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Monday, 3 February 2014

Job Opportunity - Voices and Visions 2014 Project Officer

Voices and Visions 2014 Project Officer


A Project Officer is needed to work alongside Worcestershire County Council's Arts team to co-ordinate Voices and Visions for 2014.


What is Voices and Visions?


Voices and Visions is a showcase of both visual and performing arts within schools, colleges and arts organisations in Worcestershire.


It has been running for 15 years and in 2013 there was a visual arts and performing arts showcase at Worcester Cathedral, arts grants given to schools and a singing project called Pop Icons. In 2014 the offer will include museums and libraries for the first time,


The Plan for 2014


In 2014 the plan will be to:


  • Run a performing and visual arts showcase at The Cathedral in June 2014


  • To give small grants for schools and arts organisations


  • To run three poetry projects


  • To fund and support a number of satellite arts events in Worcestershire.



What we require


We require a Project Officer to undertake the following responsibilities


  • Work with colleagues in the County Arts Team to liaise with Worcester Cathedral to ensure that the Visual Arts and Performance Showcase takes place.


  • Liaise with schools and arts organisations who will be taking part in the Cathedral and Performing Arts Showcase


  • Liaise with schools and arts organisations and venues for the satellite events in Worcestershire.


  • Work with a to be appointed Project Technical Manager.




The total fee for the work will be £1,500 including travel costs


How to apply?


Please send in your CV plus a letter or no more than two pages outlining the following:


  • Your project management skills


  • Experience in managing projects.


  • Your experience and knowledge in working with the arts and arts education



Time Frame


Applications to be submitted by email to:


Stephen Wilson, County Arts Officer.


Email swilson@worcestershire.gov.uk by Friday 21st February 2014


(Dependent on how many applications we receive we may interview for this post.)


If you have any questions please contact Stephen either by email or call 01905 765754



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