Invitation to Tender – Creative Design & Build Lead, Encounters

Jun 25, 2018

Encounters is seeking an exceptional individual or team to lead on the design and build of Chrysalis, a visionary project funded by Arts Council England to create an environmentally sustainable mobile, community, arts and learning space in collaboration with communities across Torbay and South Devon.

A strong track record of delivering creative design and build projects (this could include public art commissions as well as social innovation or other projects) on time, on budget and to specification, working in partnership with a range of stakeholders, is essential. Knowledge and experience of ecological / sustainable design is also required alongside a passionate commitment to, and experience of, creatively engaging communities in a design and build process.

There is a two stage selection process, full details of the requirements, submission process and fees can be found in the detailed creative design and build brief.

The deadline for Stage 1 submissions is midnight 18 July. Shortlisted applicants will be invited to attend an interview / meeting with the Chrysalis team in Totnes on 24 July. The deadline for Stage 2 submissions is midnight 3 September with pitches taking place in Totnes on 6 September. A fee of £500 will be payable to each successful individual / team successful at Stage 1 to support preparation of Stage 2 submissions.

Encounters are a group of artists, facilitators and change agents creating spaces and processes where people from all walks of life can share experiences, views and visions and feel valued, listened to and inspired. For more information about Encounters see Encounters.