Alive 107.3, Dumfries’ Community Radio Station, is looking for the new voice of breakfast time radio, based in Dumfries. Whether you have radio experience or not, they would love to hear from you if you are interested. The breakfast show broadcasts from 7 – 9am daily and they would initially be looking for a minimum commitment of two mornings per week up to a maximum of four mornings per week (Mon-Thurs).
Full training will be provided, and you will have the support of the whole Alive team to help you. If you are interested, please send your contact details, and tell them about yourself and why you would like to present a show on Alive 107.3 to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The closing date is 30th August 2019 and the position was advertised on Facebook Jobs here...
The ScottishPower Foundation are now accepting applications for funding in 2020. All applications should be made through the online application process, and submitted by no later than 1pm on Wednesday 24th July 2019.
Applications are open to projects that meet one of the following aims (1) the advancement of education; (2) the advancement of environmental protection; (3) the advancement of the arts, heritage, culture or science; (4) the prevention or relief of poverty and the relief of those in need by reason of disability or other disadvantage; and (5) the advancement of citizenship and community development.
There is set criteria for eligibility : (1) you are a charity registered with one of the UK Charity Commissions; (2) you have an active board of at least three unrelated trustees; (3) you have at least one year of published accounts covering a twelve month operating period that show as received on the relevant Charity Commission website; and (4) your income in the last set of published accounts was greater than £50,000.
For full information and to apply, please visit ScottishPower Foundation's webpage here...
Live Borders has an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated individual to become the Senior Creative Communities & Funding Officer. Managing a small, but dynamic team, they are looking for someone who has experience of securing funding from public, private and/or independent sources. The salary is £27,586 - £30,651 per annum (Grade 8) for a fixed term 12 month contract and for 37 hours per week. The deadline for applications is 5pm on 26th July and you can find the application form on their jobs page here...
Isle Futures is looking for a unique person to lead a team in a dynamic, proactive, collaborative and inclusive way to develop Saint Ninian’s Hall in order to retain it as a vital, sustainable, community resource at the heart of the Isle of Whithorn. The Business Co-ordinator will be based in St Ninian’s Hall.
The position is full time/ job share considered for 35 hours per week based on an 21 month contract at £19,673 pro rata and the post is funded by The National Lottery Community Fund.
A full job description is available on request from email@example.com. Application can be made by Cover Letter and CV on receipt of the job description being obtained.
The application closing date is 5pm on Friday, 12th July 2019, with interviews expected to be the week commencing 29th July 2019. The Isle Futures website can be found here...
Lockerbie Old School are offering a commissioning opportunity for the freelance role of Development Coordinator. The closing date is Friday 19th July and details can be found here...
Creative Scotland is holding a series of events around Scotland to explore new ways to fund arts and creative activity.
These events are an opportunity for professional and voluntary creative practitioners, managers of creative organisations and businesses, and members of the local communities to inform the development of Creative Scotland’s overall approach to funding.
Each event will be a hands-on discovery workshop that explores priorities for public funding and how Creative Scotland should distribute the money it receives from the Scottish Government and the National Lottery.
The Dumfries conversation on Tuesday 25th June can be booked through Event Brite.
Find out more from Creative Scotland.
Wigtown Festival Company is seeking an individual with a keen interest in developing a career in literature and the arts to support its year-round programme of activities for children and young people. The successful candidate will support activities including: the young adult programme at Wigtown Book Festival and during the year; Big Wig Children's Festival; Big DoG Children's Festival; and will have a particular focus on reviewing and developing the young people’s programme structure.
This is a temporary post, from July 2019 to 31 March 2020. It's part-time (28 hours per week), with a salary of £9,282.
Closing date is Monday 17 June at 12 noon, and interviews will take place week beginning Monday 24 June.
Download the full job description and application form or contact the office by telephoning 01988 402036 for paper copies.
Find out more from the Wigtown Festival Company.
To celebrate its 20th anniversary at Dumfries, the University of Glasgow's School of Interdisciplinary Studies has teamed up with Wigtown Festival Company for a Day of Curiosity, in partnership with A Year of Conversation.
A Day of Curiosity offers inspiration to all, with a day of micro talks from the insatiably inquisitive staff of the School of Interdisciplinary Studies, for an opportunity to listen and take part in discussions about a wide range of topics from resilience and medicalisation to the secrets and stories of rivers and what it was like to be a cow in early modern Britain.
For more information and to book tickets, contact the Wigtown Book Festival.
DGU works with, and provides a voice for, Dumfries and Galloway's creative sector. DGU champions and advocates the vital role creative practitioners and organisations play in contributing to the wellbeing of our communities and economy.
The DGU Board is now looking to recruit more trustees with a range of skills to support the organisation to grow and develop further. If you are passionate about the artistic and creative life of Dumfries and Galloway, if you are looking for a new role within the voluntary sector, then we'd love to hear from you.
We are particularly interested in hearing from applicants with skills in one or more of the following areas:
The board of trustees meets approximately every 8 weeks in venues around the region.
Reasonable travel expenses will be reimbursed.
For a more detailed role description, or for an informal chat, please contact Vice Chair, Stephen Lacey.
Closing date for applications is 5pm, Friday 21st June 2019.
Moat Brae is on the lookout for freelance associate storytellers and performers who can engage with the public in an entertaining and informative way.
Opening on the 1st of June in Dumfries, Moat Brae will be Scotland’s National Centre for Children’s Literature and Storytelling.
If you're available from June 2019 onwards and you want to be considered to join Moat Brae's pool of freelance associate artists, and to undertake paid work that will engage and inspire their visitors, email firstname.lastname@example.org