DORSET VISUAL ARTS - is a Membership organisation for Artists, Designers, Makers,Educators and others involved in the public presentation of the visual arts. The organisationoperates as a charity and trading company. It is developing an increasingly wide range ofevents. Its flagship activity, Dorset Art Weeks, is reputedly the largest, biennial Open Studioevent in the country. Our most notable new project is Dorset Art Trails.
The Post in Outline
DVA seeks a Freelance, Part Time, Administrator and Assistant to the Director with the skills, enthusiasm, initiative and personality to run our day to day administrative operations effectively and to support the development of new projects and events. The post involves forming good working relationships with our members, sponsors, partner organisations and the press.
We wish to appoint someone also able to contribute ideas and other practical skills beyond the scope of the core duties. These will assist to improve the operational effectiveness and raise the profile of the organisation. Examples might be web and mobile based communications and, or, event planning and marketing.
The appointee will need to work flexibly and willing to meet the need for additional, variable commitments of time and duties across different months in the year. Additional time will relate to the timing, scale and budgets of events and projects. Additional fees will be offered for work on these projects - notably Dorset Art Weeks and Dorset Art Trails.
The appointee must provide evidence that they are registered as 'self-employed' and registered for tax purposes. It is essential that the postholder commits to working at critical periods.
Core Commitment and Essential Duties: £100 per week x 48 weeks per annum
Fees for additional work will be agreed in writing on a project by project basis
Apply by letter attached to an email stating how you think you meet our requirements. Please ensure you include what skills and personal qualities you would bring to the role, the core duties and what you can offer as additional skills. Your letter should not exceed 500 words. As a separate attachment, please list any relevant qualifications, projects or experiences that may be discussed at interview. Please do not send a formal CV.
Email - your application directly to: email@example.com
INTERVIEWS: 07 APRIL 2011
Commitment: 10 hours per week @ £10 per hour
Additional in-put for special projects
Shortlisted candidates will be notified by email by FRIDAY 01 APRIL
Interviews will be held on THURSDAY 07 APRIL at the DVA office:
Dorset Visual Arts - Little Keep, Bridport Road, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1SQ
W: www.dorsetvisualarts.org + www.dorsetartweeks.org.uk
Jem Main, jem [at] dorsetvisualarts.org | 07595 218764