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Our View positions advertised

Tuesday 8th December, 2009

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Our View is a steering group that will sit at the heart of Accentuate, the 2012 Legacy project for the South East of England. Led by Screen South, Accentuate is inspired by the Paralympic movement and aims to create a cultural shift in 1000 days by celebrating talent and recognising achievement. The Our View group will ensure that the views and contributions of disabled people inform every level of the programme.

They are seeking a Project Manager who is highly skilled in supporting disabled people to coordinate the activities and information flow across “Our View”, as well as five Core Advisory Members to act as expert and inspiring advocates for the group and programme. The ideal people will be committed to achieving this shift by working with disabled people within the cultural and sports sectors.

The Project Manager position is freelance, 1 day per week, £250 per day (including expenses) to October 2012. The closing date for applications is 12noon, on 8 January 2010 and interviews will be held in Folkestone w/c 11 January 2010.

The Core Advisory Members of the Our View Group will have to commit to 12 days per year acting as expect advocates on behalf of the group, until October 2012, with a £2,500 annual stipend. Applications for Core Advisory Members will be considered from 8 January 2010 and close once all five posts have been filled.

The position has been posted to the Screen South website (www.screensouth.org and click on ‘Vacancies’), along with a full job description and application pack.

There will also be adverts in: Arts Professional magazine (30th November edition) and online at www.artsjobsfinder.co.uk, Disability Now magazine (22nd December edition) and online at www.disabilitynow.co.uk as well as an announcements via the Arts Council ‘artsjobs’ mailing list, Disability Arts Online, Dada South and the English Federation of Disability Sport.

Year One Consulting has been retained by Screen South to manage the recruitment process for these positions, so if you or anyone you know has any questions, would like an informal discussion about the role, or would like the application pack in an alternative format, please drop an email or call Mary Ann Le Lean or Cassy Fry on 01303 256 240.