Arts Development Assistant

Location
Worcester, Worcestershire
Salary
£11,167 - £12,246 per annum
Posted
15 May 2017
Closes
05 Jun 2017
Job Ref
REC000040
Contract Type
Part time permanent
Working Pattern
Part Time
Hours
Part-Time

20 Hours - Permanent    Monday to Friday including occasional weekends and evening work - all to be negotiated   Worcestershire County Council is looking to appoint an Arts Development Assistant to work within its County Arts Service.

We are looking for someone who is a good project manager and who is passionate in using the arts to improve the lives of people in Worcestershire.

You need to be confident and knowledgeable in meeting artists and arts organisations and also have a good understanding of the needs of the sector while at the same time understanding and meeting the needs of the County Council.

These are exciting times to join the Arts Service, The County has launched a new arts strategy  " 1000 days" and there are several exciting initiatives coming up  including working with the Criminal Justice System, showcasing new writing and using the arts to improve health and well-being outcomes. This work is being undertaken through the Worcestershire Arts Partnership.   The !000 days action plan will form a key part of your own work plan and it is  important that you understand and recognise the value of partnership working as well as the role of the arts in delivering on cross-cutting services.

One of your key roles will be to assist the delivery of  Voices and Visions, our Children and Young People Programme and thus we would expect you to have a real interest and experience in working with children and young people both in an educational and informal setting.

We need someone who can work flexibly and is able to work occasional evenings and weekends. If this is you we would love to hear from you.

For more information please contact Steve Wilson, County Arts Officer on swilson@worcestershire.gov.uk or telephone on 01905 845754