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online workshop: planning & applying for funding for arts projects involving creative technologies – 10 november

Tuesday 10th November 2020, 2.30 - 4.30pm

Part of a programme of digital skill development opportunities.

An online workshop and networking opportunity for artists and creative practitioners.

Run by Collusion, this seminar will guide participants through the steps to consider when planning an arts project involving creative technologies. It's aimed at people in the early stages of planning a project who intend to submit a funding application. It will cover planning the creation and delivery of the art aspects, putting together an appropriate timeline and budget, and thinking about the audience experience.
There will be at least a 30 minute Q&A at the end.

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general manager (maternity cover), arlington arts centre – d/l 21 october

Arlington Arts are looking for an experienced and well motivated individual to take on the reins of this busy, ever changing venue. With new Government guidelines in place due to Covid-19, the way the venue operates has had to change dramatically.

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Audience and Communications Manager, Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures d/l 26 October

Working closely with the Executive Director and the Head of Operations, the Audience and Communications Manager will work alongside the Creative Content Producer to support Matthew Bourne’s artistic vision by driving the communications and audience development activity. The Audience and Communications Manager is dedicated to finding the best ways to engage and develop audiences for New Adventures. The post holder will work collaboratively with a wide range of partners and agencies locally, nationally and internationally to promote the work and unique profile of the organisation.

This is a new position created following a restructure in response to our increased digital content. The post holder will work alongside the Creative Content Producer, also a new role, to grow and develop this area, and further our engagement with audiences.

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Research and Development Awards for disability-led arts, Unlimited d/l 27/10/20

Are you a disabled artist or disabled-led project in need of some time and money to research new work in theatre, dance, literature, music, or live, visual, or cross-disciplinary art? Unlimited is an arts commissioning programme that enables new work by disabled artists to reach UK and international audiences. We are currently looking to commission more work from disabled artists and companies. Unlimited's R&D awards are open for applications until 27 October.

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access worker, stopgap dance company d/l 18 october

Access Worker (30 hours per week). We are looking for a support worker for Hannah Sampson, a dance artist who has Down’s syndrome. Hannah’s role includes rehearsing and performing in Stopgap’s productions; planning and teaching workshops; taking part in discussions; attending meetings and writing blogs and articles.

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head of marketing (maternity cover), chichester festival theatre d/l 28 october

We are looking for a highly-motivated and experienced team-player to cover a key role in our Marketing, Communications and Sales department. During the past six months, CFT has continued to connect with audiences both in person and through digital channels, ensuring the arts remain at the heart of our community. This is a fantastic opportunity to develop that work as the Theatre reopens, leading and inspiring a creative and engaged team. The successful applicant will be someone who is passionate about delivering high quality campaigns and committed to the role that diversity and inclusion plays in our work.

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Let’s Go Outside: Maintaining Live Performance, for everyone, in a Pandemic, Creative Folkestone – 20 October

South East Industry Panel Discussion and Q&A

These panel discussions will discuss the challenges faced by performing arts organisations and artists when we 'Go Outside’, how we ensure health, safety & well being without compromising on artistic integrity, and how are organisations ensuring that they cater to diverse audiences.

This is a panel discussion with industry specialists from across the south east discussing outdoor performance across the region - speakers to be announced soon.

There are 20 free places available to guests who would like to join the Zoom session. Guests will have an opportunity to ask the speakers questions at the end of the discussion.

This panel discussion is part of the South East Creatives [SECCADS] programme which is funded by the European Regional Development Fund.

*Please note, these Zoom sessions will be recorded and screened on Facebook / YouTube after the event.

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Advisory Board Members

At What’s Coming out of the Box, we make curious work for inquisitive minds to make the world a better place.

We like to ask big questions to small children, and big ones too. Central to our work is the exploration of big ideas and finding ways to facilitate and prompt conversations between adults and children. We care. Ultimately, through the ideas that we explore, we strive to play our part in creating a better world.

Our work is multi-sensory and participatory, with a signature DIY aesthetic that runs through all of our productions.

Board members will support our creative producer. Advise on the development and potential of all aspects of the business, including future creative projects and education work, advise on the development of fundraising and marketing strategies to help support our business, and act as ambassadors.

For more information and how to apply https://www.what-box.org/work-with-us

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open call: theatre creatives, cardboard citizens – d/l 06 november

Cardboard Citizens makes theatre with and for people with experience of homelessness, working on community and professional levels, and strives to offer opportunities for employment to people with lived experience wherever possible.

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ethical fundraising – holding your values close, arts fundraising & philanthropy – 15 october

CEO Michelle Wright shares her insight on how to keep your ethics at the heart of fundraising strategies, and recover from ethical dilemmas.
About this Event
Over the last few years, ethical fundraising has become a much debated area both within the sector, and more broadly in the media. Placing your organisation’s values at the centre of your fundraising strategy is key to securing long-term authentic funding for your work. Right now, it is more important than ever to ensure you feel confident in the framework in which you seek funding. In this short, two hour course, Cause4’s founder and CEO Michelle Wright will work through key questions to consider as part of developing your ethical fundraising policy, as well as look at examples of how organisations have got back on track, following an ethical dilemma.

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az creative fund, az mag – d/l 31 october

AZ Mag are providing 5 UK-based Black LGBTQ+ individuals/collectives grants of £1000, to create a piece of art that will serve as a part of our rich history. DJ Mag are sponsoring one of these for a dance music focused project – please specify if you’d like to be considered for this at the relevant stage.

By applying for this grant you’re confirming that you are a Black* LGBTQ+ individual or the majority of your collective identify as Black and LGBTQ+.

AZ Mag define ‘Black’ as of Black African, Caribbean, Afro-Latinx and African-American heritage, including those of mixed-Black heritage who identify as such.

Closing Date: 31st October 2020

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emerging leaders course, clore leadership – d/l 26 october

The Clore Fellowship is a tailored programme of leadership development which aims to enrich and transform cultural practice and engagement by developing leadership potential, acumen and skills. This year we will award places to around 20 exceptional leaders from a range of specialisms across the cultural sector including the visual and performing arts, museums, libraries, archives and heritage, broadcasting and digital media, cultural policy and practice.

The Fellowship will take place between March and September 2021 and includes a number of core activities and a loose framework to support your development as a cultural leader. The Fellowship is self-guided, so you’ll need to be highly motivated and deeply curious. It is primarily experiential, underpinned by contemporary leadership theories. You’ll learn from the experiences of guest speakers and your peers, and gain insights about yourself from practical workshops and through your secondment, mentoring and coaching.

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chief executive, imaginate – d/l 19 october

Imaginate is looking for a dynamic new member of a world class team. Someone to lead, manage, enable, facilitate, develop, instigate, advocate and be a local, national and international ambassador for the benefit of the organisation and young audiences across Scotland. Working with the Board of Directors, you will lead Imaginate through the specific challenges presented by Covid-19 and into a post-Covid cultural landscape.

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community engagement lead, applause rural touring – d/l 02 november

Applause Rural Touring is an Arts Council National Portfolio Organisation based in Kent, a rural touring scheme that supports communities throughout Kent, East Sussex and West Sussex to access professional theatre, music and other performing arts.

We are looking to recruit a Community Engagement Lead who will play a key role in developing Applause’s network of promoting communities and drive forward a diverse and inclusive creative and cultural offer to rural and isolated communities throughout Kent, East Sussex and West Sussex and the wider southeast where relevant.

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head of fundraising, the story museum – d/l 19 october

The Story Museum is seeking a proven-successful fundraiser to lead our ongoing hunt for treasure! With our grand re-opening thwarted at the last minute due to the global pandemic, we are now re-opening our most unusual Museum in phases whilst finding new ways to harness the power of stories and enrich young lives at school and at home. Stories after all have become even more important as we seek ways to understand and overcome the challenges presented in our suddenly changed world.

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