Tower Hamlets Arts Information and Resources - Jobs & Paid Opportunities http://www.towerhamletsarts.org.uk/ Arts information and resources announcements from Tower Hamlets Arts & Events Team from the Jobs & Paid Opportunities category en-gb 60 Mon, 20 Nov 2017 10:47:26 +010 Mon, 20 Nov 2017 10:47:26 +010 Part-time Gallery Technician, Parasol Unit http://www.towerhamletsarts.org.uk/?cid=65576 We are currently looking for a part-time Gallery Technician to join our team. If you are interested in learning more, please download the job description on our website: http://parasol-unit.org/about-us/opportunities/

To apply, please send your cover letter, CV, and both completed application + equal opportunities forms (download here: http://parasol-unit.org/about-us/opportunities/ ) to opportunities@parasol-unit.org.

Applications submitted on or before <b>3 December 2017 </b>will be considered. Please clearly indicate your availability for interviews (to be held on Tuesday 5 December and Wednesday 6 December).

Polite notice: thank you for understanding that due to the high number of applications we receive, only successful applicants will receive a response. If you do not receive a response by 22 December, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +010 tharts-fullcat1565576
Retoucher, Hempstead May Ltd http://www.towerhamletsarts.org.uk/?cid=65537 Retoucher (Salary dependent on Experience), Hempstead May Ltd

Hempstead May a leading Photographic Post Production Studio in East London and in New York.

We are looking for a career minded Retoucher, who is passionate about high-end fashion, photography and printing. We require a dedicated and hard-working candidate with a keen eye for detail and meticulous working methods.

Job Description:

•Delivering high-quality retouching and colour corrected imagery for a wide range of print and /or on-line based projects


•Work to consistently high standards with minimal amends


•Colour matching skills and a keen eye for attention to detail


•Strong workflow methods and show initiative within the role


•Meet daily output targets set by Production


•Show ever improving results in your work and within allotted time frame


•Liaise directly with the Retouch Supervisor and Production Coordinator


•Carry out ad hoc duties within the Studio


•Liaise with others involved in the studio process


•40 hours working week – Monday to Friday with occasional weekend work


•May be required to work flexible hours and on location dependant on job spec


Key Responsibilities:

•Retouch product photographic images to a high standard


•Ensure colour consistency between image and physical product


•Follow specific internal file – structure and Server organisation


•Name and maintain digital asset file/structure


•Adhere to creative direction set by the client and overseen by Supervisor


•Taking a consistent approach when editing large batches of imagery


•Crop images and maintain file size specification guidelines


•Perform quality assurance on all images


•Be responsible for completion of work and achieving deadlines set by Production/Coordinator


This position offers a great opportunity for career progression and growth in a growing company. Ideally, you will have a minimum of 3 years of experience, with strong skills and proven ability in; beauty, hair, comping, reshaping and colour.

Salary dependent on Experience

Visit www.hempsteadmay.com for examples of our work

Please send a CV and portfolio showcasing examples of your work to: abena@hempsteadmay.com

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Casual Box Office Assistants, Wilton's Music Hall http://www.towerhamletsarts.org.uk/?cid=65539 We are looking for friendly team members to join our Box Office and Reception team, providing box office support (both in person and on the phone), as well as welcoming people to our building and dealing with email queries. You will help Wilton’s provide high levels of customer service and maximise sales, supporting Wilton’s to fulfil its mission.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• To provide Box Office support in person and over the telephone to our customers
• To answer the box office phone within three rings (unless with a customer in person)
• To answer email queries as required by the Box Office and Reception Manager
• To act as the first point of contact for people coming into the building
• To sell programmes and merchandise as required and keep an accurate log of sales
• To ensure the box office is tidy and well presented
• To ensure brochures, leaflets and other promotional items are neatly displayed
• To print and prepare tickets for posting
• To batch print tickets prior to a performance
• To release and sell tickets as requested by the Box Office and Reception Manager
• To support Duty Manager and Front of House Manager with performance incoming
• To maintain high standards of appearance

General
• To follow Wilton’s policies and procedures
• To be welcoming and provide excellent customer care to visitors to Wilton’s
• To keep up to date with the Wilton’s programme
• To understand and execute responsibilities under Wilton’s Health and Safety policy
• To undertake any other reasonable duties as requested by the management team at Wilton’s

For a full job description and application for, visit wiltons.org.uk/about/jobs

Recruitment is ongoing

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Participation and Outreach Coordinator, National Centre for Circus Arts http://www.towerhamletsarts.org.uk/?cid=65540 The National Centre for Circus Arts is a registered charity and one of Europe’s leading providers of circus education. We involve thousands of people in the creation and performance of circus arts every year.

The Participation and Outreach department provides courses and training opportunities in circus arts for people at all ages and stages. Programmes include recreational courses and classes, Further Education and progressive training for 11 – 21 year olds.

Working as part of a team, you will provide comprehensive administrative and coordination support and ensure our programmes run smoothly. This is a challenging administrative role which is ideal for someone with an excellent eye for detail, strong organisational skills and an interest in education and training. Please note this role involves regular evening and weekend work.

Salary: £21,000 - £22,500pa

Hours: Full time 35 hours per week flexi time includes regular evenings and weekend work.

Holiday entitlement: 30 days paid holiday per annum, inclusive of eight Statutory Bank Holidays increasing by one day per year of service, up to a maximum of 35 days per annum.

Length of contract: Permanent

Find out more and how to apply here www.nationalcircus.org/about/jobs-and-opportunities/participation-and-outreach-coordinator

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Open House London Project Coordinator, Open City http://www.towerhamletsarts.org.uk/?cid=65542 Open City, the home of Open House, is a charity promoting a people-centred approach to city-making. We are looking for a coordinator to support the delivery of the annual Open House London event, in particular the marketing and communications.

About Open House London:

Open House London is the UK’s largest annual festival of architecture and design. It is a city-wide celebration of the buildings, places and neighbourhoods where we live and work, engaging everyone in a discussion about its future. The programme encompasses a focus on new and future development, engineering, landscape design, housing and sustainability as key elements of what makes a successful city.

www.openhouselondon.org.uk

About Open-City:

Founded in 1992, Open City is the leading independent, non-profit built environment organisation working across the whole of the capital.

Open City not only connects policy-makers with property and built environment professionals but supports them in building better dialogue and relationships beyond the profession and policy spheres. We create innovative programmes to engage with a broad range of people:
•policy-makers : councillors, officers and others in national, regional and local government
•industry partners : developers, contractors, consultants, architects, engineers
•the wider community : including residents’ and community groups, neighbourhood forums and young people

General Conditions:

Position: Full time position

Holidays: 25 days per year including period between Christmas and New Year

Office Hours: 9.30am-6pm. Staff are occasionally required to work outside these hours in the normal course of their roles

To Apply:

To apply for this role, please email your CV and supporting statement (2 pages max) to Jo Bearman at recruitment@open-city.org.uk email address by Monday 20th November 2017.

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Public Programme Coordinator, Royal Drawing School http://www.towerhamletsarts.org.uk/?cid=65543 The Royal Drawing School currently has an opportunity for a Coordinator to join the Public Programme team at our head office in Shoreditch. We run an innovative programme of drawing courses including a Postgraduate Programme, a Foundation course, a Public Programme for adults and a programme for young artists.

The role would suit someone with at least 2-3 years’ experience in arts and/or education administration looking for valuable experience in the art world working at a world-class arts education charity.

Assisting the Public Programme Manager, you will coordinate, market and administer over 100 drawing, painting, sculpting and printing courses, attended by over 2000 students each year. This is a public facing role and so an informative, unflappable, helpful and friendly persona is a must. You should provide a genuine meet and greet function with good humour for clients and colleagues alike. In this role you will carry out the necessary administration to deliver the programme; assist with programming and marketing; prepare for classes and events; develop systems to guarantee a brilliant and professional working space; and in general help out with all the millions of tasks involved in running one of the most innovative small art schools in London.

This is a hands-on role for someone committed to providing excellent customer service in an educational environment.

Person Spec:
•2-3 years’ experience in arts/education administration or sales
•Degree (or equivalent)
•Excellent knowledge of: Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, Powerpoint), Windows XP, internet
•Experience of Database and Booking System software
•Excellent people skills
•Ability to multitask
•Good typing speed
•Clear communication skills, written and verbal, able to liaise with people at all levels
•Enthusiastic and hardworking
•Meticulous attention to detail
•Experience of cash handling
•Flexible and adaptable approach
•Motivated with heaps of initiative
•Patience in abundance for working with students
•Interest in the art world, marketing and press, arts education

Download Job Description: http://royaldrawingschool.org/about/jobs/public-programme-coordinator/

To apply: submit CV & covering letter to jobs@royaldrawingschool.org

Closing: <b>26th November 2017 evening, at midnight.</b>

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Festival Coordinator, Shakespeare Schools Foundation http://www.towerhamletsarts.org.uk/?cid=65545 Salary: £20 - £27k per annum
Location: Central London (Barbican); Some UK travel required
Terms: Initial 12 month contract, full time

To apply: For full job description and details visit www.shakespeareschools.org/about-us/jobs/vacancies

Send a CV and cover letter to recruitment@shakespeareschools.org, subject “Festival Coordinator Application” by <b>5pm on Monday 27th November 2017. </b>Your cover letter should outline how you meet the person specification and be no longer than one page. Please give one example of your experience in managing and taking ownership of a complex project, including what you learned from it.

Interviews to take place in week of 11th December, with an ideal start date of early January 2018.

We actively encourage applicants from BAME communities and people with disabilities.

At Shakespeare Schools Foundation, we transform lives through the unique power of Shakespeare.

Our work instils curiosity and empathy; aspiration and self-esteem; literacy and teamwork - giving young people the confidence to see that all the world is their stage. Our annual Festival uses a rigorous and supportive process to train teachers and young people in an active and ambitious way of working with Shakespeare.

As a Festival Coordinator, you will be responsible for planning and delivery of the Shakespeare Schools Festival in a region of the UK. Through planning, relationship building and event management you will develop an infrastructure that allows participating schools to have a thrilling experience of working on a creative project - challenging their students and celebrating success. You will work with ~150 teachers, ~20 theatres and line manage a team of regional freelance delivery staff. You'll be part of our team of seven Coordinators who oversee the Festival experience for approximately 30,000 young people each year.

You are motivated by making things happen, creative problem solving and building relationships with a wide range of people. We expect Coordinators to take ownership of their tasks and become experts in their role. You will work from our London office and be required to travel to UK regions for short periods throughout the year.

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Artist Residency Opportunity, Whitechapel Gallery http://www.towerhamletsarts.org.uk/?cid=65546 January - May 2018

The Whitechapel Gallery invites artists living and working in London, who have graduated in the last three years to apply for a residency with the Gallery’s Youth Forum: Duchamp & Sons.

This is an exciting opportunity for an artist with a socially-engaged practice to collaborate with young people around the theme Transition and Turnings. Over four months, the artist will work alongside the group in realising a project leading to an exhibition at the Whitechapel Gallery (Galleries 5 & 6) in May 2018.

Key aims of the residency:
•To provide an inspiring context for an artist to develop new work in collaboration with young people.
•To explore different, creative ways of using the Gallery as a platform for debate and conversation.
•To create an exhibition together with the Youth Forum and to present this to the public in some form (e.g. a public talk; pamphlet or book).

All sessions with the youth forum will take place in a studio at the Whitechapel Gallery however we are unable to provide a permanent studio space for the course of the residency. We can however provide a space to complete work in the lead up to the exhibition. The artist will receive a fee of £3000 for the project and exhibition.

Applications open from 6 to 26 November 2017.

Submissions will be reviewed by the Youth Forum and the Swarovski Foundation Curator: Youth Programmes. The selected artist will be informed of the panel’s decision by 12 January 2018. Applicants should have a socially-engaged practice and experience of working collaboratively.

Find out more and apply: www.whitechapelgallery.org/learn/open-call-artist-residency-opportunity

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Commission Opportunity for Deaf/Disabled Musicians In London/South East http://www.towerhamletsarts.org.uk/?cid=65559 Drake Music are excited to offer a paid commission opportunity for emerging Deaf and/or Disabled musicians based in London or the South East.

Emergent: A Music Legacy is artistic & career development for early career Deaf and/or Disabled artists. This programme is funded by Help Musicians UK and also includes training opportunities.

We are looking for proposals to respond musicially to the theme of 'Music and the Environment' and which incorporate Assistive Music Technology into the process in some way.

The winning musicians will receive a fee and also mentoring by Drake Music artists & technologists, to help them achieve their musical ambitions.

Find out more about the commission and how to apply on the Drake Music website.

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Musicians, performers, singers, dancers, photographer, speakers, Forget Me Not Project 17 http://www.towerhamletsarts.org.uk/?cid=65482 Forget Me not is looking for our over 60's memory group at Barbican the following:

Musicians, folk singers, dancers from Senegal, Congo, Morocco, Gambia

Celtic musician, singer.

Banjo player

Musicians, dancers, singers from Middle East.

One person show-dramatist

Synthesizer, cello, player

Blue music singer

Morris dancers

Stand up Comedian

Magician

Circus artist( juggler)

Photographer

Museum Speaker on history

Pls email with your contact details, CV, reference, evidence of previous work and experience.

You must be available Tuesday 2-3pm during Jan till March 2018.

Hourly rate - £40-£50 depending on experience and quality of work.


Contact Madhumita Bose forgetmenotproject17@gmail.com

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Wed, 08 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +010 tharts-fullcat1565482
Event Technician - Part Time, Bishopsgate Institute http://www.towerhamletsarts.org.uk/?cid=65483 Event Technician - Part Time

NB. Please download and consult ALL of the information below before beginning your application.

Event Technician Part Time (working hours average 20 hours a week)
As part of our Delivery Team

Please download the job description here www.bishopsgate.org.uk/uploads/media/25/11060.pdf

Please note this is a position that will require the successful candidate to work flexibly each week averaging to 20 hours per week over each monthly period.
Send your completed application to Bishopsgate@realpeoplehr.co.uk
Or send by post to: Applications, Bishopsgate Institute, 230 Bishopsgate, London EC2M 4QH

Application Pack
• From the Chief Executive
• Bishopsgate Institute – Past – Present – Future document
• Staffing structure chart
• Application guidance notes
• Job Application Form
• Bishopsgate Institute Competency Framework
• Equal Opportunities Form

The application deadline is <b>Monday the 20th of November</b> at 9AM. Early applications are encouraged as we may begin the selection process before the deadline has passed. Interviews will take place on the week commencing 20th of November.

We welcome submissions from previous applicants.

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Lighting Technician, Rich Mix http://www.towerhamletsarts.org.uk/?cid=65485 Rich Mix is recruiting for a Lighting Technician to join the Technical team. This is a part time contract with a minimum of 30 hours per week.

Rich Mix is East London’s independent arts centre, located in Tower Hamlets, by Shoreditch High Street Station. It’s a charity and social enterprise that offers live music, film, dance, theatre, comedy, spoken word and a range of creative activities for people of all ages and all cultures. All profits go back to support its education, arts and community activities, which nurture new and local talent. Rich Mix’s goal is to deliver a world-class artistic programme that reflects, and is accessible to the diverse communities who live in East London. The building houses five floors with three cinema screens showing mainstream and independent films, three performance spaces, as well as two gallery spaces.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 1 years' experience as a technician in a small or mid-scale receiving house and experience in lighting operation. You will be confident rigging, focussing and operating lighting equipment as well as programming and operating manual and computer controlled lighting systems. The successful candidate will have a working knowledge of industry Health and Safety standards with great communication and team-working skills.

Please visit the Rich Mix website for details of how to apply www.richmix.org.uk/recruitment

Deadline for applications: <b>10am 4th December 2017</b>
Interviews: 11th December 2017

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Training Project Manager, Ministry of Stories http://www.towerhamletsarts.org.uk/?cid=65486 In 2018, Ministry of Stories will develop and pilot a number of new training programmes designed to increase the impact and reach of our work to support children’s writing both locally and nationally. The pilots will include the development of our free after-school writing club programme, the training of local young volunteers as writing mentors, the training of local youth workers to deliver our programmes and the development and delivery of a pilot national knowledge transfer programme for those who want to establish a project or programme using our methodology in their own community.

We are looking for a training manager to devise these pilot programmes, to oversee their implementation and help us assess their impact. You will identify the training needs of participants; develop and refine their training in collaboration with the pilot partners and participants, devise the training materials and help to deliver the programmes themselves. You will also help to evaluate their effectiveness, develop ways to adapt or refine them for new contexts and explore ways to extend them.

To find out more and apply, visit www.ministryofstories.org/about/jobs/training-project-manager/

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Programme Assistant, New Contemporaries http://www.towerhamletsarts.org.uk/?cid=65487 Established in 1949, New Contemporaries continues to be the leading and longest-running open submission, touring exhibition for emerging artists. New Contemporaries identifies, nurtures and promotes emerging artistic talent and remains as relevant today to emerging artists through its ability to be proactive, resilient and adaptable to an ever-changing art world.

New Contemporaries is currently looking to recruit a new Programme Assistant to join its staff team.

New Contemporaries is led by a Director and supported by a Programme Manager and Development Manager. The Programme Assistant works closely with the Director and Programme Manager providing support for: submissions to and the selection process for our annual open call; the resulting touring exhibition and publication; other activities such as studio bursaries, educational symposia and artists’ mentoring. The post also encompasses communication through New Contemporaries online platforms including website and social media.

For Full Job Description and Application process see link below

www.newcontemporaries.org.uk/recruitment

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Administrative Intern, Fevered Sleep http://www.towerhamletsarts.org.uk/?cid=65488 Administrative Intern

12 MONTH PAID INTERNSHIP

Fixed term part-time position: 2 days per week for 12 months

Salary: This position pays the London Living Wage (currently £9.75 an hour)

Location: Shoreditch Town Hall, 380 Old Street, London EC1V 9LT

Start date: 8 January 2018

Deadline for applications: <b>5pm, 27 November 2017</b>

Interview: Thursday 14 December 2017

Fevered Sleep makes performances, installations, films, books and digital art, for adults and for children. Fearless about experimentation and passionate about research, we develop thought-provoking projects that challenge people to rethink their relationships with each other and with the world.

“Men and Girls Dance is brave and exquisitely beautiful” The Guardian’s top 10 theatre shows of 2016

We are offering a paid internship opportunity for someone to join our small, dedicated team at Shoreditch Town Hall to gain valuable experience of working in a busy professional arts organisation and to provide us with essential administrative support.

Are you a reliable, enthusiastic and well-organised administrator looking to take a step into a career in the arts? Please apply and let us know why this internship is the right opportunity for you and your career aspirations.

Fevered Sleep is committed to promoting equality and diversity among our staff. We welcome and encourage applications from all sections of the community, in particular applicants who are under-represented in the arts due to their socio-economic status, ethnic background, and disabled people.

To request an application pack please email recruitment@feveredsleep.co.uk or visit www.feveredsleep.co.uk/jobs to download the pack and complete the online application form.

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Development Officer, Artsadmin http://www.towerhamletsarts.org.uk/?cid=65489 Development Officer (4 days per week)

Artsadmin has an opportunity for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join their Development team. Having been awarded match-funding opportunities through the Catalyst Evolve scheme, Artsadmin are looking to increase and further diversify income from private sources.

The Development Officer will play an integral role in the implementation of Artsadmin’s fundraising activity, which is focused on the organisation’s mission and ethical approach, in order for Artsadmin to:
•Produce, curate and tour artists’ work
•Support and advise emerging, mid-career and established artists
•Maintain and improve Toynbee Studios

Please read the job description and person specification carefully before applying.

Deadline for applications: <b>Wednesday 22 November, 2017 by 5pm</b>
Interviews will take place on Tuesday 5 December, 2017

Please complete the online application at http://apply.artsadmin.co.uk

Refer to the Development Officer description and person specification in your application. If you require information about the application form or require an alternative format please contact 020 7247 5102 or email jessica@artsadmin.co.uk.

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Freelancers for Yard Young Artists http://www.towerhamletsarts.org.uk/?cid=65443 Work with The Yard Theatre's Young Artists

We’re currently looking to widen our network of artists making work with young people. We would like to start conversations with artists who share our interest in making theatre that tells stories about contemporary experience in a way that is live, radical, and beautiful. We are particularly interested in hearing from people with an established making practice who have previously created work with non-professionals.

For more information : https://theyardtheatre.co.uk/website/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/Yard-Young-Artists-Call-Out.pdf

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Thu, 02 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +010 tharts-fullcat1565443
LSO St Luke's Marketing Manager (part time, 4 days per week), London Symphony Orchestra http://www.towerhamletsarts.org.uk/?cid=65411 The London Symphony Orchestra is seeking a Marketing Manager to implement strategies relating to the commercial marketing of LSO St Luke’s as a hireable venue and deepen engagement with audiences and the local community through a recently expanded ambassador and business partnership programme.

The LSO requires a creative and flexible team player with excellent communications skills, and experience of working with people from all backgrounds, ages and walks of life reflecting the diverse and eclectic audience and participants at LSO St Luke’s, and its broad range of event hire clients.

Salary range: £24,000 to £26,000 per annum pro-rata, according to experience. 30 hours per week.

For more information about this post, including a full job description and how to apply, please visit www.lso.co.uk/orchestra/jobs.

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Wed, 01 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +010 tharts-fullcat1565411
Private Hires Coordinator (12 month FTC), Rich Mix http://www.towerhamletsarts.org.uk/?cid=65319 Rich Mix is recruiting for a Private Hires Coordinator to join our Private Hires team. This is a fixed term contract lasting 12 months.

The ideal candidate will have demonstrable skills and knowledge in all aspects of conference and event coordination and delivery, with proven experience of multi-tasking and managing a heavy workload to tight timelines. You will be educated to degree level or possess equivalent experience; venue based experience in the arts or commercial sector would be beneficial. The successful candidate will have the confidence and ability to liaise with high profile clients and have excellent written and verbal communication skills.

To apply for this role please download the full job description from our website www.richmix.org.uk/recruitment and send your CV along with a one page cover letter and completed equal opportunities monitoring form to Lucy Knight at Recruitment@richmix.org.uk

Deadline for applications: <b>10am 20th November 2017</b>

Interviews: To be held during week commencing 27th November

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Wed, 25 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +010 tharts-fullcat1565319
Audition for Female Performers, Mimbre http://www.towerhamletsarts.org.uk/?cid=65322 We are looking for highly talented female circus performers to join us in our next production ‘The Exploded Circus’ - an all-female contemporary circus production that uses the scene of a devastated circus and its performers as an allegory to explore themes around drastic change, belonging and hope.

We are looking for versatile female performers with a strong skill-set in either aerial, acrobatics, acro-balance or handstands (although other specialities will also be considered); a basic cross range of other circus techniques; strong movement; excellent stage presence and experience in telling stories through physicality.

Application deadline on <b>20th November 2017.</b> For more info and to download a job description pack please visit our website on: http://mimbre.co.uk/audition-for-female-performers/

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Wed, 25 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +010 tharts-fullcat1565322
Textile Artist/ Community Arts Practitioner, Stitches in Time http://www.towerhamletsarts.org.uk/?cid=65350 The Textile Artist/Community Arts Practitioner will work with us on a flagship community arts project in the area of Bellingham, Lewisham, to create a large-scale textile artwork for permanent exhibition in a renovated Grade II listed building. They will work closely with Phoenix Housing association, the communities of the area, and other theatre and oral history arts partners. The artist will design, devise, and develop the creation of this public artwork alongside the Directors, planning and facilitating a series of community workshops and initiatives that take inspiration from a wealth of heritage information and recorded stories to make the artwork.


Our Organisation

Stitches in Time is a community arts and education charity. We create arts projects to enhance skills in a variety of arts forms, raise levels of confidence and achievement and bring people of diverse communities together as a forum for community cohesion. Our projects act as a vehicle for exploring cultural and personal themes in history while exploring traditional design techniques introduced by both lead artists and participants as part of community-led projects.


How to apply

Please send covering letter and CV to paul@stitchesintime.org.uk, by <b>26th November.</b> Interviews will be held on 6th and 7th December.

Full job description and personal specification are available here:
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B6NKJgdtwtgsd1RpNW9VVFhLclE/view

Visit stitchesintime.org.uk for more information about our charity.

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Wed, 25 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +010 tharts-fullcat1565350
Assistant Facilitator/Director, Cardboard Citizens http://www.towerhamletsarts.org.uk/?cid=65315 Cardboard Citizens is seeking to recruit an Assistant Facilitator/Director to join its dynamic, busy and creative team. This role is an exciting development opportunity that will give the successful candidate room to grow as a Director and facilitator, through offering hands on experience and a safe space to make life-changing theatre with and for socially excluded groups using Augusto Boal’s Theatre of the Oppressed methodology. If you are just at the start of your creative journey as a Director, or want to build your experience in facilitating workshops, then we would like to hear from you.

For more information and to apply, visit the website.

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Mon, 23 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +010 tharts-fullcat1565315
The Library of Performing Rights, Call for Proposals http://www.towerhamletsarts.org.uk/?cid=65211 Call for proposals for a new commissioned performance based work responding to The Library of Performing Rights.

Deadline <b>20 November</b>

The Live Art Development Agency (LADA), the artist Lois Weaver, the artist and researcher Elena Marchevska of South Bank University, and the Study Room In Exile in Liverpool are inviting proposals for a new performative or performance-based work that will respond to The Library of Performing Rights, and generate new resources for the benefit of artists, activists and academics working in the fields of human rights, social and environmental justice.

The commission should be realised between January and July 2018.

The commission award is £2,500 (inclusive of fees, taxes, travel/accommodation, and production expenses).

Application portal, more information and eligibility criteria can be found on our website.

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Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +010 tharts-fullcat1565211
The Garrett Centre Commission : LADA, Call for Proposals http://www.towerhamletsarts.org.uk/?cid=65212 Deadline <b>20 November</b>

The Live Art Development Agency (LADA) is inviting proposals from artists for a new project that will respond to the physical, cultural and social context of LADA’s new base in The Garrett Centre, Mansford Street, East London.

The commission should be realised between January and July 2018.

The commission award is £2,500 (inclusive of fees, taxes, travel/accommodation, and production expenses).

Application portal, more information and eligibility criteria are on our website.

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Music Teachers - Term Time Only, Newham Music http://www.towerhamletsarts.org.uk/?cid=64987 Newham Music the award winning Music Hub for Newham is expanding their team of teachers. We are looking for experienced, inspiring music instructors to join our successful team, teaching mostly during term time only. We are particularly looking for people with some or all of the following teaching skills:

- violin, flute, clarinet, saxophone small group teaching

- piano teaching and accompanying

- whole class instrumental

- ensemble leaders

- Music IT

- vocal leaders ideally with accompanying skills

- enthusiastic class teachers with excellent musical skills particularly with KS3 & KS4 experience

Teachers will need all or some of the following depending on the teaching placement:
•Class music teaching skills, which place an emphasis on practical, creative music making in the classroom
•To be able to teach a range of musical styles including composing and improvising
•Have a commitment to teaching musicianship skills through the voice
•Experience in Large Group, Mixed Ensemble and Workshop Leading Skills

Although not essential, the following qualifications would be useful: QTS, PGCE, CME.

Hourly rate: £24.44 for Instrumental Lessons. £28.86 for Large Group/Whole Class

Contact: sylvia.sayer@newham-music.org.uk

Closing date: We are setting up new work now so please contact us as soon as possible.

For more information, and to fill out an application pack, please visit our website at www.newham-music.org.uk/about-us/work-with-us

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