house: Opportunities

Creative Assistant, Pop My Mind – d/l 06 October 2017

We have an exciting new temporary opportunity for a talented creative individual who has ambitions to develop a career in the creative arts. Pop My Mind are champions of bold collaborative creative practice and we are looking for an excellent all-rounder to join our team and engage in a range of tasks from which to develop a broad array of new skills.

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Hayward Gallery Administrator, Southbank Centre – d/l 08 October 2017

Since 1968 the Hayward Gallery has been one of the world’s leading public galleries of modern and contemporary art. The hub of visual arts at Southbank Centre, the Hayward plays a vital role in the London art scene through its original programme of large-scale exhibitions, smaller project shows and outdoor installations. In 2018 the Hayward Gallery will be celebrating its 50th anniversary year with a number of special events and programmes. (The Gallery reopens in January 2018 following a 28 month refurbishment project).

In preparation for our reopening, we are looking for a well organised administrator, with wonderful attention to detail, to provide support to the Hayward Gallery General Manager and Exhibitions teams. Administrative cover will include: diary management, maintaining filing systems, financial processes and meeting preparation. You will also play a key role in organising private views and other events related to the exhibition programme.

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Creative Programmes Manager, The Albany – d/l 17 October 2017

The Albany, in the heart of Deptford, is a vibrant performing arts centre, with a strong focus on working with diverse, local communities. Programmes and venue management also extend to two external sites, Deptford Lounge and Canada Water Theatre.

This is an exciting role that will support the further development of the overall artistic vision, creating a coherent, eclectic and ambitious offer for our diverse audiences. The post will suit a dynamic, creative and organised individual with strong experience of project and relationship management.

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Project Producer & Publicist, Another Soup – d/l 09 October 2017

Another Soup is seeking a Project Producer & Publicist for its upcoming production, The Soul Of Wittgenstein, which opens at the Omnibus Theatre in Clapham, London in February 2018. ​This full-scale production will have a three-week run as part of the week-long LGBT festival at the venue.

We are looking for a committed and driven person to lead the production to opening and beyond, and we want only the best and most diverse candidates to apply.

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Senior Sound Technician, Young Vic – d/l 08 October 2017

We are looking for a Senior Sound Technician to join our busy and successful theatre. Based on The Cut in Waterloo we produce new plays, classics, musicals, short films and more. We attract large and complex audiences, we win major awards, we have deep connections in our neighbourhoods and we take shows to the West End and New York. Recent shows include The Scottsboro Boys, A View from the Bridge, A Streetcar Named Desire and Yerma.

You’ll have the leadership skills and ability to run fit ups, programme sound consoles have a good knowledge of sound systems and control. You’ll have experience in a producing theatre or performing arts environment and be flexible, positive and enthusiastic even under pressure.

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Head of Participation, Royal Court Theatre – d/l 06 October 2017

The Head of Participation is a new senior strategic and artistic role responsible for the future visionary strategy, delivery, advocacy and management of Young Court and Beyond the Court - all of the Royal Court’s work with young people and communities across London and the UK.

This is a key position within the Artistic team at the Royal Court, combining strategic leadership, initiative, fundraising and external and internal advocacy alongside management of permanent and contractual staff and ensuring that the highest standards of artistic excellence are matched with best practice in our engagement with young people and diverse communities.

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Arts Administrator, Streetwise Opera – d/l 08 October 2017

Streetwise Opera is an award-winning charity that uses music to help people make positive changes in their lives. Working with people who have experienced homelessness and other members of the community, we run workshop programmes across England, stage critically-acclaimed operas, and manage With One Voice, an international arts/homelessness movement. Through taking part in Streetwise Opera’s programmes, our participants have performed as part of the 2012 Cultural Olympiad, been seen by millions on the BBC, and found improved self-confidence, wellbeing and optimism.

Following an internal promotion, we’re now seeking an experienced, full-time Arts Administrator in London to support our busy and energetic team. This key role is critical to the smooth running of both our London office and our national workshop programme.

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Surrey Performing Arts Officer – d/l 13 October 2017

This is a new role, created through a partnership between Surrey Arts and Farnham Maltings. Initially funded for two years, the ambition of this role is to develop and improve the cultural health of our communities, support the development of the theatre and dance artists of the County, build a sustainable set of networks for venues and artists and develop partnerships with other agencies who share our ambitions including health, education and other services.

Based within the Theatre Development team of Farnham Maltings the post holder has the possibility to work from two or three bases across the County.

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Commission, LGBTQ+ BAME Artists, The Marlborough Theatre – d/l 09 October 2017

Are you a UK based artist/performer or theatre maker creating work about the intersections of LGBT+ and BAME identities?

Do you need development time and producing support for a show you are currently working on? Are you interested in presenting your show during Brighton Fringe 2018?

The Marlborough Theatre will be rolling out an exciting professional development scheme in 2018 specifically targeted at LGBTQ+ BAME artist/companies as part of a project funded by Arts Council through the Elevate scheme. We are seeking 2 artists/companies primarily working in theatre & performance. Artists/Companies will ideally have a show that requires further final development, an existing work that is looking for redevelopment alongside mentorship, or a clear performance idea that is ready to be realised in this time frame.

Week long residencies will take place at The Marlborough Theatre during January, February and March 2018, in which time participants will have access to a mentor, dramaturg, plus producing support from The Marlborough producing team.

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Director, Gulbenkian – d/l 10 October 2017

Director Gulbenkian
Gulbenkian is at a very exciting stage in its development. We are a National Portfolio Organisation with Arts Council England and have developed a national and international profile through an innovative multi-arts programme and pioneering projects such as ART31 and bOing! International Family Festival.

Gulbenkian’s current Director has recently been appointed as Director of Arts and Culture at the University creating an opportunity for an inspirational leader to develop Gulbenkian even further, and provide support in the planning and delivery of a dynamic and exciting strategic arts and culture vision for the University of Kent.

The Director of Gulbenkian will lead the implementation of the Gulbenkian Artistic Vision which is to work with a range of creative partners to become a leading 21st Century international arts centre offering an engaging, innovative and high quality arts programme. We will act as a catalyst developing and curating ideas, spaces and emerging talent. The empowerment of children and young people.

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Administration Assistant | Old Fire Station, Oxford | d/l 9 October

Salary - £17,500 – pro rata – 0.6 full time equivalent = £10,500
Key purpose
To carry out general administrative tasks for the company under the direction of the Bookings
and Administration Manager, including responsibility for the collating of data for evaluation and
audience development, cash handling and invoice processing. Ensuring accuracy of data at all
stages of the process will be key to the success of this position.

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Marketing and Communications Manager, Corn Exchange Newbury – d/l 16 October 2017

We are seeking a highly-motivated marketing professional, who is passionate about the arts, to join our thriving team.

The Corn Exchange is a growing, dynamic and exciting organisation in the South East. This role presents a unique opportunity to shape the continued development of the Trust activities and you’ll be an integral part in achieving our aspirations.

Over the last few years our audiences have increased by more than 15% and you’ll be leading a dedicated, committed and focused marketing team to help to deliver the planned increased engagement over the next five years. You should be results driven and full of exciting, creative ideas and campaigns that you’ll want to put into place and enjoy monitoring the success of those to the benefit of the organisation.

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house Training: Marketing for Artists and Companies – 02 November 2017

This half-day training session will teach you the principles of marketing and how to apply them to the arts. It will cover design and print, copywriting, content creation and social media. It is suited to artists or companies with experience of putting on work in professional venues that want to improve their knowledge and practice.
Nadia Niesterowicz-Newstead is an arts marketer with experience of working with both artists and venues from the UK and beyond. Teaching artists and companies about how to market themselves and their art and work smarter not harder is her jam and she has led workshops all over the country. She is currently Marketing and Communications Manager at the Albany in Deptford, London.
Training delivered in association with The Marlowe and Canterbury Festival.

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Arts Council England & Canterbury City Council Funding Seminar – 02 November 2017

Free funding seminar and surgery for arts organisations and individuals who are interested in applying for funding from Arts Council England and keen to know more about the funding streams and initiatives available including Grants for the Arts and strategic funds, followed by a question and answer session. Canterbury City Council will be available to provide information about their new RISE Grants Programme that is available to community, arts and sports organisations.
Training delivered in association with The Marlowe and Canterbury Festival.

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house Training: Touring to Regional Venues – 01 November 2017

Mark Makin, house touring associate, theatre producer and tour booker will introduce you to the basic set of skills and specialist knowledge that you need to successfully book a tour and approach regional venues about your work. The session will include how to;

- Organise a realistic tour schedule and budget
- Present your company and shows to potential bookers in the best light
- Understand the different financial and contractual deal options
- Start building relationships with suitable venues for your work
- ‘Selling’ your show to programmers

Training delivered in association with The Marlowe and Canterbury Festival.

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