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Job: Development Manager

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 Development Manager. As part of the Senior Management Team, this role will support the development of the organisation and maximise income in line with the fundraising and organisational strategies by identifying and applying to funding sources and new corporate fundraising opportunities, alongside building and managing relationships with partners to grow income. 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 Tuesday 25th September and interviews will be held on Tuesday 2nd October.

Posted 29 days ago
By Starcatchers

Job: Stage Manager/Line Producer Wanted [ Halloween Edinburgh Event ]

We are an international touring interactive theatre company looking for a Stage Manager/Line Producer to insure the running of our Edinburgh Halloween event. This event is being staged at the Pleasance Courtyard and is a walk-around, immersive event in the horror genre. We are looking for someone with leadership skills, who will take charge of a cast of four actors and work with us to ensure that the performance is delivered to brief. The Director will be working with the cast via Skype, so a great deal of your role will be about making sure that the notes given are followed through in performance. You will also liase with our venue partner in Edinburgh and manage prop, costume and lighting requirments. This a paid position with both an hourly rate and a share of box office profit. We are keen to hear from those with experience in either grass roots or commerical theatre projects who may be looking to build a profile for themselves in stage management, tech, producing or direction. With the right person, we’d like to build a long term partnership, as we have on-going work coming up in the U.K. and Ireland. All applications are welcome to email touringhe@gmail.com. Applications close 1st October 2018.

Posted 3 days ago
By Hunted Interactive

Job: Project Assistant

Reports to: Artistic Director and Project Manager Location: the theatre company is based in Edinburgh although the majority of the work is done from laptop and can be carried out from home Charioteer Theatre is a small yet highly active theatre company focussed on international work. We have two main streams: production and touring of our shows in Scotland and Italy (aiming to expand in other courtiers in Europe); strong educational programmes for teenagers, community performers and professional artists. Charioteer Theatre is led by Laura Pasetti. We are looking for a project assistant to support, initially on a six-month basis, both our Artistic Director and Project Manager in the organization of the production and touring of our shows, the planning of future projects and of our theatre courses. The project assistant will be responsible for administrative duties across the organization, project-specific research and supporting the new work of Charioteer Theatre. [ Key Responsibilities include ] Processing and managing invoices and purchase orders /Processing production contracts / Responding to telephone and mail enquires / Booking tour travel and accommodation / Scheduling castings and meetings / Maintaining communication across the organization and freelance artists / Creating and monitoring company databases and mailing lists /Conducting project specific research on request of Artistic Director / Supporting Artistic Director in the running of theatre courses and activities / Managing social media and marketing communications This is a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic, forward thinking and strongly motivated individual not scared of new challenges and willing to grow with the company. The knowledge of a second language is very welcomed although not imperative. [ Essential ] Keen and active interest in theatre / An up to date knowledge of the theatre sector / Excellent organization skills / Excellent written and oral communication skills / Knowledge and experience of working with Microsoft Office and Google Tools / Good time management and ability to prioritize / Ability to multi-task across a range of projects and duties / Experience of conducting research on creative projects / Ability to work calmly under pressure, self-motivate and use own initiative [ Desirable] Knowledge of a second language /Interest in the international art scene and world cultures THIS JOB DESCRIPTION IS A GUIDE TO THE NATURE OF THE WORK REQUIRED OF THE POST. IT IS NEITHER WHOLLY COMPREHENSIVE NOR RESTRICTIVE. Hours: 2 days or 16 hours per week on a flexible basis in negotiation with Project Manager Fee: £200 per week on a self-employed basis Term: 6 months initially, with the possibility of extension, from week commencing 5th November Application and Interview To apply, please send the following to charioteer.theatre@googlemail.com by 15th October 2018: An up-to-date C.V. A one-page A4 cover letter detailing your suitability and interest in the role A minimum of one contact for reference Successful applicants will be interviewed on 22nd, 23rd, 24th October at St. Margaret's House 151 London Road Edinburgh EH7 6AE

Posted yesterday
By Charioteer Theatre

Salary £200 per week on a self-employed basis
Deadline 15 October 2018
www.charioteertheatre.co.uk

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Job: Scottish Actor Needed

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 5 months ago
By Fuora Dance Project