Current Vacancies

Projects Assistant:

16hrs pw at recommended living wage (£8.45ph), from January-May 2018.


We are looking for a part time assistant to support community engagement projects over a busy period in the new year. This is a fixed term contract, with future work depending on the outcome of funding applications; and would suit someone looking for a part time role or looking to gain more experience in arts administration.


You will be based in our office in Worcester City Centre; and will be primarily supporting two exciting projects that connect young people across the city with arts and play – including a digital learning and participation programme and children’s theatre festival.


The main duties include, but are not limited to:

·  Liaising between artists and organisations to ensure the smooth running of events and projects.

·  Supporting project leads in generating reports and documenting data and evaluation information.

·  Maintaining mailing list data and ensuring that it is GDPR compliant.

·  Ensuring policies and processes are up to date.

·  Inputting evaluation data and ensuring that project records are kept up to date.

·  Ordering and taking stock of office supplies

·  Acting as a point of office contact for incoming calls and visitors.


We are looking for someone who has:

·  Excellent IT skills

·  Excellent interpersonal skills

·  Experience working in a small team

·  Demonstrable experience of administrative duties.

·  A passion or experience in the arts is beneficial. 


More information can be found here. To apply please send a CV and cover letter to info@cagedarts.com. The closing date in the 10th December 2017. 

Outreach Officer (YPWLD Focused):

8hrs per week at recommended living wage (£.8.45ph) 


This role is supported by BBC Children in Need to work with communities to curate participatory arts workshops for young people with learning disabilities, and explore how arts organisations engage with young people and families in a way which is relevant and useful.

This is a new post, and the successful applicant will be able to shape it however they wish to - with the potential for building a longer running/more substantial role at the end of the project.

The role includes, but is not limited to:

·  Reaching out to community groups and organisations to explore how participatory drama can support them.

·  Liaising with project partners to curate workshop programmes.

·  Maintain spending records and manage small workshop budgets.

·  Collect and collate evaluation data and document project progress for senior members of staff and funders.

You are contracted for 8hours per week, but we are aware that due to the nature of the work this may take many forms; and we are more than happy to talk about what the working day looks like.

We are not looking for anyone with any specific qualifications; but we are looking for someone who demonstrate using initiative and working as part of a small team. Experience of working in the arts or youth work sectors or with young people with learning difficulties is beneficial, but not essential.

To apply please send us a short covering letter, documenting why you would like to apply to info@cagedarts.com. As an equal opportunities employer, we encourage applications from people with all backgrounds – if you would like to apply in a different way, or would like to discuss your application further, please get in touch.

Person Spec:

·  High level of IT skills (including Office and awareness of project management software)

·  Passion for the arts is essential, experience working a professional arts environment is desirable.

·  Desirable experience working with young people with learning disabilities.

·  High level of communication skills; in writing, by phone and interpersonally.

·  High level of competency working alone and as part of a small team.

·  Willingness to have an enhanced DBS check (paid for by the organisation)

 

Job Description:

·  Engaging with YPWLD focused community groups – in writing, on the phone and in person.

·  Working with project partners to discuss the needs of groups, and curating workshop programmes.

·  Researching and identifying new community groups and arts organisations to expand the reach of the work taken place.

·  Supporting non verbal drama workshops run by project partner/facilitators (There is the option to run some sessions, depending on the skillset and experience of the successful applicant).

·  Liaising with arts organisations and project partners to pilot projects which will engagement for YPWLD.

·   Ensuring that all work undertaken is safe and relevant: risk assessing projects, and keeping up to date with necessary procedure and legislation. (Training provided)

·  Documenting progress and evaluating the difference that the project is making to the lives of young people through the BBC Children in Need Framework. 


More information can be found by clicking here. Please apply via CV and cover letter to info@cagedarts.com by 18th September 2017. 

Work Placements

If you're interested in a placement or work experience, we'd be more than happy to have a chat with you - please drop us an email on info@cagedarts.com