Development Officer – Connect Project* [part-time, fixed term]

£28,475 pro rata
Closing date:
27 May 2022

About the Role

Can you see the potential in bringing together an Edinburgh community with a citywide network of cultural organisations? Are you passionate about the community & voluntary sector participating in collaborative cultural planning?

The Development Officer will be supported by EVOC and Festivals Edinburgh to build a relationship with a Lead Partner organisation in the community, and consult with the community and identified cultural organisations to create future opportunities. 

Enthusiastic, tenacious, a great communicator, you must enjoy working with community organisations, sector leaders and people with passion.  

 Key Responsibilities will include:

  • Create an agreed project management, monitoring and evaluation approach
  • Design and deliver a process for expressions of interest from community organisations and identify a Lead Partner for the pilot project
  • Identify a range of festivals and other city based cultural organisations to take part in the participatory cultural planning pilot, with project partners
  • Work with the Lead Partner to research community in depth and provide an initial overview of activities and needs
  • Prioritise and take forward agreed actions and deliverables of project, managing budgets and progress reporting
  • Manage the organisation and delivery of project meetings between the delivery partners
  • Report to EVOC, FE and the Desire Lines network on project planning and delivery
  • Manage the collection of data, information, case studies and other evaluative materials from project activities as appropriate. Including an end of project case study.
  • Seek means of sharing knowledge, experience and activities/services across the membership of Desire Lines and project partners, and with relevant networks locally, nationally and internationally.

How to apply

  • View: the full job description, downloadable at the bottom of this LINK 
  • Apply: by completing the application form, downloadable HERE and returning to 
  • Deadline: 12noon, Friday 27 May
  • Interviews: w/c 13 June
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