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We’re seeking a Collaborate panel member

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Can you help us to develop new research-based partnerships between higher education and the cultural sector?

As part of the Centre for Cultural Value’s new Collaborate funding programme, we are seeking a cultural sector practitioner or independent artist to join the panel that will assess and select applications made to the Collaborate fund.

By taking part you will be lending your experience and expertise to a process that will support other cultural practitioners, organisations and artists to develop new research partnerships and projects in the area of cultural value. Further information about Collaborate can be found here.

What will be involved?

As a member of an assessment panel including Centre for Cultural Value staff and academic experts, we would like you to read and critically assess expressions of interest submitted by cultural sector applicants. You will be provided with defined criteria for the fund, guidance and a template for this activity. Support will be available from the Centre’s team if you have any questions. You will also be required to attend an online meeting with other members of the panel to agree a shortlist of applicants who will be included in the next stage of the programme.

We will pay a fixed fee of £350 for this activity and will acknowledge your role and contribution on our website.

For further information on the role, please see the role brief.


The assessment of applications will be carried out between 26- 30 November 2021. The assessment panel meeting will take place via Zoom on 1 December. You must be available on these dates in order to make an application.

How to apply

To apply to become a member of the Collaborate Assessment Panel, please submit your CV or short summary of experience and a covering statement (300 words max) describing your relevant experience, knowledge and skills that would make you suitable for this role.

Alternatively, you can submit a video as your statement. If you are submitting a video please stick to the 300 word limit.

Please note, this opportunity is only open to individuals based in the UK.


Please submit your information to by 31 October 2021.

If you have any questions or require information in an alternative format, please get in touch at

We look forward to hearing from you.

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