(Ad re-posted from Creative Scotland). We are looking for a Place, Partnerships and Communities Officer to join us and support Creative Scotland’s work in the context of Strategic Plan and our Annual Plan. Application deadline 5 September 2019

Based in Edinburgh
Fixed Term contract until 31 March 2020 – potential extension after this period, or Secondment Opportunity
Full time – can support some remote working as part of the working pattern
Grade C
Salary: £27,875 pro rata plus pension and benefits

This role sits within the Strategy Directorate and will work closely with the Head of Place, Partnerships and Communities to support the delivery of the Place Partnership Programme and our relationship with local authorities, cultural trusts and other local networks.

You will work across different art-forms and with artists, cultural organisations and community groups within the context of place. This will require you to work closely with colleagues across Creative Scotland and develop local, national and international partnerships both within and out with the cultural sector.

Our ideal candidate will have demonstrable ability in building new relationships and be able to communicate effectively with a range of external partners at various levels. You will be required to have experience of advising a range of stakeholders on issues related to place and communities, in particular artists, creative practioners and cultural organisations.

You will also have an understanding and experience of working in partnership with local authorities, artists and communities, and a knowledge and understanding of the policy contexts in which local authorities work.

We require the candidate to be highly organised, with ability to self-plan and prioritise their workload, as well as excellent interpersonal skills including communication, influencing and negotiating.

The post requires a good understanding of the creative and policy context in which Creative Scotland works and a clear commitment to promoting Equalities, Diversity and Inclusion.

Closing date for receipt of completed application forms is: noon Thursday 5 September 2019. Interviews will be held in Edinburgh on: Friday 13 September 2019. If selected for interview you will be expected to be available on this date.

Location: Edinburgh City

For further information, please contact [email protected] or visit https://www.creativescotland.com/who-we-are/our-jobs/place,-partnerships-and-communities-officer-fixed-term/_recache

The deadline is Thursday 05 September 2019 at 12:00.

Source: Creative Scotland


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