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Pendle Leisure Trust - Cultural Development Manager

Exceptional opportunity for an arts professional to join this exciting and forward thinking Trust. The successful applicant will promote arts, culture and creativity throughout Pendle by delivering a range of comprehensive programmes and working in partnership with other agencies and organisations in line with the relative local strategies and priorities. Deadline: Friday 26th February 2021

Manchester International Festival - Executive Support Manager

Manchester International Festival invites global artists to create new work for this bi-annual event which will be hostest at The Factory, a world-class space being built in the centre of the city. They are looking for an Executive Support Manager to support and administrate the Company’s Governance schedule which helps deliver the strategic objectives of the organisation and to manage and provide a comprehensive operational support service to the Executive Team. Deadline: 4th February 2021

Lowther Pavilion - Marketing Officer

Working as Marketing, Digital & Audience Development officer, to execute effective marketing and audience development campaigns for Lowther Pavilion Theatre in Lytham St Annes. To devise, implement and evaluate marketing and audience development plans for the Venue including Lowther Pavilion productions, touring productions, music, cinema, park events and the organisation as a whole. Deadline: 5th February 2021.

Hopeful & Glorious - Artists Commission

Artists and makers are invited to apply for a commission for a making project within a special newspaper for Spot On Lancashire and Cheshire Rural Touring Arts. Each commission would be for the creation of bespoke ‘how to ..’ making project which would be featured in the newspaper and distributed through libraries and rural venues. Deadline: 25th January 2021

CC Skills / Festival of Making - Live Brief for Students in Post16 Education

Thi live brief designed to support students’ skills development across the combination of creative and business skills needed to thrive as a professional, whether freelance or employed. Prizes include mentoring from the festival team to see the winning idea realised at The National Festival of Making, as well as online masterclasses delivered by the Festival Director. Register interest by 31st January 2021. Submission deadline: 16th March 2021.

Leverhulme Trust - Art Scholarships

For specialist arts institutions or registered charities to provide training opportunities across the fine and performing arts: music, drama, dance, film, fine art, etc. The Trust welcomes applications from all sectors of the fine and performing arts, including (but not exclusively) music, drama, dance, film and fine art. The scheme will support arts training at any level, from school-age children, to undergraduates and postgraduates. Deadline: 6th April 2021 (4pm)

Preston Council - Cultural Governor Board Members

The Chair of the Board is looking for new board members; 4 - 5 independent artists plus representatives from the local community, business, further education, and marketing sectors to join the board and contribute to the delivery of the Cultural Framework in Preston. They must draw on their own experience to provide valuable insight and dimension to the business of the board. Voluntary role, 3 year term. Deadline: 5th February 2021.

Soap Media - Agency Project Manager

Soap are on the hunt for an experienced Agency Project Manager. Someone who can effortlessly combine commercial understanding, common sense and the communications prowess to keep our talented team delivering for their successful clients. You’ll have at least 2 years experience of overseeing digital marketing and development projects, directly liaising with clients and working alongside a multi-faceted team.

ICG - PHP Developer

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a PHP/Web developer to join the digital team at one of the North West's leading and fastest-growing full service digital, marketing and PR agencies in Preston, Lancashire. ICG is looking for a developer to work with the wider digital team, who will be responsible for the creation and implementation of a wide variety of web-based products using PHP, JavaScript, MySQL and AJAX. This PHP developer role will involve undertaking a range of tasks to provide solutions to the digital requirements of a diverse range of clients.

Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust - Funding Applications

The Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust will be accepting new applications for funding between 11 January and 15 February 2021. Talented and aspiring candidates can apply for up to £18,000 to further their education through traditional college courses, vocational training, apprenticeships or one-to-one training with master craftsmen. For further details and to apply please visit Deadline for applications is 5pm, 15 February 2021.

ScreenSkills - Make a Move: up to £15,000 for high-end TV productions to offer on-the-job training

Funding is available to subsidise the cost of employing and training individuals into higher grades, with the aim that at the end of the training the individual will be already in or able to apply for their next job at the next grade up.

RTC North / Innovate UK - Coaching and Mentoring

Aimed at ambitious, innovative high-growth or high-growth potential SMEs, Innovate UK Innovation and Growth Services provide between 5 - 12 days of highly focused coaching and mentoring over an extended period of up to 12 months. Administered by RTC in the North, see website for details and contact for more info.

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