Added to Creative Stoke, 17th May 2011

Job:  Stoke-on-Trent City Council is seeking to commission a digital media / film artist / arts organisation to develop an innovative and unique digital media/film-based community arts project during Summer 2011, with children in care and care leavers across Stoke-on-Trent. The high-quality project will engage professional film-makers and a creative writer to enable the young people to…

“develop and create a documentary film that explores issues about living independently and becoming active, positive and confident members of society. The film will be developed as a tool kit [ which ] can be used in a variety of settings [ and will be ] designed to be relevant and ‘accessible’ to a wide range of youngsters.”

Application deadline: 10th June 2011. The fee available is £10,000, to include expenses, artists’ fees, engagement workshops and materials, development of the documentary, and production and duplication of DVDs. More information and a full brief is available from Paul Bailey at:

Job:  Stoke-on-Trent City Council’s Communications Team needs a full-time Web Editor and “on-line champion”. Application deadline: 27th May 2011.

A date for the opening of the annual Staffordshire University Art & Design graduation shows — the 2011 shows open with the usual Friday evening preview and launch on the 10th of June 2011, from 6pm.

Added to the Directory: Dan Weatherall, a contemporary music-maker based in Tunstall, Stoke-on-Trent.

Job:  Wolverhampton Arts and Heritage Service are seeking a highly motivated Outreach Person to work with Wolverhampton’s diverse communities to improve access to arts and heritage sites and collections, and to generally involve local people. The successful candidate will have outreach or community arts experience, excellent communication skills, creative ideas, the ability to complete a project to a time-scale. This is a Fixed Term Contract until 31 March 2012. For more information contact Angela Tombs, Head of Learning & Outreach on 01902 552033 or Francies Nielson, Outreach Manager on 01902 552055. Application deadline: 31st May 2011.

Jobs:  Writers in Residence in Prison, in association with the National Offender Management Service, are seeking five new Writers in Residence. Each contract is for 1-2 Years @ 18.5 hours per week. For an application pack, send a large, A4-sized stamped addressed envelope (66p stamp) to Writers in Prison Network Ltd, P.O. Box 71, Welshpool, Wales. SY21 0WB. Deadline: 27th May 2011.


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