Jobs & opps

From full time roles to part time volunteer work, our jobs and opps pages highlight some of the industry’s most sought after positions- across multiple sectors, levels of experience and business structures. Look through them today and take the first step to a new start.


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Job: Chief Executive

For 50 years Edinburgh Printmakers has been at the forefront of contemporary fine art printmaking. This is an opportunity to lead the organisation into its next phase of development. With over £10million of funds secured, construction is now underway to restore Castle Mill Works. This move will provide an expanded Printmaking Studio, two gallery spaces, a 130m2 Learning Studio, print archive, a café, shop, artists' studios and a Creative Industries Hub. The Board of Trustees is seeking an outstanding and talented individual, with strong business acumen and a passion for the visual arts, to fulfil the exciting role of Chief Executive. We are looking for a confident leader who will inspire, motivate and support staff, artist members, new audiences and stakeholders through a period of considerable transition and opportunity for Edinburgh Printmakers.

Posted 24 days ago
By Edinburgh Printmakers

Job: Project Development Manager

For 50 years Edinburgh Printmakers has been at the forefront of contemporary fine art printmaking. With over £10million of funds secured, construction is now underway to restore Castle Mill Works, and re-open in 2019 to provide an expanded printmaking studio, two gallery spaces, a 130m2 learning studio, print archive, a café, shop, artists' studios and a creative Industries hub. The Board of Trustees is seeking a highly organised and experienced project manager to manage the effective delivery of our Capital Project, encompassing all areas of capital communications, fundraising and business plan development, to support the effective and timely implementation of the project. The post holder will act as client representative interfacing with the external consultant team (project manager, design team and cost consultant) managing administration, monitoring, evaluation, and reporting of the project, and ensure the implementation of the Activity Plan, Learning Plan, and Capital Works Programme. For full details and to download the required application documents, please go to: www.edinburghprintmakers.co.uk/vacancies Application deadline: 5pm, Thursday 21 December 2017. Interviews will take place on 23rd January 2018.

Posted 17 days ago
By Edinburgh Printmakers

Job: Ladywell Community Council Grassroots Art Project

Ladywell Community Council requires the delivery of a dynamic, original, engaging and creative public art project for 4 underpasses within the Ladywell Community by May 2018. The selected candidate/s must deliver and clearly outline a realistic and achievable series of meaningful, connected and local community engagement events that will lead to the realisation of permanent murals within the 4 underpasses. The form of creative consultation and outreach activity and events that engages people in the process must incorporate visual arts. The foundation of creative community engagement activities for participants needs to inform and culminate in unique, permanently sited art work/s that reflects the cultural essence of the Ladywell Community. The project budget is £ 22,500.00. It includes all associated costs and artists fees, engagement session and art materials budget, fabrication, site preparation, installation, any associated planning fees and completion of works.

Posted 13 days ago
By Ladywell Grassroots Project

Deadline 28 December 2017

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Opp: Edinburgh Emerging Artist Bursary Scheme

The City of Edinburgh Council in partnership with Creative Scotland isnow offering the opportunity for emerging artists-open to both Visual Artists and Craft Makers to apply to the bursary programme. The bursary programme will support 2 successful applicants to develop and progress their creative practice over 12 months. The programme will be tailored to the individual artist and will include mentoring which may lead to the development of skills/training, creation of new work, presenting and marketing work. Successful applicants will be awarded £1,500 as a bursary to be paid in 2 installments the second installment will be released following a mid programme review meeting.There may be further budget available for additional support that may be needed.

Posted 13 days ago
By City of Edinburgh Council