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The City of Edinburgh Council has recently spent in excess of £9 million refurbishing the Usher Hall, the City's world renowned Classic Concert Hall. We are now looking for key operational staff the help the Hall to

fulfil its potential.

Front of House Staff - Ref R100] I 26 (£4.00 - £4.40 per hour, Pay Award Pending)

We are seeking applications from people wishing to join a pool of staff called to work as and when required with regular evening/weekend work and possible daytime. Applicants must be able to follow set procedures, work with minimum supervision and communicate effectively with other staff and the public. You must be committed to providing a high level of customer care and be able to respond to emergency situations quickly and effectively. The Usher Hall is on 3 levels and the successful candidates will need to use stairs on a regular basis to work on each level. A willingness to adapt a flexible approach to operational duties and to undertake further training as required is essential. A part uniform will be provided.

For further information and an application form, please contact Recreation Personnel, 23 Waterloo Place, Edinburgh, EHI 386, telephone (OI 3 I) 529

783 7.

The closing date for receipt of completed application forms is Friday, I0 November 2000.




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Our busy Cockburn Street store requires seasonal sales assistants to work between now and 31 January 2001.

0 Music retail experience would be preferable, but good customer service skills gained in any field would be equally appropriate.

- You should have good musical knowledge, and have an ability to understand the requirements a! broad ranging customer tastes, including those outwith your personal listening choices.

0 You must be able to work at high speed, with accuracy and under pressure, as our daily unit turnover is considerable. You should also possess good communication skills.

Please send a CV & covering letter [mention The List in your letter] to:

FOPP Personnel, 19 Union Street, Glasgow G1 3R8

Please state the earliest date on which you would be available to start work if appointed.

Shortlisted candidates will receive an application lorm, and be invited to attend an informal interview. Interviewees will be provided with details of salary, terms & conditions. Closing date lor CVs is 10th November.


The Bruce Millar Drama Award

creates Opportunities in direction for graduates/diplomates of the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama. Worth £3,000, the award supports, work experience in

direction in television or a major Scottish theatre


Applications are invited for the year 2001 award, and forms (available from The Secretary,

The Bruce Millar Memorial Trust,

Gaidrew Farmhouse, Drymen G63 ODN) should be returned by Friday 1 December 2000. Finalists will be interviewed in Glasgow on Sunday 21 January 2001, and the award will be presented at a public event on

Sunday 18 February at the RSAMD.

Charity No: SCO 11762.

Performers Wanted

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Community Services Department

“Art of Archaeology Project"

Communi Writer

in Resi ence 3 Month Contract Fee £3,000

The “Art of Archaeology" project has been grant aided by the Heritage Lottery Fund and initiated by the Society of Archaeologists. Our Council Museums Service is one of a consortia of museums involved in this project. The project aims to encourage new and interdisciplinary uses of the archaeological resource in museums by involving artists, designers and the community in its interpretation.

We are now seeking to appoint a creative writer to work within the communities of Glenboig and Cardowan to encourage individuals and groups to investigate and respond to their industrial heritage.

You must have experience in working with community groups, have a good folio of published work and preferably be on the Scottish Arts Council's Writers' Register. You will be able to provide your own transport between the aforementioned communities.

For an informal discussion, contact Carol Haddow, Museums and Heritage Manager, telephone: 0141 304 1841. Application forms and further particulars are available from: Community Services Department, Personnel Services, Buchanan Tower, Stepps, 633 6BR, telephone: 0141 304 1810. Closing date: Friday, 1 7 November 2000

Further information is available by contacting our website on

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