Arts Project & Development Manager, Art Gene Limited

Arts Project & Development Manager, Art Gene Limited

Art Gene is looking for an experienced Arts Project & Development Manager, to join our growing award winning team. The successful candidate will manage a current £1million suite of projects across the Islands and Bays of Barrow and Furness – Including Art Gene’s core projects and those of our Coastal Community Team.

This full time fixed term (3 year) contract is a core role facilitating Art Gene’s upcoming and developing work. A creative approach to project management and fundraising, enthusiasm and an ability to engage the public through immersive consultation events is essential.

This exciting role will build on and facilitate our existing partnerships with statutory bodies, individuals and communities Locally, Regionally and (Inter)nationally – uncovering and developing aspiration at a grass roots level within a glocal context.

The role will be central in helping us deliver visionary projects developing capital infrastructure and improved health impacts.

The Arts Project & Development Manager, will manage a suite of projects within a collaborative team, led by Art Gene’s artist co-founder directors Maddi Nicholson and Stuart Bastik and lead associate architect Charlie MacKeith.

The successful candidate will work collaboratively with the team to design, plan, manage, publicise and deliver engagement activity and arts events. The role will involve planning, evaluating, report writing, handling budgets and fundraising, to develop new strands of work to continue the role.

The project development and delivery, including events and working with the community, may be outside the 9 to 5 culture, on weekends and evenings. Driving, flexibility, responsiveness and an ability to manage one’s own workload are key to the successful performance of Project Manager.

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Application Procedure

Supply letter of application with CV, and biography and a statement detailing your interest in the role & how your knowledge and experience will add value to our projects. Email to:  by 9 am Monday 27th Nov 2017