Job Opportunity: Project Manager (Maternity Cover)

We are looking for a motivated Project Manager to join our team.

Deadline: 1/11/2021

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This position is to deliver Spring Fling 2022 activity while the Assistant Director is on maternity leave.

The contract is for a temporary fixed term maternity cover post spanning from January till July 2021. The contract will be in two parts – full time (28 hours p/w) from January until the end of April and then 14 hours per week (2 days) with the return of the Assistant Director from maternity leave at the beginning of May, until the end of July when the contract ends.

The successful candidate should be able to start the week beginning 3rd January 2022 and should be available for 2-3 handover days in December 2021.


Job Title: Project Manager (Maternity Cover)

Salary: The salary is circa £28,000 p/annum (pro rata for 28 hours per week and then 14 hours) dependent on experience.

Contract Date: A fixed term 7 month contract running from January to July 2022. This is a temporary maternity cover post.

Contract Type: 28 hours per week from January till April then 14 hours per week from May till July 2022.

Location: A combination of home working and in the Upland office at Gracefield Arts Centre, 28 Edinburgh Road, Dumfries, DG1 1JQ (office working will be dependent on Covid restrictions)

Responsible to: Creative Director, Assistant Director & Upland Community Interest Company Board of Directors

Deadline for applications: 5pm, Monday 1st November 2021