Activate Performing Arts seek a Front of House Coordinator/Marketing Assistant for their Inside Out Dorset Festival (4 month contract from June 2012)
Inside Out: extraordinary events in extraordinary places
Various Dorset locations, 31st August – 9th September 2012
Inside Out Dorset returns in 2012 with ten days of free outdoor performances which will transform urban and rural Dorset locations into a series of magical worlds. Remarkable events by some of our best international and home-grown artists will leave audiences amused, inspired and mesmerised. Inside Out Dorset is managed by Activate Performing Arts.
Details and information can be found at www.insideoutdorset.co.uk
Inside Out Dorset 2012 includes Harmonic Fields, created by Pierre Sauvageot, which is a stunning installation of over 500 instruments, set on the coast of Portland and played by the wind. This breathtaking piece of work will be the signature event of festival, running for the entire 10 days. Other highlights include Transe Express performing Mobile Homme on Poole Quay, Tuig’s Schraapzucht at Walford Mill Crafts in Wimborne and a two day circus and picnic extravaganza ‘Up In The Air’ in the pretty village of Ashmore.
Activate Performing Arts
Activate produces, promotes and develops theatre, dance and outdoor arts with the belief that artists can provide positive change in our communities.
Activate is a registered charity, a company limited by guarantee, part of the Arts Council’s National Portfolio, and funded by Dorset County Council, Borough of Poole and Bournemouth Borough Council.
Activate is also a partner on the ‘PASS’ Cross-Channel Circus Project; a programme that develops the artform and reaches new audiences across the whole of Dorset with the support of our other Anglo-French partners. Learn more at www.activateperformingarts.org.uk
How to apply
If you would like to use your skills and experience to help us achieve our vision of presenting extraordinary events in extraordinary places, send your CV with a covering letter explaining why you think you would be suitable for this role to email@example.com.
Deadline for applications: 5pm, Thursday 31st May 2012
Interviews: Tuesday 12th June 2012
Post: Front of House Coordinator/Marketing Assistant
Timescale: June – September 2012 (Part-time hours to be agreed)
Location: Dorchester office and the various Inside Out sites
Reports to: Natalie Gowing, Marketing and Communications Manager
Works with: Festival Producer, Assistant producer, Festival Manager
Responsible for: Volunteers and other ad-hoc duties as required
Salary: Fixed Contract £2,000 (Plus expenses)
OVERALL PURPOSE: Assist Marketing and PR Manager, and Festival Manager to promote and deliver Inside Out Dorset festival.
Must be fully flexible between June and September
Must have a car as there will be travel between Portland, Wimborne, Poole and North Dorset
Natalie Gowing, natalie [at] activateperformingarts.org.uk | 01305 260954