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The Traverse Theatre is currently seeking to recruit a Lighting & Sound Technician to be responsible for the development and delivery of a wide range of events and productions at the Traverse Theatre. The ideal candidate will have experience of operating and installing sound systems and experience of using Q Lab sound software, as well as excellent communication and interpersonal skills. This is a permanent full-time position, with a six month probationary period. The normal hours of work will be 40 hours per week worked six days out of seven, including weekend and evening work. Applicants must be able to provide documentary evidence of their eligibility to work in the UK and, if applicable, must hold any necessary work permits and/or visas. If you wish to apply for this post please download the application pack from our website at www.traverse.co.uk/about-us/job-vacancies/ and send the completed pack to firstname.lastname@example.org Please note we cannot accept CVs in application for this post. No agencies please. Closing date for applications: 12 noon Friday 7th December 2018 Interviews will be held on the Tuesday 18th December 2018. The Traverse Theatre is currently seeking to recruit a Lighting & Sound Technician to be responsible for the development and delivery of a wide range of events and productions at the Traverse Theatre. The ideal candidate will have experience of operating and installing sound systems and experience of using Q Lab sound software, as well as excellent communication and interpersonal skills. This is a permanent full-time position, with a six month probationary period. The normal hours of work will be 40 hours per week worked six days out of seven, including weekend and evening work. Applicants must be able to provide documentary evidence of their eligibility to work in the UK and, if applicable, must hold any necessary work permits and/or visas. If you wish to apply for this post please download the application pack from our website at www.traverse.co.uk/about-us/job-vacancies/ and send the completed pack to email@example.com Please note we cannot accept CVs in application for this post. No agencies please. Closing date for applications: 12 noon Friday 7th December 2018 Interviews will be held on the Tuesday 18th December 2018.
Posted 23 days ago
By Traverse Theatre
Hours: 40 hours Location: Hermiston Quay Salary range: £33,660 & Essential Business Car User allowence of £3800 per annum The National Trust for Scotland is an independent charity set up in 1931 for the preservation and conservation of natural and human heritage that is significant to Scotland and the world. The Trust has gone on to become Scotland's largest membership organisation and a leader in conserving and promoting the nation's treasured places and collections so that they can be enjoyed by present and future generations. The Customer and Cause team exists to inspire visits to our places across Scotland, grow membership and drive donations to support our work. The wider purpose of the role is to help drive the National Trust for Scotland’s ability to conserve Scotland’s built and natural heritage under its care. The specific purpose of the role is to generate income from commercial filming and photography projects, promote the Trust’s locations to the industry and ensure the Trust receives credit and publicity for its co-operation with productions. Application forms are available on https://www.nts.org.uk/Charity/Vacancies/ Interested applicants should forward a completed application form to the People Services Department (Applications), The National Trust for Scotland, Hermiston Quay, 5 Cultins Road Edinburgh EH11 4DF, by mail or by email via firstname.lastname@example.org, by first post (i.e. 10.00am) on Friday 7th December 2018.
Posted 16 days ago
By The National Trust For Scotland
DRAF is seeking an experienced Partnerships & Communications Manager to contribute to the evolution of the organisation, comprised of a contemporary art collection of over 2,100 works and an active programme of exhibitions and performances in London and across the UK. Following 10 years of successful exhibitions, events, performances and research programming in its London gallery spaces, DRAF is evolving and expanding. The next phase of the organisation will include an active discursive programme, UK-wide collaborative initiatives, continuing London performance commissions, and an increased activation of the Collection. The Partnerships & Communications Manager will be crucial in supporting the design and realisation of these plans to position DRAF as a unique and influential voice in the UK and international art world. Visit our website to download a full job description: http://davidrobertsartfoundation.com/contact/ To apply please submit a full CV, and Letter of Interest (circa. 750 words) to email@example.com Deadline: Wed 12 Dec 2018, 5pm Interviews will be held on 17 & 18 December in London.
Posted 16 days ago
By DRAF (David Roberts Art Foundation)
Job Title: Finance Officer Accountable to: Chief Executive Personnel responsible for: None Location: WHALE Arts Centre Hours of Work: 14 hours per week (can be worked flexibly across two days or more) Salary: £28,000 per annum pro rata About WHALE Arts Since being set up by local people in 1992 WHALE Arts has firmly established itself as the cultural anchor organisation for Wester Hailes. As a community-led arts charity and social enterprise, WHALE Arts’ mission is to be the creative heart of a vibrant, thriving community. WHALE acts as a conduit between our community and creative opportunities through the direct delivery of projects, programmes and events and by connecting our community with city and national cultural partners. We are based in the purpose built WHALE Arts Centre, a unique community asset that provides a range of high quality creative spaces for our community. The WHALE Arts Centre operates as a social enterprise allowing us to generate income that supports our charitable work. Our social enterprises include a co-working space, office rentals, training and conference facilities. Summary of Post The post holder will be responsible for overseeing and maintaining all aspects of WHALE Arts’ finance systems and procedures. They will work closely with the WHALE Chief Executive to provide Board finance information and with project budget holders to ensure effective finance controls are in place. They will be responsible for all transactional accounting in the finance systems (SAGE). Main Activities and Key Responsibilities Finance Systems • Maintain financial policies to ensure operational efficiency. • Review financial paperwork and procedures on a periodic basis and make appropriate changes. • Update financial systems and guidance for use by finance officer, budget holders and other staff as required. • Review coding structure (chart of accounts) and implement in SAGE as required. Planning & Reporting • Assist in budget preparation. • Prepare annual accounts to trial balance plus supporting schedules for charity • accounts, fixed asset schedules, debtors and creditors. • Prepare monthly management accounts as agreed with the Board. • Perform financial analysis, reporting as required. Operational Tasks • Manage cash controls as well as maintain book keeping up-to-date. • Carry out weekly input to the general and purchase ledgers. • Complete monthly reconciliations and investigate any differences. • Prepare and complete gift aid claims on behalf of WHALE. • Identify and resolve invoicing issues, accounting discrepancies and other financial related issues. • Prepare suggested monthly payment runs. • Issue sales invoices. • Implement credit control ensuring that invoices due are paid on time. • Complete other finance tasks as requested. Other Duties Job descriptions cannot be exhaustive and the post-holder may, from time-to-time, be required to undertake other duties, which are broadly in line with the above key responsibilities. Essential Skills • Advanced knowledge of SAGE including use of multiple departments. • Good working knowledge of Excel. • Experience of preparing budgets. • Experience of preparing monthly management accounts. • Experience of financial analysis and charity reporting. • Experience of providing support to non-finance staff. • Preparation of annual accounts to trial balance plus supporting schedules for charity accounts, fixed asset schedules, debtors and creditors. • Excellent communicator. • Experience of working with a range of internal and external stakeholders to manage expectations (funders, staff, board, independent examiners). • Knowledge of charitable sector and charity accounting (FRS 102 and Charity SORP). • Relevant accountancy qualification or two years’ experience in charity finance. Application Process Apply by email, enclosing/attaching: • An up to date CV detailing relevant education and employment experience. No longer than two pages. • A covering letter demonstrating how your skills meet the Essential Skills criteria of the job description. No longer than one page. • Details of two referees, including your most recent employer. Applications should arrive by email to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than midday Thursday 13 December. Late applications will not be considered. Interviews will take place at WHALE Arts on Thursday 20th December. Applicants progressing to interview stage will be notified by 5pm on Monday 17th December. We are looking to appoint someone who can on, or start as soon as possible after, 7th January 2019. The successful candidate will be appointed to the role subject to confirmation of PVG Scheme Membership. Contact Details To discuss any aspects of the post prior to application please contact: Leah Black, Chief Executive, WHALE Arts, 30 Westburn Grove, Edinburgh EH14 2SA, 0131 458 3267, email@example.com
Posted 11 days ago
By WHALE Arts
We're looking for a Production Manager to join the team in our Edinburgh office. This role requires creativity and organisational skills, plus the ability to remain calm under pressure. We're not looking for any specific qualifications, but an art school education is preferred. The core of the post is to cover our general production needs as a publishing company. The majority of time will be spent on The Skinny magazine itself but we do also produce publications such as an annual Student Handbook and the annual film-centred CineSkinny – the role will include duties for these when they come up. Responsibilities will include management of advertising artwork and clients, picture editing, working with editorial to commission photography and illustrations, assisting with corrections and page proofing, managing our Instagram account and finding new ways to reach audiences and share what we're doing, managing photographers and illustrators, handling mail, managing office equipment, and generally making the office a happy place to be. This post is based at The Skinny's office at Summerhall, Edinburgh. We want someone who is supremely organised, filled with ideas and energy, and who can work fast. This role is key to our monthly production cycle and you will need to be level-headed under pressure and work well in close quarters with the rest of the team. This role is driven by deadlines and taking responsibility for getting the job done when it matters most is key. Skills in InDesign and Photoshop are a must, experience with content management systems preferred. In addition, this role needs creativity. If you are a photographer, designer, illustrator, writer/editor, film-maker, or any combination of the preceding, we'd be delighted to see your work alongside your application. This role is permanent, 16 days per month, with a salary of £18,000 pro rata. To apply: Send a cover letter including your answers to the below questions, along with a CV and any relevant portfolios or examples of your work to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please mention 'Production Manager' in the subject line. Look at what we are putting out in print and online and how we are doing it. What do you think The Skinny's top three priorities for further development? What media do you consume regularly (blogs / video / print examples please)? Who would you commission to create an image for our cover?
Posted 10 days ago
By The Skinny
Imaginate is looking to recruit a freelance Assistant Producer to assist the Producer in delivering the 2019 Edinburgh International Children’s Festival and surrounding activities and events. KEY TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES • Support the producer during the Festival, specifically the Festival Family Day and delegate events. • Assisting the Producer in administrative tasks for the festival events and productions including contracts, finance, space requirements and scheduling. • Assist with management and monitoring the Festival Family Day budget. • Liaising with key partners, co-producers and companies visiting the festival. • Liaise with artists for the Festival Family Day and all delegate events throughout the festival. • Work with the assistant production manager in various tasks, including making sure that the Festival Family Day and delegate events have their schedule, technical and production needs met. • Collate information from companies and artists about the opening weekend for the brochure and website. • Manage risk assessments and health and safety regulations for the Festival Family Day and Delegate Programme. • Managing key delegate groups, events and creative development work during the festival, roles will include event setup, production, managing staff and venues for the events. • General festival and festival on tour administration tasks such as booking travel and accommodation GENERAL TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES • Attend all team meetings (Tuesdays, weekly) and report on progress • Fortnightly update and progress meeting with the Producer • Assist the Producer and Production Manager on Event Manuals and Venue Information • Work with Front of House and Volunteers to ensure smooth running of events and performances throughout the festival. • Evaluation of the Edinburgh International Children’s Festival **Please see our website for the Person Specification and further details about the position and application process**: https://www.imaginate.org.uk/artists/opportunities/assistant-producer
Posted 2 days ago
This position is available to capable individuals, regardless of previous experience or qualifications. Take on the day-to-day tasks of running a tech business, learning directly from and very closely with the CEO and operating to support him in many non-technical roles. You might be interested in this position as training to run your own business, or you may simply enjoy helping a dynamic organisation to run smoothly and managing all its complexities. You can expect future opportunities to specialise and advance in the management of a growing company. Your responsibility is gradually take over a wide range of duries from the CEO to allow him greater focus on strategic areas, and to work with diligence and intiative to help the technical team in working in an efficient and low-stress manner. You will be highly organised, driven to enable those around you, have good social skills, excellent written English, excellent attention to detail and enjoy intensity in your work. Your trustworthiness and discretion will be beyond reproach. You will be willing to put in an extra hour or two where it will make a difference and to be flexible, but excessive hours overall are not required. This is not a technical or design role and not a good position for would-be games developers, but if you are passionate about games or games development then you will enjoy enabling that team and being immersed in their work. You many have previous experience in business, games development or production, but none is required. You may have reelvant qualifications, but none are required. More specific details are available on our website. Early applications encouraged.
Posted 13 days ago
By Moon Collider Ltd
Life drawing models required for weekend work. Great as extra money during study periods. Get in touch for more information.
Posted 2 years ago
By Nude Life
The British Council are seeking an experienced consultant creative director to curate a UK season of culture in Italy in autumn 2020. The role is offered on a consultancy basis working 200 days from 1 February 2019 to 31 December 2020. The Season itself will run from September to December 2020. As the UK prepares to leave the EU, cultural relations will continue to play an important role. UK/Italy 2020 is an exciting opportunity to showcase the best of UK culture in Italy (and Italian culture in the UK). The Season will engage the next generation of British and Italian artists, creative entrepreneurs, influencers and researchers. Alongside exhibitions, performances and other creative interventions, there will be a major digital element. For more information about the role and to apply, please follow the link below >>>
Posted 9 days ago
By British Council
V&A Dundee is inviting emerging designers and collectives to submit proposals for a small-scale but world-class videogame that explores character development and the idea of self in videogames. The game will be hosted on Microsoft Azure, and will be active for up to two years. The budget for the commission is £10,000 and the appointed designer will also be supported by InGAME, an Abertay University-led games innovation partnership. This opportunity is open to all, though the selected designer must be able to demonstrate their previous and ongoing links to Scotland. The submission deadline is 12.00 Monday 17 December 2018. For further information, please contact email@example.com or visit the link below >>>
Posted 12 days ago
By V&A Dundee
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 10 months ago
By Dewar Arts Awards
We're looking for a talented Product Designer with expertise in designing complex mobile apps for iOS and Android to join our Product Design team. We have a vacancy for an experienced mobile app designer to join our Product Design team and take the lead on designing mobile apps for iOS and Android. For this role, you'll need to have an in-depth understanding and experience in developing apps for iOS and Android using Native Patterns and Components, and an understanding of Apple's Human Interface Guidelines. Day-to-day, here’s what you can expect: - You’ll be in the driving seat! From using using pencil and paper to draft rapid lo-fi prototypes for new features or product improvements, you’ll work independently to refine prototypes in your graphic editor of choice (we like Sketch) and present your ideas to the team - You’ll be closely involved in the creative process - collaborating to generate new ideas for product improvements that will really benefit our customers and creating innovative solutions to help solve user problems and optimise their journey - You’ll be there every step of the way - working alongside the engineers to implement features and pushing forward our internal design system. - You’ll always be looking to drive the FreeAgent product forward - digging into behavioural data to understand how users are using our website and working collaboratively with other designers and colleagues across the business to deliver towards our company objectives You need to show: - demonstrable experience working in an agency, as a successful freelancer, or as an in-house designer - experience of designing user interfaces for complex applications, translating user requirements into elegant, usable solutions. - a deep understanding of the iOS and Android platforms and an ability to lead the team on native patterns and design guidelines. - knowledge of best practices with regards to mobile native app design, usability and accessibility. - strong visual and graphic design sense. - knowledge of fundamental UX techniques including user testing, wireframing, prototyping, interaction flows, information architecture and more. - enthusiasm for taking complex problems and simplifying them for end users. - willingness to work with engineers to implement new features within our application frameworks - strong interpersonal and communications skills, both verbal and written We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, including 33 Days Holiday allowance, private healthcare, company pension scheme, free lunches on Fridays, and some well-stocked drinks fridges. For further information, please contact 933DFBCE5F@jobs.workablemail.com or visit the link below >>>
Posted 2 days ago
This is an exciting and challenging post within the Exhibitions and Design Department that is responsible for creating and delivering design, brand, exhibitions, touring exhibitions and displays. The Design Team make a central contribution to the impactful public programme focusing on marketing, learning and participation. You will be responsible for 3D and 2D design and print services across all National Museum sites, working with a variety of different internal stakeholders as well as commercial design and print companies. Responsible for the creative design process and the management of the quality and standards of design deployed across National Museums Scotland, you will ensure successful project delivery in adherence to organisational project methodology, corporate identity guidelines and in accordance with budgetary requirements/financial procedures. You will manage, motivate and develop the Design Team, supporting them to achieve good quality and creative work in a timely manner. You will oversee departmental priorities for design and print production, ensuring that resources are deployed efficiently and effectively on/across projects for National Museums Scotland. For further information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or or visit the link below >>>
Posted 3 days ago
By National Museums Scotland
Posted 6 days ago
By Digital Six
Craft Scotland is seeking experienced makers to deliver public-facing, paid-for workshops during the Summer Show, Craft Scotland’s annual selling exhibition to be held from Friday 2 to Sunday 25 August 2019 in Edinburgh. The selected makers will be required to design and deliver an engaging hands-on workshop giving participants an understanding of a making technique and the opportunity to make a piece of craft. The workshops should be creative, enjoyable and suitable for those with no previous making experience. For more information about the workshops and how to apply to e a facilitator, please follow the link below >>>
Posted 2 days ago
By Craft Scotland
Supported by Creative Scotland, professional writers living in Scotland have the opportunity to apply for the Robert Louis Stevenson Fellowship 2019. There are four fellowships available. Applications for the 2019 fellowship are currently open. Apply by Wednesday 30 January 2019, midday. Supported by Creative Scotland, we’re delighted to offer professional writers living in Scotland the opportunity to apply for the Robert Louis Stevenson Fellowship 2019. There are four fellowships available, allowing writers to enjoy a month-long residency at the Hôtel Chevillon International Arts Centre at Grez-sur-Loing in France during the months of June, July, August or November. What do the Fellows receive? Each writer will receive a month’s accommodation in a self-catering studio apartment and a stipend of £1,200. Travel costs to and from France will also be paid for. The Fellowship gives writers the time to concentrate on and develop their work and spend time with other artists while living and working in a peaceful and inspiring environment. For further information, please contact email@example.com or visit the link below >>>
Posted 2 days ago
By Scottish Book Trust
A residency place for an woman/female/femme-identifying or non-binary emerging Lighting Designer to assist on one of three National Theatre of Scotland 2019 productions. Applications are now open for a residency place for an emerging Lighting Designer to assist on one of the following National Theatre of Scotland 2019 productions: - Them!: Rehearsing w/c 27 May, 3 Jun, 10 Jun; tech & build w/c 17 Jun - Red Dust Road: Rehearsing w/c 8 Jul, 15 Jul, 22 Jul, 29 Jul; tech 5 Aug - The Panopticon: Rehearsing w/c 30 Sep, 7 Oct, 14 Oct, 21 Oct Production dates are subject to slight change. Applications Open: Wednesday 28 November 2018 Application Deadline: Monday 25 February 2019 at 5pm For more information and to apply for the role, please follow the link below >>>
Posted 2 days ago
By National Theatre of Scotland
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 5 months ago
By Scottish Book Trust
for Scotland’s largest circulation art magazine. Previous media sales experience essential. CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
Posted 3 months 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 2 months ago
By Craft Scotland
Übersetzer Content Deutsch-Englisch gesucht! Wir von TrekkSoft suchen eine/n Übersetzer/in für Content Deutsch/Englisch. Erhalte einen Einblick in das Content-Team eines SaaS-Unternehmens im Technologie- und Tourismus-Bereich und unterstütze das Team mit der Content-Übersetzung für unsere Akademie. Wir suchen: Übersetzer/in Content vom Englischen ins Deutsche gesucht Übersetzung von Ebooks, Checklisten, Blogposts, Emails, Landingpages, etc. (https://www.trekksoft.com/de/akademie/) Sehr gute Deutsch- und Englisch-Kenntnisse Übersetzungsaufwand pro Monat: ca. 20-25 Stunden Abrechnung auf Freelancer-Basis Du hast Interesse? Dann sende einfach eine E-Mail an email@example.com und schildere uns kurz (1-2 Sätze), welche Qualifikationen (Sprache DE-EN, Content, etc.) du mitbringst.
Posted one month ago
By TrekkSoft Ag
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 experienced individual to join our team as our General Manager. This post works across the organisation supporting delivery of Starcatchers’ strategic plan, taking the lead on company management, finance and HR responsibilities. The General Manager will also deputise for the Chief Executive in their absence, ensuring that Starcatchers delivery and objectives continue to be met and opportunities fully explored. This is an exciting opportunity to support a diverse and expanding organisation build on and further develop its ground breaking work across Scotland and internationally. Full details along with a downloadable application form can be found on our website at http://www.starcatchers.org.uk/who-we-are/our-team/opportunities/ Applications must be using the application form as CV's will not be accepted. The deadline is 9am on Thursday 6th December and interviews will be held in the week commencing 10th December with an anticipated start date of 7th January 2019.
Posted 26 days ago
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