house: Opportunities

kick start: sales and events assistant / museum assistant, d/l 16 August 2021

Farnham Maltings is delighted to be participating in the Government’s Kickstart scheme which supports unemployed young people aged 16 – 24. To be eligible to apply for this scheme, candidates must be registered with their local Job Centre Plus and receiving Universal Credit.

The aim of the Kickstart Scheme is to support young people to gain the skills and confidence they need to secure long-term employment at the end of their placement. The successful candidates will have the opportunity to learn new skills, engage with the community and receive training during their placements with us.

The Farnham Maltings are seeking to recruit 3 young people via this scheme into the following 2 roles:-

Sales & Events Assistant (two placements) – 25 hours per week
Museum Assistant (one placement) – 25 hours per week

Please see the job descriptions on our website to find out more about the placements we will be hosting, and if you are interested, contact your Work Coach at the Job Centre Plus to register your interest - all applications must be made through your Work Coach.

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Assistant, Arts Council England, d/l 6 August 2021

Arts Council England is looking for an Assistant to join our inclusive and supportive South East Area Team in our Cambridge office. The Assistant role comes with a salary of £23,410 p/a and some excellent company benefits. This is a fixed term, maternity cover for six months.

In this flexible admin assistant role, you will support the South East Area team with various admin and office duties. You will work closely with other Assistants and be responsible daily for managing your workload.

In your first few weeks in this administration assistant role, you can expect to tackle the following tasks and much more besides:

Diary management, booking internal and external meetings
Supporting internal grant-making processes
Admin support for the office, willing to step in and help where and when required
To apply, you will need to be an organised individual who can prioritise effectively, with an approachable and inclusive approach to the workplace. The role will suit someone with previous administrative assistant or office assistant experience. Candidates from a customer service background are encouraged to apply, too.

In return for your skills, you will receive a generous salary and benefits package.

We are currently operating from home due to the pandemic restrictions and anticipate returning to offices in the Autumn. Interviews will be held remotely.

Disabled people, those from Black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds and under 30, are under-represented in our workforce, particularly encouraging applications from people in these groups.

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Marketing and PR Consultant, The Horton, Epsom, d/l 30 July 2021

A fantastic opportunity drive the launch and audience engagement of this unique new cultural venue in Epsom, Surrey.

After standing empty and at risk for three decades, the former Horton Chapel will once again open its doors in 2021, as The Horton – a vibrant venue for arts, heritage and events. This extraordinary destination will offer an exciting programme of performance, creative courses and cultural activities, enriching the local community and attracting visitors from the region.

We want to work with an experienced arts marketer who thinks analytically as well as creatively; someone who understands the great potential of The Horton and is committed to starting something special.

As Marketing and PR Consultant you will bring strategic insight, creative communication skills and campaign experience within the cultural or entertainment sector, with knowledge of both traditional and digital marketing strategies.

This is a part-time 12-week contract beginning as soon as possible, with potential to be extended. It will be a freelance role, working from home with own equipment. However, the consultant will need to attend in-person meetings in Epsom.

Maximum fee £5,000 including VAT. Assumed average 2-3 days per week.

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Marketing Assistant, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, d/l 30 July 2021

We are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Marketing Assistant to join us as we build our our audiences and establish the theatre as an important presence in the arts locally, regionally and nationally.

The Marketing Assistant will promote the theatre and associated activities using print, social media and digital platforms. They will have an aptitude for design, be able to organise diverse events and work well to deadlines. The Marketing Assistant will be responsible for administering our media and influencer communications, liaising with reviewers and representing the theatre on press nights.

The ideal candidate will, ideally, have previous experience of working in a theatre or venue; great attention to detail; an interest in people and a passion for the arts. Media relations experience would be a great bonus, but it is vital that they can write engaging copy.

This is a great opportunity for someone wishing to start their career in arts marketing. You will be involved with the whole marketing mix, and be part of a venue with a wonderful history, and great plans for the future.

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Ticketing Administrator, Gulbenkian, University of Kent, d/l 29 July 2021

If you have a proven ability to multi-task, prioritise and deliver a high quality of work with experience of supervising a team, cash handling and reconciliation this full time, Ticketing Administrator role could be for you. Working with the Systems and Information Manager and Front of House Manager you will oversee the successful day to day delivery of box office services. You will be responsible for relevant staff training on ticketing systems, ticketing back-office procedures, and ensuring all ticketing correspondence is handled efficiently.

For our day-to-day operation we rely largely on Tessitura, a market leading CRM application for the performing arts. Tessitura is used to sell tickets, engage audiences, and develop sponsorship, fundraising and sales campaigns. You will proactively support and develop the Tessitura database to ensure that the venue obtains maximum benefit from the software by liaising with key stakeholders across all teams that utilise the software.

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Chief Executive Officer, The Diss Corn Hall Trust, d/l 4 August 2021

Following a major Heritage Lottery-funded refurbishment and relaunch in 2017, the Corn Hall in Diss is looking for a dynamic and inspirational CEO to take the organisation to the next exciting and challenging stage of its development.

The Corn Hall is located in Diss Norfolk on the Suffolk border and serves a catchment area of within 20-30 miles radius. It is a widely respected and much-loved community arts venue which provides engaging, accessible, high-quality events and participatory activities for everyone.

While continuing to deliver a lively and varied arts and entertainment programme and maintaining our well-respected gallery, we plan to increase our community involvement to reflect Arts Council England’s Let’s Create strategic vision, and to grow income from our hire, café and bar.

The successful applicant will provide inspiring and collaborative leadership, and will be responsible for managing staff and volunteers, for marketing the organisation, and for corporate and private hires.

Please send a CV and covering letter to saying why you are the person to take the Corn Hall forward at this pivotal time in its development.

Interviews will be held w/c 9th August.

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arts administrator for house d/l Mon 16 August

We are seeking a full-time Arts Administrator for to join our team, specifically to support our work with house.

house was established around 8 years ago to ‘increase the range, quality and audience for theatre across south east England.’ We work through a network of 180 venues across the South and East of England to collaboratively programme contemporary performance, working at developing a regional ecology, training, shared projects, festival visits and networking. When we started this work the South East was, according to Arts Council, the region that toured the least in the country. It is now the region that tours most and house, we believe, has played a part in this transformation.

The successful candidate will be somebody who is confident in their abilities, is good on detail, responds to opportunities and is keen to take on new challenges. More specifically, we are looking for someone with a passion for theatre and an enthusiasm for our ambition.

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Summer Residency 2021: Developing a New Musical

The North Wall Arts Centre in Oxford are looking for early-career performers, designers & technicians aged 18 - 25 to take part in a two-week ArtsLab Summer residency to create a brand new musical, with theatre-makers Harry Blake and Jen Fletcher.

Spend two weeks in Oxford celebrating all things music and dance, whilst undergoing professional training, resulting in a public sharing on Saturday 24 July.

Dates: 12 - 25 July 2021.

It’s free to take part, and all meals and accommodation will be provided.

Apply via The North Wall website by 16 May:

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cultural recovery fund (april-june 2021): full guidance

This investment is to support cultural organisations as they transition back to a viable and sustainable operating model during April-June 2021.

Grant range: Between £25,000 and £3,000,000
The grant is designed to cover the 3-month period from April - June 2021

Application Open Date: 12pm (midday), Wednesday 6 January 2021
Application Deadline: 12pm (midday), Tuesday 26 January 2021

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funding: fleabag support fund, open 1st-5th each month

The Fleabag Support Fund is open now and will close on the 5th October. The Fund will open again on the 1st of the month for 5 days for the foreseeable future.
The objective of this fund is to provide a SMALL CRISIS GRANT.

This fund will reflect and recognise that people have an immediate need.

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ITC Arts Training Timetable

These training courses are designed to provide you with the toolkit of essential skills and specialist knowledge needed to run a performing arts company successfully.

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