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Learning Coordinator

Learning Coordinator

Islington, London

Full time

Salary  - £20,250 - £23,000

The Crafts Council has been promoting British craft and craftsmanship at a national and international level for over 40 years. Its activity is wide-ranging and includes nurturing the talent of makers, working to get craft back on the school curriculum, creating inspiring exhibitions and showcasing craft and makers. Our goal is to make the UK the best place to make, see, collect and learn about craft.  Last year, over two million people attended Crafts Council exhibitions, fairs and events across the country and we are now looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic and energetic Learning Coordinator  to join our passionate team!

Job Outline

This is an exciting opportunity to work with the Crafts Council’s growing Learning & Talent Development Team to support our exciting programme of education, participation and exhibition activities and work on Craft Club.  The successful candidate will be confident at engaging diverse audiences in meaningful and empowering ways.

Working with:

Talent Development Coordinator
Make Your Future Project Manager
Head of Learning & Talent Development
Learning & Talent Development Team
Exhibitions and Collections Team
Crafts Council’s partner organisations

MAIN OBJECTIVES

Co-ordinate and provide administrative support for the Learning & Participation programmes, including leading on some Crafts Club activities.

Deliver to a high standard, within budget, on time, working responsively to programme’s needs, and with excellent customer service.

How to Apply

Job Description
Person Specification

Send your application to hr@craftscouncil.org.uk by Monday  13th March 2017.  Successful Applicants will need to be available for interview on 28th & 29th March 2017.

To be considered for the role please submit a copy of your CV along with a Supporting Statement explaining what attracts you to work at the Crafts council and provide evidence of how your skills and experience meet the requirements of the job. 

Talent Development Manager

Talent Development Manager

Islington, London

Part time – 3 days per week

Salary  - £16,800 - £18,000 ( FTE £28,000 -£30,000)

The Crafts Council has been promoting British craft and craftsmanship at a national and international level for over 40 years. Its activity is wide-ranging and includes nurturing the talent of makers, working to get craft back on the school curriculum, creating inspiring exhibitions and showcasing craft and makers. Our goal is to make the UK the best place to make, see, collect and learn about craft.  Last year, over two million people attended Crafts Council exhibitions, fairs and events across the country and we are now looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic and energetic Talent Development Manager to join our passionate team!

As the national agency for contemporary craft, the Crafts Council’s purpose is to harness and amplify the transformative power of craft by cultivating new audiences, promoting new making and inspiring new makers. Our high-quality Talent Development initiatives are essential to the success of this goal.  They support makers at all career stages to establish their practices, develop their businesses and achieve their potential for artistic and entrepreneurial excellence.

Managed by the Head of Learning & Talent Development this role works closely with two other Talent Development Managers and a Coordinator to ensure makers of all levels can flourish through the support offered across our programmes.

The Talent Development Manager also works closely with all members of the Learning & Talent Development team, colleagues in other teams across the organisation (communications, exhibitions, development and enterprise), delivery partners, trainers, mentors and others across the country to ensure high quality delivery of our programme to a diverse audience.

MAIN OBJECTIVES

  • Manage effective, high-quality delivery of Crafts Council Talent Development initiatives:
     - Bitesize Workshop Programme (including our international showcase continuing professional development)
     - Hothouse programme for emerging makers
     - New programme for established makers (launching 2017)
  • Contribute to design and development of future learning and talent development initiatives.
  • Build and cultivate productive, collaborative relationships with cultural, business and education partners.

How to Apply

Job Description
Person Specification

Send your application to hr@craftscouncil.org.uk by Monday  13th March 2017.  Successful Applicants will need to be available for interview on 28th & 29th March 2017.

To be considered for the role please submit a copy of your CV along with a Supporting Statement explaining what attracts you to work at the Crafts council and provide evidence of how your skills and experience meet the requirements of the job.

Database Officer

Database Officer

Islington, London

Full time

Salary £28,000 - £30,000

The Crafts Council has been promoting British craft at a national and international level for over 40 years. Its activity is wide-ranging and includes nurturing the talent of makers, working to get craft back on the school curriculum, creating inspiring exhibitions and showcasing craft and makers. Our goal is to make the UK the best place to make, see, collect and learn about craft.

Job Outline

The Crafts Council (CC) is looking for someone to manage its SalesForce (SF) database to ensure that it serves our needs, both now and in the future.  As the leading crafts development agency in the UK, and as a registered charity, we have developed products and activities that attract a wide range of audiences who are interested in, or work in, the visual arts. We have ambitious plans to develop our existing relationships as well as forge new ones.  The post-holder will have a key role in the success of all this work. 

This is a hands-on role covering all aspects of the database.  Strong experience is essential as you will monitor data quality, analyse results, produce reports, work closely with teams on all campaign strategies, improve the use and functionality of SF, make recommendations, and maintain robust data protocols.

MAIN OBJECTIVES

  • Be the lead for the management and development of SF database
  • Work with teams to ensure best use of SF
  • Maintain up-to-date and clean records
  • Produce timely campaign analysis

Develop strategies to enhance value of the database to teams

Develop the functionality of SF to create confidence and ease of use for teams

Ensure the integration with related systems, and make recommendations for improvement

How to Apply

Job Description
Person Specification

Send your application to hr@craftscouncil.org.uk by Friday 17th March 2017.

To be considered for the role please submit a copy of your CV along with a Supporting Statement explaining what attracts you to work at the Crafts council and provide evidence of how your skills and experience meet the requirements of the job.

Talent Development Coordinator

Talent Development Coordinator

Islington, London

Part time – 2.5 days per week

Salary  - £10125 - £11500 ( FTE £20,250 -£23,000)

This role is a full time post delivered as a job share between two people, both working 2.5 days.

The Crafts Council has been promoting British craft and craftsmanship at a national and international level for over 40 years. Its activity is wide-ranging and includes nurturing the talent of makers, working to get craft back on the school curriculum, creating inspiring exhibitions and showcasing craft and makers. Our goal is to make the UK the best place to make, see, collect and learn about craft.  Last year, over two million people attended Crafts Council exhibitions, fairs and events across the country and we are now looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic and energetic Talent Development Coordinator to join our passionate team!

Job Outline

This is an exciting opportunity to work with the Crafts Council’s growing Learning and Talent Development Team to support our flagship Talent Development programmes.  These programmes support new and established craft makers to develop their practices and their businesses.  The successful candidate will be confident at engaging diverse audiences in meaningful and empowering ways.

Working with:

Talent Development Managers
Learning and Talent Development Team
Enterprise Team
Crafts Council’s partner organisations

Main Objectives

Co-ordinate and provide administrative support for the Talent Development programmes. These include our flagship programme for new makers, Hothouse and our programme of professional development workshops.

Deliver to a high standard, within budget, on time, working responsively to programme’s needs, and with excellent customer service.

How to Apply

Job Description
Person Specification

Send your application to hr@craftscouncil.org.uk by Monday 13th March 2017.  Successful Applicants will need to be available for interview on 28th & 29th March 2017.

To be considered for the role please submit a copy of your CV along with a Supporting Statement explaining what attracts you to work at the Crafts council and provide evidence of how your skills and experience meet the requirements of the job.

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