Freelance Audience & Participation Producer, Forest of Dean Sculpture Trust

Image Credit: Henry Castle Coal Measure Giants, 2016. Photo David Broadbent.

Deadline Tuesday 29 August 2017

Salary £25,000 pro rata to two days a week 2.5 year contract
Interview Date Thursday 7th September 2017

Forest of Dean Sculpture Trust is Recruiting!

It’s an exciting time to join the Forest of Dean Sculpture Trust as we embark on a new three-year ‘Forest Look Out’ commissioning programme which will see eight new Forest based-sculpture commissions and a new public events programme that will engage thousands of people over the next three years. The Trust works in partnership with Forestry Commission England, to commission sculpture for a 4.5 mile forest trail based at Beechenhurst in the Forest of Dean. The trail is free-entry and attracts over 300,000 visitors annually. All of its sculptures are inspired by the unique heritage and biodiversity of the Cannop Valley. In 2016, FODST celebrated 30 years of commissioning pioneering art in a forest environment including seminal works by Cornelia Parker, David Nash and Peter Randall-Page. 

We are looking for an exceptional candidate to join us as Freelance Audience Development and Participation Producer, £25,000 pro-rata, two days a week for 2.5 years.
We wish to recruit an innovative producer with the skills and experience to coordinate the development of a far-reaching public and community engagement programme. 
Interviews are taking place Thursday 7th September 2017 at the Forest of Dean Sculpture Trail.
Deadline to apply: Tuesday 29th August 2017.
To download a job description and information sheet and find out how to apply please visit: 
Contact Projects Director, Cathy Mager, for enquiries about either role. 
The Forest Look Out programme has been made possible with the support of funding from Arts Council England, Esmee Fairbairn Foundation, European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development, The Summerfield Trust, Ernest Cook Foundation and is delivered in partnership with Forest Art Works the national arts programme for Forestry Commission England.

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