Firstsite

Programme Manager – Exhibitions and Events (Maternity Cover)

Salary: £29,000 per annum
Hours: Full-time; fixed term contract to cover maternity leave; minimum 9 months, July 17 – March 18.

You will be a natural communicator and team player, able to work closely with colleagues across all operations at Firstsite, to ensure the effective planning and delivery of the programme.

About Firstsite:

Our mission is to inspire people through innovative art and culture – contributing to our region’s well-being, learning and economy.

Our inclusive and evolving programme immerses audiences in a wealth of visual arts that aim to bring art into the heart of our diverse community.

We present exhibitions from both local and internationally renowned artists, run events, activities and learning workshops and show a wide range of films and live opera and ballet screenings.

About the role:

The opportunity of Programme Manager – Exhibition and Events, is a 9 month contract to cover maternity leave. The role is responsible for the delivery of Firstsite's artistic programme of exhibitions, projects, screenings and events. Supporting the Head of Programme in conceiving and hands-on delivery of a very busy, culturally diverse, accessible and audience-led programme. It demands someone with energy and the commitment to make a programme of artistic activity that is organised and realised to very high standards, and is as equally motivated to achieve targets on financial sustainability and increases in audience attendance.

You will be a natural communicator and team player, able to work closely with colleagues across all operations at Firstsite, to ensure the effective planning and delivery of the programme.

To Apply:

To apply for this job, please send your CV and a covering letter detailing how your knowledge, experience and skills meet those set out in the Job Description: Please download the Firstsite Programme Manager – Exhibitions and Events, (Maternity Cover) Job Description

Applications should be emailed to opportunities@firstsite.uk together with a completed Equal Opportunities Form, arriving no later than 12 noon on Tuesday 30 May 2017. Please write Programme Manager in the subject header of your email when sending your application.

Please contact Sandra Macdonald should you require any further information regarding the role or application: sandra@firstsite.uk or telephone 01206 713700.

Deadline for applications: Tuesday 30 May, 12 noon.
Interviews: week commencing 5 June.