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Beacons Cymru – Project Manager
(1 x Freelance Role Available)

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Is this role right for you?

Hours: 18.5 hours per week (flexible)
Fee: £29,835 FTE (full time equivalent per annum) pro-rata
Period of contract: September 2023 - March 2024 (6 months initially)        
Probationary period: 3 months
Location: Working from home or event-based location/s (Wales)

Deadline for application: 11.59pm 10th September 2023
Interviews: w/c 18th September 2023
Start date: w/c 25th September 2023

How to Apply

1. CV & Cover letter* - please include a contact telephone number, and send to hello@beacons.cymru
2. Complete the Equal Opportunities form - https://forms.gle/iRhXZnDPYCvh42PGA

*PLEASE NOTE: we also welcome applications in alternative formats (e.g. video, presentation deck). These will be viewed equally to written applications; please send them to: hello@beacons.cymru

About Beacons
 

Beacons is a pan-Wales organisation aiming to empower the next generation of young people (aged 16-25) aspiring to work in the Welsh music industry. Following the success of regional projects - Forté Project (est. 2015) and Young Promoters Network (est. 2010) - Beacons formed with the support of Creative Wales in 2021.

Our vision is to provide all young people across Wales with access to the industry knowledge, opportunities, networks and skills necessary to carve sustainable careers and new business models in the Welsh music industry.
 

Job Overview
 

We are looking to recruit a new freelance Project Manager who has a very keen interest in joining the Beacons Cymru team. The ideal candidate will have an interest in the music industry and a passion for empowering others. Experience in the music / creative industries is desirable, but not essential. Training will be provided.

The responsibilities will include managing a series of Beacons Cymru initiatives, supporting our Project Officers, and helping to coordinate workshops and live events

 

Main duties and responsibilities
 
> To develop, plan, manage and implement a series of Beacons Cymru projects.
> To mentor Project Officers.
> To liaise with music industry stakeholders, professionals and venues.
> To manage project budgets in line with deliverables.
> To lead team meetings.
> To undertake relevant training.
> To write progress and evaluation reports for projects.
> To flexibly respond to the needs of the project.
> To support and co-ordinate key events in Beacons Cymru’s portfolio.


Who Are We Looking For?
 

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following:

Essential:
 

> Experience with leading music or art-based projects
> Reliable and committed
> Ability to work as a team
> Someone with a keen interest in/ knowledge of Welsh arts & music scene
> Experience of freelancing
> DBS certificate - www.gov.uk/request-copy-criminal-record (this can be arranged upon appointment to the post)
                           
Desirable:
 

> Past experience in the music industry
> Contacts with current music and/or arts and media sectors
> Ability to speak and write in the Welsh language.
 

Beacons Cymru is committed to Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, and we are keen to receive applications from individuals who are under-represented or who have faced exclusion from the arts or music industry. All applications will be reviewed on merit and we will not exclude applications on the basis of any protected characteristic.
 

If you have any queries or would like to discuss the role further please email: hello@beacons.cymru

APPLY NOW!

Step 1

CV & Cover letter* - please include a

contact telephone number, and send to hello@beacons.cymru
 

Step 2

Complete the Equal Opportunities form via the button below

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