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Access Officer, Wild Rumpus and Appetite

Description

Employed by: Wild Rumpus and Appetite c/o Partners in Creative Learning

Reports to: Wild Rumpus Creative Producer and Appetite Project Director

Bases: Appetite/New Vic Theatre (Newcastle-under-Lyme) & Wild Rumpus (Scholar Green)

Term of contract: Fee of £3,450 - 23 days @ £150 between May and September 2019 (15 days at Wild Rumpus and 8 days at Appetite), including attendance at Just So Festival (16th – 18th August) and Big Feast (23rd & 24th August)

Overview of the role

Appetite and Wild Rumpus are looking to recruit a Freelance Access Officer to develop access initiatives and help them build a more inclusive and accessible environment at Just So Festival and The Big Feast.

This post would suit an ambitious candidate with an extensive knowledge and understanding of the issues and barriers that people with disability face when accessing the arts, particularly outdoor events.

The post will require to work both at the Wild Rumpus base (Scholar Green) and at the New Vic Theatre in Newcastle-under-Lyme (approx. 15 days at Wild Rumpus and 8 days at Appetite between May and September 2019). Ideally the post-holder would need to be able to attend the Just So Festival (16th-18thAugust) and Big Feast (23rd-24thAugust).

Timings

Closing date:  May 28th, 5pm

Interviews: June 3rd at Ashbank Farm, School Wood, Lunts Moss, Scholar Green, Cheshire ST7 3QJ

 Start date: As soon as possible, ideally by June 17th.  We envisage most of these dates to be balanced towards the start of the contracting period.

For further information about the role and how to apply, please visit: www.wildrumpus.org.uk/join-us-freelance-access-officer