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Job: Events & Sponsorship Manager

Creative Edinburgh is looking for an Events & Sponsorship Manager to join their small team. This role focuses on running our core programme of events, attracting sponsorship and maintaining key commercial partnerships. This is a full-time role (35 hours a week) based at CodeBase in Edinburgh, though we will also consider applicants looking for a four-day a week role. Office hours are 9am-5pm, though flexibility will be required to accommodate morning and evening events. Please send your CV and a short covering letter to Creative Edinburgh's Director, Yasmin Sulaiman (, with 'Events & Sponsorship Manager' in the subject line. The deadline is noon on Mon 1 October, but we will be considering applications as they are submitted. Responsibilities *Overseeing the core Creative Edinburgh events programme, *Planning, coordinating and delivering regular events, workshops, and one-off events, *Liaising with speakers, facilitators, venues and other key partners, *Managing event and ticketing platforms, *Developing successful event sponsorship models, together with the Director and the Creative Edinburgh team, *Raising income through sponsorship agreements, ticket sales and new / continuing memberships, *Building and maintaining strong external relationships with potential sponsors, corporate partners, and supporters, *Contributing to marketing and promotion strategies. Requirements *Strong organisational skills, *Ability to work independently, and as part of a small team, *Ability to identify opportunities and follow leads, in order to secure sponsorship income, *Strong interpersonal skills, *Good knowledge of venues across Edinburgh, *Good knowledge of a variety of social media platforms, and ticketing and event platforms, *Proven experience working events, raising income and working with sponsors in previous roles, *Knowledge of the creative industries in Edinburgh, in Scotland and internationally, *Experience working in another creative organisation (desirable). About Creative Edinburgh Creative Edinburgh is a membership organisation that helps creative individuals and businesses thrive through a regular programme of regular events, talks, workshops and mentoring. The network spans over 4000 members, and is a diverse assembly of creative thinkers, makers and innovators. Creative Edinburgh is a Creative Scotland Regularly Funded Organisation, and also receives funding from City of Edinburgh Council. For further information, please contact (Yasmin Sulaiman, Director), or visit

Posted 9 days ago
By Creative Edinburgh

Job: Music Administrator

The role is to administer, facilitate and develop the extensive music programme of St Giles’, currently hosting upward of 200 events a year. We are keen develop our role as a commercial concert venue. Music Administrator – Heritage and Culture (30 hours) The role is to administer, facilitate and develop the extensive and varied music programme as part of the cultural life of St Giles’. You will be working in one of the most important and historically significant buildings in Edinburgh, welcoming 1.3 million visitors and hosting upward of 200 concerts a year. We are keen to expand our offer as a commercial concert venue. The role will develop this advanced aspect of the St Giles’ operation. Main Duties • To administer the popular, long running Lunchtime Concerts programme. This includes booking and scheduling the concert diary, managing the performances by providing an induction to all visiting performers on arrival and being the point of contact. • To develop and facilitate our programme of evening concerts and expand our involvement in events and festivals in Edinburgh and across the country. • To promote St Giles’ Cathedral as a commercial concert venue, attracting renowned performers from around the world and developing a sustainable additional income stream. • To work closely with The Master of the Music of St Giles’ to develop the activities above and provide administrative support where appropriate. • As a member of the Heritage and Culture Team, you will be expected to work closely with our team of volunteers and help with the day to day operational tasks within the cathedral. • To familiarise yourself with, and become well versed in, the operation of the sound system and associated technology. • To facilitate evening events on occasion; this will involve some late night and weekend working as well as acting as a custodian of the building. Additional Requirements • To gain a detailed knowledge of the Cathedral and its history. • To have exceptional standards of personal presentation. • To comply with Cathedral Health and Safety policies and other policies set out to ensure the safety and welfare of visitors, staff and volunteers. This will include the responsibility of being a fire marshal in case of emergency evacuation. • To provide a verbal report of daily activities and irregularities, such as equipment or property damage, theft, presence of unauthorized persons, or unusual occurrences. • To undertake any other reasonable duties which may be directed by line management. Start Date: Tuesday 6th Nov 2018 [ Working Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. 32 hours per week ] For further information and to apply for the role, please follow the link below >>>

Posted -27 days ago
By St Giles' Cathedral

Salary £15,000 salary
Deadline 05 October 2018

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