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Programmes and Communications Producer Vacancy – Cove Park

The Programmes & Communications Producer is a new role, developed in response to the ambitions of Cove Park, its new programmes, processes, and areas of activity. The role will support the Senior Director of Programmes in the design, coordination and delivery of all aspects of Cove Park’s national and international residencies, collaborations, and special projects, including development and fundraising, communication and administration. The post holder will have the opportunity to work directly with the artists and researchers on residency, and should be creative, resourceful, self-motivated, and have a strong interest in and commitment to the arts and creative industries.

Key responsibilities will include:
Managing and promoting the open call application and selection processes for Cove Park’s funded and awarded residencies in all art forms (including, but not limited to, visual and performing arts, music and composition, literature and translation, crafts, film and moving image, digital practice, architecture and design).


Supporting the work of Cove Park’s national and international advisors.


Preparing Residency Agreements for individual artists and Partnership Agreements for organisations collaborating on the development of programmes with Cove Park.

Facilitating logistics and the research requirements of Cove Park’s residents in advance of and during their residencies.

Organising international and national travel for artists, advisors, and guests as necessary.

Managing and delivering public programmes at Cove Park and at partner venues (talks, screenings, presentations and open studios), and internal events at Cove Park for the residents (studio visits, networking, training, mentoring and professional development events).

Managing the planning and delivery of Cove Park’s communications strategy, devising communications schedules involving newsletters, website updates and social media posts, and contributing to the development of Cove Park’s new communications strategy.

Supporting programme planning, development and fundraising from national and international trusts,
foundations, and funding bodies.

Managing and supporting the development of Cove Park’s Associates programme for former residents.


Supporting the development of Cove Park’s archive.

How to Apply:
To apply, please submit a CV and a short covering letter (no more than 2 sides of A4) by noon on Friday 29 October 2021. Applications should be sent via email to Operations Manager Rona Grierson via: rona@covepark.org