Cultural Engagement Coordinator (Criminal Justice), Hampshire Cultural Trust

Location:Winchester base; county-wide working Salary:Circa £14,300 pro rata (£26,500 FTE) Interview date:12/08/2019 Closing date:04/08/2019 Job Description:

We are looking to appoint a Cultural Engagement Coordinator to develop and deliver our partnership programmes related to the criminal justice sector. This includes delivering three existing arts programmes with potential for further growth and development with this sector. Currently programmes include Summer Arts Award project with Hampshire Youth Offending Team; Creating Change for women on probation with Hampshire & IOW Community Rehabilitation Company; and the BearFace Theatre Project in HMP/YOI Winchester. This work relates to the Trust’s social impact objective of changing lives in the community.

You will have an understanding of or experience of working with at-risk communities, you will be focused, highly organised and able to work well with creative practitioners. If you are passionate about changing lives through culture and providing opportunities for vulnerable groups then this could be the role for you. This is an exciting time to be developing work with criminal justice partners as the wider sector grows in knowledge and profile.

If you are looking for an opportunity to join a dynamic organisation and promote the world-class culture and heritage that Hampshire has to offer, visit our website to find out more and how to apply, www.hampshireculture.org.uk/about-us/work-for-us.

Closing date for applications: Sunday 4 August 2019
Interview date: Monday 12 August 2019

About the trust
Hampshire Cultural Trust was established in 2014 to promote Hampshire as a great cultural county, and our vision is to be renowned for creating world-class cultural experiences that enrich and transform lives. We manage and support 26 arts and museums attractions across Hampshire and deliver county-wide outreach programmes that bring great culture to local communities. We also deliver a diverse range of wider social impact initiatives targeted at those who are most vulnerable or disadvantaged and who would not usually have access to arts and culture.
HCT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring service. Applicants successful at interview may be required to undergo Disclosure and Barring service checks as applicable to the role.

Main Duties

To oversee and manage all aspects of targeted cultural projects with criminal justice partners, most specifically for Summer Arts Award, Creating Change and the BearFace Theatre Project:

  • Managing project plans and reporting to stakeholders on progress
  • Managing communications between all partners; artists and criminal justice organisations
  • Liaising with HR and Management on recruitment and contracting of artists
  • Budget monitoring and reporting
  • Managing liaison with external research evaluators
  • Managing H&S including safeguarding
  • Organising celebration events
  • Overseeing Communications and PR of projects
  • Complete progress reports to funders
  • To assist with applications for grants and funding opportunities as directed
  • To advise on other criminal justice related work in HCT venues or partner sites
  • To ensure that any criminal justice projects contribute to the trust’s strategic objectives and are underpinned by the trust’s values and integrity
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