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Development Officer, The Watermill Theatre – d/l 28 July 2017

Working closely with the Development Director, we require a highly organised, articulate, self-motivated person who has excellent communication and written skills, has comprehensive knowledge of CRM systems and is passionate about providing excellent donor stewardship at all levels.

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Head Duty Manager, Komedia Ltd – 29 July 2017

his is a unique opportunity for an experienced events manager to join the friendly Komedia team and work in the exciting atmosphere of an award winning comedy and live entertainment venue.

The Head Duty Manager is responsible for the smooth running of Komedia’s performances, maintaining a high quality of customer experience and acts as line manager to all staff during events. The majority of the hours will be worked in the evening and weekends, must be available to work late nights and weekends.

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Theatre Technician, Dacorum Borough Council / Old Town Hall – d/l 30 July 2017

The Old Town Hall is a busy arts venue in the heart of Hemel Hempstead.

The successful candidate will need a minimum of 2 years professional experience as a theatre technician in a performing arts environment. They must demonstrate an excellent working knowledge of theatre lighting, live sound and multi-media operation.

In addition, the candidate must demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge of health and safety in a theatre / public building environment. They must also be able to assist with theatre get ins / get outs as well as the set-up of equipment for other events within the venue.

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Finance Officer, Jasmin Vardimon Company – d/l 25 July 2017

Following our recent success in securing funding to begin the development of a permanent new home, the Jasmin Vardimon Company are seeking to appoint a Finance Officer to join our busy office and help prepare the company for the move to new premises and increased activities. Initially for one day per week, this role will suit a motivated and self-reliant candidate who is looking to expand an already existing portfolio of clients or move from full to part time work.

Working with: Associate Producer, Education Manager and Finance Manager
Working to: Executive Director
Fee: £120 per day

The Jasmin Vardimon Company require an independent contractor to provide office and bookkeeping support for one day per week. Engagement to be on a contract to be agreed in terms of hours worked, remuneration paid and duration of the contract. The contractor will be responsible for their own tax and NI arrangements.

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Marketing & Communications Manager, Corn Exchange Newbury – d/l 31 July 2017

The Corn Exchange, Newbury are seeking a creative marketer with great motivation and energy. This is an ideal position for someone with 2-3 years arts marketing experience and looking for their first management challenge.

The successful candidate will be an advocate of the Corn Exchange Trust and its programme of activities ranging from the outdoor performance programme, the performances presented on stage, the growing and the important work at 101 Outdoor Arts Creation Space, and the launch of a new creative Learning Centre in the heart of Newbury.

In addition, the successful candidate will be leading on and overseeing the delivery of the communications for our fundraising, kitchen and bar, and learning activities.

The Marketing & Communications Manager reports to Head of Sales and Marketing and is responsible for Marketing & Press Officer, Marketing & Audience Development Officer, Marketing & Admin Assistant and Distribution Assistant (freelance p/t).

If you are interested in applying for the post, please send your CV, with relevant experience outlined, together with a covering letter of no more than two sides that explains how you meet the personal specification and why you would be interested in joining our team. Please also complete the attached Equal Opportunities monitoring form, which can be found on the Corn Exchange Newbury website and include this with your application.

Please send applications to Stephanie Clark either via post to Corn Exchange, Market Place, Newbury, RG14 5BD, or email to no later than 12pm on Monday 31 July 2017.

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Assistant Producer, Participation, South East Dance – d/l 31 July 2017

Are you an excellent project coordinator, with a proven ability to work with communities volunteers and people of all ages? Do you have good communication and people skills, experience in community arts or dance and working with professional artists? Are you committed to equal opportunities? Do you have a passion for the arts? Are you a team player, able to work independently as part of a dynamic fast-paced organisation? If so, you could be the Assistant Producer, Participation we are looking for.

South East Dance wants to ensure the best dance by the most talented artists gets made and that people from all walks of life can access greater opportunities to enjoy the exhilaration and health benefits of dance.

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Trustee, Brighton Open Air Theatre CIO – d/l 24 July 2017

BOAT is looking for trustees to help take it to the next level.

BOAT is a unique ampitheatre in Brighton which has been described in the press as 'the theatre friendship built'. Uniquely built and run without any public funding, BOAT opened in 2015, welcomes 100 companies each year between May and September and reaches annual audiences of 15,000+. BOAT has featured performances by Laurie Anderson, The Globe, Tim Vine, Joanna Neary and many many professional, amateur and community performances. Our patron is Simon Evans.

Now BOAT is tested and secure, some of our founding trustees are stepping down and BOAT is seeking the next generation of trustess to take BOAT forward.

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Relationship Manager, Combined Arts, Arts Council, England – d/l 26 July 2017

Relationship Manager, Combined Arts

Office Cambridge Salary: £30,578 per annum, plus excellent benefits

Contract: Fixed term until 31 January 2018, working 35 hours per week

We are looking for someone who is passionate about diverse arts practice, excels at building relationships, and has a strong commitment to developing talent and organisational resilience within the arts and cultural sector.

In this role you will have the opportunity to work with and support a broad portfolio of funded organisations. You will need an understanding of arts practice, how arts and cultural organisations are run, planning, financial reporting, performance management and governance. You will also give funding advice for Grants for the Arts and other strategic funds, and support individuals and organisations to develop their applications.

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Freelance Youth Director, The Young Actors Group – d/l 1 August 2017

Do you love working with young actors and using drama to inspire and excite?

Are you experienced at working with 5 – 7 year olds?

Do you have an enhanced CRB / DBS certificate?

Are you based in or near Brighton (not London)?

If you answered ‘yes’ to all of the above then please keep reading.

The Young Actors Group is a professionally run acting school and agency that runs weekly drama classes for 5 – 19 year olds in Brighton and the South East.

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Director on Music Theatre Summer School, EduStage – d/l 23 July 2017

Director required to work with a small team on a Music Theatre Summer School for young people in Epsom, Monday August 14 to Friday August 18, 10am to 4pm (total 30 hours) including generally assisting throughout the week. The summer school will premiere a new musical which will be performed at the end of the week. Would suit local theatre graduate. Experience at working with young people essential and CRB/DBS certificate. Some dance experience preferred but not essential.

Fee for the week: £300

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Box Office Manager, Theatre Royal Windsor – d/l 31 July 2017

heatre Royal Windsor is looking to recruit a Box Office Manager to be responsible for the Box Office customer service team.

Managed by the UK’s most prolific producer Bill Kenwright, we are nationally significant as the only unfunded regional commercial producing theatre, blazing the trail for other creative organisations. With the increasing popularity of our diverse, high quality programme, our upgraded customer relationship management system, and the planned summer refurbishment of our beautiful listed building, there's never been a better time to join our team.

Your main duties will be to oversee all the box office operations and to lead the box office team. You will have overall responsibility to ensure that your team consistently exceed customer expectations whilst maintaining a high standard of service. Working in collaboration with the marketing department you will also be responsible for maximising revenue from the sale of ticket, merchandise and any other ancillary items.

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Acrojou Masterclass: Body & Structure, Kent – 29-30 July 2017

Join us for our two day Body and Structure masterclass: a highly physical exploration of what dance, physical theatre and circus offer when explored in close partnership with the designed visual and structural environment.

Working with narrative, improvisation, objects, metaphor and meaning, this intensive takes participants on a personal artistic journey, underpinned by Acrojou’s creation, design and choreography methodology.

Guided by the company’s core artistic team, participants will expand and deepen their practice, physically and artistically, as well as gaining confidence, tools and broadened techniques for creation.

Suitable for circus/ dance/ physical theatre artists, aged 16+

An Arts Council England / Kent County Council subsidised opportunity: £100/person for the two-day masterclass

To apply, email

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Community Artist, Creative Minds – d/l 6 August 2017

Creative Minds is a community of passionate artists delivering fun and therapeutic Art Sessions to care homes, learning disability services, community centres and various venues across the UK. We currently work with older adults and people with learning disabilities enabling people of all ages and abilities to explore their creativity and helping to make art accessible to everyone.

We are looking for artists that are:

Passionate about visual art, craft and sculpture.
Caring, compassionate and supportive to others.
Confident and have excellent communication skills.
Able to commit at least 2.5 days to delivering Art Sessions in their local area.
Have experience working in a care environment or the community (Desirable).
Have a Valid UK Driving Licence and access to a vehicle. (Essential).

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Box Office Assistant, Komedia Brighton – d/l 26 July 2017

Komedia Brighton is currently seeking a Box Office Assistant to join our busy team in August. Confident and personable, you will have experience dealing with members of the public in a polite and courteous manner. As an important member of our box office operation, you will be responsible for delivering an excellent experience for all customers buying or enquiring about tickets for shows at Komedia, in person, by email and over the telephone. Previous ticket-selling experience would be an advantage.


Handling ticket enquiries and bookings
Answering the Box Office phone line and email address
Generating sales for Komedia shows
Face-to-face Box Office duties on show nights
Liaising with external organisations and promoters

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Arts Council England Funding Seminar – 14 September 2017

Free funding seminar for arts organisations and individuals who are interested in applying for funding from Arts Council England.
Lisa Elmer, Relationship Manager, Children, Young People and Learning and Natalie Phillips Relationship Manager, Engagement and Audiences, will give a presentation on Arts Council England funding streams, including Grants for the Arts and strategic funds, followed by a question and answer session. Norfolk Arts Forum will also provide information on the funding available for arts projects from Norfolk County Council.
The deadline for registration is 4 September 2017. Please note that places are limited so early booking is advised.
This event is organised in partnership with Arts Council England: South East, Norfolk Arts Forum (Norfolk County Council) and King’s Lynn Alive Corn Exchange.

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