested by the Head of Development
Posted 6 days ago
By National Galleries of Scotland
HEAD OF AUDIENCE INSIGHT & VISITOR EXPERIENCE FIXED TERM CONTRACT 2.5 YEARS (Band 3A) Job Summary This role is critical to helping NGS achieve its strategic goals and cultural shift. Its remit spans across growing audience participation, increasing income and growing our impact. The role holder will be an active leader in the Public Engagement directorate, but will be leading an audience focused approach across the organisation and ensuring that colleagues understand and are engaged in the process – acting as an ‘internal consultant’ to teams in the organisation and partners who deliver services at NGS sites. This role is responsible for working collaboratively across the organisation and partners to: • Provide a strategic audience focus via an insight and evidence-based approach, acting as a catalyst for change and continuous improvements • Set direction and standards to define the ideal integrated and consistent visitor journey (on and offline) • Provide advice and guidance to other teams to implement changes to achieve this, working across all teams for visitor benefit • Measure and benchmark our progress, ensuring we constantly optimise the experience They are directly accountable for managing all audience data collection and management, market research, feedback and insights, ticketing and pricing data, as well as benchmarking visitor feedback and monitoring progress/ optimising. To act as a catalyst for change and constant improvements in our visitor journey. They are also accountable for developing an organisation-wide approach to CRM. Key technical skills, qualifications and experience required to fulfil role The following range of knowledge skills and experience are required. Please ensure these are reflected in your application. Short-listing for interview will be based on meeting these requirements. • Significant experience in a strategic and leadership role in market research or loyalty/ CRM strategy or consulting • A strong background in data and insights, as well as solid experience of best practice online for visitors/ users. • Strong digital/ UX background • Demonstrable CRM experience. • A clear commercial focus with demonstrable experience of growing income (with ideally pricing experience) • Experience of planning and overseeing significant cultural change activity and / or programmes. • ‘Customer service’ experience and/ or customer journey mapping/ visitor experience • Strong prioritisation skills, along with evaluation experience • Ability to take complex information or situations and assimilate into compelling insights or strategies • Personal interest in culture/ cultural appreciation is desirable • Experience in Retail, Tourism or Visitor Attractions is preferred
Posted 5 days ago
By National Galleries of Scotland
The Facilities Manager (M&E) is responsible to the Estates Operations Manager for all matters relating to building services, including design, installation and maintenance, and ensuring compliance with relevant statutory instruments. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. The procurement and supervision of mechanical and electrical (M&E) related projects, maintenance and repair works, including daily inspections to ensure adherence to specification and compliance with health and safety and statutory requirements. 2. The co-ordination and updating of project related building services records covering as built drawings, plant asset records, maintenance manuals and planned routine maintenance works, as well as general policy and operational procedures. 3. The preparation of contract documentation for all M&E projects, repairs and services support works throughout the estate, and/or liaison with outside support consultants. 4. The control and direct supervision of the computerised M&E Planned Maintenance system, liaison with service contract staff and ensure that the database of service records is kept up to date. 5. Ensuring that accurate records are kept of all breakdowns through the computerised helpdesk system and that all faults are rectified in accordance with the agreed contracts. 6. To operate the Building Management System to ensure plant is operating efficiently and that environmental requirements are being met. 7. Liaison with and advice to curatorial staff and artists on technical support matters relating to exhibition installations, environmental conditions and associated lighting. 8. The sourcing and procurement of equipment, spare parts and building consumables including maintenance of stock records, checking of supplier invoices and supervision of an in-house stock control database system. 9. Take an active part in reducing our carbon footprint through our activities. This includes better use of the Building Management Systems, new low energy technologies and controls. 10. Acting as temporary cover to the estates Facilities Managers and Maintenance Manager in their absence on leave/sickness etc.
Posted 2 days ago
By National Galleries of Scotland
The Director of Collection & Research is a member of the Senior Management Team with the responsibility of overseeing curatorial business across NGS and the strategic leadership for the development, research and use of the NGS collection across all our venues, national and international partnerships and on-line. The main purpose of the post of Personal Assistant is to assist the Director in the exercise of his duties and responsibilities, planning and fulfilling his daily programme. The post is based at Gallery of Modern Art Two, Belford Road, Edinburgh. The Personal Assistant will require a high level of interpersonal skills, tact and diplomacy. The postholder is often the first point of contact for callers and as such is required to be well informed, helpful and efficient. They will take decisions, within guidelines given by the Director, on priorities in carrying out duties and will solve problems arising within the daily routine. The ability to work under high levels of pressure, flexibility and professionalism are essential along with the ability to communicate with a wide variety of national and international contacts. The postholder reports to the Director of Collection & Research and will work closely with the Director’s team. The postholder is responsible for providing direct support in planning and implementing the duties of the Director and effectively managing his workload: Office Management Effective management of the Director’s office: • Managing correspondence: o Prioritising daily mail/email and identifying actions. o Actioning routine correspondence without supervision. • Managing the Director’s diary. • Taking/making telephone calls on behalf of the Director. • Organisation of travel arrangements. • Responsibility for office equipment, stationery supplies and mail, ensuring the office is fully functional at all times • Maintenance of an effective filing system. • Meeting and greeting guests and organising hospitality. Internal Communications • Facilitating good communications within the Collection & Research Directorate. • Managing communication channels to and from the Director’s office. • Providing briefings and papers for the Director in advance of meetings. • Assisting with the organisation of events and meetings. External Communications • Facilitating the Director’s communication with external contacts. • Dealing with senior personnel in partner organisations, as well as with their secretarial and support staff by telephone, e-mail, letter and in person. Meeting Administration • Co-ordination and servicing of meetings, attending and taking minutes where required.
By National Galleries of Scotland
Posted one month ago
By Digital Six
Fuora Dance Project is seeking a Scottish 35+ strong male actor with competent movement skills, strong Scottish Accent to join the company for rehearsals and touring of its production 'W-hat About?'
Posted 5 months ago
By Fuora Dance Project
Life drawing models required for weekend work. Great as extra money during study periods. Get in touch for more information.
Posted one year ago
By Nude Life
Dewar Arts Awards invite applications in any art form for funding to support individuals.Applicants must be under 30, live or work in Scotland, have talent and financial need.
Posted 9 months ago
By Dewar Arts Awards
Do you want to transform lives through reading and writing? Scottish Book Trust, a national charity, is looking for an experienced Head of School Communities Programme to lead our high profile and creatively excellent programmes delivered in schools. Are you: • an excellent communicator and influencer • skilled at managing high profile external stakeholder relations • knowledgeable about arts, literature and education policy in Scotland • experienced at senior management level • a motivational team leader This is a full time (35 hours per week) permanent position. Please note the interviews are due to take place on Wednesday 25th or Thursday 26th July. For further information and to apply for the role, please follow the link below >>>
Posted 3 months ago
By Scottish Book Trust
for Scotland’s largest circulation art magazine. Previous media sales experience essential. CV to email@example.com
Posted one month ago
Craft Scotland has an exciting opportunity for an organised and motivated Programme Coordinator to join our passionate team. Based in the creative hub of Leith, Edinburgh, this new role will support Craft Scotland to deliver its new learning programmes for makers, Compass. This role will suit an organised individual who is a resourceful self-starter. Compass is generously supported by the William Grant Foundation and Creative Scotland. You can read more information about Compass on the Craft Journal. This will be a fixed term contract for 12 months from start date in November 2018. This is a part-time role for 21 hours per week, occasional out of hours working and travel might be required. The salary for this position is £17,000 pro-rata. Craft Scotland is an Equal Opportunities Employer. If you have any special requirements to complete your application or in order to attend an interview or have any other questions then please get in touch. Craft Scotland is a Living Wage Employer.
Posted 22 days ago
By Craft Scotland
Have you ever thought about teaching a few knitting classes each week? If so, joining the Knitting For All family might be right up your street! Knitting for All's social mission is to spread knitting skills far and wide so that everyone around the globe has access to this life-enhancing skill. Our teachers work part-time and fit their classes in around other work and family commitments. Some of them do just a couple of classes a week and others work a busy schedule of back to back classes together with crafty parties and one-off workshops. It’s completely flexible - you do as much or as little as you like.
Posted 3 years ago
By Knitting For All Ltd