Plymouth College of Art

Project Coordinator - Smart Citizens Programme

4 days left

Plymouth, Devon
Starting salary will be £29,176 per annum.              
19 Nov 2021
07 Dec 2021
Job Function
Sales and Marketing
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

full time, fixed-term contract until 30 September 2022

Plymouth College of Art is proud to be offering the successful candidate an exciting opportunity to coordinate activities of the iMayflower Project’s Smart Citizens Programme based at Fab Lab Plymouth (Plymouth College of Art). The successful candidate will be in charge of the outward-facing Smart Citizens Programme - a pioneering programme to upskill communities, students, artists, entrepreneurs and SMEs in digital design, digital fabrication and entrepreneurship.

This project delivery has been very successful so far and has entered its final year (ending on 30 Sept 2022).  We are seeking a highly-organised, outward-facing Project Coordinator to join our team and deliver the remainder of the project including supporting the final reporting.


To lead the Smart Citizens Programme (SCP) activities, in liaison with the Communication and Events Officer and the Project Manager. This includes a suite of training, tech and business bootcamps, creative hackathons events and outreach to support local participants to develop digital fabrication and enterprise skills, prototype products and set-up their business and/or employment. Taking positive steps to ensure high quality, innovative outcomes are achieved including meeting our iMayflower outputs and targets.

About iMayflower

The iMayflower project, supported by the Cultural Development Fund, focuses on sustainable growth in the use of digital fabrication and immersive media technologies across the city and region’s creative and cultural economies in order to unlock economic growth and productivity. The project is funded by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport funds the Cultural Development Fund which is administered by Arts Council England.

About you

The successful candidate will have experience working within a funded project context. You will be a skilled Project Coordinator, working within complex external partnerships with excellent knowledge of project management and activity delivery, as well as excellent organisational skills. You will have experience working with multiple partners, with a good understanding of funding reporting and output requirements, working to agreed timescales and within a well-defined project framework. Given the nature of the project activities, some knowledge or experience in event facilitation and business support is desirable and you will have good knowledge of digital fabrication processes.

Plymouth College of Art does not accept CVs in place of application forms.            

Closing Date: Tuesday 7 December 2021 (9am)

It is anticipated that the interviews will take place w/c 13 December 2021

Due to the nature of this role we are ideally looking for someone who is available for an immediate start or available to start early in the new year.

Plymouth College of Art has a strong commitment to the safeguarding & welfare of young people & vulnerable adults. A satisfactory DBS disclosure at Enhanced Level will be required from successful candidates as a condition of appointment.

We celebrate equality, diversity and difference, and welcome candidates from all communities.

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