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Jasmin Vardimon Company

The Jasmin Vardimon Company is an internationally renowned and critically acclaimed dance theatre company, touring to prestigious venues and performing to diverse audiences worldwide. The company has well-established education and professional development programmes, as well as an exciting portfolio of innovative projects and public participation programmes. The company has increased its public profile over the past 18 months, steering a course through the pandemic by offering new online experiences and reaching a whole new audience with our passion for dance, movement and performance. 

As restrictions begin to ease, the company is preparing to move into its new, bespoke, state of the art creative complex in Ashford in Spring 2022. At this exciting time of significant expansion, we are now recruiting for a new Head of Communications to spearhead the development of the Communications department to further increase awareness and understanding of the JVC programmes and offers.

This is an exciting opportunity for a self-motivated individual with excellent communication skills, coupled with experience of marketing, social media and communications strategies and a commitment to developing new audiences, to join JVC and contribute to its future. 

Operationally the Head of Communications will work closely alongside the General Manager and Head of Learning and Participation under the strategic guidance of the Artistic and Executive Directors, to deliver a comprehensive and innovative communications approach to the productions, courses, classes and new building. The role is based in our offices in Ashford, Kent but we embrace flexible working practices and will happily discuss a hybrid model to include remote working.

Job Title: Head of Communications 
Salary: £33,000 PAYE basis with review after 12 months
Contract: Permanent Full Time 
Responsible to: Executive & Artistic Directors
Senior Management Team: Comprised of General Manager, Head of Communications and Head of Learning & Participation, the team will be in charge of delivering the company’s overall business and education success although each has responsibility for discrete areas of the company’s operation.

Office Base: Ashford, Kent with flexibility for remote working
Hours of Work: 40 hours per week 
Notice period: 3 months following successful probationary period of 6 months
Annual Leave: 22 days per year pro rata plus statutory bank holidays. The company usually closes over the Christmas period, which is offered in addition to holiday entitlement
Pension: Pension is currently 5% employee 3% employer it will increase as per government guidelines
Overtime: Overtime payments are not made. Time off in Lieu is provided (agreed in advance)

How to apply

Please send:

  • A current CV
  • A personal Statement (no more than 2 sides of A4) which outlines your skills, experience and knowledge, and how you would deliver the role with attention to the outlined duties, responsibilities and personal specifications outlined in the full recruitment pack
  • Completed Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form via jasminvardimon.com/about-us/opportunities

Please respond by: 12 Noon on Friday 30th July to exec@jasminvardimon.com

Shortlisted Candidates should be available for interviews in London on 12th August 2021