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1. Cheshire Dance: General Manager 

£27,571 (0.6 FTE) pro-rata, permanent contract

Part time 21 hrs per week – Time of in Lieu system operates

5 weeks annual holiday + days for Christmas closure

Cheshire Dance is looking for an established or aspiring leader with strong analytical abilities, who can communicate compelling cases for support or change through building trusting relationships. Cheshire Dance values diversity in its workforce as it does in its artistic programme. We aim to attract a mix of applicants from different backgrounds, going further than simply reflecting the stakeholders and geographic areas we currently serve. The successful candidate will be able to transfer their skills and knowledge into the role. They may additionally have a background in dance, the arts or not for profit administration.

Cheshire Dance is a registered charity that leads the artistic provision and support of dance across Cheshire. We aim to ensure everyone has access to dance and can benefit from its transformative power. We engage participants and audiences of all ages and abilities, employing experienced and nationally renowned artists and partnering with organisations across the arts, voluntary and public sectors. We support the career development of artists and other professionals and we co-design, produce and promote bespoke projects, events and programmes in response to need and artistic ambition.

Working across the arts, public and voluntary sectors and through our extensive programme of events, training, workshops and classes, Cheshire Dance is a leader in its field, specialising in Health and Wellbeing, person centred and inclusive practice and involving people who otherwise face inequalities of opportunity.

Cheshire Dance is an Arts Council England National Portfolio Organisation. Other key partners include Cheshire West and Chester and Cheshire East Councils and a range of arts, health and voluntary organisations.

For an application pack, please contact Jane Atherton on 01606 861770 or email

Application deadline: 16th March 2018

Interviews: 27th March 2018; anticipated start date: negotiable with successful applicant.



2. Rugby BC Growth & Investment Service: Arts Development Officer

£23,398 – £27,668 (£4,742 – £5,608 pro rata)

Part time – 7.5 hours per week

Temporary – initially for nine months with option to extend

We are seeking a creative, enthusiastic, experienced and organised person to deliver key Arts Development activities and partnerships whilst the officer is on maternity leave. As part of the Arts, Heritage and Visitor Services team you will contribute to supporting local creative industries, and the wellbeing of local residents during an exciting time at Rugby Art Gallery and Museum.

The post holder needs to be a highly organised self-starter who is familiar with arts development activity.  You will have a relevant degree and at least two years relevant experience. This post requires occasional evening and weekend working for which time off in lieu will be given.

For an informal discussion about this role, please call Nikki Grange or Victoria Gabbitas, our Arts, Heritage and Visitor Services Manager on 01788 533203. You can view full details of this job via our website, where you can also apply on-line.  If you are unable to apply on-line please contact 01788 533564, or e-mail: for further assistance.

Closing Date: 25 March 2018

Interview Date: 4 April 2018