Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council

Arts Officer (Programming & Commissioning)

Full time | Fixed term until 01/08/2021 | Salary: £30,507 - £32,878pa

The Council is committed to retaining its leadership role and further developing Stockton’s reputation as a creative and dynamic events Borough where quality of life is enhanced by a range of vibrant Arts, Festivals and Events. Stockton’s exciting annual events programme includes Stockton International Riverside Festival, Stockton Sparkles, Halloween Fright Night and Fireworks Display.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, innovative and self-motivated individual to join the Council’s successful Events Service and be part of the journey to deliver extraordinary and unexpected event experiences for residents, businesses and visitors alike.

The post holder will lead the creative design and planning, and will support operational delivery of the Council’s annual events programme, as well as assisting with the commissioning and programming of artists and performers.

We are looking for an individual who has a proven track record in the Arts field with significant experience in delivering creative programmes and projects. Knowledge of outdoor arts and street theatre practice and participatory arts practice is desirable.

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Closing date: 04/08/2019
Interview date: 15/08/2019
Vacancy ID: 010267

If you would like an informal discussion about the post, please contact Peter Savage, Event Team Leader (Programming/Commissioning) on 01642 527345.