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Workshop Leaders for Craft Scotland Summer Show 2020

Closing date: 4 Mar 2020

Your commitments (and Craft Scotland's commitments):

Your commitment:

  • Prepare and deliver a programme of activity in the venue giving participants an insight into a creative process, and to help grow their understanding and appreciation of craft
  • Act as an ambassador for Craft Scotland and the Summer Show
  • Meet deadlines as set out in the key dates and those issued following selection
  • Provide information and images as requested to be used for marketing purposes 
  • Promote the workshop and your involvement on your website, via social media, email marketing to buyers, customers and interested parties
  • Mention Craft Scotland in your own marketing including on your website, C.V. etc.
  • Maintain communication with Craft Scotland in advance to arrange for all logistics in running the workshop
  • Provide all specialist equipment and materials and set this up as required
  • Take responsibility for ensuring all equipment and materials used are fit for purpose, safe and suitable for use
  • Take responsibility for ensuring the safety of yourself and all participants through safe use of equipment and identifying, assessing and mitigating any risk
  • Ensure that all practical needs and queries of the participants are met throughout the duration of the workshops
  • Submit a full risk assessment to Craft Scotland no later than two weeks preceding the workshop (a template will be provided)
  • Invoice Craft Scotland for all agreed fees and costs following the workshop
  • Be responsible for your own travel, subsistence, and accommodation (if required)
  • Provide feedback as requested

What Craft Scotland will do:

  • Provide a space within the venue and tables and chairs as agreed
  • Register the workshop as part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe (for inclusion in the printed brochure, Fringe App and listing on edfringe.com)
  • Manage overall administration and coordination of workshop ticketing and sales
  • Promote the workshop using centralised marketing to include: a listing on Craft Scotland’s website detailing the workshop content and promotion on social media
  • Be the main point of contact in the first instance for any public enquiries about the workshops
  • Greet participants as they enter the venue and direct them to the workshop area
  • Liaise with and give support to the workshop leader prior to and after the workshop (limited support may be available during the workshop, this should be agreed in advance)
  • Ensure that appropriate insurance is in place and a provide risk assessment template
  • Pay a fee to the maker to deliver the workshop and the cost of materials as agreed
  • Gather feedback from workshop participants and workshop leaders for evaluation purposes.

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