bloc // June 5, 2006

Northern Bloc: Part ? time Project Manager ⁄⁄

Date: Monday 5th June, 2006
Venue:Northern Bloc
Partner: Arts Council of Wales | http://www.artswales.org
Partner: Conwy County Borough Council | http://www.conwy.gov.uk/

Bloc is looking for a Project Manager to assist in delivering Northern Bloc in Anglesey, Conwy, and Gwynedd Counties, North Wales. The appointed persons will have experience in networking and organising activities and events. They will have experience in project management and budgets. They will be experienced at programming new media events and conferences. An informed approach to the Creative Industries and New Media in Wales is essential as well as an understanding of the current issues and debates concerning creative technology practice. The ability to speak Welsh is desirable. The post holder will be experienced in using PC computers using XP and databasing. The applicant will need to have access to transport to carryout out some of the duties required of this post.

Outline:

Post: Part ´ time Project Manager: Northern Bloc

Salary Scale: £170 per day VAT inclusive paid in six instalments

Days: 23 days total (equivalent to 0.5 days a week) over 12 months beginning in July ’06. The posts may be extended further, depending on funding.

Base: The manager will be offered a base at the Business Centre, Llandudno Junction, Conwy.

Deadline: Monday 5th June, 2006 midday. Postal or electronic applications will be accepted. Electronic applications need to be sent by midday on the day of deadline.

Interviews: Tuesday 20th June 2006

Post begins: Availability from beginning July ’06

Qualification and Experience:
Bloc is looking for a Project Manager to assist in delivering Northern Bloc in Anglesey, Conwy, and Gwynedd Counties, North Wales. The appointed persons will have experience in networking and organising activities and events. They will have experience in project management and budgets. They will be experienced at programming new media events and conferences. An informed approach to the Creative Industries and New Media in Wales is essential as well as an understanding of the current issues and debates concerning creative technology practice. The ability to speak Welsh is desirable. The post holder will be experienced in using PC computers using XP and databasing. The applicant will need to have access to transport to carryout out some of the duties required of this post.

Aims and Objectives:
As a pan-Wales organisation, Bloc’s development strategy is to establish four bases in North, South, East and West Wales in order to successfully address need across Wales. Northern Bloc has run successfully over a six-month period in Conwy County. The appointed Project Manager and two part – time project officers: Northern Bloc would identify, and bring together individuals and clusters from the creative industries working with new technology specifically in Anglesey, Conwy County, and Gwynedd County Councils, North Wales. The project will attract professionals in the region including neighbouring counties: Denbighshire, Flintshire, and Wrexham.

For further information including job specification and background information on the post of Project Manager: Northern Bloc please see below.

All applicants to apply for the post with a CV and covering letter addressing the particular points of experience outlined in the job specification. The covering letter should be addressed to Emma Posey, Director of Bloc at the following address:

Dr Emma Posey
Director
Bloc
The Cross
Gladestry
Powys
WALES, HR5 3NX

Tel: 01544 370603
Email: emma@bloc.org.uk

If you have any queries or would like to discuss the post please contact Emma Posey, Director of Bloc on the above contacts or Gwawr Cordiner, Principal Development Officer (Business Support) Conwy County Borough Council.

Tel: 01492 574501
Email: gwawr.cordiner@conwy.gov.uk

Sponsors:

Arts Council of Wales, Conwy County Borough Council, Gwynedd Council and Isle of Anglesey County Council

Area: northern bloc