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Job: Project Manager

12 months fixed term contract This post is part-financed by the Scottish Government and the European Union – LEADER 2014-2020 programme Crawick Multiverse, funded by the Duke of Buccleuch and designed by Charles Jencks, is a major land restoration and art project in Dumfries & Galloway which has utilised landscape art to transform a former open cast coal mine into a space for people to walk, relax and enjoy the beautiful surroundings. This role will involve managing a key and exciting project in the development of a world-class & innovative science/art visitor experience and events space in the heart of Sanquhar at the currently derelict Glove Factory. • Do you have a minimum of 3 years’ experience in managing projects, preferably in a visitor attraction environment? • Can you demonstrate research and analytical skills and an ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously? • Do you have a proven ability to deliver project outcomes within budget, while ensuring timescales and quality standards are met? An understanding and/or experience of master-planning in a project management context will be a distinct advantage. Interested? To request a role description and for details of how to apply please contact the HR team at recruitment@buccleuch.com. The closing date for applications is 20 July. Please view our Privacy Policy at http://www.crawickmultiverse.co.uk/privacy-policy/ The Crawick Multiverse Trust Charity registered in Scotland (no. SC039940) and company limited by guarantee (no. SC349562). Registered office: Queensberry Estate Office, Drumlanrig Mains, Thornhill, DG3 4AG

Posted 12 days ago
By Crawick Multiverse

Job: Art & Design Technician

The opportunity has arisen to join this successful, lively and forward-thinking Art & Design Department at this prestigious 5 – 18 HMC school of 1220 pupils, which was named Sunday Times Scottish Independent Secondary School of the Year 2018. Dollar Academy is set in a beautiful central location, about 40 minutes north of Edinburgh. We are looking for a capable and enthusiastic individual with the ability to inspire and motivate pupils. An Art and Design qualification and a strong background in the creative arts are essential. The post is permanent, part time and term time. Further details and an application form can be found on the Academy’s website. The opportunity has arisen to join this successful, lively and forward-thinking Art & Design Department at this prestigious 5 – 18 HMC school of 1220 pupils, which was named Sunday Times Scottish Independent Secondary School of the Year 2018. Dollar Academy is set in a beautiful central location, about 40 minutes north of Edinburgh. We are looking for a capable and enthusiastic individual with the ability to inspire and motivate pupils. An Art and Design qualification and a strong background in the creative arts are essential. The post is permanent, part time and term time. Further details and an application form can be found on the Academy’s website.

Posted 26 days ago
By Dollar Academy

Opp: Royal Institute of Oil Painters [ Call for Entries ]

The ROI seeks work in oils and is the only national art society devoted exclusively to oil painting. Artists are invited to submit works for exhibition alongside members of the Royal Institute of Oil Painters (ROI) at their Annual Exhibition 2018. Any artist over 18 may submit. Acceptable media: Oils. Acrylic and water soluble oil paint is acceptable if it is framed as an oil, so as not to spoil the general appearance of the exhibition. For more information and to apply, please follow the link below >>>

Posted 2 months ago
By Mall Galleries

Opp: Freelance Curator

Poppyscotland wish to appoint a Curator Consultant to work with us in developing our collections curation for our exciting new Moving Poppy project. Poppyscotland wish to appoint a Curator Consultant to work with us in developing our collections curation for our exciting new Moving Poppy project. The consultant will be expected to work closely with the other consultants and staff developing the project. The curator will be required to complete the preparation, transport and installation of the objects for the Moving Poppy, to contribute to staff training in person and in a handbook, and to contribute to maintenance of the exhibition. The curator will also sit on our Collections Steering Group and advise on the management and maintenance of our collections and may undertake curatorial work as the group decides. This may include: • developing and organising new collections to expand and improve educational and research facilities • maintaining records and cataloguing acquisitions • researching, compiling and preparing written information about catalogues • collaborating with other institutions • ensuring that collections are properly preserved Full brief available in link. Funded by the Chancellor using LIBOR Funds and Heritage Lottery Fund. For further information, please contact i.campbelllupton@poppyscotland.org.uk or follow the link below >>>

Posted -20 days ago
By Poppyscotland

Job: Assistant Curator

It's uncovering new stories, and expanding the horizon of our knowledge It’s working as one team to deliver impressive projects. And it’s the satisfaction of presenting, and promoting, one of the world’s greatest and most diverse art collections. This is what makes working for Royal Collection Trust so exceptional. In terms of both quality and diversity, our collection of art is breath-taking, with works dating from the 1400s to the present day. It's a 'living' collection, yet there are fascinating stories here that have lain untold for decades. Joining the team at the heart of uncovering these at Holyroodhouse, you'll help to research and bring them alive – not just through inspiring exhibitions but also displays,, presentations and catalogues. Developing your own expertise, as well as the teams' knowledge, you'll also share your discoveries with a wider audience through presentation and interpretation. At the same time, you'll make sure the collection is expertly maintained and preserved, and will edit and update existing online records, ensuring they are accessible and easy to navigate. Drawing on expertise from teams across Royal Collection Trust, collaboration will be part of your daily routine and will be key to your success. And as developing your curatorial skills, you'll bring people closer to a truly unique history. About You: With a relevant degree and a clear interest in and knowledge of Western Art history, you'll be an asset to our team. You'll have previous experience of working in a museum or art gallery with an existing understanding of creating displays and exhibitions. You've used cataloguing database systems previously and have a working knowledge of relevant practices and the challenges of working with a historic collection. With an eye for detail and good command of relevant IT programs, you'll be confident presenting works through online platforms. You also have an excellent understanding of the preservation and conservation issues that relate to various works of art including paintings, photographs, decorative surfaces and prints and drawings. Being methodical with strong administration skills, you'll be able to plan and deliver large scale projects and, being self-motivated, means you'll also be comfortable working independently to achieve consistently high standards. As an exceptional communicator with a proactive approach, you'll enjoy collaborating with team members and colleagues who are specialists in their own field. For further information, please contact recruitment@royal.uk or click on the link below >>>

Posted 5 days ago
By Royal Collection Trust

Salary £23,000 per annum, pro rata
Deadline 01 September 2018
www.everydayexceptional.royal.uk

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