We are looking for a creative, committed individual who is interested in the work of LUX Scotland and wants to learn more about how we support, develop and promote artists’ moving image across Scotland.
The Programme Assistant, a 6 month role supported by the Kickstart Scheme, will work closely with the LUX Scotland team to understand how a small-scale, non-profit arts organisation works and learn about the different skills and roles involved in delivering our programme dedicated to artists’ film and moving image.
Deadline: 10am on Monday 28 February 2022. We are unable to consider applications after this point.
Interviews will take place on Monday 14 March, via Zoom.
The Programme Assistant will assist the LUX Scotland team with the organisation of a range of events, including understanding event management and delivery, administration, communications and marketing across our diverse programme of screenings, events, talks, workshops, and online content.
Hours: 25 hours per week
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 9.30am‑5.30pm (includes 1 hour lunch break)
Pay: £9.75 per hour (Living Wage)
Contract: fixed term contract, 6 months
Responsible to: Kitty Anderson, Director
Based: LUX Scotland, CCA, 350 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow
Note: The LUX Scotland team are currently working from home, and plan to do so until the end of March. We hope to return to the office in April, but if working from home is still recommended beyond this point, then the Programme Assistant would need to adhere to this guidance too.
Interest in artists’ moving image practice and an interest in the visual arts and film contexts in which LUX Scotland operates
Active engagement in the contemporary visual arts sector
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Well-organised with exceptional attention to detail
Knowledge of film and video technologies; and editing software
Self-motivated approach to working and experience of multi-tasking
Strong interpersonal skills, and ability to work effectively as part of a team
Mac-based computer literacy and working knowledge of Google Drive and Google Docs
Experience of working in a small-scale arts organisation or equivalent
This post is supported by the Department for Work & Pensions KICKSTART Scheme. It provides funding to employers to create jobs for 16 – 24 year olds on Universal Credit for 25 hours per week for a total of 6 months. Please contact your Work Coach to check your eligibility.
The visual arts sector in the UK currently does not reflect the communities in which it works. LUX Scotland is committed to addressing this through all aspects of its work and we particularly welcome applications for this position from individuals from Black and other global majority backgrounds, from low income backgrounds and disabled people.
Please download and read the Application Pack that contains all the information you need to apply.
Please download and complete the LUX Scotland Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form and send this in with your application.
This post is supported by the Department for Work & Pensions KICKSTART Scheme.