Hours: Full-time (37.5 hrs per week)
A progressive arts organisation that develops new ways to support artists and enables art and ideas to reach a wide range of people in unexpected ways.
Wysing aims to provide alternative environments and structures for artistic research, experimentation, discovery and production, In 2010 Wysing was invited to join Plus Tate; one of only two of the twenty organisations in the network whose work is focused on process and production rather than on the presentation of extant works.
The centre has ten buildings including studios, live-work space, specialist new media facilities, a large gallery, education facilities, a 17th century farmhouse used as accommodation for residencies and retreats and a cafe that is open to the public Mondays to Saturdays.
About the role:
The Deputy Director works closely with the Director to strategically shape and develop Wysing Arts Centre, leading on all aspects of the day to day operations of the organisation including site and resource management, administration, financial management and compliance, staffing and HR, business development and board engagement. The successful applicant will have at least five years’ experience in a similar senior role, preferably within the arts.
The Deputy Director is a new position that reflects the future ambitions of Wysing in delivering ambitious new activity onsite and within national and international partnerships. The role has been developed following the decision of the current Operations Director to move on from the organisation following eight successful years in post.
Closing Date: Deadline for applications 28 May.