Join our Team! Winter Programme Events Manager needed.


  • Date
  • Event Types Gaelic, Literature, Music, Poetry, Visual Arts

Taigh Chearsabhagh Winter Programme, Events Manager Role

This is a one-year contract, with potential to develop into a permanent role subject to funding. This is a part-time role at 3 days per week.

What we need;

  • Self-starter
  • Able to identify and complete funding applications
  • Ability to forge new event partnerships and supplier relations
  • Knowledge of Gaelic a bonus and a love of Gaelic culture a must
  • Driving licence
  • Ability to run events successfully
  • Proven track record
  • A good knowledge of the currents Gaelic and Scottish arts & events scene
  • Project management skills

What you’ll work on;

  • This is a new role and part of our plan to develop a winter programme of events. These will be targeted at local communities and visitors.
  • These will have Gaelic culture and language influences and themes
  • These will include new events

Responsibilities

As our event manager, you’ll need to:

  • produce detailed proposals for events (for example, timelines, venues, suppliers, legal obligations, staffing and budgets);
  • research venues, suppliers and contractors, and then negotiate prices and hire;
  • manage and coordinate suppliers and event logistics (for example, venue, catering, travel);
  • work with other Taigh Chearsabhagh resources and partners to publicise and promote the events;
  • coordinate suppliers, handle client queries and troubleshoot on the day of the event to ensure that all runs smoothly and to budget
  • produce post-event evaluation to inform future events

Salary

  • This is a part time post, three days per week at £14k (FTE £23,333)
  • We can support some flexible working

Please send CV and covering letter to [email protected] or drop us an email for further information.

Closing date 13th August.

 

This post is funded by LEADER and HIE’s Innovation in Language award.