There's a lot happening at intoBodmin HQ, and our little team is growing to help support the brilliant things we're doing in Bodmin and beyond.
Joining Fin, Sophie and Marion on the intoBodmin team are four fabulous people, bringing with them a wealth of skills and experience:
Jessi Hill has spent the majority of her life living in Cornwall and currently lives in Bodmin. She is a creative with a passion for theatre and the arts with experience in PR, media relations and digital marketing. During her career so far she has worked for the likes of TwoFour Group, the Eden Project, Bedruthan Hotel and Spa and the Scarlet Hotel. Jessi joins the team as Events Marketing Assistant.
Dee Rainbow has lived in Bodmin and has parents who still live here. She joins intoBodmin as our Community Grow Worker but also works teaching young people with health problems in and around Mid Cornwall, as well as looking after a school farm in St Austell. She has a rescue dog called Daisy who was rescued from a desert in Dubai. Dee joins the team as Community Grow Worker, and is creating a garden The Old Library.
Liz Wright moved to Cornwall 14 years ago and has been involved in the creative industries for 10 years. She is heading up the Heritage Lottery Funded project Bodmin Rides again!, working with Bodmin Riding Festival. Liz is also Director of Blystra Arts, a producing company in Newquay with an interest in engaging communities in heritage and environmental projects through the arts. Liz joins the team as Project Manager for the Bodmin Rides Again! project.
Brenda Murphy has worked as a theatre director, facilitator and producer for organisations including Frozen Charlotte Productions, Company of Angels, National Theatre of Scotland and Arts Council England. She has worked with communities from Remote Western Australia to the Scottish Highlands and is now delighted to explore how arts and culture might be truly useful to Bodmin and its people. Brenda joins the team as Project Director of the Is This Useful? project.
The team is still growing!
We're in the process of recruiting some project leaders for the Bodmin Rides Again! project, and we're currently seeking a new Chair and Treasurer for the intoBodmin Board of Directors, to help the organisation with strong governance and clear vision as we move ahead.
To find out more and apply, visit the jobs section of the website here.