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Job: Green Arts and Edinburgh Festivals Officer

Are you passionate about supporting Scotland’s cultural sector to address our climate emergency? Creative Carbon Scotland is looking for a knowledgeable and enthusiastic person to join our team. 

In brief
  • Job title: Green Arts and Edinburgh Festivals Officer  
  • Salary: £26,525pa, plus a contribution to a personal pension of 3% of salary
  • Hours: Full time (37.5 hours per week)
  • Closing date: Sunday 19 September 2021 at 11.59pm
  • Interviews: Monday 27 September 2021, online.
  • Start date: As soon as possible. This is a fixed-term role in the first instance until 31 March 2022, with the intention to continue it subject to funding.

Read summary details of the role below and download the full Green Arts Officer Job Description and Person Specification.

To apply, please complete the application form at the end of this page.

NB: due to the fixed-term nature of the role and Creative Carbon Scotland’s circumstances, this opportunity is only open to those based in Scotland and who already have the right to work in the UK.


More about the role

Our Green Arts and Edinburgh Festivals Officer is a key member of our Transformation of Culture team, leading our Green Arts Initiative to facilitate a thriving community of cultural organisations working to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions and adapt to the changing climate, and supporting the Edinburgh Festivals in their ambitious strategy to reach net-zero and make Edinburgh the world’s leading green festival city.

Main areas of responsibility 
  1. Edinburgh Festivals Leadership Group (50%) Directly supporting the collaborative work of Festivals Edinburgh and the Edinburgh Festivals’ to implement their Environmental Sustainability Strategy and achieve their net zero ambitions:
    1. Acting as specialised knowledge base for the Festivals, providing co-ordination and expertise on key sustainability issues, including analysis of carbon emissions reporting data and development of carbon reduction plans (25%)
    2. Building skills and capacity through collaborative opportunities for the Festivals around environmental sustainability, including with external partners (15%)
    3. Supporting the administration, reporting and communication of the work of the Edinburgh Festivals leadership group (10%)
  2. Network Development (40%) Facilitating the community network of Green Arts cultural organisations:
    1. Acting as a first point of contact for inbound Green Arts enquires, signposting existing resources and connecting queries with team expertise (10%)
    2. Building network engagement through delivery of digital and in-person events, including the annual conference and #GreenArts day (20%)
    3. Ongoing evaluation and strategic development of the network (10%)
  3. Communications and Administration (10%)
    1. Promoting digital tools and resources, in co-ordination with the CCS Communications Manager, and contributing to CCS’ communications strategy.
    2. Contribute to corporate work including team meetings, work planning and other joint work as required.
  4. Equalities, Diversity and Inclusion: Along with all members of the team, ensuring that CCS’ Equalities, Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan is considered and acted upon in all the above areas.
Person Specification
  1. Knowledge 
    1. A demonstrable interest in and knowledge of the intersection of culture and the climate crisis [Essential]
    2. A thorough knowledge of the cultural sector (preferably in Scotland) [Desirable]
    3. Intimate knowledge of the Edinburgh Festivals [Desirable]
    4. An interest in and knowledge of climate justice as a focus for tackling the climate emergency [Desirable]
  2. Skills 
    1. The ability to build strong relationships with and gain the trust of partners, Green Arts members and other stakeholders [Essential]
    2. Excellent written and oral communication skills [Essential]
    3. Excellent IT skills including experience of standard office packages, virtual and remote working software and tools, especially Excel [Essential]
    4. The ability to work independently and flexibly, using one’s own initiative, and as part of a team [Essential]
    5. Flair and imagination [Essential]
  3. Experience 
    1. Professional experience of event management (both physical and virtual) [Essential]
    2. Experience of emissions data collection, analysis and reporting [Desirable]
    3. Professional experience of presenting on behalf of an organisation, including speaking, chairing and presenting at events [Desirable]
How to apply

We are looking forward to finding out how you see yourself contributing to our team.

  1. Read the job description and person specification carefully
  2. Complete the online application form [at the end of this page]
  3. Complete the separate anonymous online Equal Opportunities Monitoring Survey. This is anonymous and the information provided will not affect your application in any way.

Once you submit your application through the online form you will receive an automated acknowledgement of receipt. We will write to every applicant once the role has been filled to update you and offer you feedback.

  • Closing date: 19 September 2021 at 11.59pm
  • Invitation to interview: Issued to those on the shortlist by 22 September 2021 via email
  • Interviews: Virtually via MSTeams on 27 September 2021
  • Feedback: Offered to all applicants via email by 4 October 2021

Accessibility

Applications will only be accepted via the application form on our website, unless alternative arrangements are made. If you wish to make alternative arrangements or have any problems in using the site (for example, if you are experiencing digital exclusion or have specific accessibility requirements), please write to alexis.woolley@creativecarbonscotland.com to seek assistance in good time before the closing date of 19 September 2021. Your interactions with us on accessibility will remain confidential and will not be shared with the recruitment panel.

Equalities

Creative Carbon Scotland promotes a diverse and inclusive working environment. We welcome applications from everyone with suitable skills and experience and we will make reasonable adjustments where necessary to enable people with particular needs or requirements to work with us. Our Equalities Policy and Safe Working Statement are available on our website. Before we pass your application to our recruitment panel, we will remove your personal data to help them avoid bias during the shortlisting process. 

Data protection

We will only use the personal data you provide in your application for the purpose of completing this recruitment process. All records created during the course of this process will be permanently deleted once the appointee is under contract. For more information on how we handle your data, take a look at our Data Protection and Information Security policy.

If you would like to discuss the role or have any questions, please contact Catriona Patterson.

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Creative Carbon Scotland is a partnership of arts organisations working to put culture at the heart of a sustainable Scotland. We believe cultural and creative organisations have a significant influencing power to help shape a sustainable Scotland for the 21st century.

In 2011 we worked with partners Festivals Edinburgh, the Federation of Scottish Threatre and Scottish Contemporary Art Network to support over thirty arts organisations to operate more sustainably.

We are now building on these achievements and working with over 70 cultural organisations across Scotland in various key areas including carbon management, behavioural change and advocacy for sustainable practice in the arts.

Our work with cultural organisations is the first step towards a wider change. Cultural organisations can influence public behaviour and attitudes about climate change through:

Changing their own behaviour;
Communicating with their audiences;
Engaging the public’s emotions, values and ideas.

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Job: Public relations manager

We have a fantastic opportunity for a skilled public relations manager to join us on a part-time (three days/week) basis. 
  • Do you have a proven track record of profile-raising with the media, government departments, and other influencers? 
  • Are you keen to support our work and strengthen our position as a change agent in both the cultural and climate change worlds? 
  • Are you an experienced and persuasive writer? 

If this sounds like you, we’re keen to hear from you.

The role in a nutshell 

Hours: Part-time 0.6FTE (22.5 hours per week)  

Salary: £18,786pa (£31,310pa pro rated to 0.6FTE), plus 3% employer contribution to pension 

Fixed term role: ASAP to 31st March 2022 (with a view to extend depending on funding). Alternatively, we are open to considering a freelance contract by negotiation.   

Location: Creative Carbon Scotland is based in Edinburgh, but remote working is standard at present. Any change to this prior to the end of the contract will be discussed with the postholder. If the role is extended past 31st March 2022, the postholder will be required to work in the office for a negotiated number of days each week. 

Deadline for applications: 11:59pm, 5th September 2021  

Interviews (including a 15-minute written exercise): Virtually, in the week commencing Monday 13th September 2021 

Read summary details of the role [HERE] and download the PDF of the full job description and person specification.

Please complete the form at the end of this page to apply.


More about the role  

Creative Carbon Scotland supports the cultural sector in contributing to Scotland’s transformation for a climate-changed world. We are seeking a public relations professional with at least three years’ experience. Our new colleague will be proactive and highly organised with excellent writing skills, attention to detail, and the ability to scout out the best opportunities for promoting an organisation’s work and activities. They will be a confident and persuasive communicator and a positive collaborator. We are looking for someone with flair and imagination. 

Creative Carbon Scotland promotes a diverse and inclusive working environment. We value the range of views and experiences that new colleagues can contribute to our thinking and so we welcome applications from everyone with suitable skills and experience for this role. Our equalities policy is available on our website alongside our Safe Working Statement if you wish to read them prior to completing your application. 

Main purpose of job: 
  • To manage the organisation’s external media communications and public relations activities in order to strengthen our reputation and position us a change agent in both the cultural and climate change worlds. 
Main tasks: 
  • Be the first contact for all proactive and reactive media work, locally, nationally and internationally, to raise awareness of Creative Carbon Scotland’s work and the importance of the cultural sector’s contribution to tackling climate change (70%) 
  • Support and contribute to other communications activities in liaison with the communications manager, general manager and other CCS colleagues e.g., social media, website, fundraising (20%) 
  • Contribute to CCS team initiatives and discussions (10%) 

Your application information 

Before we pass your application to our recruitment panel, we will remove your personal data to help them avoid bias during the shortlisting process. 

We will only use the personal data you provide in your application for the purpose of completing this recruitment process. All records created during the course of this process will be permanently deleted once the appointee is under contract. For more information on how we handle your data, take a look at our Information Security and Data Protection Policy.

How to apply

Applications will only be accepted via the application form below unless alternative arrangements are made. If you wish to make alternative arrangements or have any problems in using the site (for example, if you are experiencing digital exclusion or have specific accessibility requirements), please contact Gemma Lawrence or phone/text 07533 832467 to seek assistance in good time before the closing date of 11:59pm BST on 5th September 2021. Your interactions with us on accessibility will remain confidential and will not be shared with the recruitment panel. 

Download the job description and person specification and study it carefully prior to completing the application form below. We will use evidence of the skills and experience in your application, compared against our person specification, to select candidates for interview. Please make sure that you fit the requirements and demonstrate this in your answers to the questions on the application form.

As part of your application, please complete our Equal Opportunities Monitoring Survey. The application form will ask you to confirm that you have done so. NB: This is anonymous and the information provided will not affect your application in any way.

If you would like to discuss the role or have any questions, please contact Gemma Lawrence.

The closing date for applications is 11.59pm on Sunday 5th September 2021.

Interviews will be held remotely via MS Teams in the week commencing Monday 13th September and will include a 15-minute written exercise. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted via email to arrange.

APPLY HERE

NB: due to the fixed-term nature of the role and Creative Carbon Scotland’s circumstances, this opportunity is only open to those who already have the right to work in the UK.

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Creative Carbon Scotland is a partnership of arts organisations working to put culture at the heart of a sustainable Scotland. We believe cultural and creative organisations have a significant influencing power to help shape a sustainable Scotland for the 21st century.

In 2011 we worked with partners Festivals Edinburgh, the Federation of Scottish Threatre and Scottish Contemporary Art Network to support over thirty arts organisations to operate more sustainably.

We are now building on these achievements and working with over 70 cultural organisations across Scotland in various key areas including carbon management, behavioural change and advocacy for sustainable practice in the arts.

Our work with cultural organisations is the first step towards a wider change. Cultural organisations can influence public behaviour and attitudes about climate change through:

Changing their own behaviour;
Communicating with their audiences;
Engaging the public’s emotions, values and ideas.

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Job: Administration officer

Creative Carbon Scotland seeks a suitably skilled and enthusiastic person to join the team. To apply, please complete the form at the bottom of this page.

In brief

Role: Administration officer
Salary: £13,200 (£22,000 pro rata for 0.6FTE), plus a contribution to a personal pension of 3% of salary
Hours: This is a part-time post at 0.6FTE. This means a 22.5-hour week.
Start date: As soon as possible for a fixed term to 31st March 2022, with potential extension depending on funding.

NB: due to the fixed-term nature of the role and Creative Carbon Scotland’s circumstances, this opportunity is only open to those who already have the right to work in the UK.

Deadline for applications: 11.59pm, Sunday 8th August 2021

Read summary details of the role below and download the PDF of the full job description and person specification.

About this role

Creative Carbon Scotland supports the cultural sector in contributing to Scotland’s transformation for a climate-changed world. We are seeking a technically minded and suitably experienced individual to take responsibility for the organisation’s everyday administration as well as IT systems and tools, including one day per week contributing to the administrative work of our Green Arts Initiative. Our new colleague will be highly organised and detail-oriented, self-motivated and good at making effective decisions following appropriate criteria. They will be an excellent communicator and a positive collaborator. We are looking for someone with flair and imagination.

Creative Carbon Scotland promotes a diverse and inclusive working environment. We welcome applications from everyone with suitable skills and experience and we will make reasonable adjustments where necessary to enable people with particular needs or requirements to work with us. Our Equalities policy and Safe Working Statement are both available on our website.

Please complete the form at the end of this page to apply.


Job description

Main purpose of job:

  • Deliver CCS’s routine administrative requirements (65%)
  • Assist with administration of our Green Arts Initiative (30%)
  • Contribute to CCS team initiatives and discussions (5%)

Responsibilities:

  1. Maintaining administration and finance administration systems and records (20%) by:
    • processing invoices and payments, working with the bookkeeper, and managing online finance files
    • developing, maintaining and improving existing office systems and resources, and proposing and creating new ones as required
    • monitoring expenditure and income relating to our IT subscriptions and reporting regularly on these
    • ensuring that we comply with GDPR and equalities legislation
    • assisting with data collation from internal records for external reporting requirements
  2. Managing and developing our remote-working tools and systems to enable the charity to operate effectively (20%) by:
    • ensuring that our Microsoft Office Sharepoint, Teams, document management, communications and other IT systems are up to date and working at the highest level
    • ensuring that equipment and resources are fit for purpose, fully functional and comply with relevant health and safety standards
    • supporting team members in effective and safe home-working, providing guidance and training when required
  3. Ensuring internal communication is effective (20%) by:
    • organising and minuting weekly team meetings and monthly leadership team meetings
    • managing incoming contact via the corporate email
    • organising quarterly Board meetings
  4. Supporting CCS’s Transformation of Culture officer in the administration of the Green Arts Initiative (30%) by:
    • maintaining membership records
    • managing recruitment and on-boarding of new members
    • setting up events
    • running surveys
  5. Participate in CCS team initiatives and discussions on strategic, ethical and practical challenges (5%)
  6. Other duties as required (5%), including ensuring that our Equalities, Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan is considered and acted upon in all the above areas.
Person specification

We will use evidence of these skills and experience in your application to select candidates for interview. Please make sure that you fit the requirements and demonstrate this in your answers to the questions on the application form.

Essential characteristics

  1. At least two years’ experience in an administration role
  2. Excellent IT understanding and skills, with in-depth knowledge of Microsoft Office suite (including Sharepoint and Teams), virtual and remote working software and tools and wi-fi connectivity solutions
  3. Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  4. Excellent knowledge and understanding of best practice in: data protection and information security; equalities, diversity and inclusion; and reducing the environmental impacts of desk-based work
  5. A high level of transferable skills, including attention to detail, problem solving, time management, confidentiality and discretion
  6. Flexible and proactive with the ability to prioritise effectively and learn quickly
  7. Flair and imagination

Desirable characteristics

  1. An interest in and knowledge of Scotland’s cultural sector
  2. An interest in and knowledge of the climate emergency and Scotland’s response to this
  3. An interest in and knowledge of climate justice as a focus for tackling the climate emergency
How to apply

Applications will only be accepted via the application form below unless alternative arrangements are made. If you wish to make alternative arrangements or have any problems in using the site (for example, if you are experiencing digital exclusion or have specific accessibility requirements), please contact Ben Twist or phone/text 07931 553872 to seek assistance in good time before the closing date of 11:59pm BST on 8th August 2021. Your interactions with us on accessibility will remain confidential and will not be shared with the recruitment panel.

Please read carefully and then follow the instructions in the application form below. The form will ask you to make clear why you are interested in this role and to demonstrate how your experience and skills match those outlined in the full job description and person specification document.

As part of your application, please complete our Equal Opportunities Monitoring Survey. The application form will ask you to confirm that you have done so. NB: This is anonymous and the information provided will not affect your application in any way.

If you would like to discuss the role or have any questions, please contact Ben Twist.

The closing date for applications is 11.59pm on Sunday 8th August 2021.

Interviews will be held remotely via MS Teams on Tuesday 17th August.

APPLY HERE

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Creative Carbon Scotland is a partnership of arts organisations working to put culture at the heart of a sustainable Scotland. We believe cultural and creative organisations have a significant influencing power to help shape a sustainable Scotland for the 21st century.

In 2011 we worked with partners Festivals Edinburgh, the Federation of Scottish Threatre and Scottish Contemporary Art Network to support over thirty arts organisations to operate more sustainably.

We are now building on these achievements and working with over 70 cultural organisations across Scotland in various key areas including carbon management, behavioural change and advocacy for sustainable practice in the arts.

Our work with cultural organisations is the first step towards a wider change. Cultural organisations can influence public behaviour and attitudes about climate change through:

Changing their own behaviour;
Communicating with their audiences;
Engaging the public’s emotions, values and ideas.

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Job: Project manager, SOIL

Project manager post to support the NLA John Muir Fellowship SOIL project | August 2021 to August

Applications are now open for this post | August 2021 to August 2022 | Fee £14,040

Duties include: support for the development of our organisation, coordinating effective communication channels and employing up to date technical skills.

Applicants will be: enthusiastic individuals with a passion for contemporary environmental arts with a creative approach to working with our partners and the community. They should be aware of issues of sustainability and the global crisis. They will be freelance and have their own form of transport.

What we are looking for: the successful applicant will be creative and outgoing, environmentally aware and used to using digital tools and social media. They will be active and practical and able to deliver the project on time and on budget. They will communicate effectively to offer the support needed by the NLA board and our JM Fellow Natalie Taylor. Please note that you will require a disclosure.

Time per week: to be allocated as necessary, 10hrs per wk. flexi-time to be by arrangement and agreement.

North Light Arts are based in Dunbar East Lothian and looking to commission the right person to join our small team: to work towards our environmental aims and widening our audiences through the use of social media and our JM Fellow and her SOIL project. This project will lead to the “Pilgrimage to COP26” and the International Year of Soil Science also to be held in Glasgow.

DEADLINE: Monday 12th July at midnight
Please supply one side of an A4 to describe why you would be right for the position. Attach a current CV and two references.

Send to: post.northlightarts@gmail.com

Interviews to be held on Monday 19th July.

Start date: 16th August 2021 – dates and times to be agreed
It is anticipated that the right person will be able to start as soon as possible.

Image credit: Work by Emma Herman-Smith. Photo by Mike Bolam. Supplied.

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Creative Carbon Scotland is a partnership of arts organisations working to put culture at the heart of a sustainable Scotland. We believe cultural and creative organisations have a significant influencing power to help shape a sustainable Scotland for the 21st century.

In 2011 we worked with partners Festivals Edinburgh, the Federation of Scottish Threatre and Scottish Contemporary Art Network to support over thirty arts organisations to operate more sustainably.

We are now building on these achievements and working with over 70 cultural organisations across Scotland in various key areas including carbon management, behavioural change and advocacy for sustainable practice in the arts.

Our work with cultural organisations is the first step towards a wider change. Cultural organisations can influence public behaviour and attitudes about climate change through:

Changing their own behaviour;
Communicating with their audiences;
Engaging the public’s emotions, values and ideas.

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Job: Broadway Green Alliance – Assistant Director

The Broadway Green Alliance is seeking a full-time Assistant Director to play a pivotal role in advancing the future of sustainability in the theatre community. The BGA operates at the intersection of theatre and the environment, and we are looking for someone with passion for both. Experience in each area is valuable but not required.

ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION:

The Broadway Green Alliance (BGA) is an industry-wide initiative that educates, motivates, and inspires the entire theatre community and its patrons to implement environmentally-friendlier practices.

The BGA, launched in 2008 in collaboration with the Natural Resources Defense Council, is an ad hoc committee of The Broadway League and a fiscal program of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.

Core Principles:

  • It is impossible to be 100% “green” – we can only be greener. Each of us can begin by doing something to benefit our environment today, no matter the size of the action.
  • The climate crisis is the result of millions of decisions and it demands action – big andsmall – from each of us. Change results from the cumulative effect of our actions.
  • Climate neutrality is insufficient. In order to lessen the damage caused by climatechange and restore our climate to historically safe levels of atmospheric CO2, the BGAworks to promote climate positive action and commitments.
  • We must build an equitable and just climate movement and address the disproportionateeffect of environmental degradation on poor and BIPOC communities. There is no climate justice without racial justice.

OVERVIEW:

We are seeking a full-time Assistant Director to play a pivotal role in advancing the future of sustainability in the theatre community. The BGA operates at the intersection of theatre and the environment, and we are looking for someone with passion for both. Experience in each area is valuable but not required.

The Assistant Director will report to the Director. They will work closely together in a small team environment. Assistant Director responsibilities include maintaining day-to-day operations, planning and executing virtual and in-person events, managing our in-office recycling collections and Green Captain programs, developing social media content and email communications, and serving as a primary point of contact for queries from the community. To be successful in this role, you should excel in workflow management, project coordination, and people management skills.

All BGA staff and volunteers are expected to understand and embrace our mission statement and core principles, and share our commitment to justice and anti-racism in our operations and practices.

If you are a passionate self-starter who values friendliness, teamwork, diligence, tenacity, and humor – and is excited to join this growing organization at a critical moment for our planet – we’d love to hear from you.

More information

TO APPLY: 

Please send a cover letter and resume in PDF form to: jobs@broadwaygreen.com. Please include “BGA Assistant Director_Your Name” in the subject line.  

The BGA is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to creating an equitable, inclusive, and accessible environment for all staff and members.  We are dedicated to building a culturally diverse work environment – women, non-gender-binary/trans individuals,  BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color), individuals with disabilities, and other underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. 

Application Deadline: July 12, 2021 

Application Process: Applications will be reviewed as they are received. All applicants will receive confirmation of receipt and will be notified if they are selected for an interview. There will be 2-3 rounds of interviews. The first interview will be conducted by Zoom with subsequent interviews either conducted in-person at our Times Square office or remotely.

Job: Project manager

We’re looking for an enthusiastic individual with arts management experience to join our core team.

This is an opportunity for an enthusiastic and dedicated individual with a demonstratable background in arts management to become a central member of the Deveron Projects team, with a role that covers all aspects of supporting the programming and the running of the organisation. Deveron Projects is an internationally renowned creative organisation working with artists in the North East of Scotland.

The post holder manages all aspects of Deveron Projects, from everyday book-keeping and running the office to grant reporting and looking after the artists and their needs. They work closely with the director, to ensure the smooth running of the organisation’s residencies and projects and advancing the organisation as an internationally renowned arts programme.

Deveron Projects is currently in an exciting period of development. We invite new perspectives to help shape strategies for the future of the organisation. To find out more about the job and how to apply visit Deveron Projects website.

  • Application Deadline: 11pm 16 May 2021
  • Salary: £25,000 – £27,000 (based on experience)
  • Working hours: 40 per week, Monday to Friday 9.30am – 6pm
  • Interview date and location: 28 May – 6 June, Huntly, Aberdeenshire (digital option available)
  • Start date: 28 June – 9 July 2021
  • Term: Permanent (on the basis of Creative Scotland regular funding)

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Creative Carbon Scotland is a partnership of arts organisations working to put culture at the heart of a sustainable Scotland. We believe cultural and creative organisations have a significant influencing power to help shape a sustainable Scotland for the 21st century.

In 2011 we worked with partners Festivals Edinburgh, the Federation of Scottish Threatre and Scottish Contemporary Art Network to support over thirty arts organisations to operate more sustainably.

We are now building on these achievements and working with over 70 cultural organisations across Scotland in various key areas including carbon management, behavioural change and advocacy for sustainable practice in the arts.

Our work with cultural organisations is the first step towards a wider change. Cultural organisations can influence public behaviour and attitudes about climate change through:

Changing their own behaviour;
Communicating with their audiences;
Engaging the public’s emotions, values and ideas.

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Job: Creative producer (early career)

We are recruiting a creative producer (early career) to help us deliver our Culture Collective project.

This role will support the delivery of the Culture Collective project and the creative community workers who are part of it, as well as learn about community arts practice and producing skills. They will also contribute creatively.

This role is imagined for an early career artist with a desire to widen their skills and experience, or an early career community or arts worker looking to bring their creative skills to contribute to wider society. You might be someone with climate change experience wanting to bring your knowledge to a community setting. This post could support a recent graduate, someone looking for a career change, or a first foot in the door working in the cultural sector. We are looking for a people person who is both organised and creative, has a desire to learn and make a difference.

Fee and support
The creative producer (early career) post is offered as a freelance contract for six months full-time with a total fee of £12,874, paid in monthly instalments in arrears. The contract can be flexible and spread out part-time for a year.

The post will be supported by Open Road and a dedicated project coordinator who will provide oversight and guidance, as well as a dedicated Trustee of the Fittie Community Development Trust (FCDT). There will be regular individual and project meetings and project planning includes a budget to create events and activities. Studio and working space can be made available if required.

The deadline for applications is 5pm Monday 3rd May 2021.

Interviews will take place the week beginning 10th May 2021 and will be in person if restrictions allow or online.

The envisaged start date for the roles is June 2021.

For further information and details on how to apply see the information about Culture Collective on the Open Road website.

Please email for a copy of the recruitment document.

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Creative Carbon Scotland is a partnership of arts organisations working to put culture at the heart of a sustainable Scotland. We believe cultural and creative organisations have a significant influencing power to help shape a sustainable Scotland for the 21st century.

In 2011 we worked with partners Festivals Edinburgh, the Federation of Scottish Threatre and Scottish Contemporary Art Network to support over thirty arts organisations to operate more sustainably.

We are now building on these achievements and working with over 70 cultural organisations across Scotland in various key areas including carbon management, behavioural change and advocacy for sustainable practice in the arts.

Our work with cultural organisations is the first step towards a wider change. Cultural organisations can influence public behaviour and attitudes about climate change through:

Changing their own behaviour;
Communicating with their audiences;
Engaging the public’s emotions, values and ideas.

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Job: Three creative community workers

We are recruiting three creative community workers to work with us and the Fittie Community Development Trust (FCDT) to deliver our Culture Collective project.

These roles are imagined for experienced artists and creative practitioners who are looking to bring their creative skills to contribute to wider society. The three posts are:

  1. The Fittie community: This post will create a programme of creative initiatives and participatory events to bring the Hall and community connections back to life.
  2. Visitors and migration: This post will further a project focusing on stories of migration in Aberdeen, linking with visitors, other harbourside communities and Aberdeen Harbour.
  3. Climate Ready community: This post will focus on the impacts of climate change for coastal communities and the transition to net-zero carbon emissions, including community-owned energy.

Each creative community worker post is offered as a freelance contract for six months full-time with a total fee of £18,932 each, paid in monthly instalments in arrears. Contracts are flexible and can be spread out part-time over a year. Joint or group applications for each post are welcome. Applicants are asked to state which post they are applying for but can apply for more than one within the same application. No applicant will be offered more than one post.

All posts will be supported by Open Road and a dedicated project coordinator who will provide oversight and guidance, as well as a dedicated Trustee of the FCDT.

The deadline for applications is 5pm Monday 3rd May 2021.

Interviews will take place the week beginning 10th May 2021 and will be in person if restrictions allow or online.

The envisaged start date for the roles is June 2021.

For further information and details on how to apply see the information about Culture Collective on the Open Road website.

Please email for a copy of the recruitment document.

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Creative Carbon Scotland is a partnership of arts organisations working to put culture at the heart of a sustainable Scotland. We believe cultural and creative organisations have a significant influencing power to help shape a sustainable Scotland for the 21st century.

In 2011 we worked with partners Festivals Edinburgh, the Federation of Scottish Threatre and Scottish Contemporary Art Network to support over thirty arts organisations to operate more sustainably.

We are now building on these achievements and working with over 70 cultural organisations across Scotland in various key areas including carbon management, behavioural change and advocacy for sustainable practice in the arts.

Our work with cultural organisations is the first step towards a wider change. Cultural organisations can influence public behaviour and attitudes about climate change through:

Changing their own behaviour;
Communicating with their audiences;
Engaging the public’s emotions, values and ideas.

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Job: Schools project manager with Eco Drama

The role is within the core staff team, delivering projects and tours across schools and communities.

We are delighted to announce a new opportunity to join Eco Drama’s small, core staff team. The Schools project manager will be integral to the delivery of our tours and projects taking place in schools and communities across Glasgow and Scotland. The varied role includes project management, tour booking, marketing and evaluation, working closely with the artistic director and producer.

Across 2021-23, supported in part by the Glasgow Communities Fund, the company will develop and deliver a diverse programme of theatre productions, creative learning projects, continued professional development and arts-based community food growing projects that engage and inspire people of all ages about the natural world and our place within it.

As well as engaging in theatre and arts activities, the work will support and encourage communities to take positive, practical action to develop and improve local green spaces, inspire positive thinking about tackling the climate crisis, and enhance everyday experiences with nature.

This position is 0.8FTE with the potential for annualised hours, and the salary is £25,000 (pro rata). The role will be offered as a one year fixed term contract, with potential for extension beyond this. The deadline for applications is Wednesday 17th February at 5pm.

For further information on the role and how to apply, please download the job description.

If you have any questions about the role, or require the application pack in an alternative format, please contact Producer Nina Doherty  or phone on 0141 552 9920.

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Creative Carbon Scotland is a partnership of arts organisations working to put culture at the heart of a sustainable Scotland. We believe cultural and creative organisations have a significant influencing power to help shape a sustainable Scotland for the 21st century.

In 2011 we worked with partners Festivals Edinburgh, the Federation of Scottish Threatre and Scottish Contemporary Art Network to support over thirty arts organisations to operate more sustainably.

We are now building on these achievements and working with over 70 cultural organisations across Scotland in various key areas including carbon management, behavioural change and advocacy for sustainable practice in the arts.

Our work with cultural organisations is the first step towards a wider change. Cultural organisations can influence public behaviour and attitudes about climate change through:

Changing their own behaviour;
Communicating with their audiences;
Engaging the public’s emotions, values and ideas.

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Job: Administration and Finance Officer

Creative Carbon Scotland is seeking a technically minded and suitably experienced individual to help with everyday administration as well as financial systems. 

Details of the Administration and Finance Officer role

Hours: part-time (30 hours per week)

Salary: £25,000 pro rata (i.e. £20,000 for a 30-hour week)

Location: Edinburgh

Fixed term role: July 2020 to 31st March 2021 (with a view to extend depending on funding)

Deadline for applications: 5pm, Monday 22nd June 2020

Complete the form below to apply

Download the full job description and person specification

About this new role

Creative Carbon Scotland believes that the arts and culture have an essential role to play in achieving the transformational change to a sustainable future. With the Scottish Government’s strengthened ambition to make Scotland a world leader in addressing the climate emergency and a cultural sector keen and equipped to play its part, we are busier than ever and our growing, committed and friendly team is working on ambitious projects in both the climate change and cultural spheres. Therefore, we are seeking a technically minded and suitably experienced individual to join us to help with everyday administration as well as financial systems to ensure that we are working effectively at this demanding but exciting time.

Key responsibilities

1. Ensuring that our office and remote-working services enable the charity to operate effectively (40%) by:

a) ensuring that our Microsoft Office Sharepoint, Teams, document management, communications and other IT systems are up to date and working at the highest level

b) developing, maintaining and improving office systems, including our contacts database, and ensuring that we comply with GDPR

c) ensuring that equipment and resources are fit for purpose, fully functional and comply with relevant health and safety standards

d) liaising with the Facilities team in our host organisation and supporting team members in effective and safe home-working

2. Maintaining financial systems and other records (20%), including:

a) processing invoices and payments working with the bookkeeper

b) managing online and paper finance files

c) monitoring expenditure and income relating to our IT subscriptions and reporting regularly on these

d) ensuring compliance with funders’ requirements including regular reporting

3. Providing administrative support for all staff as appropriate, including organising CCS meetings (including quarterly Board meetings), travel, events and projects, both face-to-face and virtual, and involving a range of participants from local to national and international (10%)

4. Ensuring internal communication is effective (10%), including:

a) organising and minuting weekly team meetings

b) managing our effective use of Microsoft Teams

c) managing incoming contact via the corporate email and phone

5. Ensuring that all CCS staff understand how to use office equipment, tools and resources, including software, and provide support and training as required (5%)

6. Providing administrative support in the recruitment and induction of freelance and employed staff (5%)

7. Supporting the communications work of CCS (5%)

8. Other duties as required, including ensuring that our Equalities, Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan is considered and acted upon in all the above areas.  (5%)

Person specification

We will use evidence of these skills and experience in your application to select candidates for interview, so please make sure that you fit the requirements and demonstrate this in your answers to the questions on the application form.

NB: due to the fixed-term nature of the role and Creative Carbon Scotland’s circumstances, this opportunity is only open to those who already have the right to work in the UK.

Essential 

  • A high level of organisational, administrative and customer service skills
  • Experience of office and/or home-working management and administration, including practices to reduce the environmental impact of these
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of best practice in data protection and information security, human resources, and equalities, diversity and inclusion
  • Excellent IT skills including in-depth knowledge of Microsoft Office suite (including SharePoint and Microsoft Teams), virtual and remote working software and tools, wi-fi connectivity solutions and printer/scanner interface
  • Good knowledge of using social media for business purposes
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • A high level of transferable skills, including attention to detail and problem-solving, time management, confidentiality and discretion
  • Flexible and proactive with the ability to prioritise effectively
  • Flair and imagination

Desirable 

  • Experience of providing guidance, both spoken and written, in new administrative procedures, use of IT equipment and software
How to apply

Please read carefully and then follow the instructions in the application form [HERE]. The form will ask you to make clear why you are interested in this role and to demonstratehow your experience and skills match those outlined above.

As part of your application, please complete our Equalities Monitoring Survey. The application form will ask you to confirm that you have done so. NB: This is anonymous and the information provided will not affect your application in any way.

If you would like to discuss the role or have any questions, please contact Alexis Woolley.

The closing date for applications is 5pm on Monday 22nd June 2020.

Interviews will be held remotely on Monday 29th June (and Tuesday 30th June, if necessary)

Download the full job description and person specification

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Creative Carbon Scotland is a partnership of arts organisations working to put culture at the heart of a sustainable Scotland. We believe cultural and creative organisations have a significant influencing power to help shape a sustainable Scotland for the 21st century.

In 2011 we worked with partners Festivals Edinburgh, the Federation of Scottish Threatre and Scottish Contemporary Art Network to support over thirty arts organisations to operate more sustainably.

We are now building on these achievements and working with over 70 cultural organisations across Scotland in various key areas including carbon management, behavioural change and advocacy for sustainable practice in the arts.

Our work with cultural organisations is the first step towards a wider change. Cultural organisations can influence public behaviour and attitudes about climate change through:

Changing their own behaviour;
Communicating with their audiences;
Engaging the public’s emotions, values and ideas.

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