We are looking for a talented, creative and energetic individual to drive our Ignite Somerset programme: enabling arts makers and audiences in Somerset harness new opportunities afforded through digital technology to create and experience greater artistic excellence and innovation. Understanding of the creative process and a collaborative approach to maximise participants’ engagement and creative fulfilment is essential. You can see more of what has been achieved through our Ignite programme on our website www.somersetfilm.com/community and our YouTube channel: https://tinyurl.com/SFignite
General Role Details:
Hours: part time 30 hours week (hours may vary due to business needs and after discussion and agreement with the post-holder) based in the office of Somerset Film Ltd at the Engine Room, Bridgwater, Somerset TA6 3BL.
To drive the Ignite Somerset programme, supported by Arts Council England, through the creative experimentation, development and exploitation of digital and broadcast technology across all art forms, in response to our community (audiences and artists alike).
For a detailed job description and essential/desired skills list visit www.somersetfilm.com/vacancies
Salary: £31,000 pro rata - four day a week role. (One year initial contract with option to extend subject to funding).
Applications in writing (covering letter, CV including links to your website or portfolio and completed equal opportunities monitoring form) to Chair of Trustees via firstname.lastname@example.org using “Creative Technologist Application” in the subject line by 5pm on Friday 18th February 2022. In your covering letter, please make your availability for the interview dates (during 1st - 4th March) known to us and any access requirements you may have. See our website www.somersetfilm.com for full details of the post.
After initial assessment, we will notify short listed candidates on Wednesday 23rd February of their interview date.
Ideally the role will commence on April 1st 2022 but we are flexible, informed by required notice periods and the process of obtaining satisfactory references.
We encourage applications from disabled and BME applicants who are underrepresented in our organisation.
The successful applicant will require a satisfactory enhanced DBS check.