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Job Title: Arts Facilitator (job-share, part-time) Reports to: Operations Manager Responsible for: Workshop teams, including workshop leaders, assistants, youth workers, volunteers, trainees Employee Contract: Fixed term. September 2018 to March 2019 Salary: £25,000 p.a. (pro rata). Financial package includes holiday pay and pension. Hours: 24 hours /week. Any additional hours worked can be taken as TOIL. Candidates must be available to regularly work evenings, weekends and public holidays. Overnight stays, residentials and international travel may also be required. Location: Artspace, 11 Harewood Road, Craigmillar, Edinburgh EH16 4NT Lyra is looking to appoint two part-time Arts Facilitators to join their team. This role is a job-share. Working as part of a small team in a vibrant, growing organisation, the Arts Facilitator is the link between Lyra’s artistic programmes and the young people of Greater Craigmillar. By maintaining excellent communications, the Arts Facilitator co-ordinates engagement across a range of activity, including weekly classes, productions and other creative events, consulting regularly with participants and their adults to evaluate the impact of our programmes. Key to the role is the ability to work flexibly in both a lead and a support capacity: delivering workshops and facilitating collaborations between participants and different artists. As Child Protection Officer, the Arts Facilitator is responsible for the wellbeing of children and young people taking part in Lyra activities, including managing behaviour and co-ordinating pastoral care and specialist support as needed. This role is a job-share with a view to continuing the post beyond the initial fixed term period, dependent on funding. There are two Arts Facilitator posts available. Educated to degree level or the equivalent in the performing arts (either drama, music, dance or live art) the successful candidates will be experienced workshop leaders with the ability and desire to facilitate for other artists and practitioners. They will have excellent people skills and easily build rapport with children and young people whilst maintaining clear boundaries. They will have experience of the opportunities and challenges of working in an area of deprivation and will be knowledgeable and passionate about professional performing arts made with, for and by children and young people. Although they may not be experienced in all aspects of the job they will be extremely motivated and organised and with the skills to lead their own development in new areas. Closing Date: Wednesday 15th August 2018. Full job description, person specification and details of how to apply available at www.lyra.co.uk/work-with-us.
Posted 23 days ago
WHALE Arts is seeking a Front of House Administrator with excellent customer service and administrative skills to support public and internal communications at the WHALE centre in Wester Hailes. Full time: 35 hours per week Salary: £17,300 Summary of Post Based at WHALE Arts’ reception the post holder will be the first and central point of contact for public and internal communications, representing WHALE Arts appropriately and providing a high standard of customer service. They will carry out administrative duties on behalf of WHALE Arts and our tenants. They will also assist in ensuring WHALE Arts Centre facilities are maintained to a high standard. For a full description of the role and how to apply, please visit: http://www.whalearts.co.uk/news/front-of-house-administrator/
Posted 14 days ago
By WHALE Arts
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
Aberdeen Performing Arts has a fantastic opportunity for a cultural programmer to take responsibility for managing and developing programming across all three of its iconic venues and contribute to its three festivals.
Posted 11 days ago
By Aberdeen Performing Arts
[ 30 month - fixed term contract ] The National Galleries of Scotland (NGS) cares for, develops, researches and displays the national collection of Scottish and international art. With a lively and innovative programme of activities, exhibitions, education and publications we aim to engage, inform and inspire the broadest possible public. NGS is a non-departmental public body centrally funded by the Scottish Government. It is internationally renowned, attracts nearly 2 million visitors per year and consists of the following sites in Edinburgh: The Scottish National Gallery on The Mound The Scottish National Portrait Gallery on Queen Street The Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art on Belford Road There are also partner galleries: Duff House in Banff and Paxton House in Berwickshire. THE SCOTTISH NATIONAL GALLERY The purpose of the Scottish National Gallery’s Curatorial team is to collect, research, display and interpret art from about 1400 to 1900. This art is largely European and includes an unrivalled representation of Scottish paintings, as well as a major collection of prints and drawings. The Gallery also mounts a full exhibitions programme. CELEBRATING SCOTLAND’S ART Celebrating Scotland’s Art: The Scottish National Gallery Project is a major capital project to transform the Scottish National Gallery. It aims to provide world-class facilities for the innovative display of Scottish art c.1600 to c.1945 and a full programme of targeted audience-development activities. For more information, see: https://www.nationalgalleries.org/aboutus/special-projects/celebrating-scotlands-art-the- scottish-national-gallery-project THE PURPOSE AND SCOPE OF THE POST The Curatorial Assistant will play a key role in Celebrating Scotland’s Art. He/she will be an integral part of a cross-NGS team working on content, interpretation and activity within this major capital project and will provide various types of curatorial support to the project. The Curatorial Assistant reports to the Project Director of Celebrating Scotland are Art, and will be expected to liaise closely with members of several NGS departments involved in the project as well as the SNG curatorial team. They will be based in the SNG Curatorial Office, currently located at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art in Belford Road. For more information and to apply, please follow the link below >>>
Posted 23 days ago
By National Galleries of Scotland
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 email@example.com or follow the link below >>>
Posted 5 days ago
Dovecot Gallery is recruiting casual staff to provide support to the Front of House at Dovecot Gallery and Tapestry Studio, acting as the first point of contact for customers and visitors. We are looking for people who can work flexibly, with usual hours being between 9am-6pm Monday-Saturday. On Sundays (excluding during August) Dovecot closes to the public but is open for events and private hire. The post holder will be responsible for providing customer service, and high quality support to the Front of House Coordinator and the Events Coordinator, on events and hospitality, commercial activities, building and facilities management. The role will include invigilating exhibitions, selling tickets, working in the retail outlet, working at events and ensuring the building is presentable and accessible for visitors at all times. Dovecot Gallery is a landmark centre for contemporary art, craft and design built around the international Dovecot Tapestry Studio. Housed in a converted Victorian baths building in the heart of Edinburgh, Dovecot programmes, commissions and produces exhibitions and events for audiences and clients who share a passion for making and the creative arts. Experience working in an arts venue is desirable but not essential. Location: Edinburgh Salary: Casual (zero hours contract) £7.83/hour Reports to: Front of House Coordinator Days: Flexible cover shifts, incl. evenings and weekends. Deadline: 12.00pm, Thursday 23 August Please send your CV and a covering note via email firstname.lastname@example.org Interviews will be held on 28/29 August
Posted 7 days ago
By Dovecot Studios
Thanks to generous funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund, the Board of Directors of the Leith Theatre Trust is looking to appoint an outstanding and talented individual, with strong business and commercial acumen, and a passion for the arts to fulfil the exciting new role of Executive Director. We are looking for a confident leader who will inspire, motivate and support staff, audiences and stakeholders through a period of considerable transition and opportunity for the Leith Theatre. The Executive Director will be responsible for strategic and commercial leadership, change management and innovation. In consultation with the Board of Directors, the Director will lead and deliver the strategic objectives of Leith Theatre Trust. For more information about this exciting role and to apply, please follow the link below >>>
Posted 3 days ago
By Leith Theatre Trust
We’re looking to take on a bookkeeper to support our Publisher who manages the in-house components of Radge Media’s bookkeeping. Radge Media publish The Skinny, Scotland's largest independent entertainment and culture listings magazine, and Fest Magazine, the biggest free guide to the Edinburgh festivals. As bookkeeper you will assist with: * Customer ledger - Maintenance of our contact database, creation of all invoices from our in-house CRM to Xero (about 100-150 every month), debt chasing on overdue advertising invoices via phone and email, and sending reminder statements by email every month. * Supplier ledger - Entry of all purchases from paper and email on Xero, staff expenses management, payroll management / freelancer invoices, checking and processing freelancer invoices for payment, identifying when individuals need to be added to payroll and coordinating P45s/new starts checklists. * Reconciling on Xero - Matching bank entries with customer and supplier ledgers. * Team support - Assisting on in-house queries from the Sales Team regarding customer accounts, updating the sales team with a monthly report on overdue clients, and related financial and administration tasks as required * Month to month these duties will be for The Skinny’s main print and digital platforms, in the summer months we also produce additional publications that require mirrored support. This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced candidate who should have the following: * At least one year’s bookkeeping/accounts administrator/accounts assistant experience, ideally within the a small to medium cultural/arts/media business (recent graduates and freelance professionals are also welcome to apply). * A relevant degree or accountancy qualification (optional, although preferred) * A sound working knowledge of Microsoft Office and accountancy software, we use Xero and on the job training will be provided. This is a great opportunity to make an impression in a small, dynamic team. You will largely be working independently with flexible hours so you must be self-motivated, with a high attention to accuracy and be confident working under your own steam. This is a permanent position. You will be located in our Edinburgh office and required to work 24 hours/week. To apply please email us at email@example.com with your CV along with a cover letter. **DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: 5pm Friday 24 August** For further information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or follow the link below >>>
Posted 17 days ago
By The Skinny
FreeAgent is one of the leading online accounting platforms in the UK. Over 65,000 customers rely on FreeAgent every day to manage their business and keep on top of their company finances. As the Head of Design you’ll be leading a group of world class designers, across our product design, communications and user research teams as we continually evolve our products in a way that delights our customers and welcomes more people to the platform. Key Responsibilities: - Partner with Product and Engineering leaders to define and execute on our design strategy - Build, manage and lead a world-class design team ensuring they're well directed, motivated, supported, productive and engaged in their work - Play an active role in shaping the FreeAgent brand, and how this is reflected across our website, products and other comms material - Work with senior leadership to refine our design processes, including discovery, design, build and measurement - Provide context, support and guidance and foster an inclusive culture of continuous improvement as the team works towards the company objectives - Champion the work of the design team and raise its profile within and outside the organisation Ideally, you'll have: - You have experience of managing a team of 5+ designers, ideally within a product environment - You can demonstrate a track record of successfully leading a design team, ensuring it collaborates effectively with other teams and departments to deliver company objectives - You are passionate about the value of design, building great products and solving customers problems - You thrive in a collaborative environment but embrace accountability - You have experience of using a combination of qualitative and quantitative data to drive design decisions and measure the impact of your team’s work - You are curious and always open to learn from others - You demonstrate good business acumen and can comfortably interact with customers, partners and vendors For further information, please contact email@example.com or follow the link below >>>
Posted 17 days ago
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the External Relations team at the Royal Scottish National Orchestra in the new role of Marketing Officer. For more information and to apply for the roll, follow the link below >>>
Posted one month ago
By The Royal Scottish National Orchestra
[ Hours – Full Time, flexible for the right candidate ] Oscha Slings is a small, growing business based in Loanhead, near Edinburgh. We produce beautiful, stylish baby slings with a focus on comfort and elegance. We are an ethical company, using natural and organic yarns, we exist to promote the benefits of baby carrying, which is highly beneficial for child development. We are looking for a weave designer / product developer to join this friendly, fast-paced and adaptable team. We are seeking a creative person with strong technical knowledge and experience. You must have a detailed working knowledge of jacquard and dobby loom weave as well as yarn counts and compositions. You will work with our Mill to develop new, exciting products that our customers will love. You will be part of the Design, Sales & Marketing team, working together to develop innovative seasonal products in-line with customer needs. You will create beautiful designs to add to our range, meeting our strong company aesthetic, and showcasing your weave knowledge. Your will be responsible for placing orders with our suppliers and ensuring all details are accurate, liaising with our Manufacturing department to ensure that the correct products are received and labeled accordingly. Responsibilities ● Product development including liaising with suppliers and Sales/Marketing ● Responsible for developing, checking, amending and adapting new and existing designs for sampling and production ● Placing accurate orders with our suppliers and recording them for Sales/Marketing and Manufacturing ● Work with the Seasonal Planning Team to achieve overall creative and business objectives. Including researching seasonal trends, themes, color, raw materials, texture weave techniques and yarns. Create mood boards, fabric swatches and fabric collections and trend predictions. ● Approving colour submits ● Manage database of designs ● Working with custom preorder groups to develop their orders and place them as well as developing our custom preorder system ● Travel for trade exhibitions, design research, and to supervise product development. Required Skills ● Minimum - degree or equivalent with a focus on weave plus at least 3 years experience ● Highly skilled in InDesign, Photoshop & Illustrator ● High degree of knowledge of fabric/yarn construction and jacquard/dobby loom weave ● Skilled in developing designs from sketch through to final product and putting into repeat ● Creative, intuitive, reactive to customer needs ● Love of developing ideas as part of a team ● Exceptional communication skills; capable of working well with other teams and building productive relationships ● Keen eye for detail and colour ● Proven knowledge and track record of translating trends into successful designs with a focus on innovative weave techniques ● React quickly to mid season changes and developments whilst ensuring everything you produce reflects the Oscha brand values and design standards ● A desire to make product the best it can be ● Previous exposure of the design process working from trend research, to design development to product launch ● Proven ability to research and apply market/fashion trend information ● Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal supervision ● Detail oriented, good follow through ● Strong organizational, communication and written skills ● Must be able to prioritise and manage workflow Please send all CV’s and cover letters detailing experience and what you can bring to the role addressed to Evonne Little: firstname.lastname@example.org
Posted 17 days ago
By Oscha Slings
The JBA is a creative competition open to 16-30 year olds living in Scotland. We award one annual prize of £2,500 + a monthly prize of £250. All types of creative media are accepted - Enter now! About: This year we are looking for Scotland’s brightest creative minds to share their views on building a better society. We want to see creative work that is thought-provoking and displays a sophisticated consideration of what is important, either to you or to society. Examples of creative work you can submit include: •Visual – Paintings, Drawings, Sketches, Illustrations, Sculpture, Digital Art, Screen prints, Mixed Media, Photography, etc. •Design – Product/industrial design, fashion design, textile design, game design, UI/UX design, interior & spatial design, architectural design. •Audio – Compositions, songs, original pieces of music, audio recordings etc. •Video – Documentaries, interviews, animation, music videos, art films, short films, fashion films etc. •Writing – Journalism, Blog Posts, Poetry, Creative Writing etc. Prizes: • Top prize: £2,500 •Monthly prize: £250. Entry Criteria: • 16 – 30 years old • Currently living in Scotland • We accept one entry/person or group/ month. Upcoming Deadlines: • Monthly Award, £250 – 31st Aug 2018 • The John Byrne Award, £2,500 – 31st January 2019 How to Enter: • Entries can be submitted via our website: http://www.johnbyrneaward.org.uk/enter-now-1/ About The John Byrne Award: Delivered by the charity The Iris Initiative and patroned by the artist John Byrne, we have been awarding young Scottish creatives since 2010. The competition is open to 16-30 year olds, currently living in Scotland. Distinct from other competitions, we focus on rewarding the values that underpin young people’s creative work. In doing so, the growing archive of entries hosted on our website reflects the key issues young people face in modern Scottish society, providing a national forum for self-expression. For further information, please contact email@example.com or follow the link below >>>
Posted 11 days ago
By The John Byrne Award
VFS Global is the world's largest Outsourcing & Technology Service Specialists for Diplomatic Missions and Governments Worldwide. This is a full time role 8:30am - 5:30pm on a Monday to Friday basis. The contract is 6 months fixed term contract with possibility of extension, depending on performance. Main responsibilities • Processing applications and data entry • Collection and scrutiny of passports from the Application Centre • Handover of Passports to the High commission and/or its Consulates. • Handover of passports to Courier/Applicants • Handover of passports to post office Experience/ Qualification required • Excellent written & verbal communication skills • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office packages • A good attention to accuracy and detail • Fluency in Italian language
By VFS Global
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or click on the link below >>>
Posted one month ago
By Royal Collection Trust
The Edinburgh International Festival brings audiences and artists together from around the world for an unparalleled celebration of the performing arts. Every year we present a programme featuring the finest performers and ensembles from the worlds of dance, opera, music and theatre. Our impact extends beyond three weeks in August through our community engagement, creative learning and professional development programmes, reaching the widest possible audiences, and contributing to the cultural and socio-economic life of Edinburgh and Scotland. For more information and to apply for the role, please follow the link below >>>
Posted 9 days ago
By The Edinburgh International Festival
Dundee Rep and Scottish Dance Theatre are looking for a skilled leader to work closely with the Artistic Director/ Joint CEO to achieve the organisation’s vision and deliver on its plans and commitments.
Posted 11 days ago
By Dundee Rep and Scottish Dance Theatre Limited
The Building Supervisor will have responsibility for ensuring the safe and efficient operation of Edinburgh Printmakers’ new premises. Reporting to the Finance & Operations Director, the postholder will work closely with the Project Development Manager to prepare for the move into our new building and will be integral to the handover and removal process to Fountainbridge, developing security and safety procedures and securing related licenses for the building. Longer-term, the Building Supervisor will maintain Building and resources to a standard that ensures staff and building users have the best environment to undertake their work, is to a suitably high standard for the presentation of art and enables the delivery of effective and efficient customer service. They will also oversee contracted maintenance, upkeep and security of Edinburgh Printmakers buildings and environs. Job Title: Building Supervisor Salary: £20,500 Reports to: Finance & Operations Director Appointment: Permanent, full-time 37.5 hours pw, Monday-Friday; Holiday entitlement 33 days pa; 1-month notice period; 6-month probationary period with the option to extend for a further three months as necessary. The position requires some travel and weekend/evening work (we operate a time-off in lieu policy). Location: Edinburgh Printmakers, 1 Carmichael Place, Edinburgh, EH6 5PH until end November 2018; then Gilmore Park, Edinburgh, EH3 9RU.
Posted 2 days ago
By Edinburgh Printmakers
The Edinburgh International Festival is looking for an experienced, passionate and dedicated Publications Editor to join the team. We want you to help us deliver this unparalleled celebration of the performing arts, which brings some of the most exciting and creative artists working today to audiences from around the world. For more information and to apply for the role, please follow the link below >>>
Posted 9 days ago
By Edinburgh International Festival
Posted 2 days ago
By Starbit ltd
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 3 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 7 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 one month ago
By Scottish Book Trust
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 2 years ago
By Knitting For All Ltd