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Assemble + 8 Collective

Assemble + 8 Collective are looking for a highly resourceful Executive Director to help lead a new organisation established to deliver one of the major commissions of Festival UK* 2022, a collection of large-scale public engagement projects.

Our team is developing an immersive experience exploring the wonder of the human mind through architecture, neuroscience, technology, light and sound. It brings together spatial designers, scientists, artists and technologists, and includes Turner Prize winning collective Assemble, scientists and philosophers from the Universities of Sussex and Glasgow, Grammy-nominated composer Jon Hopkins along with a sound designer, digital producer, technologist
and director. 

The Executive Director will work closely with the Director, Jennifer Crook, to lead the new organisation, ensuring the successful establishment of the company and all its systems, and delivery of the Festival UK* 2022 commission and its legacy - with specific responsibility for the governance, legal, financial, operational, HR, reporting and risk management functions.

The successful candidate will be an experienced, resourceful and dynamic professional able to join the Director in building and leading the new organisation, supporting the team to achieve their ambitious goals and realise the full scale and potential of the programme. You will be a senior manager with strong experience in strategic planning and delivering major public programmes, with a successful track record working in a senior management position within the cultural sector.

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Closing date: 24 May 2021