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Blackpool Council - The Grundy Art Gallery - Learning & Engagement Officer

The Grundy Art Gallery (The Grundy), is an Arts Council National Portfolio Organisation and an Accredited Museum that is recognised for its high quality contemporary art exhibitions and its impactful learning and engagement programme. The Grundy is looking for a new Learning and Engagement Officer to join its ambitious team. Using their knowledge, imagination and creativity, the successful candidate will devise and deliver an innovative year-round programme of activity that is inspired by Grundy’s exhibitions, events and permanent collection. Deadline: 27th February 2023.

Innovate UK - Creative Catalyst 2023

UK registered micro and small businesses in the creative industries sector, can apply for Innovate UK funding up to £50,000 with a package of support to grow their business. The aim of this competition is to support business innovation within the creative industries, by providing a package of targeted and continuous support to help businesses to grow. Your project must be related to and for the benefit of the creative industries in the UK. Visit the Gov.UK website for more details regarding scope, requirements and eligibility. Competition closes: Wednesday 15 February 2023 11:00am

Theatre Factory - Executive Director

We are looking for a dynamic Executive Director who wants to make a difference to the lives of people in Barrow-in-Furness. You will support the Artistic Director in the development and delivery of company strategy. Ensure the funding, delivery and evaluation of all Theatre Factory programmes, updating of business plans and other strategy and policy. The Executive Director will lead on fundraising and managing and developing stakeholder relationships and will be responsible for ensuring robust financial and resource management. Application Deadline: 17th February 2023.

Lancaster Arts - Production Assistant

We are excited to be recruiting a key member of our team for the delivery of our creative programme. You will be at the centre of our public facing programme ensuring that the nuts and bolts of what happens behind the scenes are all working smoothly! Lancaster Arts is a combined arts organisation of Arts Council England, and we think that this is a fantastic role for someone wanting to develop production skills across all art forms. Salary: £21,197- £23,144 pro-rata. Hours: 0.82fte / 30 hours per week. Closing Date: 19 Feb 2003. Interview Date: 06 Mar 2023

Carnegie Theatre & Arts Centre - Youth Leader (Carnegie Youth Hub)

The Carnegie Theatre Trust is looking for a proactive and resourceful Youth Leader to become part of our team. You will be a creative individual who can inspire and motivate young people by facilitating opportunities to engage in the arts whilst overseeing the growth of the Carnegie Hub programme and supporting other learning and participation projects. Hours: Full time (37hrs pw). Term: Three-year fixed term contract with the possibility of extension. Salary: The starting rate of pay for this post will be £11.33 per hour. Responsible to: General Manager. Closing date: 18th February 2023.

Lift Festival - Trustee Opportunity

Help shape the future of one of the most exciting theatre festivals in the world. We are looking for three new trustees to join LIFT’s Board. To apply, please submit your CV, a completed equal opportunities form, and a brief statement (maximum two A4 sides or a 2 minute video) telling us about your experience, your interest in LIFT and what you want to offer us as a Trustee. More information on our website. LIFT Studios is located in London but this role can be completed remotely. It is a voluntary position with expenses paid for travel. Submit your application by 26th February 2023.

Culturapedia - Workshop Artists

Lancashire based NPO, Culturapedia, is seeking to extend its pool of workshop artists. Over the next couple of years we have multiple opportunities in both Blackburn and Burnley for artists to run one-off and drop-in workshops for both children and adults. All our workshop activity is aimed at encouraging low-engaged families and adults. This may be performative, involve making something as a group or something to take home. Complete an application form and join us for a Zoom "meet & greet" on Tues 21st February 2023.

British Textile Biennial - Artist Commission for #BTB23

English Heritage and BTB are looking to commission an artist/s to respond to one of its sites in Lancashire, Goodshaw Chapel in Rossendale, and create a new work to be shown in October 2023 connecting to the theme of this year’s Biennial. BTB23 invites artists to look back at the historic, more sustainable relationship between the land, the people who lived on it and the textiles that came out of it alongside contemporary alternatives being created by artists across the globe. Application deadline: Monday 13th February 2023.

Rural Arts - CEO

Rural Arts is looking for a new CEO to make its vision of creativity at the heart of every community in North Yorkshire a reality. Permanent role (6 month probation). Annual Salary: £42,500 – £45,000 per annum. Hours: 37.5 hours per week (with a degree of flexibility). Occasional evening and weekend work is to be expected. 24 days annual leave. Location: A minimum of three days per week at The Courthouse, with remote- working options available by discussion for the remaining days. Some travel across the region will be required. Deadline: 5pm Wednesday 15th February 2023

Opera North - General Director

Opera North is England’s permanent national touring opera company, serving the regions of the North. A creative powerhouse based in Leeds, Opera North is renowned for innovation and creativity with award-winning fully staged productions and ground-breaking concert performances. The Board now seeks to appoint a new General Director who will have the vision, ambition, leadership, and management ability, as well as profile and networks, to take the company forward and build on its success to date. Application Deadline: 17 February 2023

Horse + Bamboo - Resources Manager

To manage the company’s resources and communicate capacity needs and risk to the wider company. Provide the Board of Trustees and staff with accurate and timely accounts in compliance with company policy, legal and contractual requirements. To ensure finance policies and procedures are up to date and to support administrative and business development systems. The deadline for application is 20th February 2023

Photoworks x Fleetwood High Street Heritage Action Zone - Fleetwood Now and Then

This is a new socially engaged photographic commission being delivered by Photoworks in partnership with the Fleetwood High Street Heritage Action Zone Cultural Programme. As part of the Fleetwood High Streets Heritage Action Zone (HSHAZ) cultural programme, the selected artist will realise a body of work that explores Fleetwood’s past into the present through photography. We are looking for a photographer interested in Fleetwood and whose practice embraces the opportunity to co-author the project with the local community. This will involve engagement activity with Fleetwood residents.

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