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Be part of Writing on the Wall's thriving creative community

We are recruiting a Deputy Director, Project Coordinator and Project Worker to join our team.

Writing on the Wall (WoW) has a rich 25-year history of using creativity to empower individuals and communities. In May 2024 we delivered our 25th annual month-festival – WoWFEST. Each October we hold a series of events to celebrate Black History Month and produce an annual programme of creative projects that promote positive change for individuals of all backgrounds.

Awards

Liverpool City Region Arts Organisation of the Year 2020

‘Preparing for Work Award’ for Write to Work project at the LCR Culture and Creativity Awards 2024

Partnership Award from the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine in April 2024 for our work building the ReCITE Consortium, a project which aims to tackle health inequities through storytelling.

Deputy Director

The Deputy Director is a new position at Writing on the Wall. This role is key to WoW’s long-term stability, sustainability and impact of our work and programmes through providing a foundation for the company’s smooth running and financial resilience. The role of Deputy Director has been designed to allow the Co-Directors to concentrate on strategic priorities and move away from operational tasks to take advantage of wider strategic and partnership opportunities for growth and expansion.

Working closely with the Co-Directors, the Deputy Director will be responsible for delivering the key objectives of the organisation as well as day-to-day management of staff, office operations, and overseeing the various projects WoW deliver.

Project Coordinator

A Project Coordinator plays a crucial role in promoting creativity, cultural awareness, and community engagement through the arts. The Project Coordinator will be responsible for organising, planning, and implementing art-related projects for individuals or groups.

This post involves a range of tasks, including admin, setting up workshops and events, budgeting, monitoring, evaluating, and more, and involves working in collaboration with clients, volunteers, and other staff members to develop and deliver high-quality arts programs and activities. Activities may be live, online, or a blended mix of both. A specific focus of this role is to coordinate the ReCITE Project. It will also involve working on other projects as operations require.

Project Worker

A Project Worker plays a crucial role in promoting creativity, cultural awareness, and community engagement through the arts. The Project Worker will be responsible for organising, planning, and implementing art-related projects for individuals or groups. This post involves a range of tasks, including admin, setting up workshops and events, budgeting, monitoring, evaluating, and more, and working in collaboration with staff members, participants, partners and volunteers, to develop and deliver high-quality arts programs and activities. Activities may be live, online, or a blended mix of both.

Application Process

Interested candidates should submit a CV and cover letter (no longer than two A4 pages) to applications@writingonthewall.org.uk stating the post you are applying for and your name and telephone number. Longlisted candidates will be contacted for an initial online interview. We will then hold formal, in-person interviews with shortlisted candidates. Dates for all interviews to be confirmed.

Closing date for applications: Midday, Friday 26th, July 2024

Accessibility

We are committed to making this recruitment process as accessible as possible. If you require the information in a different format to what is available or if you have any access requirements around attending the interview, please let us know by emailing applications@writingonthewall.org.uk.

Equal Opportunities

Writing on the Wall is committed to equal opportunities, anti-discrimination and anti­-oppressive policy and practice. We are against all discrimination, directly or indirectly, on the grounds of gender, race, nationality, religion, cultural group, marital status, sexual orientation, age, or impairment. The policies apply to job applicants, employees, volunteers, and users of our services.

We welcome and encourage applications from individuals without formal education and/ or who identify as:

  • Neuro Diverse
  • Black, Asian and or part of another racial minority community
  • Disabled, though please be aware that there are necessary requirements of the job that cannot be met with reasonable adjustments.
  • LGBTQIA+

We actively promote equality of opportunity for all with the right mix of talent, skills and potential and welcome applications from a wide range of candidates, including those with criminal records.

If you have any questions or need clarification, email applications@writingonthewall.org.uk
Thanks for your interest, we look forward to receiving your CV and cover letter.