Atlas Arts




Opportunity // Programme Assistant

ATLAS Arts is working with Adopt an Intern to offer this opportunity for a programme assistant to join the ATLAS team over the summer to assist with our busy programme of projects and events. This includes CLIMAVORE: On Tidal Zones and A Work for the North Atlantic.

The closing date is 6 July at 12.00pm. To apply please visit the Adopt an Intern website.

This is a three-month, full-time position from the start of placement. The successful applicant will be based in the ATLAS office in Portree. We pay the National Living Wage, £8.45 per hour.

Main tasks:

  1. Assist in the research, planning and delivery of the ATLAS public programme events for A Work for the North Atlantic and CLIMAVORE: On Tidal Zones
  2. Assist in liaising with individuals and organisations to plan and deliver film screenings, guided walks and specialist talks
  3. Assist with artist, audience and visitor liaison and hospitality
  4. Support and assist the core ATLAS staff in the delivery of any other projects as required
  5. To update the ATLAS website and social media
  6. General administration
  7. Other tasks as required



  1. Educated to a degree level in a relevant qualification
  2. Some previous experience of delivering events and projects
  3. Flexibility to work weekend and evenings
  4. An interest in and or experience of working in the arts
  5. Experience of working with and using social media tools
  6. Strong administrative skills including experience in project support or similar
  7. Excellent communication both verbal and written and good interpersonal skills
  8. Positive, flexible and proactive


  1. Proficiency in Gaelic
  2. Interest and experience in contemporary arts, culture, music and the environment
  3. Experience working with audio equipment
  4. Knowledge of technical set-up for projectors, laptops audio equipment etc.

ATLAS is an Equal Opportunities Employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

ATLAS Arts hold diversity and difference as a guiding value and seek to work with as broad a range of individuals as possible, in order to create a rounded and skilled team. We strive to ensure that under the Equality Act 2010 no applicant to work with ATLAS (permanently, contractually or freelance) is met with discrimination and that our recruitment process is fair and equal for all.

To monitor our practice in this area and for reporting procedures with our funders Creative Scotland, we would greatly appreciate that if you apply for this position you would complete the following survey. The survey should take no longer that 5 minutes and all responses will be anonymous.





Published on 22 June 2017