Upland are looking for a part-time Project Assistant to join their team. The contract is for 16 hours per week (2 days) The successful candidate should be able to start the week beginning 4th November 2019 with the contract running until 31st October 2020. The rate of pay is £19,000 pa pro rata (£7,600 per annum for 2 days per week). Working days are negotiable but two consecutive days per week would be preferable, however, flexible hours can be discussed as can home working at points. This post may expand to 3 days per week, but this is funding dependent (pending a decision in October) and can be discussed with applicants at interview stage.
The Project Assistant will provide administrative support to the Creative Director on a new outreach project exploring the history of Langholm’s Textile Industry. This project includes an artist residency, commission, schools project and associated events such as talks and workshops. This element of the post will cover one day per week. The second day will see the Project Assistant support across a range of Upland’s other projects, carrying out related programming, marketing and administrative functions with support from the Creative Director and Assistant Director including youth projects, Upland exhibitions and public art.
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"The Guild of Players Youth Theatre is in an exciting phase of development and any Freelance Tutors will play a vital part in this process ensuring the delivery of engaging and innovative theatre workshops. Freelance Tutors will be working under the management of the theatre’s Education and Youth Engagement Officer and alongside a team of Volunteer Chaperones and Volunteer Creative Assistants. "
The Youth Theatre Tutor will:
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Following a successful 40th Anniversary programme, Dumfries & Galloway Arts Festival (DGAF) is recruiting a new Director with the vision and imagination to lead the future development of Dumfries & Galloway Arts Festival and Arts Live.
Dumfries & Galloway Arts Festival is the largest rural Performing Arts Festival in Scotland. It has been running a highly successful Festival each May since 1979. In addition to the Festival, it now works with a network of local promoters, venues and community groups to provide high quality performances all year round, under the banner Dumfries & Galloway Arts Live.
This is a full-time (35 hours per week), permanent position based at Dumfries & Galloway Arts Festival Office, Gracefield Arts Centre, Dumfries. Salary is circa £30k . The deadline for applications is 20th August.
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The Saltire Society Literary Awards relies on their panels of expert judges to help them recognise and celebrate the best of literature in Scotland, from debut work to poetry. They are looking for individuals who have a passion for literature and experience as authors, editors, readers, librarians, critics, booksellers, or other members of the literary community to form our panels of independent and impartial judges for our Fiction, First Book, Non-Fiction and Poetry Awards. The deadline for applying to be on the panel is 26th July.
If you are interested, full details on how to apply to be on the panel are here...
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.
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