Creative Scotland

Based in Edinburgh
Fixed Term Contract, 6 months
Salary: £27,875 pro rata plus pension and benefits
Part-time (21 hrs per week)

We are looking for an Assessing Officer to support Creative Scotland’s work in the context of our Strategic Plan and Annual Plan. You will be an active member of the Arts and Engagement Directorate and will assess and make recommendations on a range of funding applications.

Our ideal candidate will have significant experience of working within the arts in Scotland and depth knowledge of at least one of these sectors including music, visual Arts, theatre, literature and dance. They will be able to demonstrate experience in carrying out detailed analysis of project proposals and producing clear reports with recommendations. We require the candidate to be highly organised, with the ability to self-plan and prioritise their workload as well as having 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.

Closing date for receipt of application forms is noon on Thursday 25 July 2019.

Interviews will be held in Edinburgh on Tuesday 6 August. If selected for interview you will be expected to be available on this date.

Location: Edinburgh City

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The deadline is Thursday 25 July 2019 at 12:00.