Young People's Producer, London Borough of Culture 2020
Brent: London Borough of Culture 2020
Brent Council won the bid to be London Borough of Culture for 2020. The Mayor's London Borough of Culture award is a new initiative by the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, to celebrate the wealth of creativity across every corner of London.
The London Borough of Culture title will put Brent on London's centre stage in 2020. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to celebrate life in Brent, showcase what Brent is about to other Londoners and create a cultural programme which will leave a lasting legacy. See the website for more info at: https://www.brentculture2020.co.uk/
We want people who don't know Brent to discover it in 2020, and those who do to enjoy celebrating everything that's special, intriguing and ground-breaking about their incredible corner of London.
Brent is a tremendously vibrant London borough where the iconic arch of Wembley Stadium dominates the skyline. Spanning both inner and outer London, it is a borough of huge contrasts in terms of its economic, environmental, ethnic and social make up. Brent's diversity is evident to all who visit our borough and our long history of ethnic and cultural diversity has created a place that is truly unique and valued by those who live and work here.
The council is pursuing a far-reaching transformation agenda that better meets the needs of our community so it is an exciting time to join us.
The Young People's Producer will lead on the management and delivery of the Borough of Culture offer for children and young people (CYP), creating progression routes and maximising opportunities for children and young people's involvement across the programme. You will ensure that all LBoC children and young people's activities are well-managed and run safely for practitioners and participants.
As the Young People's Producer, you will uphold and further Brent Borough of Culture values and ethos of encouraging diversity and inclusion and nurturing young talent. You will also manage freelance project staff and delivery partners.
You have a successful track record of work in youth arts/ participatory arts with extensive project management/producing experience, in particular youth-focused comms and marketing and familiarity with using social media channels to promote opportunities and increase engagement.
You have experience of working within culturally diverse communities and an understanding of successful approaches to this work.
A great communicator with demonstrable interpersonal and networking skills, you possess excellent organisation and time management skills with the ability to prioritise tasks and meet deadlines.
- In-depth understanding of child protection and safeguarding policies and practice - you are vigilant and experienced
- Strong network of contacts across the creative and cultural industries
- Knowledge of the arts and culture landscape in London
- Knowledge of Brent is desirable
Clear understanding of equality and diversity issues in service delivery and commitment to implementing the Council's Equality policies
Closing Date: Sunday 4 November 2018 (23:00)
Assessment & Interview Date: TBC
For more information on Brent London Borough of Culture please visit http://www.brentculture2020.co.uk/
Brent Council values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this and therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community.
Applications are particularly welcome from people with disabilities and LGBT (lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender) applicants as they are under-represented across the council.
All organisations and individuals who work with children and young people, or are involved in providing services for them have a duty to safeguard and promote their welfare.
We are committed to safer recruitment and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Before you join Brent Council, you will need to provide your National Insurance (NI) number and undergo a Home Office Standard I.D. check.
All successful applicants will be required to apply for a ‘Enhanced' DBS Disclosure.
Please note CVs will not be considered as part of your application for this position.More Info:
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