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Creative Placemaking Project Lead

  • Full time
  • £24,193
  • Wester Hailes, Edinburgh
  • Closing 29th January 2019

  • Advertised from 9th January 2019
  • Fixed term contract February / March 2019 – September / October 2020. 35 hours per week


Supported by the Big Lottery Fund, ‘Creative, Connected, Community’ is an exciting 3 year programme that will use Creative Placemaking to deliver a lasting, transformational, community-led change for Wester Hailes.

Pivotal to the success of this approach is an innovative new Creative Placemaking role. The postholder will work with local residents in the different neighbourhoods of Wester Hailes to develop and deliver a programme of regular creative activities, one-off events, and participatory public art installations that respond to local assets and aspirations.

This is a 36 month project which started in September 2017. The post holder will be taking over from someone who has been in post since the start of the project. Handover time with the current post holder will be built into the induction for the new post holder.

To find out more about this post, please see our website.

Application notes

Apply in writing or by email, enclosing/attaching:

  • An up to date CV detailing relevant education and employment experience.
  • A covering letter demonstrating how your skills meet the Essential and Desirable Skills criteria of the job description.
  • Details of two referees, including at least one previous employer.
  • A completed Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

Applications should arrive no later than 13:00 on Tuesday 29th January 2019. Late applications will not be considered. Please send these to

Interviews will take place on Thursday 7th February at WHALE Arts.

The successful candidate will be appointed to the role subject to confirmation of PVG Scheme Membership.