Lead Artist and Project Manager, Collective Encounters

Following successful fundraising from the National Lottery Heritage Fund Collective Encounters is seeking an exceptional Artist & Project Manager with experience of socially engaged theatre practice to work with women taking part in a new project,Women in Action. Women in Actionis a multi-faceted project that will use Theatre for Social Change to explore the experiences of women in 21stCentury.

Women in Action will unearth, explore and share stories of community resilience, community action and community organising. The project will culminate in a new touring production, radio ballad and a digital collection of oral histories.

The successful candidate will have experience of leading and delivering arts/heritage projects and excellent participatory theatre credentials, excellent skills in advocacy, project management and making theatre through a participatory process. They will be motivated, proactive and collaborative in their approach; diplomatic, friendly and empathetic.

Due to the nature of the project this opportunity is only open to female candidates.

Available fee: £12,700 (over a 24 month period inclusive of VAT and expenses)

The deadline for applications is Thursday 23rd January 2020 and application should be made by CV and covering letter and sent to admin@collective-encounters.org.uk.

Interviews will be held on Thursday 6th February 2020 and will include questioning and a short practical workshop.

Collective Encounters is an equal opportunities employer.

More information can be found at http://collective-encounters.org.uk/get-involved/recruitment/