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Now Hiring: Sustainable Scotland Network

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The Sustainable Scotland Network are recruiting two new positions to join the team at the Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation – a Network Engagement Officer and a Project Administrator. This is an exciting opportunity to work at the frontline of delivery and engagement on climate action in Scotland.

Sustainable Scotland Network (SSN) is Scotland’s professional network for public sector sustainability and climate change action. SSN works to support improved public sector action on climate change through capacity building, support for mandatory reporting, knowledge exchange and sharing of good practice.

SSN is supported by a secretariat and run by the Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation (University of Edinburgh) and Sniffer.

Both roles are fixed term until March 31 2020 with possibility of a one year extension subject to funding. Secondments are welcomed. For further details on each role or to apply please follow the links below, Deadline is the 17th July.

SSN Network Engagement Officer: This is a part-time role (0.6FTE) 21 hours per week available for immediate start. Salary: £27,285-£31,604 (pro rata). Find out more and apply

SSN Administrator: This post is full time with immediate start. Salary: £22,876-£27,285 per annum. Find out more and apply

 


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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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Opportunity: Internship with Creative Carbon Scotland

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Creative Carbon Scotland is seeking a University of Glasgow student to join us for a paid research internship focusing on adaptation to climate change impacts, and implications for the cultural sector.

Creative Carbon Scotland has been working since 2011 to support arts and cultural organisations to reduce their environmental impact, and to explore the ways in which they can contribute to a sustainable future. We are now at an exciting time of development around the next stage in addressing climate change: adaptation to the projected impacts of rising temperatures. To kick-start this development, we are looking to host a internship focused specifically on implications for the visual arts sector.

The research will form the foundation of our ongoing work on adaptation, and the beginning of our programme of support for all cultural organisations across Scotland. For this initial stage, the internship is co-hosted with Festivals Edinburgh (the strategic umbrella organisation for the Edinburgh Festivals).

This internship is hosted with the University of Glasgow through the Santander SME Internship scheme, and is only open to 4th/5th year undergraduates or postgraduate students at the University of Glasgow.

Main Purpose Of Job

  • To undertake a research into the implications of climate change impacts for visual arts organisations in Edinburgh and across Scotland.
  • To help develop a programme of advice on adaptation to the impacts of climate change, specifically for arts and cultural organisations.

Responsibilities

  • Carrying out initial secondary research (25%) on:
    • International city-scale adaptation programmes, and progress in Edinburgh to date.
    • Existing approaches for city-scale adaptation programmes that include cultural organisations (like museums, galleries and festivals).
    • Likely climate change impacts for Edinburgh.
  • Identifying key cultural stakeholders for climate change adaptation in Edinburgh. (5%)
  • Undertaking interviews with key stakeholders on opinions and actions towards climate adaptation. (25%)
  • Producing a written report of research findings, with recommendations for climate adaptation actions for the partners, and further research required (25%)
  • Disseminating report findings (10%) through:
    • executive summaries for key, partners, stakeholders and participants;
    • resource publishing on the Creative Carbon Scotland website
    • news blog and associated social media using the Creative Carbon Scotland online platforms.
  • Attending and contributing to related meetings and events as they arise, to further develop this area of work, e.g. Edinburgh Adapts meetings; Green Arts Conference.  (5%)
Working for Creative Carbon Scotland

Duration and Hours: This is a 280-hour internship, working out to approximately 2 days per week, over a 20 week period. Timings and dates for the role are flexible, but would ideally begin in early September 2018.

Salary: This role is a paid at an hourly rate of £8.75 per hour. Creative Carbon Scotland is proud to be a Living Wage Employer.

Working Pattern And Flexibility: This role requires a mix of online and in-person research, and is only nominally based in the Creative Carbon Scotland, with the majority of work able to be undertaken at distance. However the intern will be expected to attend a weekly meeting in Edinburgh (the times of which can be flexible to term-time schedules).

How to Apply

Deadline for Applications: 19 July 2018, via the University of Glasgow Careers Service, reference ID NZ26W

Start Date: Likely w/c 3 September 2018.

If you have any questions, please contact the University of Glasgow Careers Service (careers@glasgow.ac.uk or 0141 330 5647). Their advisors can also provide advice on completing an application, and how to highlight your suitability for the role.



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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.

Go to Creative Carbon Scotland

Opportunity: Creative Assistant (Fixed Term for One year)

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The Creative Assistant is integral to the planning, organising and delivery of a year-long programme of creative work for Freshly Squeezed Productions and the re-opening of the Music Hall.

This new role is a unique opportunity to be involved in the creative work and artistic direction of Aberdeen Performing Arts. The Creative Assistant will support the Head of Artistic Development in the delivery of a year-long programme of creative work supporting our producing arm, Freshly Squeezed Productions, and Stepping In, a project culminating in the celebratory re-opening of the re-developed Music Hall.

The Creative Assistant will coordinate all aspects of our in-house performances, productions, projects and commissions, act as main point of contact for artists, directors and performers, and take responsibility for the administrative support required for our creative activity.

You will have experience of working within an arts environment, ideally within arts venues, and working with artists, directors and creative teams. You will be experienced in coordinating projects, people and information, planning and managing public events and performances, and budgeting. Excellent communication and organisational skills with a positive and flexible approach are a given.

If you want to play an integral role in shaping one of the most significant developments in Aberdeen cultural life, we’d love to hear from you!

Closing date for applications: 9am Monday 12th February 2018
Salary: £22,500 Duration: Fixed term for one year

Location: Aberdeen City

For further information, please contact recruitment@aberdeenperformingarts.com or visit http://www.aberdeenperformingarts.com/about-us/jobs

 


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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.

Go to Creative Carbon Scotland

Opportunity: CCS Digital Communications Officer (part time, 3 days/week)

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We’re excited to announce that we’re recruiting for a Digital Communications Officer to join the CCS team and contribute to the transition to a more sustainable Scotland by connecting culture and climate change.

Role summary

Digital communications play an increasingly important role in achieving Creative Carbon Scotland’s mission and objectives. The Digital Communications Officer will take a lead on managing current digital platforms and tools and developing new content and resources to ensure our outcomes are achieved across cultural and sustainability sectors, as well as managing the Communications Strategy with the CCS Producer. In the coming years, the Digital Communications Officer will also lead on the development of the CCS website (anticipated re-launch 2019).

Salary: £23,000 pro rata (0.6FTE) + up to 3% of salary in pension contributions matching employee’s contributions

Hours: Part time (0.6 FTE). A 22.5 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. Extra days’ work are likely to occur around specific project development and delivery.

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: 12 days plus 6 public holidays (20 days/10 days pro rata) to be taken at times agreed with the producer

Contract and notice period: This is a fixed term contract until 31 March 2018. Continuation of the contract is anticipated subject to funding. A probationary period of 3 months will apply, following successful completion of which the full fixed term contract will be confirmed.

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.

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.

Equal Opportunities: Creative Carbon Scotland is committed to actively promoting equality, diversity and inclusion in all of our work. This applies both to the services we provide to others and the way in which we ourselves operate. We are able to make reasonable adjustments to the Digital Communications Officer role to support equal opportunities in the recruitment process. If you have any enquiries regarding access requirements please contact gemma.lawrence@creativecarbonscotland.com.

Main purpose of job:    

  • Development and delivery of CCS’s digital strategy;
  • Development and delivery of CCS’s communications strategy with CCS Producer;

Main Responsibilities:

Development and delivery of CCS’s digital strategy 

  • Ongoing maintenance of, and leading on the re-development of CCS website;
  • Creation of digital content including video, photographic, graphic and written content, digital resources, stakeholder reports, event documentation, and monthly newsletters;
  • Coordination of digital services including public webinars and video conferences;
  • Coordination and development of internal I.T. systems and procedures.

Development and delivery of CCS’s communications strategy 

CCS Strategy & Team support

  • Contribute to devising and delivering CCS’s overall strategic mission
  • Contribute to weekly team planning and evaluation meetings
  • Assist the wider team with project delivery as appropriate

The list of responsibilities is not exhaustive and the employee may be required to perform duties outside of this as operationally required and at the discretion of the Director.

Please note that during the phase of website re-development, the position hours will likely increase subject to agreement between the employee and employer.

How to apply

Please download and read carefully through the Digital Communications Office Job Description & Person Specification

Please apply for the post of Digital Communications Officer using our online application form.

Your application must include:

  • Your CV
  • Evidence of how you fit the person specification outlined in the Job Description & Person Specification via the online application form.
  • A maximum of three examples of your relevant work, either copies or links
  • Confirmation that you have completed the Equal Opportunities monitoring survey

Deadline: Midnight, Sunday 26th February

Interviews will be held on Thursday 9th March in Edinburgh

 

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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.

Go to Creative Carbon Scotland

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Job Opportunity: Brown University, Theatre Arts and Performance Studies

Visiting Design Lecturer in Theatre Arts and Performance Studies
Deadline January 15, 2017
Date Posted November 29, 2016
Type Non tenure track
Salary Competitive
Employment Type Full-time

Position Description:

The Department of Theatre Arts and Performance Studies at Brown University invites applications for a three-year full time residency as a Visiting Lecturer in Scene Design beginning July 2017. We are looking for a committed, fundamentally collaborative colleague to spearhead the expanding role of design in a Liberal Arts context. This forward-thinking individual will join a vibrant and dynamic community of artists, scholars, students and staff in a department that is committed to excellence in practice, design as research, and encourages diversity of thought, aesthetic expression, and pedagogy as a matter of course.

Responsibilities include Scenic Design, scenic art and properties design of the department’s main stage season; supervision/mentoring of undergraduate student designers and artisans, MFA directors; and a hands-on approach to realizing the demands of an active production season.

Qualifications:
Applicants will have an MFA in Scenic Design, professional scenic design experience, and a minimum of 3-5 years of university teaching experience. Candidates with a working knowledge of computer aided design, digital media, projection design and emerging design technologies such as Civic Practice, and/or Green Theater are of particular interest.

Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

Application Materials and Deadlines:

Please send a cover letter, CV, design portfolio and three letters of recommendation to Kym Moore, Associate Professor/ Search Committee Chair via Interfolio.

For fullest consideration, candidates will submit applications by January 15, 2017, though applications will be accepted until the position is filled or the search is closed. The term of employment will begin July 1, 2017. Candidates should expect to begin their full-time residency at the university by that date.

Apply via Interfolio here: http://apply.interfolio.com/39508

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