Project Manager (Aberdeen Programme)

Part of Aberdeen Programme

A hand reaches up to a stone with a hole that reveals bright blue sky dotted with white clouds.
Barbara Hammer, Bent Time, 1984. Courtesy the artist and LUX

Project Manager (Aberdeen Programme)

We are looking for a creative, committed individual who is passionate about the work of LUX Scotland and our commitment to support, develop and promote artists’ moving image across Scotland. The Project Manager is responsible for organising and delivering a planned programme of professional development activity for early-career artists and curators in Aberdeen.

Days: Working days to be negotiated on appointment. We have planned for this role to involve 20-days work that will take place between September 2021 and March 2022. This role may involve some evening and weekend work.

Salary: 20-days work paid at £150/​day. This fee has been calculated based on the daily equivalent of the annual salaries of the permanent LUX Scotland project managers, plus the equivalent cost of pension contributions and holiday time. Total project manager fee £3,000 which will be paid on a monthly basis by invoicing LUX Scotland. Local travel expenses to attend events will be provided.

Contract: Freelance contractResponsible to: LUX Learning Programme Manager

Based at: Working from home, in Aberdeen, while planning events. Some in-person events work to deliver events in Aberdeen city-centre venues.

Eligibility: People who live in Aberdeen (specifically, people with an Aberdeen post-code). This is a requirement of the funding that supports this freelance post.

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 with your application.

To apply please send your CV, together with a one-A4 page covering letter explaining why you are interested in the position and the skills and experience you could bring to the role, in one PDF, and the separate equal opportunities form to email hidden; JavaScript is required with the email title Project Manager Aberdeen/​[Your Name]

Deadline for applications: 10am, WEDNESDAY 22 SEPTEMBER 2021. We are unable to consider applications that arrive after this point.

Interviews will take place online on 28 September 2021.

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Part of Aberdeen Programme

The LUX Scotland Aberdeen Programme aims to support early career Aberdeen-based artists and curators. The programme has run from since 2018 and has included job opportunities, workshops, screenings and online commissions. The programme was led by Project Manager Rachel Grant between 2021–24.

Supported by Aberdeen City Council Creative Funding, this continues our previous work to support, develop and promote artists’ moving image practices across Scotland, and builds on our work in the Aberdeen area, which began in 2018.

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