Jobs at SoundLINCS

From Helen McCarron: SoundLINCS have some vacancies:

Programme Development Officers

We are currently seeking 2 Full Time Programme Development Officers to join our team and contribute to the development of music making opportunities throughout Lincolnshire and the East Midlands. If you have an interest in community music, workforce development training and music education in general this role could be for you. Salary in range £17,420 – £21,776 dependent on experience. Continue reading

Sparkhouse open day

Celebrate 10 years of business innovation with Sparkhouse.

Since opening Sparkhouse has supported more than 230 new businesses and has been recognised nationally as ‘leading edge’ for best practice. New creative, innovative and technology-based businesses of all kinds can rent office space, including graduate start-ups.The team behind Sparkhouse also offer workshops plus help and support for any students or staff who are thinking about setting up, or may already be running, a business.

An open day is taking place on Wednesday, 1st May with two sessions at 11am and 12.30pm.

So why not pop in to meet the team and find out what they can do for you? Refreshments will be available. If you are able to book a place in advance please e-mail sday@lincoln.ac.uk or you are welcome on the day.

Lincoln Inspired, May 7 – 11

From the festival organisers: “Lincoln Inspired was ‘born’ in March 2012 when a group of like-minded souls who had worked on arts events in and around the city got together in a pub on the Brayford and shared their visions for a great new festival. Well this is it then. We’re ready to launch. We’ve created a festival, a full programme, one that has something for everyone!” Download the programme from the Festval website.

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LSM New Media Social Enterprise

The Lincoln School of Media is setting up a New Media Social Enterprise to enable LSM students to work collaboratively with local businesses, organisations, charities, schools and community groups to provide them with media support and you with networking opportunities, creative commissions and the chance to develop your business skills. This Social Enterprise is being co-ordinated by LSM graduate of MA Digital Imaging and Photography Hazel Donnelly. Hazel will oversee logistical, financial, H&S, ethical and IP issues. THE GEMINI PROJECT is the first project for our Social Enterprise and we need two fantastic students to get on board really soon. If you are interested can you please contact Hazel directly and she will give you more details. Hazel Donnelly,  Project Co-ordinator, 10188648@students.lincoln.ac.uk

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ESPTV


ESPTV is a new Internet TV channel showcasing work from both Ermine Street Project CIC and selected emerging filmmakers. We are always looking to expand our database of professionals living in the region, so if you are involved in moving image production in the areas we cover then we want to hear from you. Studying in the region? New graduates always welcome. Follow our blog. Contact us at info@erminestreetproject.co.uk or martin@erminestreetproject.co.uk if you would like more information.

Frequency 2013

From Chris Heighton: Frequency 2013 – Lincoln, 18th to 26th October 2013. You are invited to get involved in Lincoln’s celebration of digital arts and cultures. Where – Zing, LPAC Café-Bar,  When – Monday 29th April, 6 – 7.30pm.  RSVP:  cheighton@lincoln.ac.uk – no later than Monday 22nd April

Frequency 2013 welcomes projects, debates and artworks that explore the theme of Revolution in all its guises and contexts. The Festival serves as a platform and catalyst for provocative projects and activities that will reach across and beyond the city of Lincoln, fuelling expression and debate amongst the widest range of groups. Continue reading

Try It or Do It Awards

From Lauren Baillie:

We have made our first four ‘Try it’ awards of £500 through the Social Enterprise project and are excited to support more projects amongst our students, staff and graduates! The awards were made to these individuals for them to progress their projects by carrying out market research.  The projects will hopefully show potential and we may be able to award a further £5000 to begin making the project work longer term. If you have an idea for a project which you would like to discuss further please get in touch with me at lbaillie@lincoln.ac.uk. The project is open to staff, students and graduates (up to one year from graduation.) Download Guidance notes.Download Application Form Continue reading

Design Assistant Vacancy

Odin Retail Ltd (Polarn O. Pyret) are looking for a design assistant in Lincoln. The salary is up to £20,000 depending on skills. To apply: CV and cover letter to HR@polarnopyret.co.uk with 2 portfolio examples – one HTML example and one graphic design piece. Closing date 14/04/2013

The primary function of the role is to design, build and deliver customer e-newsletters using HTML and to design printed materials such as posters, flyers, brochures, membership cards and gift vouchers for our special brand of children’s wear.  Job specification

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Rochdale Pioneers film screening

If you are in Lincoln on March 26th, take a trip down memory lane courtesy of the Cooperative Youth Film Academy. Watch the inspiring story of the Rochdale Pioneers at The Venue, Bishop Grossteste University. The story delves into how the co-operative movement started and how the town of Rochdale came together to change the society they were living in.  Find out more and view trailer.  The director, John Montegrande will give an exclusive introduction to the film and answer your questions. Full details and booking

150 cine film reels

Films spanning 150 years of Lincolnshire’s engineering history have been preserved for posterity. The Ruston Hornsby (Siemens) Archive contains nationally significant material revealing the central role played by Lincolnshire companies in England’s industrial heyday during the 19th and 20th centuries. Around 150 cine film reels, mainly 16mm and 35mm film, including footage showing the development of the caterpillar tracks used on the world’s first battlefield tanks during World War I, have been moved to the Media Archive for Central England (MACE) based at the University of Lincoln. Continue reading