Opportunities

Studio Manager (Qualified Art Therapist), Bristol

 

Studio Upstairs needs an exceptional, self-motivated individual to join our  Bristol team on Tuesday.

The successful applicants will be experienced, qualified art therapists and practicing artists. They will have a ‘can do’ attitude, capable of handling a multitude of tasks, and be able to stay calm under pressure.

This role will carry the primary responsibility for the creative process within the Visual Art Studio and for leading a team of volunteers/ trainees. The main purpose of the role is to facilitate a safe environment, which enables Studio Members to effect change and growth on a personal level through therapeutic relationships and through the use of art materials and processes.

Other responsibilities include: organising regular reviews of studio artists' artwork; being open to the emotional needs of the membership; providing individual support where necessary; helping organise exhibitions, events and facilitating monthly forums in the studio.

This is a freelance contract; fees are up to 21K per annum, pro-rata for one day per week between 9.45 - 5.15pm.

Clinical supervision will be provided. The post holder will be required to complete an enhanced DBS check.

The work will be initially remote, though usually in person for small groups.

The deadline for receiving applications is 5 pm on 25th April.  

To Apply

Please complete the Application-Form-Studio-Manager and email to opportunities@studioupstairs.org.uk as soon as convenient and before the deadline.

 

Cover Studio Manager (Qualified Art Therapist)

Studio Upstairs is looking for Art Therapists who are interested to join our list for occasional cover and/or maternity cover. We are currently recruiting for extended (maternity) cover in Bristol, Tuesdays.

The cover work will be mainly in person for small groups, though can include some remote delivery via video.

The ideal candidate will be local to the studio for which they are applying (Dalston, Croydon or Bristol).

The post holder will be required to provide their own professional indemnity insurance, DBS check, and to complete an induction prior to commencement.

To Apply

Please complete the  Application Form Cover Manager  and email to opportunities@studioupstairs.org.uk 

 


Studio Volunteer

Six month’s minimum commitment expected

This role is most suited for artists/ art therapist or art teachers who are looking to make a contribution to a charitable organisation and learn about the model and practice at Studio Upstairs for career development purposes. 

All volunteers will be asked to sign a Volunteer Agreement which will explain the responsibilities and commitments 

How to apply: Please complete the Volunteer Application Form 2020 (also indicating at which location you are interested to volunteer) and email to opportunities@studioupstairs.org.uk

 


 

Office Volunteer (Bristol)

The main duties are to support the smooth running of the office. Tasks would include:

● Answering the phone, booking appointments and visits
● Filing and updating databases
● Maintaining office equipment and art materials stock
● Marketing and updating social media to promote the studio, artwork sales & events
● Supporting the studio team and promoting the charity

This is a great opportunity to work in a vibrant and creative atmosphere, whilst gaining further administrative skills and contributing to an established project, which is evolving and expanding.

Key Skills Required

    • Organised and accurate
    • Good general administrative skills
    • Able to work on own initiative as well as part of a team
    • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office, particularly Word and Excel / Google equivalents
    • Good communication skills, written and verbal
    • An interest in the arts and mental well-being

How to apply: Please complete the Volunteer Application Form 2020 (also indicating at which location you are interested to volunteer) and email to opportunities@studioupstairs.org.uk


 

Marketing and Outreach Volunteers

Studio Upstairs is currently looking for Marketing and Outreach volunteers to assist in the promotion of our income-generating activities and strengthen our image and relationships with local people, businesses, organisations, current and potential members. The role is flexible and we are interested in hearing from candidates who can work on-site or from home.

Key Skills Required

  • Confident with strong interpersonal skills
  • Able to work on own initiative as well as part of a team
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office, particularly Word and Excel and Photoshop and/or InDesign
  • Strong communication skills, written and verbal
  • An interest in the arts and mental well-being
  • Knowledge of the local area and its organisations and institutions would be an advantage

Six month’s minimum commitment expected

How to apply: Please complete the Volunteer Application Form 2020 (also indicating at which location you are interested to volunteer) and email to opportunities@studioupstairs.org.uk


Workshop Volunteers

We are now accepting proposals for remote workshops from artists. Please email your workshop proposal and CV to be considered for a session or taster session. In previous projects, we have done collage, puppetry or painting techniques.

Please email your CV to opportunities@studioupstairs.org.uk  along with a short cover note on why you would like to run a project with us.