Community Engagement Access and Learning Manager, Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society

  • 20th January 2020
  • Scotland
  • Full time
  • Paid (£30k-40k)
  • Other, Festival


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This maternity cover role will manage, develop and deliver projects which increase inclusion and participation in the Fringe for our three core audience groups: D/deaf and disabled people; teachers, children and young people; and Edinburgh residents. The Community Engagement, Access and Learning Manager will continue champion and drive forward the Fringe Society’s plans to create as an inclusive festival as possible to achieve demonstrable and effective results.

You will perform a wide range of duties, including but not limited to:
• Leading the work of the CEAL team, ensuring that planned work is delivered on time, on budget and meets the requirements of the business plan.
• Managing and delivering projects committed to for the 2020 Fringe.
• Managing and reporting on the Fringe Society’s PLACE funded activity for communities and schools in 2020, and into 2021.
• Embedding work and priorities of the CEAL team across the organisation, working with colleagues on existing initiatives and projects.
• Identifying expertise and opportunities for shared working to support the growth of aims and ambitions of the CEAL team.
• Ensuring key priorities of the team are effectively communicated to senior management to achieve maximum impact.
• Project management of the design, development and implementation of projects, including stakeholder engagement and resource management (including recruitment and contracting).
• Monitoring and evaluating projects and initiatives, acting on the results and developing clear and deliverable objectives.
• Developing and maintaining effective partnerships and relationships with local and national companies, communities, charities, local authorities, key Scottish and UK Government departments, educational bodies and relevant project partners, developing a platform for the ongoing development of community engagement, access and learning work throughout the year.
• Developing, maintaining effective partnerships and relationships with a broad range of Fringe participants.
• Line management of the CEAL team.
• Working with the Development team to support funding and income generation activities associated to the work of the CEAL team and in line with short and long term project and strategic aims.