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Knowle West Media Centre currently has three vacancies to work on the “100 years of Knowle West Style” project: an Arts Producer, Artist and Archivist.

100 years of Knowle West Style” forms part of Homes for Heroes 100 – a collaborative programme of projects, events, publications and other activities across Bristol to mark the centenary of the 1919 Housing and Town Planning Act (known as The Addison Act after the then Minister of Health and Housing Christopher Addison) which led to the building of large-scale council house estates in this country.

100 Years of Knowle West Style project focuses on uncovering, exploring, understanding and telling the story of Knowle West’s hidden heritage through a mix of participative research, making, and site-specific events. A full description of the project is available here.

Arts Producer

KWMC is looking to employ an Arts Producer to work with the KWMC Arts team to support the design, development and delivery of the “100 Years of Knowle West Style’’ project, based on principles of excellence, inclusion, diversity and community engagement.

Fixed term contract: 2 days per week from start of April – end of November 2019
Salary: Grade 3 – £22,151 – £25,843. For 15 hours a week this equates to: £8,980 – £10,477
Download a full job description.

To apply:

Please make a submission in a single Word or PDF document outlining the following:

– Your relevant experience and approach to producing (300 words max)
– Why you are interested in this project (300 words max)

Please also send a CV with any relevant links and a copy of the anonymous Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form

Please email your application to martha.king@kwmc.org.uk

Application deadline: 6pm, Monday 4th March 2019
Interviews will be held on: Friday 8th March at Knowle West Media Centre

Archivist commission

KWMC is seeking to commission an archivist to support the “100 Years of Knowle West Style’’ project, predominately through preparing, sorting, and collating the broad archive that exists in Knowle West, as well as identifying relevant local archival material.

Commission dates: Mid-March to Mid-May
Fee: £2,000 all inclusive (approximately 10 days work @ £200 per day)
Download the full archivist commission brief

To apply:

Please make a submission in a single Word or PDF document outlining the following:

– Your experience of working with archives (300 words max)
– Why you are interested in this project (250 words max)

Please also send a CV with any relevant links and a copy of the anonymous Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form

Please email your application to martha.king@kwmc.org.uk

Application deadline: 6pm, Monday 4th March 2019
Interviews will be held on: Friday 8th March at Knowle West Media Centre

Artist commission

KWMC is seeking to work with an artist or artists in 2019 to be part of the “100 Years of Knowle West Style” project.

We are seeking artists, working in any medium, who are interested in participatory arts practice and the culture and architecture of council-built estates and the experiences of people who live there.

The commission is from May to October 2019, with a public event to happen in mid-October.
The commission is up to £8,000, inclusive of VAT. There is additional budget for materials and events.

Download a full artist commission brief.

To apply:

Please make a submission in a single Word or PDF document outlining the following:

Your practice and the way you work (300 words max)
Why you are interested in this project (250 words max)
How you would approach working in this context and your initial ideas (250 words max)

Please also send a CV, any relevant links to examples of your work and a copy of the anonymous Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form

Please email your proposal to martha.king@kwmc.org.uk

Applications deadline: 10am, Monday 18th March 2019
Interviews will be held on: Wednesday 20th March

This project is thematically connected to growing areas of work for KWMC, and we would welcome expressions of interest from artists who may not be able to take up this particular commission but may be interested in future opportunities. To do this please email martha.king@kwmc.org.uk with a few lines about your practice, particular area of interest, availability and CV.

For all ”100 years of Knowle West Style” commissions:

We welcome and encourage applications from those currently underrepresented in our workforce and in the arts community; particularly working class people, people of colour, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender people, and disabled people (as defined by the Equality Act 2010). We are committed to managing a fair and equitable recruitment process.

We guarantee an interview for anyone who identifies as one or more of the above and fulfils the minimum requirements of the role. If you would like this to be a consideration in your application, please indicate in your submission.

If you have any access needs that require you to submit your proposal in another format, please get in touch so we can help you find a suitable option. All applications will be assessed according to the same criteria and submitting in a different format will not affect your chances of being selected.

If you would like any further information about this project or have any questions, please contact: Martha on 0117 903 0444 or martha.king@kwmc.org.uk


Knowle West Media Centre is also looking for sessional workers to support our dynamic young people’s team.

KWMC’s young people’s programme, Jump Studios, is running a range of new projects for young people aged 10 – 16. We are looking for creative, lively and empathetic sessional workers who are passionate about music and new technology and love sharing their knowledge and skills with others.

Sessions last between 1 to 3 hours and take place in schools (usually in the South Bristol area) or at Knowle West Media Centre.

These sessional roles are perfect for people wishing to gain more experience working with young people in the creative sector.

Would you enjoy being part of a dream team? Does this sound like you?

How to apply

Please read the role descriptions:

Music in Schools – Sessional Worker
Music – Sessional Worker (Female)

then send the following documents to Mena Fombo (mena@kwmc.org.uk)

  • A CV (maximum two pages)
  • A cover letter (maximum one page A4) OR a maximum 2 minute video – share private vimeo/youtube password protected link – detailing your interest in the role and how you meet the person specification
  • A copy of the anonymous Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form

You can apply for one or both roles. Applications will be reviewed on a continuous rolling basis… so please apply as soon as possible.

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Contact Us

Knowle West Media Centre
Leinster Avenue
Knowle West
Bristol
BS4 1NL
+44 (0) 117 903 0444
enquiries@kwmc.org.uk

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