The deadline for applications is Monday 25 July, 5pm
All applications must be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject heading Programme Committee Application
We have a number of different ways to apply for this role. You can do this through:
• A single PDF document containing the information outlined below.
• A video or audio file containing the information outlined below.
• A mixture of written and video or audio application (eg. an audio application but written Equal Opportunities Form)
If you require any adjustments to the application process, then please contact us directly so we can discuss how to support you in your application (by phone – 07708 195 800 (Mon-Fri, 10am-6pm, or email -email@example.com)
In your application (whether written, audio or video) please include the following:
1. Application (no more than 2 A4 pages in total / 6 minutes) including the following:
1a. General Information
- Your name
- Your pronouns – tell us how you like to be referred to such as she/her, he/him, they/them
- Any access requirements or adjustments you want us to know abouT
- At least 2 of 4 Committee places are reserved for those who are d/Deaf or disabled, who are working class or from a low socio-economic background, and/or are from the global majority*. If you this is you please include a sentence or short paragraph to say why you meet this criteria g. I am from a working-class background, I am from a low income household
- Confirming availability to travel to and stay in Newcastle on the 26-28 September and any additional support you may need to do so.
1b. Application for programme committee
- Outline your interest/reasons for joining the 2022-23 The NewBridge Project Programme Committee
- Any initial ideas for a project/public programming/exhibition you have, including any other people that you would like to work with (artists, other practitioners, community groups, etc.)
- Any specific interests you have relating to the subject ‘The Home’ that you would want to explore.
- What you hope to get out of being on the Programme Committee in terms of professional, personal, or creative development.
You can frame your ideas as a proposal for a project/exhibition/event, etc. which will help us to understand your interests, aims and expectations, but we would like these proposals to be seen as starting points, and we would expect that they would change through discussions with the rest of the committee, in this collaborative process.
2. Equal opportunities and diversity monitoring form
We encourage applicants to complete our Equal Opportunities Form, which helps us monitor the diversity of our organisation and our work. Your responses will be treated with full confidentiality. If there are any questions you would rather not answer, please just tick ‘prefer not to say’ or skip to the next question.
The four places on the committee will be chosen by a panel from a shortlist of applicants. The panel are Niomi Fairweather (Curator, BALTIC), Beatriz Lobo (Curator, INIVA), Peter Taylor (Director, Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival), Dawn Bothwell (Programme Director, The NewBridge Project), Rebecca Huggan (Director, The NewBridge Project) and a local community member.
Selection will be based upon the following: your enthusiasm for working as a group and with others, openness to other people and their ideas, imagination and potential of the ideas proposed, and the impact this experience will have on your personal and professional development.
Getting in touch
Programme Director Dawn Bothwell will hold an open day on Tuesday 12th July for people to sign up to one-to-one sessions to discuss your questions and application on the following dates and times (please book a slot).
If none of these times is suitable for you, please get in touch to arrange an alternative time.
You can also send over any questions you have by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
This opportunity is supported by Arts Council England, NCIF and is part-funded by the North of Tyne Combined Authority.