News and events News We are recruiting... Covid Community Memorial Programme - apply now to join our team New roles: Creative Programme Manager, Creative Project Officer and freelance associates The Covid Community Memorial programme was announced by the First Minister on 23 March 2021. Through the programme communities across Scotland will be supported by artists, artistic partnerships, creative practitioners and cultural organisations to develop projects that help them reflect on the impact of the pandemic – supporting remembrance and reflection, hope and healing. greenspace scotland is looking to recruit an experienced and creative Programme Manager, Project Officer and freelance associates to lead the development and delivery of this important national initiative working with artists, cultural organisations and communities to commemorate and reflect on Scotland's experiences during the pandemic. Creative Programme Manager Full or part-time (21 to 35 hours/week) | Salary: £28,000 - £32,000 (pro rata if part-time)Fixed term post until September 2022 (with possibility of extension) Creative Project Officer Full or part-time (21 to 35 hours/week) | Salary: £24,000 - £26,000 (pro rata if part-time)Fixed term post until September 2022 (with possibility of extension) Closing date for applications: 3pm on Wednesday 19 May 2021We are also inviting expressions of interest from Freelance Associates For more information and apply for these roles, please go to our Jobs page More about the Covid Community Memorial programme greenspace scotland and local partners will commission artists to engage with community groups, faith groups and those hardest hit by the pandemic to shape ideas that benefit communities, reflect people’s experiences of the pandemic and commemorate those who have lost their lives to coronavirus. The Covid Community Memorial projects, which could include commemorative gardens, memorials and artworks, is supported with £4.1 million provided by the Scottish Government and administered by greenspace scotland. The first phase of the programme involves working with local partnerships to commission artists, artistic partnerships, creative practitioners and/or cultural organisations in each of the 32 local authority areas to lead creative community engagement programmes. To ensure this programme is strongly rooted and grounded in each local area and community, and complements current activity and future plans, we will be working with local partners to shape the briefs and manage the commissions. The engagement phase will be followed by funding to realise the projects which emerge from these creative collaborations.