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Chief Operating Officer (COO), ESEA Contemporary

Responsible for: Operations, Finance, Commercial, Legal, Human Resources

Salary: ¬£43,000-46,000, dependent upon experience

Benefits: 3% employer pension contribution, Employee Assistance Programme

Contract: Permanent

Location: Manchester, UK

Hours of work: 5 days per week (37.5 hours) Some evening and/or weekend working required

Reports to: Director

Application deadline: 26th April 2024, 9 am BST

Interview dates: We are interviewing for this post on a rolling basis and expect interviews to be completed by 12th April. We may close the vacancy early if we find the right candidate, therefore we would advise interested parties to make their applications as soon as possible.

esea contemporary is currently seeking a highly motivated and driven Chief Operating Officer (COO) to work closely with the Director in the strategic management and operations of the organisation. The COO will play a key role in delivering effective procedures for operations management, finance, commercial affairs, legal matters, and human resources for the organisation. The COO will embody and lead a work method that is strategic, collaborative, inclusive, and will build positive relationships with colleagues, artists, audiences, and a diverse range of regional, national, and international stakeholders.

The COO will work closely with and report to the Director in the management of operational, financial, commercial, legal and HR-related procedures for esea contemporary. The role will be aligned with the organisation’s sustainability goals, which involves coordinating operational and financial planning, overseeing maintenance, and compliance, and leading the Finance Manager and Operations teams to maintain a high standard of operational efficiency. The COO will collaborate with the Programme team for effective financial and business management, including personnel administration, policy maintenance, and financial administration oversight. The COO will also support the Director in robust business development, including strategic planning, fundraising, trading activity, and nurturing sponsorships.

Download the COO Recruitment Pack below to apply.

Equality Monitoring Form

COO Recruitment Pack