Help Musicians UK

Creative Programme Manager

Help Musicians UK is Britain’s leading independent music charity and has provided help, support and opportunities to empower musicians at all stages of their lives for 97 years. HMUK's mission is to create a sustainable future for all musicians and the industry by supporting those who work in the music industry through grants, health and welfare services, campaigning, creative programmes and targeted investment initiatives. It exists to advocate, educate and provide information around issues which affect musicians and the industry that surrounds them.

We have an exciting opportunity to join our team in London as Creative Programme Manager.

We’re looking for someone who is a nurturing team leader

This role is integral to the delivery of the charity’s Creative Programme, managing current grant funding programmes and overseeing other specific projects as required. You will focus on the day-to-day management and operational development of the charity’s creative grants funding schemes and processes, developing new areas of grant funding based on evidence and research. In addition to this, you will undertake regular reviews of the Creative Programme ensuring that funding schemes remain relevant and impactful to musicians across the UK.

To be successful you will need to demonstrate experience of delivering grant funding programmes from start to finish, or equivalent strategic delivery expertise gained in the charitable or music sector. A strong knowledge of artist/professional development in the UK as well as music education and the music scene more widely across a range of genres is desirable. Demonstrable track record of evaluating and monitoring application processes is also essential.  A strong collaborator, you will have an eye for detail and a process driven approach to your work and you’ll thrive in supportive environment where you can make a difference. We’re looking for someone who is a nurturing team leader but also someone who believes in seeing things through to the end to achieve shared goals.

Providing leadership and management of the team will also be a key aspect of the role; we are also looking for candidates who are passionate and experienced in managing a team within a busy, learning environment. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a dynamic organisation and to work to achieve the charity’s ambitions to support career and creative opportunities for music makers and the industry.

To Apply:

Please visit our website and complete an application form.

Deadline for applications: Monday 24 September 2018 at 12:00pm

This role is offered on a full time basis however, HMUK would welcome joint applications from candidates wishing to fulfil the role in a job-share arrangement. Please contact us to discuss this further.

Previous applicants need not reapply.

We anticipate that interviews will be held during the week commencing Monday 1 October 2018

All enquiries and applications should be made to recruitment@helpmusicians.org.uk
T: 020 7239 9100