Dance Consortia North West

Partnerships Director

Dance Is Growing and Diversifying In The North West

We need a highly motivated Partnerships Director to join the artists and organisations that are making a real difference.

Salary: £40,800 (0.8 FTE) pro-rata
Terms: 1 year fixed term contract (Renewable: Arts Council England funded for the 2nd year of a four-year intervention)
Hours: Part time 28 hrs per week - time off in lieu system operates
Holidays: 20 days holiday (25 days pro-rata)

Cheshire Dance, on behalf of Dance Consortia North West (DCNW), wants to appoint an insightful and highly motivated dance professional experienced in building strong, trusting partnerships. The post-holder will be required to operate across the Consortia and beyond to foster artist development, audience development and encourage partner and stakeholder investment in the regional dance infrastructure.

DCNW values diversity in both staffing and its programme of work. We want to attract applicants from all backgrounds and additionally welcome a job share. The successful candidate will have a background in dance or the wider arts and be able to demonstrate how they would transfer their skills and knowledge into the role.

The Consortia is a partnership of dance development organisations, venues, companies, independent artists and HE institutions that have co-authored its purpose, ambition and values and has secured Arts Council England investment. Established 3 years ago, it operates through a range of working groups intent on championing dance and inspiring audiences, artists and professionals of today and tomorrow. Cheshire Dance is an Arts Council England National Portfolio Organisation. It is the accountable body for funding relationships and the employer of this post.

To apply:

Please download an application pack here.

For any enquiries please contact Adam Holloway, DCNW Co-ordinator and Director of Cheshire Dance, on 01606 861770.
Please forward completed applications to

Application deadline: Midnight Weds 16th Oct 2019
Notification of Interview: Thurs 24th Oct 2019
Interviews: Mon 4th Nov 2019 at Cheshire Dance, Winsford
Start Date: Negotiable with successful applicant