Programme manager (maternity cover)
Closing date: 9am on Monday 15th August 2022
Salary: £28,500 per annum pro-rata (80-100% FTE)
Interviews: Friday 19th August
Are you ready to play a key role in managing an ambitious dance programme with DanceEast?
DanceEast are currently seeking an enthusiastic and dynamic Programme Manager to cover a period of maternity leave for approximately 9/10 months, starting mid-September.
We are looking for a candidate with experience in developing community performance, participation and events programmes in a range of settings, for different audiences, with various groups within and beyond the DanceHouse; and a knowledge of national dance developments, in particular in the areas of youth and community dance and health and wellbeing. You should have a track record in relationship building; and experience of assessing impact, monitoring, and evaluation. You will have excellent administrative and organisational skills, with sound IT skills; and good interpersonal, communication and numeracy skills.
Knowledge, skills, experience
- Educated to degree level in dance and/or dance teaching qualification, or equivalent professional experience
- Artistic flair and experience in developing community performance, participation and events programmes in a range of settings, for different audiences, with various groups and capable of inspiring, raising aspiration and promoting engagement
- Knowledge of national dance developments, in particular in the areas of youth and community dance and health and wellbeing
- Understanding of the processes of dance creation and performance, and experience of developing projects and programmes with young people, older people and community groups including intergenerational groups and people with disabilities or specific health needs
- Experience of setting and meeting strategic objectives and/or targets, project planning, budget setting, contracts and logistics, and of project delivery on time and within budget
- Track record in relationship building and working in partnership with a range of funders, agencies, organisations and individuals
- Experience of assessing impact, monitoring, evaluating and reporting on projects and relevant skills and expertise in this area
- Experience of effective team working with colleagues in and beyond the organisation
- Excellent administrative and organisational skills with sound IT skills
- Good numeracy skills, with the ability to prepare, manage and monitor budgets
Further information can be found here:
To apply, the Application Form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form should ideally be completed electronically and emailed to HR@danceeast.co.uk or sent by post to Bill Armitage, Head of Operations & Resources, Jerwood DanceHouse, Foundry Lane, Ipswich IP4 1DW, marked “Private and Confidential”. Please note that CV’s will only be considered when attached to a fully completed Application Form.
Completed applications must arrive at DanceEast by 9am on Monday 15th August. Successful applicants will be invited to an interview at the DanceHouse on Friday 19th August, and candidates should be available on this date.
Please state on your application that you found this role through Creative Access.
Years of experience
- £20,000 to £30,000 per year
- general knowledge