DIRECTOR – HULL CREATIVE PEOPLE AND PLACES PROGRAMME – Closing date – 12noon Friday 21st April 2017

 

Creative People and Places (CPP) programme

The most exciting place to work in the arts right now is Hull – home to UK City of Culture 2017.

This is an outstanding opportunity for a creative, experienced, capable and ambitious professional to set up and lead the newest of 21 projects in the Arts Council England’s national Creative People and Places (CPP) programme. A ground-breaking action research programme, CPP focuses on places where engagement levels in the arts are significantly below the national average. It aims to get more people creating and experiencing great art in the places where they live.

DIRECTOR – HULL CREATIVE PEOPLE AND PLACES PROGRAMME

Hours: Full Time

Salaries: Negotiable / competitive / subject to experience

Fixed term contract to 31 January 2020, with potential for renewal

 

Your primary responsibilities will be to establish and maintain a strong creative vision for Hull CPP, planning and delivering a vibrant, innovative arts programme which offers great new creative and cultural experiences by, for and with the people of Hull. The post holder will:

  • Build strategic partnerships with a wide range of significant stakeholders across the arts, cultural, charitable, public, private and statutory.
  • Recruit and manage project staff, volunteers and freelancers, ensuring adequate supervision, support and training, enabling them to plan and deliver an outstanding arts programme.
  • Lead the creation of a robust evaluation framework and effective data collection systems.
  • Lead fundraising activities, appointing and managing fundraising staff and/or consultants, contributing to project sustainability beyond January 2020.
  • Ensure that the programme meets all of the delivery and reporting conditions and requirement of the Arts Council and other funders in an accurate and timely manner.

The successful candidate will have proven experience of working at a senior level in relevant arts and cultural organisations and ability to plan and deliver major cultural programmes. They will have well-developed business planning skills and excellent financial planning and management skills with experience of managing large project budgets (min. £750k pa.)

 

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Peter McGurn on 01482 587550

 

A detailed job description and job specification is available on request. To apply for this role your application should comprise:

  • A short covering letter including full daytime and evening contact details (maximum 1 page).
  • A written statement setting our why you are applying and summarising your experience, interests and qualifications for the job. (Maximum 4 pages A4).
  • Please include contact details for at least 2 employment referees.
  • Your CV (maximum 4 pages long)
  • The attached Equal Opportunities form.

This post is subject to a Standard Disclosure & Barring Service Check and Satisfactory References

Applications should be returned to: Sarah Gibson – sgibson@goodwintrust.org no later than 12noon Friday 21st April 2017. Interviews will be held on Monday 8th May 2017.  If you haven’t heard from us by this date, please accept that on this occasion your

application has not been successful

“Goodwin – a registered charity is an equal opportunities employer”

Goodwin Development Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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