Friday 13 August 2010

Edinburgh Art Festival Vacancy - Director


Salary £27k pro rata, 4 days a week
Maternity Cover (six months in the first instance)
8 November 2010 - 6 May 2011

The Edinburgh Art Festival is seeking a dynamic Director. You will have the commitment, enthusiasm and skills to build on the continued success of The Edinburgh Art Festival, its annual festival, strategic plans and other activities.

The EAF is Scotland's largest visual art festival, promoting and enhancing the work of visual art organisations, and encouraging innovative approaches to the presentation and interpretation of art that celebrates and develops the interface between art and audiences.

This is an exceptional opportunity for a proven arts manager with vision, ambition, strong strategic leadership skills and fundraising experience to develop The Edinburgh Art Festival, both within the visual art sector and across the public realm. It is the only partnership of public, commercial, national, academic and artist led visual art organisations across Edinburgh therefore a collaborative and strategic thinker is essential. You will also represent the EAF on the Board of Festivals Edinburgh, working alongside colleagues in other Edinburgh festivals towards local, national and international initiatives.

We welcome applications from candidates who have a proven track record in strategic thinking, collaborative working, fundraising, event and people management.

For further information and to receive an application pack please contact Joanne S. Brown, Tel: 0131 225 5668, E-mail:  

The Edinburgh Art Festival is an Equal Opportunities Employer and welcomes applications from a diverse range of people.

Deadline for Applications: 4pm Thursday 9th September 2010
Interviews to be held: Edinburgh, Thursday 7th October 2010

Edinburgh College of Art (eca) is a charity registered in Scotland, number SC009201