Artist Opportunities & Jobs

We list our job opportunities here when they arise. If you have any problems using the online application forms, please contact Mick, mick@artsconnection.org.uk or 01691 648 929. He can either guide you through the process or if you are still having problems he can send you a word version application form.

We're Recruiting!

Community Arts organisation based in Llanfyllin, Powys, requires a Financial and Administrative Assistant

15 hours per week, salary: Scale 15 – 17: £17,072 – £17,772 per annum depending on experience – pro rata.

Plastics and the Ocean Workshop

“Plastics and the Ocean” themed workshop focusing on using recycled materials

Arts on Prescription - Performer

We will be delivering a performance session as part of the Gwanwyn festival.

Arts on Prescription - Drumming

We will be delivering drumming sessions as part of the Gwanwyn festival.

Arts on Prescription - Storytelling

We will be delivering storytelling sessions as part of the Gwanwyn festival.

ARTS CONNECTION – CYSWLLT CELF

Community Arts organisation based in Llanfyllin, Powys, requires a Financial and Administrative Assistant

15 hours per week, salary: Scale 15 – 17: £17,072 – £17,772 per annum depending on experience – pro rata.

You can access a copy of the full job description and apply here: www.artsconnection.org.uk/jobs/

Please apply with a CV and covering letter referring to the person specification and supply 2 references.

Closing date: Tuesday 8th May, 5pm, Interviews: Tuesday 15th May

If you have any questions please phone the office on: 01691 648 929 or e-mail sian@artsconnection.org.uk

 

Arts Connection is committed to equal opportunities and is a Company Limited by Guarantee: 2911716 and Registered Charity: 1135641

 

Download Financial & Admin Assistant Job Description 2018

 

Financial and Administrative Assistant Job Description

 

Hours:                         Part Time (15 hours per week)

The post holder may be required to work extra hours as deemed appropriate by the Arts Manager, which will be paid at the same hourly rate as the contracted hours.

 

Salary:             Grade 4, Scale 15 – 17: £17,072 – £17,772 per annum depending on experience – pro rata

 

Contract:        Initially until 31st March 2019 dependent on successful completion of a 6 month probation. In the first month, performance targets will be set with the post-holder, monitored through the supervision process, with an interim review of progress at 3 months and a final review at 6 months. Outcome of the probation will be recorded at this point.

 

After the first year, extension of contract will be subject to satisfactory performance appraisal and confirmation of funding.

 

Reporting to:  The post-holder will report to the Arts Manager.  Supervision and appraisal will be provided by the Arts Manager

 

Holidays:         22 days, excluding bank holidays + long service leave (pro rata)

 

Based at:         This post is based in the office of Arts Connection, on the top floor of the Youth and Community Centre, Llanfyllin, Powys, SY22 5DR

 

Job Description

The Financial and Administrative Assistant will:

  • be responsible for book-keeping and payroll
  • provide support to the board of Trustees by distributing agendas, minutes and training fund applications and by minuting Board Meetings, the A.G.M and E.G.Ms
  • undertake banking, payment of invoices and manage petty cash
  • maintain membership records and process membership applications
  • assist the Arts Manager and Project Officer to ensure the effective function of the office

 

Arts Connection is an organisation run collaboratively by all staff members. Each member has clearly defined responsibilities but is expected to help their colleagues as necessary and when practicable.

 

Key Responsibilities

Accounts:

  • Accounts record keeping
  • Dealing with petty cash
  • Banking and payment of invoices
  • Assisting with completion of quarterly and end of year returns

 

Payroll:

  • Complete monthly payroll

 

General office duties:

  • Receive and respond to written, telephone and in person enquiries
  • Input and update databases as required
  • Copy and distribute agendas and minutes of meetings
  • Buy office and project supplies and equipment

 

Board of Trustees:

  • Attend and take minutes of all Board Meetings, A.G.M and E.G.M.
  • Prepare documents, including training fund applications, for consideration by the Trustees
  • Ensure policies are scheduled for Trustee approval

 

Marketing and publicity:

  • Assist with production and distribution of press releases and publicity materials

 

Membership:

  • Maintain membership records and process membership applications
  • Produce monthly members’ newsletters

 

Project:

  • Undertake project related marketing and publicity using all available methods including, for example, press releases, Facebook, Twitter
  • Invite artists’ proposals
  • Provide administrative support

 

Responsibilities common to all staff:

  • Promote Arts Connection to new and existing members and other stakeholders
  • Support and organise artist network opportunities
  • Contribute information towards regular newsletters
  • Represent Arts Connection at events
  • Other work for Arts Connection as determined by the Trustees

 

Person Specification

Essential

  • Effective in all areas of office administration
  • Experience of keeping accounts (preferably via the Xero accounting system)
  • Ability to manage own time
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Effective interpersonal skills including maintaining confidentiality
  • Able to communicate effectively, orally and in writing
  • Good level of computer literacy in the following: Word, Excel, Access, Outlook Express, Internet Browsers
  • Willingness to attend and minute meetings in the evening as required
  • Willingness to undertake relevant training where necessary

 

Desirable

  • Interest in, experience and knowledge of the arts
  • Ability to communicate in Welsh

 

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Artist Brief for Plastics and the Ocean

– Scheduled to take place Tuesday 29th May 2018 –

Background & Context

Our mission is to inspire and involve people in community arts, investing in and nurturing creativity. We will be delivering a workshop for children and young people during the May School holidays.

Brief

Project Aim: To enable children and young people of all ages and abilities to learn new skills and have fun.

 

Project Outcomes:

  • Participants have increased confidence
  • Participants learn or develop new skills

 

What: We are looking for 2 artists to deliver a “Plastics and the Ocean” themed workshop focusing on using recycled materials. We are looking to create a large scale re-used plastic installation to help us illustrate issues around plastic in our oceans. The installation will be used at the future ‘Plastics and the Ocean’ themed event at the Workhouse in July 2018 and needs to be suitably robust. We hope that the instillation will also visit other venues during the year, so the creation of an easily transported/erected instillation is desirable.

 

Activities should suit families at two separate workshops. Participants will be asked to sign-up in advance and stay for the duration of the session. We encourage the two artists to apply together.

 

Target Group: Families

 

Timescale: May half-term – Tuesday 29th May 2018, 10am – 12.30pm & 1.30 – 4pm (the morning session will be aimed at families with young children and the afternoon session will be aimed at young people aged 8+)

 

Venue: The Workhouse, Llanfyllin

 

Sessions: Two 2.5 hour sessions

 

For your application please refer to the following:

  • The aim of the project
  • The outcomes of the project
  • How you will work with target group
  • How the project will work – a brief session outline / plan

 

Remuneration

Fee:                       £153 per artist

Materials:           To be agreed on appointment

Mileage:              Mileage over a 50 mile roundtrip will be paid at £0.45 pence per mile (up to a maximum of £30 per session)

 

Skills, Qualifications & Experience

Essential:

 

Desirable:

  • Ability to deliver bilingually

 

Application Procedure

To apply please complete the online application form.

 

Selection Procedure

All applicants will be assessed:

  • Solely on the information provided within the application
  • Objectively, based on the requirements of the project outlined in this brief
  • By the selection panel, drawn from the members of the board of Arts Connection, and, where appropriate representatives of partner organisations.

 

WARNING – Failure to supply all the required information will seriously affect your application.

 

If you have any queries or require support to complete your application please contact the office.

 

Deadline for submissions: 5pm, Friday 13th April

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Artist Brief for Arts on Prescription – Drumming

– Scheduled to take place May 2018 –

 

Background & Context

Our mission is to inspire and involve people in community arts, investing in and nurturing creativity. We will be delivering sessions as part of the Gwanwyn festival.

Brief

Project Aim: Increasing health and wellbeing in local communities

 

Project Outcomes:

  • Increased opportunities to socialise, reduce loneliness
  • Increasing health and wellbeing through fun and enjoyable workshops in their own community
  • Encouraging individuals to discover their own strengths, skills and experience to improve their well-being through the arts.
  • By engaging in these sessions, participants will feel part of their community

 

What: We are looking for an artist to run weekly drumming sessions (4 sessions) in May (starting the week of 7th May) at the Youth & Community Centre Llanfyllin aimed at older people and especially people with memory issues / people living with dementia / living with long term ill health.

 

Target Group: Adults with memory issues / people living with dementia / living with long term ill health

 

Timescale: One session per week between the 7th – 30th May

 

Venue: Youth & Community Centre, Llanfyllin

 

Sessions: 4 weekly sessions (2.5 hours each)

For your application please refer to the following:

  • The aim of the project
  • The outcomes of the project
  • How you will work with target group
  • How the project will work – a brief session outline / plan

 

Remuneration

Fee:                       £306

Materials:           To be agreed on appointment

Mileage:              Mileage over a 50 mile roundtrip will be paid at £0.45 pence per mile (up to a maximum of £30 per session)

 

Skills, Qualifications & Experience

Essential:

 

Desirable:

  • Ability to deliver bilingually

 

Application Procedure

To apply please complete the online application form.

 

Selection Procedure

All applicants will be assessed:

  • Solely on the information provided within the application
  • Objectively, based on the requirements of the project outlined in this brief
  • By the selection panel, drawn from the members of the board of Arts Connection, and, where appropriate representatives of partner organisations.

 

WARNING – Failure to supply all the required information will seriously affect your application.

 

If you have any queries or require support to complete your application please contact the office.

 

Deadline for submissions: 5pm, Friday 20th April

 

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Artist Brief for Arts on Prescription – Storytelling

– Scheduled to take place May 2018 –

 

Background & Context

Our mission is to inspire and involve people in community arts, investing in and nurturing creativity. We will be delivering sessions as part of the Gwanwyn festival.

Brief

Project Aim: Increasing health and wellbeing in local communities

 

Project Outcomes:

  • Increased opportunities to socialise, reduce loneliness
  • Increasing health and wellbeing through fun and enjoyable workshops in their own community
  • Encouraging individuals to discover their own strengths, skills and experience to improve their well-being through the arts.
  • By engaging in these sessions, participants will feel part of their community

 

What: We are looking for a storyteller to deliver two storytelling sessions. One will be at Llanfyllin Primary School and the other either at Llwyn Teg Care Home or at the Youth & Community Centre, Llanfyllin. We would also use this opportunity to engage the care home with a local primary school with the aim that the school would continue to make connections with the residents for example, letter writing to residents, visiting the home on a regular basis. This means the storytelling sessions should intertwine with each other. We are open to suggestions from the artist as to what theme the sessions could take.

 

Target Group: Adults with memory issues / people living with dementia / living with long term ill health and children

 

Timescale: Two sessions taking place between the 7th – 30th May

 

Venue: Youth & Community Centre, Llanfyllin or Llwyn Teg care home and Llanfyllin Primary School

 

Sessions: 2 sessions (2.5 – 3 hours each)

 

For your application please refer to the following:

  • The aim of the project
  • The outcomes of the project
  • How you will work with target group
  • How the project will work – a brief session outline / plan

 

Remuneration

Fee:                       £153

Materials:           To be agreed on appointment

Mileage:              Mileage over a 50 mile roundtrip will be paid at £0.45 pence per mile (up to a maximum of £30 per session)

 

Skills, Qualifications & Experience

Essential:

 

Desirable:

  • Ability to deliver bilingually

 

Application Procedure

To apply please complete the online application form.

 

Selection Procedure

All applicants will be assessed:

  • Solely on the information provided within the application
  • Objectively, based on the requirements of the project outlined in this brief
  • By the selection panel, drawn from the members of the board of Arts Connection, and, where appropriate representatives of partner organisations.

 

WARNING – Failure to supply all the required information will seriously affect your application.

 

If you have any queries or require support to complete your application please contact the office.

 

Deadline for submissions: 5pm, Friday 20th April

 

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Artist Brief for Arts on Prescription – Performer

– Scheduled to take place Friday 1st June 2018 –

 

Background & Context

Our mission is to inspire and involve people in community arts, investing in and nurturing creativity. We will be delivering sessions as part of the Gwanwyn festival.

Brief

Project Aim: Increasing health and wellbeing in local communities

 

Project Outcomes:

  • Increased opportunities to socialise, reduce loneliness
  • Increasing health and wellbeing through fun and enjoyable workshops in their own community
  • Encouraging individuals to discover their own strengths, skills and experience to improve their well-being through the arts.
  • By engaging in these sessions, participants will feel part of their community

 

What: We are looking for a performer to sing songs that will engage older people and other community members. This session will be an end party event to the other sessions we are delivering as part of the Arts on Prescription project. All participants, their carers and professionals supporting adults will be invited to the event.

 

Target Group: Adults with memory issues / people living with dementia / living with long term ill health and children

 

Timescale: Friday 1st June

 

Venue: Youth & Community Centre, Llanfyllin

 

Sessions: 1 session (2.5 – 3 hour)

 

For your application please refer to the following:

  • What experience you have of performing for the target group?
  • How you will structure the session – when will there be tea breaks etc?
  • What theme / songs will you perform?

 

Remuneration

Fee:                       £76.50

Materials:           To be agreed on appointment

Mileage:              Mileage over a 50 mile roundtrip will be paid at £0.45 pence per mile (up to a maximum of £30 per session)

 

Skills, Qualifications & Experience

Essential:

  • Experience of working with the target group mentioned above

 

Desirable:

  • Ability to deliver bilingually

 

Application Procedure

To apply please complete the online application form.

 

Selection Procedure

All applicants will be assessed:

  • Solely on the information provided within the application
  • Objectively, based on the requirements of the project outlined in this brief
  • By the selection panel, drawn from the members of the board of Arts Connection, and, where appropriate representatives of partner organisations.

 

WARNING – Failure to supply all the required information will seriously affect your application.

 

If you have any queries or require support to complete your application please contact the office.

 

Deadline for submissions: 5pm, Friday 20th April

 

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