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Head of Development & Communications
We are seeking an exceptional individual to join the ActionSpace team as Head of Development & Communications, to ensure that we develop the capacities of our organisation in tandem with our ambition.
In this new, and potentially career-defining role, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to shape the direction and scope of the organisation’s income generation, brand, reach and reputation in support of its vision, values and business plan.
We are looking for someone with a strong and successful track record in fundraising and other forms of voluntary income generation, with a proven ability to meet financial targets. You will be adept at building realistic but stretching income plans with a view to longer term growth, whilst working with your team to ensure annual targets are reached.
You will be responsible for:
- Working closely with the Business Director, Artistic Director & CEO, and senior colleagues to develop and implement a successful Development strategy that contributes directly to ActionSpace’s business plan and annual financial targets.
- Building, from the ground up, programmes for regular individual giving, from low value to major gifts.
- Cultivating new corporate partnerships that align with ActionSpace’s brand, vision and values, and work with your team to ensure good stewardship of these new relationships.
- Leading on charitable trust fundraising and contribute to the effective management of statutory funding relationships.
- Develop/oversee ActionSpace’s Communications strategies in conjunction with the Communications Officer, safeguarding the organisation’s brand and reputation, and building routes to greater engagement with wider audiences.
ActionSpace is committed to creating an accessible and inclusive working environment that reflects our vision and values. We therefore welcome applications from as wide a range of backgrounds as possible.
Conditions of Work
Salary: £40,000+ (full time equivalent)
Contract: permanent, subject to a six month probationary period, with a review at two weeks and three months.
Hours: 28 hours per week (based on a standard working week of 35 hours), over 4 or 5 days. Time off in lieu for additional hours.
Flexible working: Requirement to work from the ActionSpace office (WC1N 2NP) on average 3 days per week.
Due to the nature of this post, the post holder is required to have an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. This can be undertaken for the successful applicant if necessary.
Application deadline: Monday 23rd October at 10am
Please provide a CV (maximum two A4 pages) and Supporting Statement (maximum two A4 pages) addressing the criteria outlined in the Person Specification and complete a references & disclosure form by clicking on the following link: References and Disclosure Form
Please email your application to: email@example.com quoting Head of Development & Communications in the subject line.
As part of our commitment to equal opportunities we want to make sure a wide range of people access our opportunities. Please help us by completing the form by clicking on the following link: Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form
We are happy to accept applications in an alternative format such as a video presentation or audio file. If you would like support or have any queries regarding the format or submission of the application, please contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Assistant Artist Facilitator (Freelance)
We are seeking an Assistant Artist Facilitator to support our new Brent Monday studio group. You will work closely with the Artist Facilitator to create a positive, creative and productive environment in the studio. We are looking for a practising artist with experience of using a range of visual arts materials and processes in art practice with knowledge of the vibrant local art scene in Brent.
Conditions of Work
Session Rate: £65.00 per studio session (5 hours)
Hours: Monday 9.00am – 2.00pm and Thursdays 11.00 – 4.00pm
Term: this is a freelance contract, initially to run from October 2023 – 22 December 2023
Reports to: reporting to and accountable to the Artist Facilitator
Place of work: ActionSpace’s Brent Studio, ASC Ealing Road, 243 Ealing Rd, London, Wembley HA0 1QL
Application deadline: Monday 16th October at 10am
Please send a cover letter and CV (maximum two A4 pages) to: email@example.com
Please also complete and submit an Equality and Diversity Form
Application deadline: 15 October at 10am
Please contact Flora Bain if you are interested and have any questions about the role: firstname.lastname@example.org
We are committed to building a culturally diverse workforce and actively encourage submissions from applicants belonging to groups that are currently underrepresented in the arts sector in the UK.
We are happy to accept applications in an alternative format such as a video presentation or audio file.
If you would like support or have any queries regarding the format or submission of the application, please contact us at: email@example.com
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