Learning and Participation Manager

December 4, 2015 in All Opportunities, Other Opportunity by mwhiteside

sound, a new music organisation based in North East Scotland which runs the soundfestival and other year-round activity is seeking to appoint a part-time freelancer to design and run its learning and participation activities from 1st February 2016.

Aiming to increase access to new music, the Education and Participation strand cuts across sound’s activity, and involves young people both in and outside school as well as members of the local community and audience members generally.

The purpose of the role is to put together a learning and participation strategy and to design activities to deliver the strategy. Support will be given by the organisation’s full-time coordinator in the delivery of events and content.

The successful candidate will have a background in the arts sector, with experience in a similar role, and an interest in contemporary music/culture. He/she will be a self-motivated individual, capable of working on their own initiative and able to think creatively as well as work as part of a team. We are looking for someone strategic, well organised and flexible, with excellent written/verbal communication skills and IT knowledge. A working knowledge of North East Scotland would be helpful.

The post is a part-time freelance post based on an estimated 46 days of work over 1 year. Work can be conducted wherever is most practical, however a desk is available in sound’s office in Woodend Barn in Banchory.
The contract will be paid £4,800.

Letters of application accompanied by a CV should be e-mailed to: fiona@sound-scotland.co.uk

If any material needs to be posted, the address is:
Fiona Robertson
c/o Woodend Barn
AB31 5QA


The closing date for applications is 12pm on Monday 4th January 2016 and interviews will take place in the week of the 11th January 2016.

See below for the full description of the role

Learning and Participation Manager Role Description