ENCHANTING ENCOUNTERS

A year of creative adventures with everyday Bodmin

 

Creative Team Recruitment

 

intoBodmin are thrilled to have been awarded a grant from Arts Council England to create a year of Enchanting Encounters in Bodmin. Our aim is to establish a Creative Team that will spend this time listening, learning and responding in creative ways to the many and diverse voices of our communities..

We are looking to recruit three people to form this Creative Team. We would like to work with  community artists, creative practitioners, cultural connectors, producers, makers and activators. People who are good communicators and creative thinkers. People who care about community, and the value that art making and creative practice can bring to everyday culture.

The Creative Team will work closely with the intoBodmin staff, and  collaborate with partners and members of the community to spark conversations, build trust and facilitate creative responses to the needs, interests and tastes of local people.

There will be three members of the Creative Team:

One will be under 25 who is from or living in Bodmin. They will be thinking about a career in community arts or community development. They will join this team as an apprentice.

The other two team members will be creative practitioners, that hold complementary skills and expertise. We would like one of these people to have some connections with or knowledge of Bodmin, and be able to forge links and make things happen with local people. These practitioners will use their skills and creative practice  to arrange and facilitate conversations, and develop lively and enchanting ways of bringing people together as part of everyday life in Bodmin.

What the Role Offers

 

Start Date: June 2021

Location:  Bodmin, Cornwall. A rural cabin on a local farm is available free of charge, if support with accommodation is required.

 

Hours: This is a flexible, part time role of three days per week and we encourage the team to pursue other work outside of these hours.

 

Term:  Fixed term for 12 months, with potential to extend

 

Creative Practitioner salary: £23,000 per annum Pro Rata.  A contribution to travel and/or accommodation for practitioners living more than 30 miles away can be discussed as well as support with relocation to Bodmin.

 

Apprentice Salary: £17,000 per annum Pro Rata

There is a £10,000 Project Budget to create with

How to Apply

There is a two stage process to this recruitment:

 

Stage 1 is a quick expression of interest or hello. Please email us with:

1.         A link to any previous work or a document that gives information about the skills and relevant experience you have that you think make you a good candidate to meet the aims of the project,  like a CV.

2.          One of the following to express your interest in the project and which role you are applying for:

  • A letter (either on paper or emailed) that is no longer than 500 words

  • A video that is no longer than three minutes.

  • A voice recording of no longer than three minutes.

  • A Power Point presentation of no more than 5 slides (no more than 500 words).

Everyone will be considered equally, regardless of how they choose to apply. We also ask that you complete the equality and diversity monitoring form and send it in as a separate document with your expression of interest.

If you need some additional support to access this information please contact us on emailus@intobodmin.co.uk

 

The deadline is 10am on Monday 10 May

We will let you know by 14 May if you have been invited on to Stage 2 of the application process.

Stage 2 will consist of a virtual interview with our Community Cohort panel, to include a short presentation - more details of which will be sent with an offer of interview. Applicants can ask questions and get to know us better at this stage.

 

Stage 2 interviews will take place in the week of 24 May

The successful candidates will be informed by the 28 May and the project will launch on 21 June 2021.

For full details of the project and person specification, please download the Recruitment Pack

SUPPORTED BY:

intoBodmin CIC

Company Number: 11005917

The Old Library, 10 Lower Bore Street, Bodmin, PL31 2JX

emailus@intobodmin.co.uk

Director: Fin Irwin

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