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Creative Placemaker
Closing Date: 2017-07-24
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Salary : £24,193
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Benefits : + pension
Location : Wester Hailes, Edinburgh.
Status(FT/PT) : Full Time
Closing Date : 2017-07-24

Job Role : Supported by the Big Lottery Fund, ‘Creative, Connected, Community’ is an exciting 3 year programme that will use Creative Placemaking to deliver a lasting, transformational, community-led change for Wester Hailes. Pivotal to the success of this approach is an innovative new Creative Placemaker role. The postholder will work with local residents in the different neighbourhoods of Wester Hailes to develop and deliver a programme of regular creative activities, one-off events, and participatory public art installations that respond to local assets and aspirations. Full recruitment information can be found on the WHALE Arts website or on

Organisation Profile : Since being set up by local people in 1992 WHALE Arts has firmly established itself as the cultural anchor organisation for Wester Hailes. As a community-led arts charity and social enterprise, WHALE Arts’ mission is to be the creative heart of a vibrant, thriving community. WHALE acts as a conduit between our community and creative opportunities through the direct delivery of projects, programmes and events and by connecting our community with city and national cultural partners. We are based in the purpose built WHALE Arts Centre – ‘The WHALE’ – a unique community asset that provides a range of high quality creative spaces for our community. ‘The WHALE’ operates as a social enterprise allowing us to generate income that supports our charitable work. Our social enterprises include the WHALE Pod creative business incubator, craft markets, office, training and conference facilities.

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Application Notes : Application Process: Apply in writing or by email, enclosing/attaching • An up to date CV detailing relevant education and employment experience. • A covering letter demonstrating how your skills meet the Essential and Desirable Skills criteria of the job description. • Details of two referees, including at least one previous employer. Applications should arrive at WHALE Arts Agency no later than 13:00 on Monday 24th July 2017. Late applications will not be considered. The successful candidate will be appointment to the role subject to confirmation of PVG Scheme Membership. Equal Opportunities Monitoring: WHALE Arts Agency is committed to recruiting high quality candidates whose skills and experience are most suited to the job regardless of sex, race, colour, ethnic or national origin, religion (or beliefs), marital status, sexual orientation (or perceived sexual orientation), disability, age or political affiliation. Please complete the Equal Opportunities form enclosed with the application pack. This information is for monitoring purposes only, will be treated as confidential and will not be used in the selection process.

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Main Contact : Allan Farmer
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