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Youth Arts Co-ordinator (Maternity Cover)

RCT Arts Service are looking for a passionate, organised, and capable Arts project co-ordinator who shares the belief that the arts make a positive contribution to the wellbeing and prosperity of both individuals and communities.
The successful applicant will be confident in delivering an already established Youth Arts programme for maternity leave.
The person will need to be flexible in their working days, working from home or the office based at the Park & Dare or attending workshops/showcases.

The successful applicant will be responsible for:

  • Co-ordinating and delivering an already established and running Youth Arts programme, funded by Welsh Government Families First funding
  • Collecting and collating all data from projects within the programme for quarterly reports, manage the Youth Arts budget, including payment of invoices and liaising with and issuing contracts with artists
  • Identifying and co-ordinating any opportunities for young people to showcase their talents
  • Supporting our ongoing partnerships with other council services and relevant organisations
  • Advocating for the role and benefits of youth arts in Wales and beyond, share best practise and promote a positive image of Rhondda Cynon Taf, the arts sector, council and the service

The successful candidate will possess the following capabilities, experience and qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree
  • Experience working with young people
  • Experience of project management in an arts or community context
  • Up to date clean DBS certificate
  • Registered as self-employed and to invoice for payment

Further Details:

Salary: £2700 over 3 months
Duration: Initial 3-month contract, extending to 6 months (grant dependent)
Hours of work: 12.5 hours over 2 days per week (flexible working)
Location: Home-working, Park & Dare Theatre (Treorchy), and project locations across RCT

To Apply:

Please send an expression of interest detailing why you think you would suit the role and a CV to creativeindustries@rctcbc.gov.uk by 5pm on the 19th of April 2024.

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