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WE’RE INVITING THE WHOLE OF SCOTLAND AND BEYOND TO TAKE PART IN OUR ‘GROW YOUR OWN’ INITIATIVE.

There are many ways you can get involved with Dandelion – as individuals, groups and communities – from growing your own, sharing food and joining our events.

We’ll be releasing more information about opportunities in the coming months, so please sign up to our e-newsletter to stay in touch or follow us on social.

Current Vacancies

Emerging Creative Producers (10 posts in total)

Supported by the core Dandelion team, each Emerging Creative Producer will work with a Dandelion Partner Organisations to actively engage people in local communities with the new Unexpected Garden spaces. This will include devising and delivering a creative programme that runs from April 2022 and culminates with a Harvest Festival on 10th September 2022.

These roles are designed for people who are new to producing. All Emerging Creative Producers will be mentored and supported by their Respective Partner Organisation and our Dandelion Network Coordinator. Relevant on-the-job training will also be provided. All Emerging Creative Producers will be provided with the equipment they need (e.g. a laptop) to carry out their role, and we may be able to help with relocation costs. All Black, Asian and ethnically diverse and/or D/deaf or disabled applicants who meet the essential requirements of the person specification will be guaranteed an interview.

If you are thinking about applying for one of the Emerging Creative Producer jobs across Scotland and want to find out more, you can join Fiona Dalgetty, Futures Director and Jen White, Project Manager – Unexpected Gardens on Zoom between 1-2pm or 8-9pm on Wednesday 1st December.

Download the job pack here / Deadline: 12noon, Thursday 9 December

Head of Production

As Head of the Production team, the post-holder will work across all Dandelion projects, providing leadership and management in all areas of production and ensuring all production elements of the Dandelion programme are delivered to the highest standards. Although each project strand is supported by a Production Manager, the role involves oversight of the production aspects of all strands including but not limited to: the Inverness and Glasgow POPL Festivals; the Unexpected Gardens and Floating Gardens; the mobile bike and cube tours; Free for Alls. The post holder will line manage Production Managers across the programme, the Logistics and Delivery Coordinator, and other temporary roles and contractors as required. The post holder will also be responsible for oversight of all technical and logistical procurement across the Dandelion projects, as well as oversight of all production administration including licensing, insurance, health and safety and risk management.

Download the job pack here / Deadline: 5pm, Wednesday 8 December

Logistics & Production Coordinator

Dandelion are supporting a large-scale citizen science project involving over 500 schools and producing and presenting a series of events across Scotland in 2022 ranging from community based growing events through to large scale music and food festivals. As the Logistics Coordinator, you will coordinate the booking and logistical delivery of technical and site equipment to a wide range of projects to support the successful delivery of the project.

Previous applicants should not re-apply.

Download the job pack here / Deadline: 12noon, Thursday 9 December

Production Manager (Unexpected Gardens)

Dandelion are supporting the development of a series of Unexpected Gardens across Scotland, working collaboratively with partner organisations anchored in communities to build extraordinary gardens in the most unexpected of places.

As a key member of the Production team, the post-holder will work across all Unexpected Garden sites, providing leadership and management in all areas of production. Working in collaboration with partner organisations and the Dandelion team they will support the technical and logistical delivery of the Unexpected Gardens to be presented at each site between April 2022 – September 2022, culminating in large scale Harvest events to be hosted across sites in September 2022.

Previous applicants should not re-apply.

Download the job pack here / Deadline: 12noon, Thursday 9 December