The Storytelling Network Coordinator leads on all aspects of oral storytelling development to assist the Scottish Storytelling Forum, the Board and staff management team to deliver the organisation’s mission and key objectives.
A resourceful person is required to support Scotland’s oral storytellers in the next phase of their shared advocacy, creative development and communications. Excellent IT and people skills are essential as the coordinator underpins Scotland’s storytelling of tradition locally, regionally, nationally and internationally.
The role requires:
The post holder will be part of the TRACS (Traditional Arts and Culture Scotland) team based at the Scottish Storytelling Centre in Edinburgh.
Salary: £26,000 pro rata with flexible contract options.
How to Apply: Please submit a CV and letter of application, demonstrating how you are best suited to the role using the key responsibilities below, to:
firstname.lastname@example.org or TRACS, 43-45 High Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1SR
Deadline: Monday 25th September 2017, 5pm.
About TRACS (Traditional Arts and Culture Scotland)
TRACS is a support and development organisation for traditional arts and culture in Scotland. It facilitates the work of the Scottish Storytelling Forum, the Traditional Music Forum, and the Traditional Dance Forum of Scotland, based at the Scottish Storytelling Centre.
In addition, TRACS leads consultation with the Forums on shared advocacy, policy development, strategic relationships, fundraising, programme initiatives and promotion, involving various aspects of Scotland’s traditional arts, culture and languages.
TRACS operates in a uniquely collaborative way appropriate to the diverse networks, that underpin Scotland’s arts of tradition locally, regionally, nationally and internationally.
Within TRACS, the Storytelling Forum is the key body for advising on storytelling development, and for identifying key issues and opportunities. The Forum is run by a Committee elected by the members who are themselves storytellers or people with an enthusiasm and concern for storytelling in Scottish society.
The Storytelling Coordinator supports all aspects of oral storytelling development to assist the Storytelling Forum, the Board and staff management team in delivery of the organisation’s mission and key objectives.
Reports To: Director of TRACS as line manager, and Chair, Scottish Storytelling Forum for Forum support and work programme.