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Opportunities

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

At ARCADE, we value fairness and understand that in order for diversity in the arts to improve, we aim to make all our paid opportunities for more than 1 day of work go out to advert.

CURRENT OPPORTUNITIES

We are recruiting for the following roles, to apply you must be based in the Scarborough or Bridlington area or within reasonable commuting distance area and have access to reliable transport. We would prefer that the successful candidate has access to a car and is able to drive due to unreliable train service to Scarborough.


 

Lead Artist - Creative Youth Company, Scarborough
 

We’re looking for a Facilitator/Artist with strong participatory practice in music, beatbox and/or spoken word, who is experienced with working with teenagers(particularly young people excluded from mainstream school and/or at risk of offending). 

 

You’ll work in a trauma-informed and inclusive way, running weekly workshops on Thursday afternoons during term time, starting in February 2023,  at Scarborough Pupil Referral Unit. 

 

You’ll build the confidence and creativity of the young people by working with them to create their own poetry and music. You’ll support the young people to perform their work on the Stephen Joseph Theatre stage, go on a creative retreat to the North York Moors and Parks and create a music video (with support from a filmmaker)..

 

You’ll also have support from visiting artists including Conrad Murray (BAC Beatbox Academy) from across the UK who will join the project to run specialist sessions.

 

Project dates:

You must be available to deliver sessions on following dates at 1.30pm-4.30pm:

 

Thursday 9th, 16th, 23rd Feb  

Thursday 9, 16, 23, 30 Mar

Thursday 20, 27 April 

Thursday 11, 18, 25 May

Thursday 8, 15, 22, 29 June

Thursday 6 July 

 

Plus, a one-day and a two-day creative retreat with the group to the North York Moors National Parks Trust - dates to be agreed, and a poetry slam at Stephen Joseph Theatre on Friday 13th March.

 

Total fee available: £2860, plus reasonable travel costs covered

 

Deadline to apply: Friday 16th December 

Interviews: W/c 19 December (in person or zoom whichever preferred)

Down full call out and how to apply: WORD version here and PDF version here.

 

Filmmaker - Creative Youth Company, Scarborough
 

We’re looking for a filmmaker who has experience making short films with young people empowering them to make their own creative choices to create work to a high artistic standard. 

 

You’ll be a confident and collaborative filmmaker who is passionate about engaging young people in film and putting their ideas at the heart of what you make with them. 

 

You will work with the lead artist on the project and the young people to create music videos to bring their original song writing to life, creating either individual short music videos or a group film that is slightly longer.  

 

Some of the filming will take place on location at North York Moors National Parks Trust. The film will be screened and shared with audiences at the end of the project. You will need to have the skills and equipment to film and edit yourself. 

 

Project dates:

You must be available to deliver sessions on following dates and time:

Thursday  27 April 

Thursday 11, 18, 25 May

Thursday 8, 15, 22, 29 June

Thursday 6, 13 July

 

Plus a one-day and a two-day creative retreat with the group to the North York Moors and Park - dates to be agreed.

 

Total fee available: £1845, plus reasonable travel costs covered

 

Deadline to apply: Friday 13th Jan

Interview date: Wednesday 25 Jan (in person or zoom whichever preferred)

Down full call out and how to apply: WORD version here and PDF version here.

FUTURE OPPORTUNITIES

 

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SUPPORTING ARTISTS 

We are also passionate about supporting local artists through providing producing support, help with funding and advice. 

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PARTNERSHIPS

We are always on the look out for new creative or funding partners. If you would like to be involved in future projects, or would like to offer support then we would love to hear from you.

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