PAPER Arts CIC: Engagement Producer

PAPER Arts CIC is a social enterprise set-up 6 years ago to support young aspiring creatives to develop meaningful careers. Our PAPER Arts Youth Programmes provide industry knowledge, mentoring and creative enterprise training to empower young people aged between 18-30. We are based in (Redbrick House), St. Pauls, part of a shared workspace community, but are working from home currently. 

Our vision is to empower young people to do what they love. Our aim is to create spaces for personal development, connection and enterprise through our PAPER Arts Programmes. 

Having gone through a period of transition over the past 18-months our focus is now two-fold. Firstly, we want to ensure that the organisation is focused on the needs of young creative people from all parts of the community and secondly we wish to create a PAPER Collective to advise on and create our programmes.

PURPOSE OF THE ROLE

To develop the PAPER Collective and facilitate the creation of and engagement with, PAPER courses, activities and events, particularly with those from the St Paul’s community.


KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

PAPER COLLECTIVE 

  • Collaborate with local artists/creatives on the design and delivery of PAPER courses/programmes 
  •  Formulate engagement plans and project management strategies for PAPER programmes and courses 
  •  Develop and maintain relationships with community organisations, schools, local grassroots initiatives, and relevant national/international networks. 
  • Lead on community engagement 
  • Contribute concepts and ideas for programme consideration 

COMMUNICATIONS AND EVALUATION 

  • Work closely with the Communications Manager to ensure that information can be gathered and shared for effective marketing and communications for our audience 
  •  Ensure that PAPER Arts’s reporting commitments to funders and stakeholders are met through the collation and documentation of data from programmes/courses/events

PERSON SPECIFICATION

ESSENTIAL: 

Cultural production 

  • Excellent knowledge of the issues young creatives (18 to 30) face today 
  • Strong sector relationships locally, nationally and internationally 
  • Strong links to the St Paul’s Community, with many connections 

Communication 

  • Strong interpersonal skills to be able to build positive working relationships. 
  • Excellent and accurate standard of written and verbal communication. 

Change Management 

  • Ability to manage change, and respond and adapt to changing circumstances, to manage and solve problems and provide solutions. 
  • Remains resilient, able to prioritise, when faced with adverse situations and conflicting demands. 

Customer Service 

  • Ability to develop a customer service culture to meet internal and external customer/client needs. 
  • Builds rapport and sustainable relationships with partners, seeking pro-actively to understand their needs and satisfaction levels. 
  • Gives advice which leads to valuable outcomes.

Planning and Organisation 

  • Is able to organise own time effectively, respond to changing priorities, and meet deadlines as required. · Advise on long term plans which encompass the vision, aims and strategic objectives of PAPER Arts CIC Teamwork 
  • Works cooperatively and flexibly with colleagues and co-workers. 
  • Communicates expectations for teamwork and collaboration. 
  • Seeks ideas and input of own and others teams to make best use of team expertise and improve performance. 

DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES 

  • Experience of submitting and securing grant funding 

PAPER Arts recognises the positive value of diversity, promotes equality and challenges discrimination. We welcome and encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds. 

We particularly welcome applications from disabled and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates as BAME and disabled people are currently under-represented in our team. We also welcome applications from those who identify as LGBT and non binary candidates. 

Closing date for applications: Friday 26th March 2021

Interviews: Thursday 8th April 2021 (online)

Start date: Monday 12th April 2021

To apply, send your CV and Cover Letter to gracie@paperarts.org.uk

We also ask that applicant complete this equal opportunities monitoring survey (although this is optional and anonymous)

Expiry date: 
Mon, 12/04/2021
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