Milton Keynes Islamic Arts Heritage and Culture

General Manager  

Salary Range: £30,000 - £35,000 per annum
Location: Milton Keynes
Terms: Full time, permanent

MK IAC www.mkiac.org has a seven year track record of building and delivering its pioneering Art in the Park Festival in Milton Keynes. Art in the Park is an annual intercultural celebration that combines arts and popular entertainment. http://www.mkiac.org/artintheparkfest.php The key aim of the organisation is to build community cohesion through shared cultural activity with all communities and high quality arts delivery. MK IAC is led by its Founding Director, Anouar Kassim MBE, working with an experienced board of Trustees.

The key aim of the organisation is to build community cohesion through shared cultural activity with all communities and high quality arts delivery.

MK IAC has regularly attracted Arts Council England and BIG Lottery funding, along with support from private Trusts and Foundations. It has a base at Milton Keynes College. Having recently achieved ACE Elevate and BIG Lottery Reaching Communities funds, the organisation is seeking a highly organised, independent working and energetic General Manager (who will work with new marketing, administrator and programme coordinator posts). The organisation is committed to having people from a wide range of backgrounds within its staff team and on its governing board.

The focus of the General Manager role will be managing the team, undertaking development work (including fundraising), and overseeing coordination of both Art in the Park and the developing year-round programme of events and activities. The General Manager will provide support and management to staff, establish company systems and procedures, manage budgets and financial reporting, and deliver fundraising applications and activity. Much of the work will contribute to the ACE Creative Case for Diversity.

To Apply:

Please download and complete the Application Pack below. The form should be completed in full and submitted electronically to opportunities@artreach.biz, along with a cover letter and curriculum vitae. We will accept submissions received in hard copy provided they arrive before the closing time specified; MK IAC C/O ArtReach, 1 Craufurd Rise, Maidenhead, SL6 7LR 

Closing date: 5pm on Monday 30 January 2017
Interviews: will be held in Milton Keynes on Monday 6 February 2017.

The process is being managed by ArtReach which provides development and event management support to MK IAC. If you have any queries once you’ve read the full application pack please e-mail using opportunities@artreach.biz. Phone calls only if essential please (via ArtReach on 0116 261 6882).