Our friends at Creative Carbon Scotland are currently looking for an individual to fill the role of Events & Communications Officer, and to help achieve their aim of connecting the arts and culture with sustainability to build a sustainable Scotland. This is a great opportunity to join a small, informal, forward-thinking team to make real change in the world.
Salary: £8,800 (ie £22,000 pro rata 0.4FTE) + up to 3% of salary in pension contributions matching employee’s contributions
Hours: Part time – 0.4 FTE. This means a 15 hour week with a degree of flexibility on both sides, as some evening and weekend work may be required and busy periods may call for extra hours, with time taken off in lieu during quieter periods.
Flexible working and Job Sharing Creative Carbon Scotland welcomes proposals for flexible working or job-share, subject to the needs of the role being satisfactorily fulfilled.
Holidays: 8 days plus 4 public holidays to be taken at times agreed with the Producer.
Place of work: Based at Waverley Court, East Market Street, Edinburgh, but home working and hot-desking may also be necessary. Travel throughout Scotland required.
Contract and notice period: This is a fixed term post until 31 March 2017, with continuation possible subject to funding and the needs of CCS. A probationary period of 2 months will apply, following successful completion of which the full fixed term contract will be confirmed.
Secondments Creative Carbon Scotland is very willing to consider a secondment for this role where this will embed carbon reduction knowledge and work within the cultural sector.
Equipment: A laptop and mobile phone will be provided if required.
For more information and how to apply, please download a copy of the Job Application Pack.
Closing Date: Midnight, 25th May.
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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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