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Business and Development Director - Interim

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£35,000 (plus pension and benefits)
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Friday 31st January 2020 at 5pm

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Business and Development Director - Interim 
Based in Lochmaddy, North Uist, Outer Hebrides
Salary: £35K (plus pension and benefits)
2 Year Fixed Term
Full-time (35 hours per week)

Taigh Chearsabhagh is located in Lochmaddy, North Uist in the Outer Hebrides. We are an award winning community and visitor facing Museum and Arts Centre with additional facilities that include the LCC UHI art studios, a café, arts and craft shop, and a Post Office. We are also home to UistFilm ltd, a wholly owned commercial media production company.

The Board of Taigh Chearsabhagh seeks to employ an Interim Director of Business & Development with proven leadership skills who will be able to bring Taigh Chearsabhagh to a position of both financial and organisational sustainability by the end of their two-year period in post. You will also play a key role in supporting the volunteer board to redefine and deliver a clear future vision for the Trust.

This role would suit an ambitious individual and excellent people manager with proven business and management experience and insight into the arts and heritage sector, who seeks an exciting business challenge within an organisation which holds a unique geographical and cultural position within Uist. 

Closing date: Friday 31st January 2020 at 5pm. 
Interviews: Friday 7th February 2020 – all day. If selected for interview you will be expected to be available on this date. Location: Lochmaddy, Isle of North Uist, Outer Hebrides

 

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Executive Director of Brooklyn-Based Dance-Theatre-Media Company

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The Executive Director (ED) is responsible for leading New Brooklyn Theatre and the feath3r theory in a manner that supports our mission.  The ED will raise and manage the funds of the organization.  Through grant writing, fundraising, and donor cultivation, the ED will increase the operating capacity of the organization.  The ED will project and track budgets, in partnership with the Artistic Director, as well as maintain bookkeeping, records, and payroll of the organization.   The ED will approve contracts and communicate with outside entities on behalf of New Brooklyn Theatre and the feath3r theory.  Compensation commensurate with experience.

Responsibilities of the Executive Director include but are not limited to:

-Design, develop, and implement fundraising strategies through individual donor cultivation, planning events (including the annual gala), and direct mail and digital campaigns

-Supervise and collaborate with organization staff

-Write and report grants in concert with the Artistic Director

-Directly report to the Board of Directors

-Sign all agreements made and entered into on behalf of the organization

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Gallery Sales Consultant

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CK Contemporary is an established gallery located in San Francisco's Union Square.  We are seeking an experienced art consultant with exceptional communication, organizational and interpersonal skills.  The candidate should have a strong background in contemporary art or experience in other high end sales environments.  Primary responsibilities include working with existing clients as well as generating new client leads, close new sales, and maintain long term client relationships.  There will be opportunities for involvement in marketing strategies and campaigns, development of our online presence and oversight of some day to day functions in the gallery.  We are looking for someone who is polished and professional, enthusiastic, collaborative and approachable.

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Interim Head of Cultural Services

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57-69k per annum
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3rd September 2019

 

Head of Cultural Services - Salary £57-69k per annum

Gloucester City Council is seeking to recruit an interim Head of Service to lead the City’s cultural services at an exciting, pivotal and challenging time.  This is a great opportunity for someone who:

can bring their knowledge and experience to help us shape our thinking and approaches

has the creativity and imagination to find and implement pragmatic solutions

has the confidence, credibility and personality to help build and maintain partnerships and work collaboratively

has the skills to lead teams with a real passion for the City and the services they provide.

The opportunity is exciting because Gloucester is heading towards the final year of a 3-year ACE/HLF/HE Great Place programme delivering real cultural change in the City, including the creation of a new cultural entrepreneurs’ hub in the City centre.  A recent Venues Feasibility Plan lays the groundwork for what we must do to develop audiences, build partnerships and relationships, utilise meanwhile spaces across the city and engage more with young people.  We have a strong partnership with the Roundhouse, Camden to develop talent in Gloucester and support existing arts organisations including the Gloucester Guildhall.  And we are serious about bidding for City of Culture in 2025.

The opportunity is pivotal because you’ll help drive the Gloucester Roundhouse Exchange with a particular focus on building capacity and skills at the Guildhall, you’ll work with the Gloucester Culture Trust on the City of Culture bid and delivery of Gloucester’s Cultural Strategy and Vision 2016-2026, you’ll craft the Council’s response to the Venues Feasibility report.  You’ll lead the implementation of the emerging Guildhall and Blackfriars Development Plans, shape our thinking about the potential to create a Trust to operate our venues and develop a new Museums Development Plan. 

The opportunity is challenging because there is so much to do.  Your first job will be to identify the priorities and work to a deliverable plan.  Unlike many places, Gloucester is investing in Culture and we have the active support of major funders like ACE and HLF, but money is always tight so fundraising, income generation and budget management will be features of your role.  We are also transferring our former Museum of Gloucester Life buildings to the Gloucester Historic Buildings Trust and the Gloucester Civic Trust to enable the creation of a new Heritage Hub in the City.

Because we need to be flexible in our response to these opportunities, we are seeking to recruit an interim Head of Service for a 12-month period.  The successful candidate will manage teams at Gloucester Guildhall, Blackfriars and the Museum of Gloucester as well as our decant from the Museum of Gloucester Life.  You will work closely with the Gloucester Culture Trust on the delivery of the Great Place Programme and the City’s Cultural Vision and Strategy.  You’ll develop, maintain and enhance our relationships with the Roundhouse, Marketing Gloucester Ltd, Great Place partners, cultural organisations, funders and the people of Gloucester.

We know that we are asking a great deal.  We also believe that this is a unique opportunity to influence and deliver the City’s cultural ambitions.  To make sure we get the right person for the role we are happy to be flexible in considering secondments, interim appointments, job sharing and anything else that would help you bring your talents to Gloucester.

Gloucester City Council is transforming the City and itself.  We’ve implemented an ambitious transformation programme, creating an agile workforce, a culture open to change and a structure which offers opportunities to work across a range of services from regeneration, culture and heritage to city centre and community wellbeing. 

If you’d like to discuss this opportunity, please contact Jonathan Lund (Corporate Director) on 01452 396276 or email me at jonathan.lund@gloucester.gov.uk

 

 

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Administrative Assistant

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Administrative Assistants ensure the efficient day-to-day operation of the office and support the work of management and other staff.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

Administrative Assistants perform a wide range of duties including some or all of the following:

  • Use computer word processing, spreadsheets, and databases to prepare reports, memos, and documents
  • Prepare and send outgoing mail, and courier parcels
  • Update and ensure the accuracy of the organization's databases
  • Provide secretarial and administrative support to management and other staff
  • Use computer software to prepare invoices and financial statement
  • Assist with financial reports as required
  • Prepare and coordinate concerts, workshops, and lecture-demonstrations
  • Provide Board support, prepare Minutes after the Board Meeting
  • With the Executive Director, prepare meeting agendas and supporting material for distribution
  • Ensure the timely distribution of material to the Board
  • Support the Board with meeting, travel and other arrangements
  • Draft minutes of Board meetings for review by the Executive Director
  • Create an action list for management staff from board meetings

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  • High School Diploma
  • Post-secondary education in business, computers, or office management is an asset

Requirements

  • Proven admin or assistant experience
  • Grant Writing Experience or Assistance is a major plus 
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to multi-task and prioritize work
  • Attention to detail and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency in MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel, as well as GoogleDoc, GoogleSheets and GoogleSlides
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Education Administrator

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£20,701-£23,201 depending on experience
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5th August 2019 at 5pm

Bow Arts is seeking a skilled and experienced Education Administrator to support the Trust’s Head of Education and Learning. The purpose of the role is to assist in the smooth running of all aspects of the busy Education Department.

The Education Administrator will play an essential part in the efficient day-to-day administration of all projects and education programmes and provide vital operational support to the team across all facets of work. This is an exciting opportunity to develop your career in a dynamic arts education charity.

Established in 1995, Bow Arts is an arts education charity, which has grown rapidly to become one of London’s leading affordable workspace provider for creative professionals. Bow Arts support artists through opportunities created by our investment in the arts and strong partnership work. We work directly with schools and communities in London to raise aspirations through art. Last year we worked with around 100 schools across 14 London boroughs, improving the lives and learning of over 11,000 children, young people and their teachers.

The key responsibilities of an Education Administrator include, but are not limited to:
- Performing general administrative support relevant to the Education Department
- To be the first point of contact and provide event management support to the team where required
- To oversee the Education Department volunteer opportunities
- Undertaking activities to support the Education Department marketing and communications plan
- To prepare course and project materials and resources as required by the team and external providers
- To monitor and track project finances in support of project managers
- Any other task as reasonably required of you

We are looking for someone with the following skills and experience: 
- Experience of arts administration
- Experience of working with a range of clients and building and maintaining good relationships
- Experience of arts/education marketing, sales and communications
- Has relevant experience or demonstrates the ability to learn key skills in financial and administrative support, including monitoring and reporting systems and managing contracts
- IT literate with working knowledge of MS Office
- Attention to detail, proofreading skills, and able to multi-task efficiently
- Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills

If you are keen on joining this exciting, forward thinking company and taking the next step in your career, then please visit the Bow Arts website to find out more: https://bowarts.org/about/work-with-us 

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