VACANCIES

Youth Arts Coordinator

PLEASE NOTE THIS VACANCY IS CURRENTLY ON HOLD DUE TO COVID 19. We are still accepting applications, and will release new closing dates and start dates in due course.

The youth arts coordinator is responsible for the development and delivery of CatStrand’s Youth Arts year round programme of creative development for young people aged 4-25 in the Glenkens and wider region. The role sits within GCAT’s Arts, Culture & Heritage Programme supported by the Arts, Culture & Heritage Manager (line manager) and by the GCAT board through a relevant link person.

 

Salary: £16,000 - £22,500 (pro rata) 21 hours per week

1 year fixed term contract – with potential extension to 3 year post (funding dependent)

Please apply by sending a CV and covering letter explaining your experience, interest in the post and suitability with reference to the person specification and job description found below. 

By email to Aidan Nicol (Arts Cuture & Hertiage Manager) aidan@catstrand.com

Or by post to CatStrand, High St, New Galloway DG7 3RN

Any enquiries about the post can be made by emailing aidan@catstrand.com or calling 01644 420 374

Digital Thinker & Producer

Initial freelance contract of 3 months, extension to 9 months expected - funding dependent.

Fee for initial delivery: £2,112

Avg. 16 hours per week during this fixed term - total of 24 days of work delivered between July- Sept 2020.


See full job specification for more details of extension. 

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: 1st July 2020 at 5pm. Interviews Monday 6th July by Zoom.

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Supporting development and delivery of digital programming and increased participation in creative and cultural activities -harnessing digital communications technologies through our arts programme.
 

The role will support the exploration, development and delivery of digital programming at CatStrand.  The role sits within GCAT’s Arts, Culture & Heritage Programme. The post is managed and supported by our Arts, Culture & Heritage Manager who programmes and delivers a year round arts programme at CatStrand, GCAT’s multi-purpose arts centre in New Galloway and in community venues across the Glenkens.

The role will involve engaging with community venue partners across these villages to implement specialised digital support as part of their development plans. The post will involve creatively developing engagement materials that will sit within our arts programme offer as well as liaising with artists and agents both regionally, nationally and internationally to explore and support the commissioning and presentation of digital work.

Video editing work, including captioning, will be required either delivered in house or supporting production of this work by external parties to create an integrated presentation of work for our platforms.

Delivery of cascade training to staff, project leads and community venue partners will be an important part of the post. 

 

GCAT has an in-house Mac Book Pro with Adobe Cloud Applications for use by the Digital Support Officer and can provide office space (The Smiddy, Balmaclellan or CatStrand, New Galloway) where required. Working from home and using our adobe packages remotely is also an option. This can be arranged to suit the post holder.

Principal responsibilities for this Post
• Explore and imagine creative digital potential for the organisation
• Support and skills assessment on a local, regional and national level
• Input to the digital season communications and delivery strategies
• Identify and prepare a range of engagement materials for digital activities within the arts programme
• Work with line manager to identify target groups
• Develop and deliver training materials to match target groups
• Liaise with artists to explore, receive, prepare and present digital content
• Monitor data and records including conversion tracking 

Please apply by sending a CV and covering letter explaining your experience, interest in the post and suitability with reference to the person specification and job description found below. 

By email to Aidan Nicol (Arts Cuture & Hertiage Manager) aidan@catstrand.com

Any enquiries about the post can be made by emailing aidan@catstrand.com or calling 01644 420 374

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