Road to recovery?: Cultural Freelancers Wales Survey 2021
Are you a freelancer working in Wales in the creative sector? Or have you recently left the sector?
Do you want to ensure that freelancers’ needs are represented and understood by government and funding bodies?
Could you tell us how you were affected over the last year and a half by COVID-19?
Cultural Freelancers Wales invites you to make our collective freelance voice heard!
Cultural Freelancers Wales are collecting data on the COVID-19 recovery, to find out if initiatives and support have reached you and what the situation is like for freelancers now. This data will enable us to make a better case to the government and organisations for support and recovery.
Our survey last year (cfw.wales/report) found that financial hardship has fallen disproportionately on the freelance workforce, and CFW wishes to ensure freelancers have a seat at the table where decisions are made. This survey is one of our central methods of doing so, but we need your help.
is a first step towards greater awareness of our specific situation in Wales during the COVID pandemic. is for any freelancer working in the cultural sector in Wales, including technical freelancers. takes about 10 minutes to complete. The deadline for responses is: 27th September 2021 https://marlenkomorowski.fra1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_3wSc2DY1UtYcu9M
Welsh National Opera shares the power of live opera with audiences and communities across Wales and England – in theatres, in neighbourhoods and online.
We are seeking a Development Assistant to join our Development, Strategy & External Relations Department to liaise with the Communications and Events Officer on the production of department mailings and event invitations, operate an effective ticketing system that serves the needs of the department’s activity and will be responsible for maintaining the Tessitura database as a critical CRM tool. The ideal candidate will be educated to a BA degree level, have excellent communication skills both verbal and written in order to write and proof-read communications and mailings. Closing date: 23/09/2021 https://wno.org.uk/vacancy/development-assistant-1
Are you based in or near Cardiff? Are you a musical theatre lover? Have you always wanted to write a musical, or curious about the process of writing a musical? Chippy Lane Productions Ltd. are offering an opportunity for an individual to spend three days as a Writing Apprentice on the development of new musical ‘Toy Mic Trev’, written by BAFTA-winning writer Alan Harris and composed by Hannah Noone.
“Plastic-microphone-busking legend Trevor Rees was a profound part of the cultural fabric of Cardiff; until he went missing. This production tells the story of a journalist's mission to find him, as she uncovers a local story of love, loss and the wonder in the everyday - a million miles from the cynicism of the newsroom.”
We are undertaking five days of Arts Council Wales funded R&D (Research and Development) to further develop the show between 28 October and 4 November 2021, at the Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff Bay. The Writing Apprentice will spend 3 days shadowing the Creative Team during the R&D.
This role is for an early career writer who has never had anything professionally produced, published nor is represented by a literary agent.
We are offering a fee of £100 per day, £300 in total.
We are actively interested in hearing from people we haven’t met or engaged with before as a company. We are not expecting applicants to have had a background in theatre producing but we are interested in hearing from individuals who are interested and passionate about making new musical theatre. Please be aware that we cannot cover travel or accommodation, and so you will need to be based within commuting distance of Wales Millenium Centre in Cardiff Bay.
To apply, please send us answers to the following questions to firstname.lastname@example.org by midnight on 24 September 2021. Please also fill in this monitoring form: https://bit.ly/3DQ8n9k This is anonymous and will in no way be linked to your application.
Tell us a bit about your writing experience to date. (150 words or 60 seconds audio or video) What do you hope to get out of this role? (150 words or 60 seconds audio or video) If you were a musical, what would it be and why? (150 words or 60 seconds audio or video) We will be shortlisting applicants, and then holding informal interviews on Zoom. Please let us know when you apply if you have any access needs for attending the Zoom call., or if you have any questions about the role. Closing date: 24/09/2021 https://chippylaneproductions.co.uk/