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Wednesday, 23 January 2013

Job Opportunity - The Hive - Project Co-ordinator

21ST January 2013


 Project Co-ordinator Required

An experienced Project Manager is required to manager the above project which is taking place at The Hive in July 2013.

Kays at The Hive will be a one day event which will celebrate and look back at the history of one of the most famous employers in Worcester.

Kay & Co Ltd was one of Worcester’s largest and best known companies, answering the nation’s shopping needs for more than 100 years. Their mail-order catalogues were extremely popular, containing contemporary fashions, household items and luxuries.

Kays at The Hive will include the following:

  • Talks about the history of Kays including a proposed tour of the sites in Worcester.

  • A new play using as inspiration stories of those who worked at Kays

  • A fashion show including a cat walk.

  • A silent disco with music from the 1950's, 1970's and 1990's

The event will take place on Saturday 20th July 2013.

Your role will be to assist myself (Project Manager) in ensuring the project runs on time and within budget. This will include the following roles which will be done in conjunction with myself.

Selection of artists including a writer/director/choreographer

  • Liaison with The Hive's staffing teams

  • Co-ordination of the day's events

  • Researching and obtaining clothes from the period

  • Getting community groups involved in the project especially the cat walk.
You will need to be well organised and have experience of working in a large public space as well as a knowledge of the arts/cultural/heritage scene in Worcester. An interest in fashion will also be great!

If you are interested please send me a letter outlining your skills and why you are interested by Thursday 31st January by email to swilson@worcestershire.gov.uk

Please call me if you have any further questions.

The fee for the work is: £2.400 including travel and expenses.

Best Wishes

Steve Wilson
County Arts Officer
01905 765754

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