Tuesday, July 12, 2011

PAR+RS Public Art Scotland Tender Opportunity

Working with Creative Scotland, PAR+RS: Public Art Scotland aims to influence, inform and educate people working in the multiple areas of public art through providing critical but impartial presentation of the developments and discussions surrounding practice and projects within, primarily, Scotland.

PAR+RS: Public Art Scotland is owned by Creative Scotland and supported by an independent Advisory Group. Creative Scotland is offering this opportunity for tender to allow PAR+RS: Public Art Scotland to retain a level of independence which has been regarded as integral since its inception. The successful tenderer will be expected to demonstrate their ability to work with a range of stakeholders, organisations and individuals to research, plan and deliver a clear and coherent online and offline programme that reflects current public art practice and discourse.

A fee of £15,000 (including VAT) is available for a 12 month period to achieve the following:
• a strong on line and off line programme that reflects current public art practice and discourse from a wide range of participants and policy makers
• a 3 year development plan for PAR+RS and its programme
• a marketing strategy to support the above development plan
• a growing network of strategic partnerships and relationships

We see the resource as developmental and are interested in the range of approaches that can further the aims of PAR+RS: Public Art Scotland. Any organisation / individual will need to demonstrate how their input and approach will be instrumental and pro active.

Key requirements for tenderer:
• demonstrable knowledge of the public art sector in Scotland and beyond
• understanding of the various stakeholders, organisations and individuals involved in public art projects and developments
• ability to develop partnerships across various sectors, individuals and agencies
• ability to manage multiple priorities
• ability to manage staff
• ability to manage budgets
• track record and experience of working with / through online platforms
• event management and marketing experience (direct or indirect)

The deadline for submissions is Friday 29 July 2011 at 17:00.

For a full brief, please contact anne.petrie@creativescotland.com

This opportunity is available in: All Scotland

For further information, please contact anne.petrie@creativescotland.com (Anne Petrie), or call 0131 523 0063, or visit http://www.publicartscotland.com. The deadline is Friday 29 July 2011 at 17:00.

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