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1. The Arts Development Company (Dorset): Culture & Tourism Co-ordinator

Deadline: 5pm on Monday 15 August 2016

Salary: Part time (18.5 hours a week) on a 3 year contract at a pro rata salary of £30,500

The Arts Development Company is seeking a highly experienced and networked Culture and Tourism Coordinator to be based at the Little Keep to help deliver the 3 year programme of cultural tourism and business development for arts and cultural organisations in Dorset, Bournemouth and Poole funded through the European Regional Development Fund and Arts Council’s Creative Local Growth Fund.

If you would like an informal conversation about the role, please contact Mike Hoskin on 01305 224937 to discuss further. To apply by, please send your current CV and a cover letter to

Full details here:


2. Artswork Communications & Development Manager (Southampton). 

£30,000 – £34,500 (Full-time)

One-year fixed term contract starting August (or as soon as possible after)

To work in our Southampton Office

Closing date for applications: Friday 5th August 2016, 12noon

Interviews will be held in Southampton on Wednesday 17th August 2016

National Youth Arts Development organisation and registered charity, Artswork, wishes to appoint an experienced Communications & Development Manager to join the Artswork team for a one-year fixed term contract (with the possibility of a limited extension beyond this NB TBC). You will be a highly motivated and flexible individual with the ability to think creatively, lead the communications team in delivering the communications strategy up to an initial 6 months (maternity cover) and shape the leadership, management and delivery of key elements of Artswork’s new Fundraising Strategy.

For more information and to apply please visit our website: Applications should be emailed to Karl Eccles at – to arrive by 12noon on Friday 5th August 2016.


3. Project Coordinator (Freelance) for Lancashire Not Forgotten 

Deadline: Friday 19th August 2016 at 12 noon

Fee: £19,500 (inclusive of travel)

Duration: 12 months, part time (3 days per week)

Location: Burnley, Blackburn and Blackpool

Lancashire Not Forgotten is a heritage and arts project which will recognise that people living with dementia, are a rich source of information and social history. The project will evidence that they have stories to tell and a rich life experience which if explored, recorded and shared can not only empower the individual, but potentially help us all to better understand the areas in which we live. We are a collaboration between Lancashire County Council, Blackpool Council and Blackburn with Darwen Council. It explores the strands of work, rest and play; one theme per authority and collectively unites communities through reminiscence borne of shared heritage.

The role is to coordinate the different elements of the project across the three authorities. It will involve liaising with venues, community groups and charities, artists and volunteers to ensure successful delivery of programmes of events in each locality and then the collection, documentation and sharing of the material produced and gathered.

Duties include:

  • To arrange events at heritage and library venues in liaison with partners
  • To recruit and manage artists and their production of artwork
  • To co-ordinate, capture and document stories
  • To liaise with families living with dementia
  • To co-ordinate publicity and PR of events
  • To manage partnerships
  • To recruit, train and manage volunteers
  • To train colleagues and staff as dementia friends.
  • To arrange data collection and evaluation information
  • To manage the project budget

For full job description and application details please email: Russell Tennant, Arts Development Manager, Lancashire County Council at


4. Duty Manager (The Island, Bristol)

Closing date: 1st August 2016, for an immediate start

The Island is looking to recruit a bank of casual hours Duty Managers to help run our arts space and creation centre at the old Bridewell Police station (BS12LE). The role will be providing cover for evenings and weekends. The rate of pay is £8.00ph and it is a self-employed, ad hoc hours role. Hours are on evenings (approx. 6-9pm) and weekends (various depending on events and activities).

Key skills:

  • Facilities maintenance
  • Excellent customer service
  • Polite manners
  • Quick learner
  • Ability to work independently and on own initiative
  • Attention to detail

The Island is an Equal Opportunities Employer and we welcome all applications. For an application pack and more information about the role please email: