The Edinburgh International Culture Summit brings together Culture Ministers, artists, thinkers and arts leaders from around the world to share ideas, expertise and best practice, with a view to inspiring positive change in cultural policy and investment.
The Edinburgh International Culture Summit is an initiative of the British Council, Edinburgh International Festival, Scottish and UK Governments and Scottish Parliament, where the summit has traditionally been held. Set against the incomparable backdrop of one of the world’s greatest cultural events, the Edinburgh Festivals, the Culture Summit is uniquely placed to facilitate genuine and creative exchange between practitioners and policymakers.
Programming and production of the Summit is managed by the Edinburgh International Culture Summit Foundation.
The core purpose of the role of Executive Administrator is to provide support to the management team of the 2022 Edinburgh International Culture Summit. The team is comprised of the Programme Director and Executive Producer, who are supported by the Programme Manager.
The role requires a high standard of administrative ability and experience, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, meticulous attention to detail and the ability to meet deadlines. In these challenging times our ideal candidate is someone who works with careful precision, but is also highly flexible, adaptive and resilient.
Contract: Fixed Term Freelance Contract – (June 2021 to end of September 2022)
Salary: £26,000 – £28,0000 based on experience / pro rata p.a. (paid on a monthly basis)
The working pattern is flexible and can be negotiated (Ideally, 2.5 or 3 days a week from June 2021 until December 2021; number of days likely to increase from early 2022)
The role is offered on a freelance basis. You will be required to work as necessary for the fulfilment of your duties and will be responsible for your own tax and National Insurance, as a freelance contractor.
The Edinburgh International Culture Summit has offices, and is delivered, in Edinburgh. While remote working is expected in the short term, our preferred candidate will be available for regular meetings in Edinburgh when restrictions allow.