Arts Administrator/Project Coordinator
Blueprint Arts deliver outdoor arts, filmmaking, theatre and multimedia projects and courses and arts/cultural festivals for and with a range of communities, organisations and education establishments. We aim to inspire people from disadvantaged backgrounds, to address social issues, to help enrich people’s lives, to increase access to creative media and to strengthen communities through the arts. We are looking for an organised, resilient and dynamic person who can support and organise a range of projects, festivals and courses that we deliver throughout the year in both London and Kent. Our ideal candidate will be someone who is passionate about participatory arts and believes in the transforming power of the arts for individuals and communities. You will be adept at working independently with initiative as well as confidently contributing to a small team. With the recent move to remote-working, it is vital the candidate has a strong and disciplined work ethic. If this is you, we’d love to hear from you.
Responsible to the Creative Director.
This role is an apprenticeship with the view to becoming a full time position and we will train our successful candidate accordingly. We are a small team and you will be a big part of it, therefore we are looking for someone who really wants a career as an arts administrator/project coordinator.
The Arts Administrator/Project Coordinator will be working on all of the below projects and any additional projects that arise over time.
Creative Ways into Work – Funded for three years by Reaching Communities this project uses filmmaking as a tool to help develop disadvantaged young people’s employability skills followed by supporting them into employment/further training
Flix – Our film screenings project is open to all age groups including young people, families and the elderly. The project engages participants in the planning, development and delivery of a free film screenings programme for their community.
Heritage – We are currently developing our heritage program that explores the hidden history of a specific location/community followed by a programme of interactive and multi-disciplinary workshops, events and activities to share and celebrate local history with the local community. Our previous Heritage projects have included the development of an App, that allows users to participate in an interactive, heritage walking tour
Japan Festival – Previously a successful festival in our old base in Lincoln we are developing a new festival in Ebbsfleet in Kent. The project celebrates the arts and culture of Japan, with local communities, through workshops, performances, film screenings and events.
Full Time Position Starts at apprenticeship wage £4.15 per hour. Depending on age and experience this could be increased.
For more information on this role, please download the below pdf.