We are currently recruiting for the following positions:
Hours: 35 hours, permanent
Salary: £32k-£35k depending on experience
The vision of the Village Storytelling Centre is to inspire people to find, shape and share their voices through the power of story. We work particularly with those who are disadvantaged, marginalised and excluded to support them to achieve their full potential. Based in the community of Greater Pollok, we have a national reputation for applied storytelling and maintain the highest standards of artistic excellence.
We are looking for an Executive Director to build on our success and ensure that the Village continues to innovate and strengthen storytelling as an art form by engaging with the widest range of participants off all ages and enabling them to overcome any barriers to participation in creative activities.
The purpose of the role is to lead and manage the Village Storytelling Centre. Key responsibilities include: building partnerships, generating income and managing grants, developing and implementing the creative programme including a successful biennial Storytelling Festival, inspiring and managing the staff team and reporting to the Board.
We are looking for an inspiring and creative director who is committed to managing an organisation that will make a difference to the lives of people and communities through the arts and will strengthen the art of storytelling in Scotland. The successful candidate will have at least 3 years’ experience of senior management, preferably in an arts context, experience of the third or social enterprise sector, strong entrepreneurial and financial skills, a commitment to access and inclusion, a proven track record in building and maintaining partnerships and strong interpersonal skills. Knowledge of the arts and cultural scene in Scotland is an advantage.
Closing date for applications: Monday 12th June 2017.
Interviews will be held on Monday 19th June 2017 with second interviews on Monday 26th June 2017. Shortlisted applicants will be notified on 15th June.
This post is subject to a Disclosure/PVG Scheme Record check.
Board Member (treasurer)
We are looking for a Treasurer with sound financial expertise to help develop and govern our work are moving towards financial sustainability through social enterprise activity and are exploring many other exciting new development opportunities. We seek someone with financial expertise who can make a key contribution as Treasurer to our voluntary Board of Directors. The successful candidate will support the financial governance of The Village and will require a thorough knowledge of financial controls, budgeting and the presentation and understanding of management accounts. A working knowledge of Sage Accounting packages and previous board experience would be desirable.
We are also looking for additional Board Members to help us on this journey, ideally bringing skills and experience in areas such as fundraising, HR, social enterprise, community arts or an interest in the work of the organisation and its aims. For more information on becoming a board member, please click here. [link to PDF]
We have over twenty regular volunteers who make a very valuable contribution to our work. Most volunteers spend about four hours per month at the project. Volunteers are involved in a range of areas including our schools programme, reminiscence work and administrative support. All volunteers go through an application and induction process and we provide training throughout the year.
If you would like to find out more about volunteering at The Village please contact us on 0141 882 3025 or email email@example.com