Events Coordinator with Glasgow Women's Library


Location: Glasgow 

Part-time, 20 hours per week for 12 weeks 
February start 
Closing date: 20 January 2017 

About the Company 
Glasgow Women’s Library is the only Accredited Museum in the UK dedicated to women’s lives, histories and achievements, with a lending library, archive collections and innovative programmes of public events & learning opportunities.  
Glasgow Women’s Library is a fantastic place to work, offering staff and volunteers an opportunity to engage in creative and innovative projects in a friendly and supported environment. We are proud to have had positive feedback from many GWL team members on this issue: 
“I’ve been with GWL for almost 10 years and it has been a wonderful experience.  I have the opportunity to develop and deliver new projects and work with people from diverse backgrounds.  The team at GWL are fantastic and it’s a great place to work”   
Herland is a new irregular event night at Glasgow Women’s Library. It distils and blends the special ingredients of GWL: illuminating learning and surprising pleasures, the historic and the cutting edge, and the bringing together of diverse audiences to discover new ideas and enjoy established and experimental women creatives work. At Herland these will be served up with good food and live music in an evocative, beautiful space.  
The Role 
The purpose of this role is to work with Women of Color (WoC) creatives to plan, organise and deliver one of GWL’s customised ‘Herland’ events in May 2017.    
The Events Coordinator will be required to: 
• Lead and manage a small team of WoC creatives   
• Work with the ideas provided by WoC creatives to plan a themed ‘Herland’ event which will showcase their creative talents  
• Liaise and report back to key staff members as required  
• Organise layout, equipment, staffing and catering for the event  
• Assist in marketing and promoting the event  


Women only need apply as this job is required to be for a person of a particular sex under Schedule 9, Part 1 of the Equality Act 2010

The skills required for the role are:  
• Ability to work on their own initiative with minimal supervision   
• Good organisational skills  
• A good team player with the ability to lead and manage a small team 
• Excellent interpersonal, communication and networking skills  
• Self-motivated and flexible approach to work  
• Ability to deliver a project from inception to completion 
• Experience of working on an Art project/s  
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Word   
• Comfortable using Social Media such as Facebook and twitter     
Closing date for applications is 20 January 2017, 12 noon.   
Please submit a CV and brief covering letter through the AAI online application form on our website. All applications must be submitted by noon on the closing date.  State a. your availability and b. relevant information on your skills/experience pertaining to the job spec.  We do NOT accept e-mail applications unless otherwise stated.   
Please confirm your eligibility to work in the UK.