Graduate / Alumni Fine Art / Teaching/Training

Freelance Programme Co-ordinator

Graduate / Alumni Fine Art / Teaching/Training – Published 14th Mar 18

Informal Workshop Programme

April – August 2018  Fee: £650

Walford Mill Crafts seeks a motivated freelance programmer co-ordinator to join the team on a short-term contract. Building on the success of our children and young people’s workshop programme that engages with 1,700 children and young people per year.

We are now looking for a freelance programme co-ordinator to put in place an innovative programme that will enable us to broaden and diversify our audience reach, focusing on craft, community and the natural environment.

Do you have the skills and enthusiasm to take up the challenge?  Are you passionate about programming excellent participatory activity that engages and stimulates young creative minds?  If so we’d love to hear from you.

Further details:

Company name:
Walford Mill Crafts
Work pattern:
April - August 2018
Salary / Pay:
Fee: £650
Closing date:
Wed, 28th March 2018

The purpose of the brief:

  • To programme an exciting summer season (May – September) of learning activities for children, young people and families. This will include May half term and a two week summer programme.
  • Research and engage tutors to deliver workshops.
  • Provide marketing material, including copy and images in a timely manner.
  • To administer and provide contracts for tutors and assistants.
  • To purchase any materials required.
  • Identify and promote using social media links.
  • Promote equality and diversity.
  • Work within an agreed budget.
  • Monitor and evaluate the performance of the programme.
  • Ensure effective and safe working practices and to follow Walford Mill Crafts’ core policies on safeguarding, equal opportunities, health and safety, environmental and diversity policies.

Expressions of interest

Freelance arts administrators are invited to submit an expression of interest for the above piece of work described in this brief.

How to apply

Download full details from Walford Mill Crafts on or call on 01202 841 400 or email if you require further information.

To apply for this role, you must be:

  • self employed
  • be based in Dorset and able to work on occasion from Walford Mill offices in Wimborne

Please provide the following:

  • An up-to-date Curriculum Vitae
  • A letter of application, setting out why you wish to apply for this post and the knowledge, skills and experience you can offer. Please give an outline and evidence of actual activities/programmes that reflect your suitability for the role.
  • A sample programme of six workshops ideas that you think will appeal and reflects our vision.
  • The names and addresses of two referees. References for shortlisted candidates will be taken up prior to interview unless you request otherwise.

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