Partnerships Director, Cheshire Dance (Dance Consortia North West)

Partnerships Director, Cheshire Dance (Dance Consortia North West)

Dance Is Growing In The North West

We need a highly motivated Partnerships Director to join the artists and organisations that are making a real difference.

Salary             £40,000 (0.8 FTE) pro-rata

Terms             1 year fixed term contract (Renewable: Arts Council England funded for the first year of a four-year intervention)

Hours              Part time 28 hrs per week – time off in lieu system operates

Holidays        20 days holiday (25 days pro-rata)

Cheshire Dance, on behalf of Dance Consortia North West (DCNW), wants to appoint an insightful and highly motivated dance professional experienced in building strong, trusting partnerships.  The post-holder will be required to operate across the Consortia and beyond to foster artist development, audience development and encourage partner and stakeholder investment in the regional dance infrastructure.

DCNW values diversity in both staffing and its programme of work.  We want to attract applicants from all backgrounds and additionally welcome a job share.  The successful candidate will have a background in dance or the wider arts and be able to transfer their skills and knowledge into the role.

The Consortia is a partnership of dance development organisations, venues, companies, independent artists and HE institutions that have co-authored its purpose, ambition and values and secured Arts Council England investment.  Established 2 years ago, it operates through a range of working groups intent on championing dance and inspiring audiences, artists and professionals of today and tomorrow.  Cheshire Dance is an Arts Council England National Portfolio Organisation. It is the accountable body for funding relationships and the employer of this post.

Application pack

Enquiries please contact Adam Holloway, DCNW Co-ordinator and Director of Cheshire Dance, on 01606 861770.  Please forward completed applications to

Deadline: 10am Monday, 26th November 2018

Notification of Interview: Friday, 30th November 2018

Interviews: Tuesday, 4th December 2018 at Cheshire Dance, Winsford