Head of Communications & Partnerships, The Brewery Arts Centre

The Brewery Arts Centre is a thriving and dynamic arts organisation and social hub with over forty years’ experience of delivering an exciting and inspirational programme across seven art forms and involving a dynamic creative learning programme for all ages. We welcome over 250,000 people every year and contribute to making Kendal a vibrant cultural destination and  one of the Sunday Times top ten market towns in England, in 2018.    We host four major festivals every year, including the internationally renowned Kendal Mountain Festival, and we have developed strong partnerships with key organisations, including Manchester’s iconic Band on the Wall.  We are proud to be Cumbria Life Culture Awards current ‘Venue of the Year’!

We are looking for a talented and experienced Head of Communications and Partnerships to lead three key customer-facing departments. As the organisation embarks on a major capital development, Our Digital Future, we seek a strategic thinker who can ensure our Marketing, Box Office and Fundraising teams work together coherently, to support our financial resilience and audience development strategies.  The post holder will also maintain existing relationships with key stakeholders and organisations, develop new relationships with partners and extend our expertise in fundraising.

If you:

–  Have a qualification in Marketing and/or Fundraising
–  Have a minimum of 5 years leadership experience in Marketing, Fundraising or Development
–  Have experience of using and interpreting databases.
–  Would be excited to live and work in one of the most beautiful and culturally significant parts of the UK…
…then this could be the job for you and we want to hear from you!

For further information please take a look at our website where you will find the Job Description/Person Specification, where to get further information and how to apply.