Some great news: the Breaking Barriers Community Arts digital storytelling project, based in south-east Wales, has just had confirmation of funding from the Coalfields Regeneration Trust. This is of major importance to digital storytelling in Wales.
So now Breaking Barriers is recruiting three people to take the project on to its next strides between now and March 2012. As far as the duration of funding goes, Breaking Barriers’ Ruth Garnault says: “Part of the role of these posts, however, is to ensure the long-term viability of the organisation which will lead to the posts being extended.” Here are the recruitment details Ruth sent me:
Breaking Barriers Community Arts (BBCA) is recruiting 3 new posts to take this digital storytelling organisation to a new level. Funding for these posts has just been granted from the Coalfields Regeneration Trust and ends in March 2012. Part of the role of these posts, however, is to ensure the long-term viability of the organisation which will lead to the posts being extended.
Project Manager who will drive the development of BBCA into a self-sustaining social enterprise.
Up to £24,000 pro rata. Initially 3 days per week, rising to 4 days a week from April 2011
Technical Administrator – a person who ensures the excellence of BBCA projects through their excellent knowledge of Mac-based IT.
Up to £19,000 pro rata. 1 day per week.
Administrative and Finance Officer to run an efficient and effective organisation
Up to £16,000 pro rata. 2 days per week.
Information and application form are attached or are available from http://switch.uk.com/breakingbarriers.aspx
Deadline for return of applications: Friday 20 August 2010.
Interviews 1st – 3rd September.