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Vacancy for talented individual to lead our new Unexpected Garden project

  03 November 21 |   The Leven Programme

We're looking for a highly creative and talented individual who would like to join our team as an Emerging Creative Producer and deliver an exciting and innovate programme of work during 2022 as part of the Dandelion project funded 'Unexpected Garden'. 

Supported by the core Dandelion team, the Emerging Creative Producer will work with us (The Leven Programme) to actively engage people in local communities with a new Unexpected Garden space in Levenmouth. This will include devising and delivering a creative programme that runs from April 2022 and culminates with a Harvest Festival on 10 September 2022. 

Key role and responsibilities  

  • Developing and delivering a creative programme in partnership with local communities in and around the Unexpected Garden, including curating a Harvest Festival event in September 2022. 

  • Exploring ideas or issues around growing, climate crisis and culture that matter to the people living in the communities in which you are working.  
  • Working with your host organisation to manage the creative programming budget for the Unexpected Garden.  

  • Working with the wider Dandelion team to ensure that all of your activities have appropriate licenses, insurance and risk assessments in place.  

  • Being curious and excited about learning new things and developing your skills by participating in training opportunities offered by Dandelion and your host organisation. 

  • Actively participating in the national network of Dandelion Emerging Creative Producers. 

  • Collaborating with a Dandelion Musician in Residence and SRUC students who will spend 10 weeks on paid work placements with Dandelion through the Tattie Army initiative.

  • Where appropriate, making links between the work you are developing in the community and the work that is going on through the Dandelion Schools Growing Initiative in local schools. 

Deadline for applications is 12 noon on Monday 22 November 2021. 

For more details about the position and how to apply, please download the job application pack.

If you have any questions about the role, please contact