Relationship Manager, Diversity – Arts Council England

Relationship Manager, Diversity

Ref NM54
Location Manchester Office

Job Description

Relationship Manager, Diversity

Manchester

Salary £30,884 per annum (pro rata £15,442) plus excellent benefits

Contract: Permanent working 2.5 days/17.5 hours per week 

We are on a mission to make sure that the arts and cultural activities we fund reflect the diversity of where we live today.

Music, theatre, galleries. dance, literature, museums, libraries – it’s about everything artistic and cultural. Because we think that all creativity is improved by diversity.

Can you help us?

You will be passionate about diversity in the arts and cultural sector, and will have experience of working with artists and creatives from a diverse range of backgrounds.

You will excel at building relationships, be good at influencing people at all levels, and will be able make a strong case for diversity across the whole cultural sector.

You will work with and support a portfolio of funded organisations. This will include enduring that diversity is embedded in all their plans, monitoring their performances against funding agreements, and keeping up to date with their artistic and cultural work.

You will need an understanding of how arts and cultural organisations are run, including planning, financial reporting, performance management and governance, and how plans to deliver our creative case for diversity work in organisations

You will also give funding advice on Arts Council National Lottery Project Grants, and other funds, and support individuals and organisations to develop their applications, to improve the diversity of the projects we fund.

Internally, you will work with and support a wide range of colleagues, sharing your knowledge and expertise of diverse practice. This role will work across the NorthWest area and the post will be based in Manchester.

This is an excellent opportunity to join Arts Council England and develop a broad and strategic perspective of the arts and culture sector and the way diversity is reflected in the north and nationally.

Closing Date: Midday on Friday 27 July 2018

Job ref. NM54

1st  Interviews to be held on Friday 3 August  2018

2nd Interviews to be held on Thursday 9 August 2018

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