Reports to: Ben Twist, Director, Creative Carbon Scotland
Salary: £25,000 pro rata (2 days per week/0.4FTE) for 16 weeks, resulting in a rate of £192/week or £12.82/hour)
Application deadline: Midnight, Sunday 29 July
Start date: Monday 3 September or as soon as possible thereafter
121 organisations currently receiving Regular Funding from Creative Scotland, Scotland’s development body for the arts, screen and creative industries, are for the first time required to develop and submit a Carbon Management Plan by September this year. Creative Carbon Scotland has provided advice and training to the Regular Funded Organisations (RFOs) and we will now manage the submission process, and this will include analysis of plans and provision of feedback to the submitting organisations and to Creative Scotland.
The Carbon Management Planning Officer will be responsible for ensuring the smooth operation of the submission process and will lead on the analysis and feedback, working with our Carbon Reduction Project Manager. They will be given full training and an opportunity to contribute to the design of the submission and analysis process for this world-leading requirement. Feedback sessions with submitting organisations will be interactive and will provide an excellent opportunity for the appointee to learn about Scotland’s creative sector and strengthen their knowledge of practical carbon management by SMEs.
Creative Carbon Scotland – a charity initiated by Festivals Edinburgh and founder members the Federation of Scottish Theatre and Scottish Contemporary Art Network – is working to help shape a sustainable Scotland.
Our vision is of a Scotland where the essential role of culture in the transformational change to a sustainable future is fully recognised, developed and utilised by both the cultural and the sustainability worlds.
Our mission is to connect the Cultural Sector with others working towards transformational change in society’s thinking on climate change.
Main purpose of job:
The post holder will be responsible for
Tracking and reviewing submissions (15%) by
Analysing data (20%) on response tracking spreadsheet to calculate compliance rates, types of plan submitted, proposed emissions and cost savings.
Preparation of reports (20%) on the result of data analysis for Creative Scotland’s technical team
Disseminating report findings (10%) through:
Post submission support (25%)
Taking part in internal and external meetings (10%) to report on progress and contribute to this area of work
Please send a CV with a covering letter explaining why you would like to work in this role for Creative Carbon Scotland, clearly evidencing how you fit the person specification, saying where you found out about the job and confirming that you have completed the Equal Opportunities Monitoring Survey (see below). Applications must be sent by email to firstname.lastname@example.org by midnight on Sunday 29 July.
Interviews will be held on Friday 3 August in Edinburgh and the appointee would need to be available to start by the first week of September.
For an informal conversation about the job please contact Ben Twist on the address above or call 0131 529 7909.
Creative Carbon Scotland is committed to equalities and welcomes applications from all qualified candidates: we will make reasonable adjustments where necessary to enable people with particular needs or requirements to work with us. Our Equal Opportunities Policy is available on our website. Please complete the Equal Opportunities Monitoring survey here and confirm that you have done so in your application – this is anonymous and the information provided will not affect your application in any way.
We are an accredited Living Wage employer.
A project initiated by Edinburgh’s Festivals with key partners the Federation of Scottish Theatre and Scottish Contemporary Art Network
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