Project Director – Other Stories, LGBT History Project
Closing date: 17th January
Job type: Freelance contact
Derbyshire LGBT+ is the longest established and foremost advocate for the LGBT+ community in and around Derbyshire; representing Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and other communities of sexuality and sexual identity.
We have recently begun work to establish a history project and are seeking a talented, motivated and experienced individual to lead and successfully manage the project on a freelance basis.
The successful applicant will have significant project management experience and an excellent understanding of both heritage projects and the LGBT+ community.
They will be expected to devote as much time as is necessary to ensure successful delivery of the project; implementing the project plan and meeting key agreed milestones.
The successful appointee should note that the time requirement for the role is likely to vary significantly to accommodate peaks in activity (e.g. LGBT history month), however overall we estimate this to comprise an average of 2-3 days/week throughout the project period.
The project will be based at Derbyshire LGBT+ premises in Derby and involve frequent evening and weekend work in and around Derby and Derbyshire, the East Midlands and nationwide.
– Project duration – 2 years. Extension of the appointment beyond the project period will be subject to funding.
– Location – the project will be delivered from the Derbyshire LGBT+ office in Derby with activities taking place around Derby and Derbyshire requiring frequent travel around the county and beyond. The successful applicant will be expected to work from the Derbyshire LGBT+ office at least once per week.
– Remuneration – £24,000 per annum fixed fee (excluding reasonable travel and expenses).
– Application deadline – applications must be received by 9am on 17 January 2016
Applicants are requested to submit their CV together with a supporting statement outlining how they meet the criteria for the post (2 sides maximum) to Andy Brown, Chair, at AndyB@derbyshirelgbt.org.uk