Professional Development Co-Ordinator

Salary
£26,000 - £28,000 per annum + competitive benefits
Hours
Mon - Fri, 9am - 5pm hours
Position Type
Full Time
Location
EC1M 5AD
Closing Date
18/08/2019
Advert expires on
22/08/2019

The Goldsmiths' Centre

Main Duties

The Goldsmiths’ Centre, the leading charity for the professional training of goldsmiths, is looking for an enthusiastic and highly motivated Professional Development Coordinator to run our growing technical and business course programme.


In the last seven years the Goldsmiths’ Centre has worked hard to promote and grow its unique offer and raise its profile amongst its target audiences. We are now looking for a bright and dynamic self-starter with a good understanding of the goldsmithing and jewellery industry and mid-weight level experience of working in an art/design related field. You will have a demonstrable experience of programming courses, events and/or running projects. You will have a keen eye for design, an understanding of the design process, combined with excellent organisation and communication skills. Most importantly, you will be a creative individual who enjoys working as part of a team to come up with exciting and inspiring ideas and to follow them through to delivery and evaluation.


You will enjoy building relationships and keeping in regular contact with diverse groups of people from inspiring designers and crafts people, to representatives of the jewellery industry, education and the exciting community that is the Goldsmiths’ Centre.


We are offering a salary of up to £28,000 pa (subject to skills and experience), together with a competitive benefits package. If you would like to know more about this role, download the job description today from www.goldsmiths-centre.org. Then, if you believe that you have what it takes to make a significant contribution to the Goldsmiths’ Centre, email us at careers@goldsmiths-centre.org with your CV and a covering letter telling us why.


The closing date for applications is Sunday, 18 August 2019.

Skills and Experience

The ideal candidate:


• A keen eye for design and proven experience in managing design processes – from initial planning and briefing suppliers, to meeting delivery deadlines.


• At minimum, a mid-weight level experience of working in an art/design related field and a good understanding of the goldsmithing and jewellery industry.


• A creative individual who has the ability to come up with exciting and inspiring ideas and to follow them through to delivery and evaluation.


• A team-player with excellent communication skills who can also work on his/her own initiative.


• Resourceful problem-solver


• Competent IT skills including use of Microsoft Office


• Well organised and self-motivated – with proven skills at prioritising and managing a varied workload.


• A confident relationship builder who enjoys building and maintaining contacts.


• A degree in jewellery or equivalent is desirable