Criw Celf

Criw Celf Gwynedd & Môn Coordinator

Criw Celf Gwynedd and Môn is looking to appoint an enthusiastic and creative freelance Project Coordinator to work with the Community Arts Unit at Gwynedd Council and Oriel Môn to deliver the Criw Celf project across both counties. Criw Celf is a visual art project targeted at more able and talented young artists.

A total fee of £6,000 will be available and this is fully inclusive of travel, subsistence and accommodation. The fee has been calculated at £120 per day for 50 days, a day’s work consists of 7.5 hours.

Application closing date: 9am 30/08/2019

For more information please contact Lia Griffith: 01248 752027 / [email protected] and for a copy of the full job description click here.

STEPPING UP

 

 

The training initiative for TV drama professionals in Wales.

Do you work in TV drama or have the required skills? Are you looking to ‘Step Up’ in your career?

Our STEPPING UP programme is a rare opportunity for professionals already working in the industry to advance in their career, and also for those highly trained qualified specialists who want to move across to TV. The training scheme will be tailored to the individual according to their needs, and each participant will undertake a placement or course lasting no longer than 10 weeks or receive a training allowance for the entire period.

Whether you’re a Production Secretary wanting to step up to Production Coordinator, an AD wanting to move up a grade, or an electrician wanting to move into television production, we want to hear from you. Tell us what you need for your step up and why.

These are the skill gaps recognised by Wales Screen (Welsh Government) since 2017:

  • Assistant Directors
  • Accounts Crew
  • Camera Crew
  • Lighting Crew
  • Make Up
  • Costume
  • Grips, Grip Assistant
  • Editor to include VFX
  • Production Office Crew
  • Production Accountant
  • Production Manager
  • Art Department Crew to include Carpenters and Set Builders
  • DIT
  • Senior Location Manager
  • Armourer

We are glad to announce that Stepping Up has reopened. If you would like to be a part of the Stepping Up programmes please register your interest by emailing your CV to [email protected] whilst remembering to mention the job you wish to step up to and why.

For more information please visit: http://www.sgilcymru.com/en/stepping-up-2017/

To keep up-to-date with our latest news regarding future Stepping Up programmes please sign up to receive our industry newsletter.

This programme is supported by the ScreenSkills HETV Levy and Welsh Government.

Cirque Bijou / Extraordinary Bodies

Marketing and Communications Manager

We are looking for an experienced marketing and communications manager who can join us as we develop new shows, re-imagine existing shows for new audiences and help raise our profile as the forerunners of inclusive circus.

Salary: £26,000 – £28,000 pro rata, dependent on experience
Hours: 18 – 20 hours per week
Contract: 6 months probation followed by rolling contract
Reports to: Extraordinary Bodies Artistic Directors
Employed by: Cirque Bijou
Location: Based in our Bristol office, with some flexibility for remote working. You will be working closely with our partners Diverse City, which will necessitate occasional travel throughout the south of England.

You will be focused on the Extraordinary Bodies artistic programme, identifying future opportunities and developing partnerships with external organisations. You’ll be at ease liaising with venues, marketing tours, managing assets and marketing distribution, and developing new audiences. Most of all you’ll be comfortable with partnership working and identifying accessible marketing strategies that work for everyone.

This role is employed within Cirque Bijou but you will work very closely with our partners at Diverse City to ensure we are delivering for all our stakeholders.

An exceptional multi-tasker and communicator, you’ll have an eye for opportunity, a flair for strategy and the ability to network, plan and work alongside a wide range of people in a fun and driven environment.

DOWNLOAD FURTHER INFORMATION AND JOB DESCRIPTION

To apply please read the job description (link above) and send your CV (no more than 2 sides of A4) to [email protected] along with a Vimeo link to a 3 minute recording to camera (e.g a smartphone camera), telling us why you think you are suitable for the role.

Deadline for applications: Monday 9th September 2019, 9am

Interviews: TBC, but likely w/c 16th September 2019

For more information about Cirque Bijou please visit – https://www.cirquebijou.co.uk/

Welsh Government Opportunity

2019 Welsh Government Apprenticeship Scheme

This new 2019 Welsh Government Apprenticeship campaign aims to encourage more people to apply from all different backgrounds ensuring that Welsh Government builds on being representative of the communities we serve. There are numerous policies and practices in place which support colleagues and line managers to ensure Diversity and Inclusion is key in what we do and how we support staff. For this Apprenticeship Scheme we’ll be adopting anonymised sift as well as ensuring our interview panels are made up with a diverse range of colleagues. 

There are a number of staff diversity networks which have a healthy membership and allies schemes, these are forums where you can get advice and guidance, as well as enjoying network events and social activities. These are:

 

  • Disability Awareness and Support
  • Minority Ethnic Staff Network
  • PRISM (LGBT+)
  • Women Together

In recent years we have been awarded Level 3 Leader Status for being a Disability Confident employer, we are currently 8th in the UK for Stonewall Workplace Index which supports Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual and Transgender (LGBT) employee’s, we have signed up to the Race at Work Charter and are included on the list of organisations that have been recognised as an inclusive employer for race. We have also been awarded Gold status by a:gender the inclusive support network for staff in Government Departments and Agencies, covering all aspects of gender reassignment, gender identity, gender expression and Intersex.

We pride ourselves as being an employer of choice, an organisation in which people want to work and are proud to work. For this reason, we have put the principles of human rights, equality, fairness, dignity and respect at the heart of our values. 

What are the benefits?

  • Earn £19,240 a year while you train
  • Get 31 days holidays, 10 public holidays and flexible working arrangements to help you achieve a good work/life balance.
  • Study towards and gain an NVQ Level 3 for 18 months.
  • Develop a range of skills.

What next? Visit: The Welsh Government Talent Bank to register interest.

You can browse through Welsh Government work and gain a better understanding of the civil service in Wales by visiting: http://gov.wales/about/?lang=en

 

National Theatre Wales

 Artistic Director

National Theatre Wales 2National Theatre Wales (NTW) is seeking to appoint an Artistic Director following Kully Thiarai’s appointment as Creative Director for Leeds 2023. 
The Artistic Director will lead NTW artistically and organisationally – creating, communicating and delivering an innovative artistic programme that extends the company’s reach in Wales and beyond. 

We are looking for a theatre practitioner who is ambitious to make powerful and high impact theatre created in Wales and in collaboration with a wide range of artists, companies and communities, especially from Wales. 
For details of the role and how to apply, download the information pack by visiting our website or contact our recruitment advisers Sue Hoyle and Shreela Ghosh on [email protected] 

Deadline for applications: 1800 hrs on Sunday 8 September 2019

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all backgrounds. Applications can be received in English or Welsh. 
National theatre Wales is a faith friendly company.

Contact Name For Further Information: Hannah John

Phone number for further info: 029 2035 3070

Email Address for Further Info: [email protected]

Website for Further Info: https://www.nationaltheatrewales.org/opportunities/artistic-director/

Community Arts Tutors Wanted

Romani Cultural and Arts Company

 

The Romani Cultural & Arts Company are seeking applications from interested people with an arts-arts-based skill / trade to become sessional Community Arts Tutors as part of their Children and Young Peoples Arts Workshop Project on local Gypsy & Traveller sites. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis throughout the 3 year project.

 

This project is funded by BBC Children In Need.

 

The project is designed to engage with children on 4 Gypsy and Traveller sites across South Wales over a three year period. Its purpose is to:

1 To support Gypsy and Irish Traveller children to improve their levels of social interaction between the different ethnic GT (Gypsy, Irish Traveller) groups living on caravan sites. This is because Gypsies and Irish Travellers do not have many opportunities to mix and make friends. 

 

2 To support Gypsy and Traveller children to have good self-esteem, be more resilient and feel proud of their cultural heritage and background so that their confidence is less affected by prejudice and / or perceived discrimination. 

 

3 To support Gypsy and Traveller children to feel more confident and resilient in engaging with support agencies and the outside world so that they are encouraged to maintain engagement in purposeful activity and education. 

 

The four sites we work on are: Cwmcrachen, Blaenau Gwent Council; Roverway, Cardiff County Council; Shepherd’s Hill, Torfaen Council; Shirenewton, Cardiff County Council

Community Arts Tutors collaborate with a wide variety of local groups, encouraging the use of artistic activities to support their development and improve their quality of life. Generally, they work in areas where there are social, cultural or environmental issues to be addressed. They use a whole range of art forms to engage with these different community groups, including visual arts, theatre, dance, music, carnival arts and film.

If you are interested, please see our website (www.romaniarts.co.uk) for a Job Description, Personal Specification. A letter (no more than 2 sides of A4, font 11), a recent CV and proof of Disclosure and Barring Service certificate / number are to be emailed to: [email protected]

Arts & Business Cymru

26th Arts & Business Cymru Awards

Commission 2019

Fee: An all-inclusive fee of £3,300 + VAT will be paid for this commission. The fee will cover all design, making, packaging and transportation costs.

Contract:

The A&B Cymru Awards exist to encourage, acknowledge and celebrate exemplary partnerships between business and the arts across Wales. A high quality and high profile event, the 26th ceremony will take place at Wales Millennium Centre on Thursday 11 July 2019.

A&B Cymru wishes to commission 12 awards which will be presented to the winners of the 2019 ceremony.

The commission is open to artists living and working in Wales or Welsh artists living and working elsewhere.

For further information regarding this brief and to apply, please click here.

Closing date for applications: Friday 11 January 2019

DAC are recruiting for a new Director

 

 

Director

Salary – £36,000 per annum (£30,857 pro rata)

30 Hours per week   (Head office in Cardiff)

Disability Arts Cymru seeks a Director to further develop and implement a comprehensive, and dynamic, artistic strategy for disability arts across Wales.  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 D/deaf people at the very core. 

Closing Date for applications 12 noon November 29th 2018

Interviews – 10th December 2018

 To apply please visit www.richard-newton.co.uk/assignments

or call 029 20 397 341 or email [email protected]

Film and TV diversity – careers day 

An amazing opportunity to get into the Film and TV world

We are working with Diverse Cymru and other partners to look at improving diversity in film and TV in Wales. 

We are holding an event in November on how to get in to the industry if you feel you are underrepresented.

Are you female, BAME, disabled, LGBT+ or from a low socio economic group, aged 18 and over?

We are looking for people in these groups or communities who:

  • have experience working in the industry but would like to up skill or retrain for a different role
  • have  a transferable skill or craft but have not worked in film and TV before; roles include hairdressers, makeup artists, dressmakers or tailors, carpenters or joiners, electricians, accountants etc,
  • are interested to know more about the industry.
  • No previous experience in film or TV is necessary however you need to be over 18 to attend.

About the event

There will be:

  • a panel made up of representatives from the BBC, S4C, Channel 4 and independent production companies talking about how to get into the industry
  • workshops and demonstrations on skills needed
  • interactive displays showcasing training and skills
  • exhibition stands and interactive displays on training and opportunities available in the industry
  • training providers, trade organisations and colleges.  

Details and registration

Venue: Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Cardiff
Date: Tuesday 20 November 
Time: 15:30 to 19:00
Registration: Eventbrite (external link).

Further information

Tel:  02920 444205. 
Email[email protected].