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Dancelive Opportunities 2016

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DanceLive is Scotland's only festival exclusively showcasing contemporary dance in the North East. The award winning annual festival presents a range of work from local choreographers and dancers.

The Festival has grown and 2016 will mark its 11thfestival. The festival is run by Citymoves Dance Agency with the next festival due to take place later this year from 14-25 October 2016.

Established by Ian Spink, as a way of bringing cutting new dance to Aberdeen, the festival presents performances that can be enjoyed by all audiences. National and international companies create dance and music from a diversity of large scale to studio sharing to entertain and engage attendees.

In order to support the delivery of this year's festival Citymoves have some exciting opportunities to join the festival team.

 

Freelance Marketing & Audience Development Co-Ordinator – DanceLive 2016

Citymoves Dance Agency is seeking to appoint a freelance Marketing & Audience Development Co-Ordinator to undertake the marketing of this year's DanceLive Festival. Responsibilities include overall marketing of the DanceLive festival working alongside Aberdeen City Council Corporate Communications, including creating press releases, arranging publicity opportunities, arranging publicity and print distribution; marketing of individual events and performances and maintaining a social media presence and marketing campaign, including gathering online audience feedback.

The appointment is based on working 22 days, from mid-August to October; 1 day a week for 8 weeks leading up to the festival, then full-time for 12 days [14-25 October] and a further 2 days to conclude the project.

The fee for services is 2,750.

Informal enquires should be directed to Mark Bremner markbremner@aberdeencity.gov.uk in the first instance.

Closing date
  •  Thursday 14 July 2016, 12noon.

 

How to apply:

Please read the Dancelive Marketing Position job description and responsibilities first, click below to download.

 

Please supply in writing submitting the following information:

 1. A Personal Statement [max 1,000 words]

Articulate your interest in and suitability for the role, outlining your experience in marketing of festivals.

2. Supporting Documentation

  • CV [maximum of 2 sides].
  • Details of two referees with knowledge of your work.
  • Other supporting evidence you feel is relevant [files must not exceed 2Mb].

Please submit your application via email to kamcdonald@aberdeencity.gov.uk.Please title your email DanceLive Marketing & Audience Development Application.

 

Freelance Production Manager - Dancelive 2016

Citymoves Dance Agency is seeking to appoint a freelance Production Manager delivering comprehensive, bespoke technical support service for individual Artists and Companies, including the creation of lighting designs with significant experience in managing live events and specialising in Contemporary Dance, within a festival context, both in theatres and site specific presentations.

Timescales

July-Oct 2016 - immediate start

The fee for this service is 2,500 based on pre-production services of 8 days plus 12 days over the festival, 14-25 Oct. Working within an agreed budget to deliver all technical and production services (including hires).

Informal enquires should be directed to Mark Bremner markbremner@aberdeencity.gov.uk in the first instance.

 

Closing Date
  • Friday 22nd July 2016

 

How to apply:

Please read the Dancelive Production Manager position description first, click on the link below to download

 

Please supply the following:

1. Cover Letter

Articulate your interest in and suitability for the role, outlining relevant experience

2. Supporting Documentation 

  • CV [maximum of 2 sides].
  • Details of two referees with knowledge of your work.
  • Other supporting evidence you feel is relevant [files must not exceed 2Mb].

 

please submit your application and support material by email to  kamcdonald@aberdeencity.gov.uk Please title your email Dancelive Production Manager