Inspiring Scotland have an exciting opportunity for a flexible, intuitive, and results-focused individual to join the Creative Communities team on a fixed term contract to June 2021, with potential for renewal subject to funding.
Creative Communities is a new programme launched in July 2020, funded by the Scottish Governmentâ€™s directorates of Culture and Justice. It aims to extend opportunities for people to take part in culture throughout their lives by supporting and empowering communities to further develop their own cultural activities.
The Creative Communities Facilitator will work with organisations and lead individuals to develop and facilitate initiatives involving culture and creativity to the point where they can be fully funded, either by Creative Communities or other funding bodies.
The role would suit a skilled professional with knowledge and experience of working with one or more art forms, as well as an understanding of the creative process. Strong interpersonal skills are also essential, as is experience of enabling community-led projects using an asset-based approach.
Starting at from the end of September 2020 (or earlier if possible, the role includes a competitive benefits package. You can download full information and a job description here.
Please email your covering letter and CV by 12 noon on Monday 10th August to firstname.lastname@example.org
Interviews will be held via video call on the afternoon of Tuesday August 18 and Thursday August 20.
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