Mess up the Mess

Temporary Youth Arts Officer (Maternity Cover)

Full Time, 37 hours per week
Fixed Term contract to June 2019 or return of the postholder
£23,120.23 per annum

 
Temporary Youth Arts Officer
Are you passionate about youth arts and drama and engaging young people from diverse backgrounds? Are you committed to making sure all young people are able to participate regardless of the particular barriers they may face?
 
We’re looking for an experienced youth arts professional to play a key role in our Well Iawn programme while our Youth Arts Officer takes maternity leave.
 
Well Iawn is a 3 year project, funded by the Big Lottery Fund, which uses drama and arts activities to support the wellbeing of young people. Well Iawn takes a holistic view of wellbeing, looking at factors including environment and community as well as physical and emotional wellbeing. Working with our regular groups in Ammanford and Brynaman, and with disadvantaged young people from across South Wales, you’ll need lots of enthusiasm and initiative to fulfil the 2 aspects of the role:
 

  • Delivery – creating and delivering drama and creative wellbeing activities to young people
  • Project Management and Co-Ordination – identifying potential youth groups who could benefit from the project and planning, organising and arranging programmes of creative wellbeing activities with them.

 
For further information, download an application pack from the website: http://www.messupthemess.co.uk, email [email protected], or call 01269 591 167.
 
Applicants must respond with an application form that clearly states how you meet the post’s person specification. CVs will not be accepted.
 
Closing date: Monday 2nd July 2018, 10.00 am
 
Selection Day: Thursday 19th July 2018
 
This post has been funded by Big Lottery Fund.
 
Please note that this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and an enhanced DBS disclosure, including a check against the Children’s barred list, will be made before the successful candidate can be confirmed in post.

JOB: BFI WELSH TALENT NETWORK MANAGER

JOB: BFI WELSH TALENT NETWORK MANAGER

Based: Cardiff        Terms: Full time    Salary: £30,750 subject to experience, plus pension

Ffilm Cymru Wales is looking for a driven and creative individual to manage the BFI Welsh Talent Network, aimed at identifying and supporting talented writers, directors and producers born or based in Wales at the start of their careers. They should be able to provide hands-on as well as structural support for filmmakers, shaping practical talent initiatives and events and forging relevant partnerships if required. They should enjoy working as part of a wider team dedicated to developing a diverse, sustainable and inspiring film sector in Wales.

Read the full job description here.

 

National Theatre Wales

TEAM Administrative Assistant

National Theatre Wales 2National Theatre Wales is seeking to appoint a highly motivated and energetic individual for the following vacancy.

The TEAM Administrative Assistant is responsible for providing administrative support to NTW’s TEAM programme – a Wales-wide, internationally recognised community network which engages with all levels of NTW’s activities, rooted in a model of local community leadership.  TEAM members input into all levels of NTW’s work, advocate for the company in their communities, and engage with the processes of production, debate and evaluation.

Salary: £21,000 per annum, pro rata, one day per week

Term: Fixed-Term (1 year), Part Time.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all backgrounds. Applications can be received in English or Welsh.

Deadline: Thursday 10th May, 12pm

Interviews: Wednesday 16th May Cardiff

For further information, application form, job description and person specification in English or Welsh please visit our website.

http://nationaltheatrewales.org/about#workwithus

Candoco Dance Company

Executive Director Vacancy

Candoco are seeking an exceptional and experienced individual to work in collaboration with the Artistic Co-Directors and take the lead on strategic planning for Candoco, articulating and aligning our vision internally and externally in accordance with our mission to produce creatively ambitious and high-quality contemporary dance. The role assumes joint responsibility with the Artistic Co-Directors for all aspects of the company’s strategy and operations and reports directly to the Board of Trustees.

Candoco Dance Company is the company of disabled and non-disabled dancers. We create excellent and profound experiences for audiences and participants that excite, challenge and broaden perceptions of art and ability, and place people and collaboration at the heart of our work.

We commission and produce work by world-class choreographers for our core company of seven dancers, which we tour nationally and across the globe. We deliver an extensive learning programme to provide access to the highest quality of dance, either as part of a developing career or for pure enjoyment.

The Executive Director acts as Candoco’s ambassador to a wide diversity of audiences, championing the company’s unique approach to dance. The post holder will build on the company’s success, ensuring that our bold and exciting commissioning strategy and programme of work is secured into the future, and that public engagement with the work continues to grow and deepen.

You will be joining the company at an exciting time following the recent appointment of our new Artistic Co-Directors, Ben Wright and Charlotte Darbyshire. In Summer/Autumn 2018, the company will be touring productions by Yasmeen Godder, Hetain Patel, Arlene Phillips and Alexander Whitley, throughout the UK and internationally.

For further information about the company, please visit www.candoco.co.uk.

Please download the Application Pack below along with an Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form.

Executive Director Job Application Pack
Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

Full time / Up to £50,000

The deadline for applications is 5pm, Wednesday 16 May 2018.

First round interviews will be held in London on Tuesday 22 May, with second round interviews on Wednesday 30 May.

Candoco is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from disabled people. Any disabled applicant who meets the criteria of the person specification will be invited to interview.

If you have any questions, please contact Liz Charman on [email protected] or 020 7704 6845.

Candoco’s Chair, Fern Potter is happy to have an informal conversation regarding the role. Please email [email protected] to arrange a time.

Gig Buddies Cardiff

Project Administrator

Do you want to join our exciting new Gig Buddies project in Cardiff?

We have a great opportunity for an experienced Administrator to support and promote this project.

This new befriending scheme matches people with a learning disability with volunteers who share the same interests so they can go to gigs together.

Working for 15 hours per week you will meet both volunteers and gig-goers, maintain a matching database, process DBS disclosures, manage appointments and be the first point of contact for project enquiries.

The post will be based at our newly awaited office accommodation in Cardiff.

LDW Salary Scale Grade 2 (£14,973) pro-rata + Pension. 15 hours per week (flexible).

Closing date: Friday 6 April 2018. Interview date: Monday 16 April 2018.

Visit the job advert for more information and to apply.

DAC are recruiting!

North West Wales Regional Officer – Disability Arts Cymru

Salary – £23460 per annum (£11730 pro rata)

17.5 Hours per week  

 

 

 

Disability Arts Cymru (DAC) is looking for a highly motivated Regional Development Officer to help us widen the impact of our work in North Wales; establishing development programmes and disability arts networks across the region. The successful candidate will focus their work across Conwy, Gwynedd, Anglesey and will have a shared responsibility for North Powys.

We believe in…. Opening up access and opportunity, celebrating diversity, nurturing embryonic and established high-calibre disabled practitioners, and inspiring change throughout Wales.

Our vision is a simple one: to make the arts in Wales creative and diverse in equal measure, with disabled and Deaf people at the very core. 

Closing Date for applications – 5pm, 12th April 2018

Interviews – 23rd or 24th of May 2018

To apply contact:    [email protected]

Tel: 02920 551 040    – www.disabilityartscymru.co.uk

National Theatre Wales – Job Vacancy- Assistant Facilitator (Freelance)

National Theatre Wales 2National Theatre Wales is seeking to appoint a highly motivated and energetic individual for the following vacancy.

The Agency (NTW) – Assistant Facilitator (Freelance)

 Working closely with The Agency Project Coordinator, the Assistant Facilitator is responsible for supporting the development and delivery of The Agency project in Cardiff – a collaborative project directed at engaging and empowering young people within Cardiff to plan structure and deliver their own projects.  Using a methodology developed for working with young people living below the poverty line in Brazil, the project provides development opportunities for young people in the UK, helping them to launch social enterprises and ambitious projects that positively impact the local area.

 

Total Fee £5,680

£100 per day for 3-day Training Camp

£175 per week x 28 weeks

£80 per day for 6 days Planning and Evaluation

Regular Hours: 13 hours per week (To include delivery, preparation & evaluation)

 

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all backgrounds. Applications can be received in English or Welsh.

Deadline: 1pm, Friday 23rd March 2018                                   Interviews:  w/c 9th April 2018, Cardiff

For further information, application form, job description and person specification in English or Welsh please visit our website.

http://nationaltheatrewales.org/about#workwithus

 

Literature Wales – Board of Management Recruitment

Recruitment of Chair and Directors for Literature Wales Management Board

We’re looking for dynamic and inspiring individuals to join our Board of Management, as well as a visionary individual to lead the organisation as Chair.

Joining our Board in 2018 will mean that you will actively shape the future of Literature Wales as it frames its new Strategic Plan for 2019 – 2022.

Literature Wales is a forward-looking organisation which thrives on change and responds positively and directly to challenges. We are looking for people who want to contribute to building a better society and ensure that literature is a voice for all. We are looking for strong advocates who share the vision and values of the organisation, and who can help shape the next phase of our development.

Chair

Literature Wales is seeking its second Chair, as the distinguished poet and academic Damian Walford Davies is due to step down in Spring 2018 in accordance with the mandated length of office set out in the organisation’s Articles of Association.

The ability to communicate in both Welsh and English is essential for the role of Chair.

Directors

Literature Wales’ Board of Directors represents a broad sector and includes a range of expertise, experience and voices. We particularly welcome applications from young people and individuals who represent protected characteristics. In this current recruitment process, priority will be given to applicants who demonstrate knowledge of and/ or experience in at least one of the following areas:

  • Governance
  • Legal & HR
  • Finance
  • Development and Business
  • Children & Young People
  • International Networks
  • Communications & PR

Literature Wales is a bilingual organisation and a positive attitude towards the Welsh language is essential for the role of Director.

Closing Date: Monday 12 March 2018, 12.00 noon

Interviews: week commencing 19 March 2018

For further information contact Literature Wales on: 
[email protected] / 029 2047 2266.

Work with Mess Up The Mess

Join our Team!  – Job Opportunity 

Are you passionate about youth arts and drama and engaging young people from diverse backgrounds? Are you committed to making sure all young people are able to participate regardless of the particular barriers they may face? Can you lead a small team delivering regular workshops in Ammanford and Brynaman and outreach work across South Wales? If the answer is yes, please check our Youth Arts Lead position that’s available. 
messupthemess.co.uk/youth-arts-lead/

Ydych chi’n frwdfrydig iawn ynghylch celfyddydau ieuenctid a drama ac ymgysylltu â phobl ifanc o gefndiroedd amrywiol? Ydych chi wedi ymrwymo i sicrhau bod pob unigolyn ifanc yn gallu cymryd rhan, waeth pa rwystrau unigol maen nhw’n eu hwynebu? Allwch chi arwain tîm bach, gan ddarparu gweithdai rheolaidd yn Rhydaman a Brynaman a gwaith allgymorth ar draws De Cymru? Os ie,  Ewch i’n gwefan, i gael gwybod mwy amdano ei’n swydd Arweinydd Celfyddydau Ieuenctid. 

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