Project Manager



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Application Deadline: 
Jan 2017

Responsible and reports to: The Board of Trustees, Delia Derbyshire Day

Responsible for: Managing the Delia Derbyshire 80th Birthday electronic music heritage project

Fee: - 16,100 (106 days @175 per day), a temporary freelance contract

Hours of work: 16 hours per week calculated at an average 2 days a week (could be spread over 3 days). Hours will vary according to the project schedule.

Base: Manchester

Period of contract: 6 Feb 2017 19 Jan 2018

This exciting project funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) will focus on the heritage of electronic music via the works and archive of Delia Derbyshire (1937-2001). Delia was an electronic music pioneer whose archive is housed at John Ryland Library in Manchester. It would have been Delia's 80th birthday on 5 May 2017. To mark the occasion, we have devised a programme of enjoyable engagement opportunities and public events. This project aims to unlock and explore the heritage of electronic music through engagement and participation in the arts.

To deliver this project we are looking to recruit a temporary freelance part-time position of Project Manager. A flexible approach to working days is required depending on the project schedule and will involve working some weekends and evenings (for events).

To download the job description, person specification and application guidelines please visit

To discuss this opportunity, please email Jenna Ashton (treasurer of DD Day) at jca[dot]curator[at]gmail[dot]com

Deadline for applications 5pm 9 Jan 2017

Interview Mon 23 Jan 2017

Im afraid we are unable to reimburse travel costs for interview. However, please do contact us if you have any access costs.

Delia Derbyshire Day aims to be an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified persons.

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