Project Assistant (LUX Scotland Aberdeen Programme)

Closing date 25 September 2023

LUX Scotland are looking for a creative, committed individual who is passionate about the work of LUX Scotland and our commitment to support, develop and promote artists’ moving image across Scotland. The Project Assistant will support a planned programme of professional development activity for early-career artists and curators in Aberdeen where specialist provision is limited. The Aberdeen programme includes artist’s and writer-led workshops, as well as broader public screening events online.

Deadline: 9am Monday 25 September 2023

Interviews online: Monday 9 October 2023

The Project Assistant holds responsibility for assisting the Aberdeen Programme Project Manager to deliver LUX Scotland’s planned public programme and professional development events for early career Aberdeen-based artists and curators. This will take place in Aberdeen and online between October 2023 – March 2023.

Days: We have planned for this role to involve 6 half days of work between October 2023 and March 2024. This role may involve some evening and weekend work.

Fee: A total of £630 (6 x 4 hours shifts) between November 2023 and March 2024. The total fee is £630 and is calculated at £105 per shift. This fee has been based on Scottish Union Artists rates of pay for New Graduate Artists, based on a 4 hour minimum call. Fees will be paid by invoicing LUX Scotland.

We anticipate this fee will cover planned events as part of our programme and provide a small number of hours towards the development of the applicants practice. This could be for example include paid hours to attend staff training, or limited access to the LUX collection

Contract: Freelance contract

Responsible to: Project Manager (Aberdeen programme)

Based at: In-person events in Aberdeen city centre venues, some online events work and work from home.

Eligibility: People who live in Aberdeen City Council Ward. This is a requirement of the funding that supports this freelance post.

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