Place, Partnerships & Communities Officers x 2

Permanent Contract & Fixed Term Contract for 6 Months 
Full time (36 hours per week)
Salary: £29,285 (Grade C) pro rata plus pension and benefits

We are looking for two Place, Partnership & Communities Officers, one role will be a permanent post and the other on a fixed term basis for an initial 6 months. The roles will support Creative Scotland’s work in the context of our Strategic Plan and our Annual Plan. This role sits within the Strategy Directorate and will work closely with the Head of Place, Partnerships and Communities to support the delivery of the Culture Collective and Place Partnership Programmes and our relationships with local authorities, cultural trusts and other local networks.

You will work across different art-forms and with artists, cultural organisations and community groups within the context of place. This will require you to work closely with colleagues across Creative Scotland and develop local, national and international partnerships both within and out with the cultural sector.

Our ideal candidate will have demonstrable ability in building new relationships and be able to communicate effectively with a range of external partners at various levels. You will be required to have experience of advising a range of stakeholders on issues related to place and communities, in particular artists, creative practitioners and cultural organisations.

You will also have an understanding and experience of working in partnership with local authorities, artists and communities, and a knowledge and understanding of the policy contexts in which local authorities work.

We require the candidate to be highly organised, with ability to self-plan and prioritise their workload, as well as excellent interpersonal skills including communication, influencing and negotiating.

The post requires a good understanding of the creative and policy context in which Creative Scotland works and a clear commitment to promoting Equalities, Diversity and Inclusion. 

Deadline for applications – 12 noon, Wednesday 29 September 2021  

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