Arts Job: Community Projects Officer, Theatre Royal Plymouth

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The Theatre Royal Plymouth is looking for a Community Projects Officer, deadline is Tuesday, October 20 and the wage is £17,500 for a fixed term, ending June 2011. Blurb below.

Our Creative Learning programme provides opportunities for people of all ages and backgrounds to have a go and get involved with theatre making.  The programme is managed by a small team based at TR2 who deliver projects and events across the city with young people, adults, schools and community groups.

Further information can be found at Theatre Royal creative learning site.

This post will have responsibility for project managing all our work with refugees and asylum seekers, including the coordination of Refugee Week in Plymouth, and will also work alongside the Community Projects Producer to manage other projects with adults and specific communities as required.

You should have experience of working directly with refugees and asylum seekers and an understanding of the asylum system in the UK as well as current issues in community cohesion and inclusion. Experience of working with other vulnerable or excluded groups is an advantage. Although you may not have worked in an arts environment before it is essential that you are passionate about theatre and its related artforms and understand why it is a powerful tool for work in this area.

Interviews 5th November.

Contact Jennifer Totman on for more details