Bricks: Engagement Producer

Bricks is a Bristol based charity that works with local, creative and social enterprise communities to both programme collaborative activities and secure the long term spaces our communities need to thrive in the city. 

The aim of this role is to lead on Bricks’ relationships with St Annes Arts Action Group and the wider St Annes community. To develop and deliver a series of projects that engage communities of St Annes through creative and heritage led processes. To work with Bricks team and the local community to fundraise for future projects. 

To find out more and apply: https://www.bricksbristol.org/2021/04/job-engagement-producer/

Position:  Engagement Producer

Responsible to: Director

Salary: £26,000 pro rata

Hours: 16 hours per week (2 days). 

Contract: Salaried, PAYE. Fixed term contract – 12 months, with potential to extend

Location: On and off site, based at St Annes House, St Annes, Bristol, BS4 4AS

Applications Open: Tuesday, 20th April 2021

Deadline for Applications: Tuesday, 11th May 2021, 10 am

Candidates notified of shortlisting and sent interview questions: Thursday, 13th May 2021

Interviews: Tuesday 18th May 2021 

Start date: ASAP.

BRICKS

Bricks is a Bristol based charity that works with local, creative and social enterprise communities to both programme collaborative activities and secure the long term spaces our communities need to thrive in the city. 

Our core areas of work are: 

  • Public Art Producing
  • Creative Infrastructure
  • Community Led Creative Projects
  • Artist Development

2021/ 22 is a busy and exciting time for Bricks with key projects including: 

  • The launch of a 12 month pilot for a creative community hub at St Annes House, including artist studios & workspace, community spaces,  community activities and potential youth space. 
  • Creative community led projects including a heritage engagement commission project and community led development work.  
  • Bricks Public Art Consultancy is active and delivering programmes in St Pauls, Lockleaze, Easton and Stoke Gifford, with more to come on board later in the year. 
  • Podcasts, micro commissions, artist talks, exhibitions, projects and events. 

ROLE

To lead on Bricks’ relationships with St Annes Arts Action Group and the wider St Annes community. To develop and deliver a series of projects that engage communities of St Annes through creative and heritage led processes. To work with Bricks team and the local community to fundraise for future projects. 

RESPONSIBILITIES

Arts Action Group

  • Lead producer working with St Annes Arts Action Group (a group of residents working on creative engagement and co-commissioned projects in the area)
  • Facilitating regular meetings for the group in person and online
  • Co-designing with the group an equality, diversity and inclusion policy
  • Co-designing with the group a statement of intent for St Annes House 
  • Supporting the group, through talent development opportunities and partnership projects, to take on a role of community activism in the area

We have secured funding and are already delivering on some elements of the programme, other elements require producer input to ongoing fundraising. 

Heritage Lottery Fund – St Annes Heritage. (June – October 2021)

Set up and delivery of a project to engage young people in St Annes around local histories including workshops, podcasting, Young People led micro commissions, community Go and See trips, exhibitions and share back events at St Annes House.

Supporting freelance producers working with Bricks and St Annes Community.

Supporting a community vision for codesigned community housing in the local area (supported by Community Led Homes West). 

Supporting the engagement of young people to work front of house roles at St Annes House through Kickstart programme.

Youth Space Codesign, to imagine what a YP space at St Anne’s could be supporting young people to design the space they want and influence all aspects from business planning, fundraising and design.  

Your role will be to fulfil these projects while supporting the community to consider further and future work, secure partnerships and fundraising for these ambitions and actioning them with the Arts Action Group.  The role has a huge opportunity to grow and extend as a result of your and the community’s ambition and appetite. 

PERSON SPECIFICATIONS

Essential 

  • Self starter, able to operate independently as well as part of a small team
  • Warm and engaging community connector 
  • Experience of writing and managing budgets and project plans.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience producing art projects in a community context, ideally through an Asset Based Community Development process. 
  • Strong administrative skills 
  • Experience managing events in person and online. 
  • Experience in commissioning artists
  • Knowledge of Health and Safety practices, risk assessment, safeguarding and safe working practices as they pertain to exhibition making, community events and workshops.
  • A highly organised approach to work and demonstrable ability to work under pressure and to deadline.
  • Good understanding of inclusion and diversity with the commitment to applying these in practice.
  • Experience working in an arts organisation, community project, gallery or social enterprise
  • Experience of developing audience engagement strategies
  • Experience managing others. 
  • Passion for the arts

Desirable

  • Experience in event production
  • Experience in writing fundraising proposals
  • Experience working with a community of artists
  • Experience with GSuite, Google Docs, Google Sheets
  • Experience of social media, creating posts and campaigns 
  • Network and experience of community and partnership working in Bristol, Bath and West of England. 
  • Interest/experience in developing new artist and producer talent
  • Experience winning public art contracts
  • Experience with building regulations, statutory requirements.
  • Experience working with planning conditions. 
  • Experience writing funding bids

PRE APPLICATION

  • If you require this Job Description in another format please contact us. 

APPLICATION

Apply by email to hr@bricksbristol.org with:

  • One PDF (max 4 pages) that contains:
    • Covering letter setting out your suitability for the role and relevant experience. 
    • Your CV
    • Your availability/ start date.
  • You can use video / audio as part of your application, just proportionately reduce the PDF length.

Please also fill in the monitoring form here [This is anonymous and kept separate from your application]: https://forms.gle/tuGQGpqmjWzeFahm8

Deadline for Applications: Tuesday 11th May 2021, 10 am

Expiry date: 
Tue, 11/05/2021
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