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.

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