Recruitment: Arts Co-ordinator

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Are you passionate about the arts?

Do you have a commitment to developing accessible and inclusive public service broadcasting?

Then you are the person to become our Arts Co-ordinator!

The Community Media Association is the UK membership body for community media organisations and individuals. We support CMA members working in radio, television and new media, through campaigns and awareness-raising of the issues for local communities’ access to and use of media.

Following development work with Arts Council England on the arts in community radio, we wish to appoint an Arts Co-ordinator, initially for one year, to develop, drive forward and actively contribute to our Arts Strategy (as part of a broader positioning of the CMA) and to act as advocate for the community media sector with the wider arts world and other regional and local stakeholders. The post will be based at the CMA with a steering group including the CMA, Arts Council England and the Voluntary Arts Network.

Temporary post for one year – Salary NJC Scale Point 36, £29,714 per annum plus 6% Pension Contribution

With a particular focus on increasing the participation of people in diverse communities in both the arts and community media fields, the purpose of the role is to:

- promote and increase understanding of the role of the arts within community media

- promote the sector to regional arts organisations and other partners

- identify new partnerships and support structures in the arts and digital media fields

- assist the sector to broker relationships with funders and other potential sponsors within but not limited to the arts and digital media fields.

Experience of the arts, partnership development and fundraising is essential. You will also need to demonstrate a commitment to an inclusive approach and an appreciation of the role of participatory and interactive media in developing new audiences and new talent in arts and media production.

For further details and a downloadable application pack, please visit http://www.commedia.org.uk/jobs

Closing date for applications Wednesday 3rd June 2009 @ 1pm.

The CMA values diversity and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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