house: Opportunities

Learning & Participation Manager – d/l 3 April 2017

We are looking for an experienced arts manager to lead the development of the Corn Exchange’s Get Involved participatory activities with a specific focus on the launch of the new Learning Centre in Autumn 2017. Managing a team of four full-time staff and a wider group of freelance practitioners, you will be responsible for the successful delivery of a wide-ranging programme connecting the organisation with over 15,000 participants each year.

You will be passionate about community cohesion and inclusion in the arts and enjoy developing partnerships with others. You will enjoy having responsibility for a wide range of tasks and take a logical and practical approach to decision making, as well as excellent communication skills and an approachable manner.

The Corn Exchange Trust manages a number of key venues in Newbury; the Corn Exchange which includes a 400 seat auditorium, a 40 seat independent cinema and thriving café; 101 a unique creation centre for outdoor arts including workshop, making and rehearsal space together with an exceptional outdoor arts performance programme; The Learning Centre, dedicated to participatory arts activity; and from May 2018 a new purpose-built Gallery, workshop and visual arts, craft & maker’s studios.

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General Manager, Corn Exchange – d/l 3 April 2017

This is an exciting time to join our organisation and the General Manager will play a key role in influencing change and delivering it to the highest standard. As an executive level position you will also be leading on the day to day operation of the organisation with overall responsibility for the customer service, trading activity, and personnel management.

The Executive team operate a collaborative approach to the management of the Corn Exchange and the direction of the organisation. You will have creative ideas for how to maximise the unique offer of the organisation, and the ability to lead and motivate the team to enable these ideas and put them into practice.

With the expansion of the 101 Outdoor Arts Creation Centre, the development of a new visual arts and craft venue at Greenham Business Park and the launch of a dedicated Learning Centre in 2017, the organisation is embarking on an exciting period of change and expansion.

You’ll play a key role in enabling the team to adapt and grow as these plans progress. You will responsible for ensuring the team are supported throughout this period and ensuring the changes are implemented with minimal operational impact.

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Programmer, Corn Exchange – d/l 3 April 2017

his is an exciting time to join our organisation, and working closely with the Co-Directors the Programmer will have a key role in curating the Trust’s artistic programme.

You will provide programming, planning and production expertise to support the Co-Directors to curate a high quality, inspiring and accessible programme of live performance, film and visual arts and craft activity for the Corn Exchange Trust’s venues.

You will have responsibility for the successful delivery of a wide range of performances and creative activities, and will be tasked with working to ensure that the programme supports both the Trust’s Audience Development and Equality Action Plans. You will be focused on creating an exciting artistic and financially successful performance programme to achieve success for the organisation, whilst ensuring that quality remains at the heart of what we do.

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Applications open for Ed Fringe 2017 Previews, Theatre503 – d/l 30 April 2017

Heading up to the Edinburgh Fringe 2017? Looking for somewhere to try out your productions in front of a London audience? Applications are currently open for Edinburgh Fringe Previews at Theatre503. Please read the information pack for more details and how to apply.

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Marketing and Communications Manager, South Hill Park Arts Centre – d/l 10 April 2017

You will be responsible for leading the creation, coordination and implementation of all marketing and communication campaigns at South Hill Park Arts Centre and Theatre, increasing attendance, customer satisfaction and revenue.

This venue is a unique and vibrant community Arts Centre set within a beautiful 18th century mansion house and grounds.

The role of the marketing department at South Hill Park is to develop and implement communication strategies for all aspects of SHP activities in order to: meet annual targets by maximising all earned income including: ticket sales, workshops/courses, commercial revenue and fundraising; develop audiences and raise SHP’s local, regional and national profile as a flagship arts centre.

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Learning Co-ordinator, Oxford Playhouse – d/l 27 April 2017

The Learning Co-ordinator will become a key member of the Oxford Playhouse Participation Department. We are seeking an ambitious individual with schools project management experience within an arts setting. The Learning Co-ordinator will work closely with the Participation Director to develop a programme of work for schools and educational institutions to support the aims of the Participation Department and Oxford Playhouse, and relate those activities to the theatre programme.

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Creative Development Officer, The Marlowe Theatre – 7 April 2017

To support the Head of Artistic Productions to deliver The Marlowe Theatre’s Mission and Artistic Plan in relation to artistic development, participation and learning through identifying and optimising funding opportunities and partnerships with particular responsibility for learning programmes.

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Administrator, New Adventures & Re:Bourne – 18 April 2017

We are now recruiting for an Adminstrator to join the office team at New Adventures & Re:Bourne.

Working closely with the Executive Director and General Manager the Administrator supports Matthew Bourne’s artistic vision by providing administrative support across the Company’s activities.

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Open Call for Artists, Old Police Station in Deptford – 11 May 2017

We are delighted to announce that we are now receiving applications for our upcoming show that will take place in May at the Old Police Station in Deptford. The venue offers a number of cells that artists can utilise and install their work.

We are looking for artworks of all mediums including paintings, drawings, prints, photography, videos, sculptures, installations, and there is also available space for performances.

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Artistic Director, Larmer Tree Festival – 5 April 2017

As part of a wider organisation restructure the Board are now looking for an Artistic Director to join the team in a new role. Working in close collaboration with the Board and existing Operations Director the successful candidate will join Larmer Tree at an exciting stage in its continuing development. They will be an integral part of shaping the future creative elements of the Festival, maintaining and building on the artistic excellence the Festival is known for, and overseeing the development of sustainability, audience communications and partnerships.

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Centre Manager, LSI Bridport – 10 April 2017

As Centre Manager you will be responsible for delivering our strategic aims and creating an inspirational and supportive environment in which businesses can grow and flourish, while also ensuring that the building remains accessible and inviting for a non-business audience interested in its historic character and intrinsic value as a community asset.
To succeed you will need to develop strong strategic relationships within the economic development sector as well as the local community generally. You will lead, direct and further develop the business plan for the building to ensure that it meets its financial targets and remains relevant and responsive to constant changes in working practices.

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Project Manager, Sherborne Artslink – d/l 10 April 2017

An enthusiastic Project Manager is required for ArtsLink Fizz!, an arts, health and wellbeing project devised by Sherborne ArtsLink. It will be delivered in the local community to include the town of Sherborne, Dorset and surrounding villages.

There are three main beneficiaries and projects:

Dance for people with Parkinson’s

Memory Art sessions across multiple art forms for people with memory loss

Art and craft sessions for parents facing additional challenges eg, isolation, health problems, children with disabilities etc

Plus, an annual celebration of creativity which will bring all these strands together with participants from other work undertaken by ArtsLink, plus the broader community.

We are seeking a Project Manager with a background in community work and the arts. They must be able to communicate with a wide range of people, be flexible, creative and reliable, have the ability to lead, enable and work as part of a small team. They will also have a track record of working successfully to deadlines and meeting targets.

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One Day Intensive with Mariantonia Oliver for dance professionals working with older people – Saturday 17 June 2017

Saturday 17th June 10am-4pm, Pavilion Dance, Bournemouth, £25. To book contact rosalind@activateperformingarts.org.uk

This workshop is for dance practitioners who work with older people, or would like to, to inspire, learn and share. It will focus on-

- exercise structures to use as a body warm-up and as a movement training. Bone structure, joints and deep musculature. Working from the floor, then seated, then in the space.

- concepts from Mariantonia’s work- movement that recognizes the worth of older people.

- tools to challenge gravity without fear, taste risk without danger.

- individual and group movement research work.

- personal musicality and rhythm.

- dance as artistic project.

- dance as social project.

- why do we dance? Dance as life’s energy. The joy of dancing.

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Trainee Artistic Director Leadership Programme – d/l 29 March 2017

The TRAINEE ARTISTIC DIRECTOR programme provides four paid, two-year, full-time residencies for experienced theatre directors. Trainees are resident at one of the partner theatres:
to work closely with the artistic director of your host organisation, participating in the daily life of running a theatre company.

You'll get:

- senior management experience as well as knowledge of audience development, strategic planning, governance, fundraising.
- the opportunity to lead on director development in the organisation.
- areas of autonomy and to contribute to the culture of the organisation.
- mentoring from the artistic director and board.
- a chance to work with the executive team to establish a co-production that you will direct.
- access to the Leaders of Tomorrow activities, training and network.

Partner theatres:
- tiata fahodzi
- TALAWA THEATRE COMPANY
- 20 STORIES HIGH
- FREEDOM STUDIOS

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Participation & Engagement Producer, Watford Palace Theatre – d/l 3 April 2017

Watford Palace Theatre is seeking a Participation and Engagement Producer to help develop new programmes and approaches to WPT’s work in the local community : to develop programming content, large scale and inclusive community plays, oversee a new ambassador scheme, and attract new audiences for in-house productions.

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