Creative Projects Development Intern with Creative Stirling CIC

Creative Stirling CIC are a not-for-profit community arts organisation working towards making Stirling a lively and culturally diverse place to live, work and visit.

Location: Stirling
£7.85 per hr. 20hrs per week for 12 weeks, to include occasional evening work
Ideal start date: April, 2015

Creative Stirling CIC is all about:

• People - producing creative projects and events for people to enjoy.
• Partnerships - stimulating and nurturing creative opportunities for and with networks and communities.
• Places - driving and energising creative industry support throughout the city and beyond

Creative Stirling is looking for a graduate intern, whose tasks will be:

• To work with the company Director to progress the research and planning phase of two new creative and cultural projects to be located in Stirling in 2015
• To research and collate project information for digital presentation to a variety of groups, including potential funders, partners and the wider community
• To devise methods of gathering feedback and other data during information sharing and other presentation and engagement sessions relating to the new projects
• To maintain existing social media and online presence for project development work and utilise these platforms to effectively engage and communicate relevant project information
• To be point of contact for project partners and other agencies, scheduling and co-ordinating meetings and maintaining a database of project contacts
• To support the company Director to organise and facilitate community engagement sessions and presentations for stakeholders
• To draft copy to publicise project opportunities for freelance creative practitioners, community engagement and for the wider public for publishing online, for mail outs and to draft articles for press
• To liaise between artists and the company Director regarding recruitment, terms and contracts
• To collate a project report for the end of the development phase at the end of June 2015 that can be used to inform project handover to delivery stage.


This role is would suit candidates with a background in Arts Management, Journalism, Film and Media/Creative Industry-related or Marketing. You should have an interest or aptitude for producer/organisational roles or with other creative interests/capacities. You should possess strong organisational and communication skills. You must be able to demonstrate copy writing and digital media skills, including the use of social media to interact and build engagement. You should be confident, flexible, creative and reliable, and have strong interpersonal skills in order to work as part of a team.


Closing date for applications is 10 March 2015, 5pm.

Please submit a CV and brief covering letter through the Adopt an Intern online application form on our website. All applications must be submitted by 5pm on the closing date. State a. your availability and b. relevant information on your skills/experience pertaining to the job spec. We do NOT accept e-mail applications unless otherwise stated.

This Adopt an Intern funded internship has been made possible through the financial support of the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) with match funding from the Scottish Government.  It is part of a "Business Growth Programme" supporting the third sector, micro businesses and SMEs and contributes to our wider focus of boosting economic stability by investing in graduates.  These are paid, meaningful, capacity-building internships, with monitored outcomes.