Atlas Arts




Opportunity: Assistant Producer

ATLAS Arts is looking to recruit an Assistant Producer to join the team and assist with the planning, production and delivery of our programme. 

The ideal candidate will have a keen interest in the impact that contemporary art can make to the communities of Skye and Lochalsh and will be enthusiastic about creating connections between artists and communities, responding to the unique qualities of the region, its landscape, its culture and its people.

Supported by the Weston Jerwood Creative Bursaries (WJCB) programme, this role is specifically aimed at people who have experienced social and/or economic barriers to employment in the arts. We welcome applications from people who have been historically underrepresented in the arts and cultural workforce.

As part of the WJCB programme the selected candidate will attend a series of professional development events alongside ATLAS’ team and board, designed to support the learning across our organisation, and to support your future development.

Contract type: 4 days / 28 hrs a week, fixed term of 12 months
Salary: £21,000 per annum (pro rata to 4 days)
Location: Portree, Isle of Skye

Application Deadline: 10am Tuesday 8th of December 2020
Interviews: Wednesday 16th of December 2020

We are looking for someone who:

  • Has a keen interest in art and cultural programming 
  • Has a strong interest in gaelic language and culture
  • Has some knowledge and interest in the Isle of Skye, the Isle of Raasay and/or Lochalsh
  • Is interested in the future of local communities in the Highlands and Islands
  • Is happy to work across Skye and Lochalsh to support the delivery of a visual arts
  • Is open and welcoming, and enjoys conversations about culture
  • Enjoys a challenge, meeting new people and learning as a team
  • Can demonstrate a strong interest in contemporary visual art and culture, and its role in society
  • Has an eagerness to try new things, make mistakes and learn with people
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to think creatively and problem solve

How to apply: Please read the recruitment pack thoroughly and check over the eligibility criteria before applying, submit a completed application form (this can be submitted via video or sound recording also) to admin@atlasarts.org.uk and complete the Equalities and Diversity Monitoring online form by 10am, Tuesday 8th of December 2020 

Download the recruitment pack here.

Download the application form here.

Complete the Equalities and Diversity Monitoring form here.

If you would like more information about the role and the work that ATLAS does, or have any questions about the application process, the ATLAS team will be offering informal 1-1 advice sessions across Skye and online.

Application Advice sessions in person:

Wednesday 11th November 3-7pm: Broadford Village Hall Cafe

Tuesday 17th November 3-7pm: Portree, ATLAS Arts office, Skye Gathering Hall Basement 

Wednesday 2nd December 3-6pm: Staffin Church of Scotland Building

Application Advice session online: Monday 16th November 3-7pm

If you would like to attend a session in person or online please contact katharine@atlasarts.org.uk with your preferred time.

To discuss this role and for further information, please contact ATLAS Arts’ Producer heather@atlasarts.org.uk.

Published on 03 November 2020