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1. Programming Associate: The Arts Development Company (Dorset)

Deadline: Monday the 19 September 2016

The Arts Development Company has been successful in bringing in 3 years of funding for the benefit of creative individuals and businesses in Dorset, Bournemouth & Poole, funded by the Arts Council Creative Local Growth Fund. There are 4 distinct yet interconnected strands to the programme – Festivals, Cultural Tourism, Business and Skills Development and the Visual Arts Market Place. Outcomes of the programme include retaining graduate talent in the area through start up’s, growing leadership at all levels, creating new jobs, signposting to business grants and loans and diversifying the creative sector workforce.

Aspects of the programme will be led by sector specialists, trainers, artists, consultants, workshop leaders and facilitators and will involve the delivery of a mentoring scheme, training and skills development and networking opportunities. Some of this work will be delivered on a bespoke 1 to 1 basis, some through team training and a mixture of face to face and virtual support. The company is now building a list of preferred suppliers and we require specialists in a number of areas.

We would like to hear from you. If there is a service you can offer or drawing on a particular aspect of your own experience and knowledge which you can bring to the programme – we would love to hear about it.

How to apply, please follow this link for further details to apply:

Work is on a freelance basis as and when the programme demands it.



2. Fundraising & Sponsorship Strategy Consultant needed for RB Kensington & Chelsea

Fee: £20,000

The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea Arts Service is recruiting a consultant to devise a Fundraising and Sponsorship Strategy for the RBKC Arts Service, and to implement its first phase of delivery.  Working with the RBKC Arts Service and other Council departments – such as the Economic Development Team – the appointed consultant will be responsible for delivering the following Key Tasks:

  • Deliver a fundraising strategy and action plan for the Arts Service, which takes into consideration current fund-raising initiatives.
  • Identify funding from foundations and trusts to support the work of the Arts Service.
  • Establish an approach for the Arts Service to maximise the potential of crowd funding
  • Prepare and see through to final decision (“yes” or “no”) not fewer than five funding applications, with a combined grant requested of not less than £100,000
  • Above and beyond the work already covered by the Nour Festival sponsorship strategy, identify and approach appropriate prospective corporate partners

The deadline for applications is 12noon on Friday 26 August.  For the full consultancy brief email John Hampson via



3. Job Opportunities – Junction Arts (Derbyshire) 

Junction Arts are recruiting. We are seeking a new full time Project Coordinator to coordinate the development and delivery of community arts projects, activities and events as well as a new Marketing & Communications Coordinator (3 days a week). Junction Arts is a participatory arts organisation (based in Chesterfield), engaging communities across Bolsover District, North East Derbyshire and rural areas of the East Midlands for the past 40 years. We are looking for an experienced Arts Project Coordinator with participatory arts and relevant community development skills to join our team alongside an experienced Marketing & Communications Coordinator.  You will support and develop a vibrant, partnership based arts programme in a range of art forms and settings.


Project Coordinator (Full time)

Salary: £25,000 per annum

Closing Date: 5th September at 5pm. Interviews 19th or 20th September


Marketing & Communications Coordinator (3 days per week)

Salary: £25,000 per annum, Pro rata

Closing Date: 7th September at 5pm. Interviews 22nd or 23rd September


Both posts will be based at the Junction Arts office in Chesterfield. Please download and read the Job Description and Person Specification on the Junction Arts website opportunities page  and tell us in the application form how you best meet the needs of the jobs. Successful applicants for interview will be notified by the 16th September. If you have not heard from us by the 16th September you may assume that you have not been shortlisted for interview.



4. Director of Creative Engagement – Theatr Clwyd (Wales)

Position Details: Permanent (F/T)

Grade TC01.5 (SCP from 36 – 40)

Salary: £31,288 – £35,093 (subject to the conclusion of a new House Agreement, including the pay model)

Location: Theatr Clwyd – Mold, Flintshire

We are looking for a fearless and creative leader to extend our frontiers. Theatr Clwyd’s new Department of Creative Engagement aims to be a pinnacle of excellence at the forefront of access and engagement in the arts. The Department will be the hub for the work we do with young people, disenfranchised groups and the wider community, integrating and building on the renowned excellence of our Theatre for Young People. The vision for the department aims to deliver a programme of work that harnesses the transformational power of the performing arts, and the arts more widely, to provide creative learning and community engagement of the highest possible standard.

Further details can be found at:



5. Director of the Theatres Trust

Salary:  negotiable, dependent on experience.

Applications close 9.00 am Monday 12th September 2016

The Theatres Trust, the national advisory public body for theatres, seeks a dynamic, energetic and proactive individual as its new Director to lead and champion the work of the organisation and deliver its ambitious plans for the future. The candidate will be leading the development and delivery of the Trust’s strategy to ensure that the Trust fulfils its potential. The Trust’s principal activities are: campaigning, expert advice and planning, grants and funding, and discovery.

Candidates will have the ability to work through influence and persuasion, enabling the Trust’s external voice to be expressed loudly and clearly, and will have a background in any one of the following sectors: theatre, cultural/arts, architecture/building, planning and heritage, with a demonstrable knowledge/experience of at least two of the other sectors.

For a full job pack and to apply: or email: For an informal discussion before application, please contact Rebecca Morland, Interim Director,