Kalopsia Collective
KALOPSIA COLLECTIVE

Opportunities


OPEN CALL

We would like designers, makers and brands who are proud to make, manufacture and design in Britain. We are looking for a broad range of designs and products including jewellery, accessories, textiles, fashion, prints, glass, furniture, ceramics, books and music.

THE FACILITY SHOP WILL COMBINED TRADITIONAL CRAFTSMANSHIPS, CONTEMPORARY DESIGN WITH SUSTAINABLE APPROACH. 


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Eligibility:
We do require that all products are made in Britain.

How to submit work to be considered:
Simply fill in the submission form and send it to info@thefacilityproject.co.uk

Submission rules:
By submitting your work(s) you enter into an agreement with The Facility Shop, and hereafter agree to comply with these Terms and Conditions. Click here.

 

STUDIO RENTAL

We provide a home for start-ups, freelancers, entrepreneurs, growing businesses and graduates by offering an environment that enables businesses to grow in a community of like-minded co-workers and companies involved in Textiles, fashion and design. We have a space available for up to 20 people. This unfurnished space is ideal for  designers and business that are looking to grow or develop their practice. All studio members have access to the shop space as well as access to shared resources such as tools and equipment, kitchen area and window promotion space.

Prices range between £100 and £800, inclusive of all utilities, such as electricity, wi–fi, administration costs, building maintenance and rates. Rent: Between £100-£800 per month excluding VAT. (Rolling contracts available.)

What will be included?
• All utility bills included
• Internet Access
• Male/female toilets
• Kitchen area and seating
• Good transport links
• Bike racks
• Free parking
• 20% off courses
• The chance to participate in our regular events/open studios
• The opportunity to sell in the Facility shop and to feature your designs and products in the The Facility window.
• A listing on The Facility website and promotion through social media
• Lockable studio
• Desk and office furnitures available

Apply
Any creator/maker/designer can apply for studios at The Facility. We accept applications working in any forms within Textiles, fashion and design. To apply for a studio at The Facility please fill out a studio application form HERE, which includes a brief statement on why you like a studio space at The Facility. We can only respond to applications when studios are available, but do encourage anyone interested to get in touch. Should we receive applications from more applicants than we can accommodate at that time we will keep your application on file until a place will become available.
(Terms and Condition2015)

HOT DESK MEMBER

Here you can work alongside like-minded people with opportunities for collaborative working - One desk with a locker. New members will need to complete an induction in Health and Safety standers at The Facility.

Rent: £50 per month excluding VAT. Rolling contracts available.

What will be included?
• Unlimited access during our opening hours: 10am-6pm Mon-Fri
• All utility bills included
• Internet Access
• Male/female toilets
• Guaranteed desk
• Kitchen area and seating
• Bike rack
• Locker
• Good transport links
• Free parking
• Artist studio space available at an additional cost
• 20% off courses
• The chance to participate in our regular events/open studios
• The opportunity to sell in the Facility shop and to feature your designs and products in the The Facility window.
• A listing on The Facility website and promotion through social media

Apply
Any creator/maker/designer can apply for a Hot desk member at The Facility. We accept applications working in any forms within Textiles, fashion and design. To apply for a Hot desk membership at The Facility please fill out a application form HERE, which includes a brief statement on why you like a Hot desk member at The Facility. Should we receive applications from more applicants than we can accommodate at that time we will keep your application on file until a place will become available.
(Terms and Condition2015)

AUGUST HOT DESK OFFER !!!

£10 / a week as a trial and test.

 

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JOB POSITION: RETAIL AND COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER

Rate of Pay: £7 p.h 
Type of contract: Freelance, fixed term contract: 28th August - 1st September
(Please note that employees may be required to work evenings or at weekends, any overtime will be taken back as TOIL)
Hours: 7 hours per day. Thursday - Sunday

Kalopsia aims to create a facility that offers the opportunity for designers and makers to produce their textiles in more efficient and sustainable ways by providing specialist equipment, trained technicians and the sharing of knowledge and skills – all in one dedicated space.
Kalopsia Ltd are looking to recruit a Retail and Communications Officer to be based within the Facility shop at Ocean Terminal, Edinburgh. The Facility shop will act as front of house to our new project offering the general public an opportunity to learn more about the Facility and sample our Designer’s wares. 

 

As Retail and Communications officer you will have the following experience/skills:
- Retail/Sales experience
- Experience of working to sales targets
- Able to work independently 
- Self motivated
- Problem solver
- Positive
- Approachable
- An effective and clear communicator
- Experience of working within the Arts or Creative industries
- Interest in Textiles and Design

This is an exciting opportunity for anyone hoping to develop their skills within a forward thinking and ambitious organisation. The right candidate will have the opportunity to work and support a new generation of Contemporary Designers and Makers who produce sustainable products made in the UK. 
For more information, please email info@thefacilityproject.com

To apply:

Application should be made in the form of a CV and Covering letter to info@thefacilityproject.com. Emails should be titled ‘Retail and Communications Officer’. Any emails without this subject title will not be considered. 

Please note that interviews will take place on Sunday 26th of July at Ocean Terminal, Edinburgh. Please do not apply if you are not available on this date.