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Job: Engagement & Skills Manager

This is a full-time fixed-term contract for two years, creating a new specialist role to build connections between the Edinburgh Festivals around their community engagement and knowledge sharing projects. This role will help the festivals to engage with more communities and creatives, sustaining Edinburgh's leading festival city position locally and globally, by: • mapping the community engagement opportunities of all the festivals, creating easy to access information to increase awareness of their offers, and extending connections with new areas and new partners across Edinburgh • increasing knowledge sharing on festivals management with creative professionals across Scotland through networking, peer support, information and advice Person Specification: You will have a minimum of three years’ experience in cultural project management and/or the management of engagement programmes, and a good knowledge of the cultural, educational and community sectors in Edinburgh and Lothians. You will be an energetic and enthusiastic professional who combines a natural flair for collaboration with highly developed organisational skills. We are looking for an excellent communicator who has an ability to make everything happen on time, on brief and on budget. To apply: For full details, please visit our website - Please email a CV and covering letter demonstrating your relevant abilities and outlining how your skills and experience meet the person specification to Niall Heseltine, Festivals Edinburgh Administrator, at The closing date for this position is Fri 25 January 5pm

Posted 14 days ago
By Festivals Edinburgh