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1. Culture, Tourism & Heritage Officer: Royal Borough of Greenwich

Salary: £34,590 – £37,476 (PO3)

Closing date: 27th June

An exciting opportunity to lead and advise on policy developments across culture, tourism and heritage. The Royal Borough has an excellent track record of partnership working in support of its commitment to culture and tourism led regeneration. The role will involve responsibility for the day-to-day delivery and procedures of a culture, tourism and heritage service, delivering a comprehensive range of innovative cultural, tourism and heritage programmes, projects and events and assisting in the development of initiatives to deliver the Royal Borough of Greenwich’s priorities.

We are looking for an individual with a strong background in developing the sector, with highly developed project management skills, a successful track record of fundraising and a good understanding of issues affecting the cultural, tourism and heritage sectors.  Excellent communication will be essential; with partnership building and stakeholder engagement skills to match.

The Culture, Tourism and Heritage Officer advertisement, job description and person specification can be found on the Royal Greenwich Website here. The closing date for applications is 27 June with interviews expected to take place during the week commencing 18th July 2016.



2. Technician – The Civic, Barnsley

£17,745 per annum (pro rata 25 hrs/wk)

Closing date: Wednesday 29 June, 5pm

An opportunity has arisen to join the Technical team at The Civic. In this role you will assist with the running of all performance events and commercial hires both at The Civic and within Mandela Gardens. It is essential that you have experience of working in a theatre/venue in a similar role, are a team player with excellent interpersonal skills, and good ITC skills. Read more at:


3. Two new visual arts development posts at The Arts Development Company in Dorset. 

Deadline: 5.00 p.m. On Thursday 23rd June

Following the successful appointment of a project manager and a project administrator, The Arts Development Company is now looking to make two further appointments to its team to deliver a three year project funded by Arts Council England’s Creative Local Growth Fund. We are seeking:

  • A full time coordinator for the Visual Arts Marketplace Project (VAMP) and
  • A part time visual arts business skills development organiser to assist in the delivery of a business skills training programme for the visual arts sector.

The Creative Local Growth Fund project will work with a number of partners across Dorset, Bournemouth & Poole to deliver increased employment and business skills for the cultural sector. Both posts will be based in the Arts Development Company’s office in Dorchester.  Full details of both posts are here:



4. Southwark Council: Gallery Operator

Deadline: Tuesday 12 July at 5pm.

Southwark Council is seeking a gallery operator to manage and programme a new non-commercial gallery space on Peckham Library Square. The new gallery space, with a footprint of 337sqm, is part of a mixed development on the ground floor of a new residential site at the entrance into the square from Peckham High Street.

Our vision for the gallery is to provide a year-round public engagement programme of high quality exhibitions, artist residencies and events, which provides a platform for both established and emerging artists, and forms part of a hub of cultural and creative activity, which is attractive and accessible to local people. The successful operator will have demonstrable knowledge of running a gallery venue, a strong business plan to maintain a financially sustainable model for the use of the spaces and clear evidence of the impact that their work will have on local residents, audiences and the wider artistic community/cultural sector.

Peckham town centre is one of the borough’s key regeneration areas. The significant and growing cultural industries presence in Peckham contributes to place making, community cohesion, promoting local areas, increased footfall and economic growth in the borough. The successful operator will also demonstrate an understanding of the local Peckham context, and how they will respond to and enhance the town centre’s unique character and identity.

To download the operator brief and site plan, go to:


5. Creative Industries Federation: UK Policy Engagement Manager

Salary: £30,000 to £35,000 based on experience. 

Deadline: Monday June 13

The Creative Industries Federation are seeking a UK Policy Engagement Manager. As UK policy manager you will work within the policy, research and communications team. You will report to and work closely with the policy director and other members of the team to develop and execute a regional policy strategy which will support our existing and future member organisations outside London. You will be expected to travel frequently within the UK. Forging strong relationships with devolved national governments, regional networks, local authorities and local enterprise partnerships as well as the creative sector in the nations and regions is key to this role. You will work alongside our membership development and events teams on devising effective means of engagement with existing members outside London, and at all times will focus on growing the Federation’s membership base around the UK.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a busy and growing policy and research team and deliver genuine benefits to the UK’s arts, creative industries and cultural education across the UK.

Read more here:


6. Artswork Administrative Assistant, Learning & Skills

£13,000 – £14,000 (pro rata)

21 hours per week – additional hours may be negotiable if/as required

3 Month Fixed Term Contract (June to September 2016)

To work in our Southampton Office

Closing date for applications: Monday 13th June 2016, 9am

National Youth Arts Development organisation and registered charity, Artswork, wishes to appoint an Administrative Assistant, Learning & Skills for a fixed term of three months to support the delivery of Artswork’s Creative Apprenticeship Programme. Artswork’s exciting and dynamic creative apprenticeship programme works with some of the leading arts and heritage organisations in the Solent area. You will be working as part of a supportive and committed team to enable young people to start their career in the creative and cultural sectors.


For the full job description & application details please visit:

Applications should be emailed to Donna Vose at to arrive by 9am on Monday 13th June 2016.  Interviews will be held in Southampton on Thursday 16th June 2016.


7. Artswork Communications & Development Manager

£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: Thursday 23rd June 2016, 12noon

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 the full job description and application details please visit:


Applications should be emailed to Karl Eccles at – to arrive by 12noon on Thursday 23rd June 2016. Interviews will be held in Southampton on Friday 8th July 2016