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Vacancy: Creative Placemaking Project Lead(Contract)

£24,193 Edinburgh, City of


Whale Arts

We are looking for a new Creative Placemaking Project Lead to deliver a lasting, transformational, community-led change for Wester Hailes as part of a 36 month project which started in September 2017. Pivotal to the success of this approach is an innovative Creative Placemaking role. The postholder will work with local residents in the different neighbourhoods of Wester Hailes to develop and deliver a programme of regular creative activities, one-off events, and participatory public art installations that respond to local assets and aspirations. The post holder will be taking over from someone who has been in post since the start of the project. Handover time with the current post holder will be built into the induction for the new post holder. Hours of Work: 35 hours per week worked flexibly to meet the demands of the post, including evenings and weekends where required. Contract Length: Fixed term contract February/March 2019 – September/October 2020

How to apply:
Application Process: Apply in writing or by email, enclosing/attaching

  • An up to date CV detailing relevant education and employment experience.
  • A covering letter demonstrating how your skills meet the Essential and Desirable Skills criteria of the job description.
  • Details of two referees, including at least one previous employer.
  • A completed Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

Applications should arrive no later than 13:00 on Tuesday 29th January 2019. Late applications will not be considered. Please send these to Interviews will take place on Thursday 7th February at WHALE Arts. The successful candidate will be appointment to the role subject to confirmation of PVG Scheme Membership. Visit our website for the full job description:

Closing date for applications: Tuesday 29 January 2019

Interview date: Thursday 7 February 2019

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