Arts in Industry - Community Organiser (Great Place Scheme)
(GLA) Grade 6 (£33,128)
Vacancy Description
Job reference no: OPDC-AII
Location: West London & Union Street, SE1
Contract type: Fixed Term (18 Months, fixed term contract)
Closing Date: Monday 03 June 2019
Interview Date: Friday 14 June 2019
Salary: £33,128 per annum
Grade: 6
 
Details

Are you passionate about how arts and culture can effect change for good? Do you want to facilitate people become more involved in shaping and improving their local area? Experienced in working with diverse groups to build capacity, confidence and new creative skills? This role would suit someone keen to explore how a world class arts programme could provide new ways of collaboration and participation in London’s most vibrant industrial area. This post will report to the Great Place Scheme Programme Manager and sits within the Design team at OPDC.  

 

OPDC has been awarded funding from Heritage Lottery Fund and Arts Council England as part of their Great Place Scheme initiative, the goal of which is to ensure that art, culture and heritage are at the heart of the major developments planned for the area. The programme is underway and due for completion in December 2020.

 

To achieve this, an ambitious 3-year cultural programme is being developed with local people, businesses and organisations, which will uncover, connect and showcase the culture, creativity and heritage of London’s largest industrial area, Park Royal.  This work also aims to shape and influence one of the UK’s largest regeneration projects at Old Oak.

 

Individual projects are still in development but will include:

•          Made in Park Royal, a collaboration between artists and businesses in Park Royal

•          Annual large-scale artist commissions

•          Projects that celebrate the heritage of local manufacturing

•          A small-grants programme

•          A time banking and skills exchange platform

•          A schools/education programme

•          Volunteering Programmes for residents and employees

 

We are looking for an Arts in Industry Community Organiser to play a key role in the delivery of this world class, art and heritage participatory programme. The role will be focused around engaging with local businesses (particularly drawing from the approx. 40,000 employees in the area) to ensure that people who work in Park Royal and Old Oak are able to contribute to, benefit from and participate in, the Great Place Scheme in a meaningful way. Please see Job Description for full details.

 

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London's diversity is its biggest asset and we strive to ensure our workforce reflects London's diversity at all levels. We welcome applications from everyone regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, faith or disability.

We are committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We would welcome applications from candidates who are seeking part time work as this roles is open to job share. 

In addition to a good salary package, we offer an attractive range of benefits including 30 days’ annual leave, interest free season ticket loan, interest free bicycle loan and a career average pension scheme.

If you have a question about the role or the recruitment process then please contact a member of the recruitment team via email on glajobs@london.gov.uk quoting reference OPDC-AII.


Application closing date:                 Monday 03 June 2019 at 23:59GMT
Interviews will take place at:          169 Union Street, SE1 0LL on Friday 14 June 2019

 

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