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  • Fife Cultural Trust - Creative Instigator

    Created: 18/01/2024
    News/Events Category: Job Vacancies


    Post: Creative Instigator
    Job reference: ON000470
    Contract: Permanent 
    Hours: 36 per week
    Salary: £31,179 - £38.950
    Grade: FC07
    Location: OnFife, Iona House, Kirkcaldy


    OnFife is Fife's largest cultural organisation specialising in making jaws drop, hearts warm, eyes light up and imaginations run wild. 

    They work with a huge range of partners, artists and creatives and their spaces are some of Fife's favourite places. An ambitious leadership-oriented charity, OnFife is built on strong values, and those values make them who they are - Fearless, Inviting, Fair and Exciting. As they are an accredited Living Wage employer paying the Scottish Local Government Living Wage, they guarantee that you will always earn more than the National Minimum Wage regardless of your role in the organisation. As an employer, they offer a local government pension scheme, generous holiday allowance and flexible working opportunities. If you need to travel for work, they can provide pool cars if you're near head office or pay travel expenses so you are not out of pocket. Along with this, you can also access discounted gym/swim memberships and other employee benefits.

    The Role

    You will support the head of creative development on creativity and innovation leadership across OnFife, inclusive of teams in cultural heritage and wellbeing and programming. You will liaise closely with the customer engagement team in the development, delivery and promotion of a range of exciting and relevant creative activities and opportunities for the people of Fife. 

    You will also develop work in partnership with stakeholders through high quality and innovative practice, researching and developing funding and sponsorship opportunities, lead the delivery of community exhibitions across venues and activities in the design suite at Adam Smith Theatre. You'll work with the creative development team on its creative vision and framework.

    This role is full time, with evening and weekend work required on occasion. Although you'll be based at OnFife's Head Office in Kirkcaldy, they are currently working from home, with a move to a hybrid working model coming soon. You will also be required to work at any of our venues throughout Fife as needed.

    This is a rare opportunity to join a busy creative team and help shape and deliver an exciting service with/for the people of Fife. 

    The full description can be found here.

    About You

    You'll be an innovative thinker, collaborator, leader, and supporter. You'll have experience of multitasking in a creative project management environment, as well as curating exciting and engaging programmes and working at busy, yet welcoming events. You'll have varied experience of engaging communities and facilitating exciting activities online and in venues. You should enjoy working as part of a team as well as independently. You'll also be confident using a range of creative technology and handling budgets. As the remit of this role is Fife wide, you will ideally have a driving license, or access to transport, and due to the nature of work you will be expected to be a member of the PVG scheme (they can facilitate this if you aren't a member yet).

    How to Apply

    If you would like to find out more information about this role before applying, please contact Dan Brown, Head of Creative Development, for an informal chat. Please e-mail [email protected] to arrange this.

    Please download and complete the application form and return this along with a completed equal opportunities form to OnFife's HR Team at [email protected].

    OnFife is an equal opportunities employer. They are proud to support the Armed Forces community are committed to the Armed Forces Covenant. 

    The closing date for applications is 10am on Thursday 08 February 2024. Interviews will take place week commencing 19 February 2024. 




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