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ACE SE vacancy: Relationship Manager, Diversity in Arts Practice

Tuesday 9th November, 2010

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Chas de Swiet is leaving ACE Arts Council to concentrate on a Producer role with Greenwich and Docklands Festival.

The post for his replacement has now been advertised on the Arts Council website (www.artscouncil.org.uk), with a closing date of 18th November 2010.


Job Details: Relationship Manager, Diversity in Arts Practice

Ref SE6-2 Location South East Office

Job Description: South East, Brighton: Relationship Manager, Diversity in Arts Practice

Salary £29,000 pro-rata per annum + benefits

Contract: Permanent (job share) working 17.5 hours, 2.5 days a week

The South East has a strong cultural offer, being the home to many of the country’s leading arts organisations. We are looking for an experienced arts professional who recognises the strength of having a diverse arts infrastructure, understands the conditions required for artistic excellence to thrive and has the ability to broker successful partnerships. Opportunities within the post include:

  • Taking a lead role for Arts Council England South East on the regional Legacy Trust project Accentuate, this 2012 programme has significant opportunities for Deaf and disabled artists to develop their practice and raise their profile and potential
  • Utilising specialist knowledge of working with Deaf and disabled artists to develop high quality opportunities for collaboration and production between regional and national companies and individual artists.

The Relationship Manager Diversity in Arts Practice will play an important role as we work towards delivering our goals within a tough economic environment. An ability to work in partnership and influence others will be essential assets at this time.

As part of the recruitment process, shortlisted applicants will be required to attend a assessment centre.

Closing date: 18 November 2010

Previous applicants need not apply.

Chas de Swiet Relationship Manager, Diversity in Arts Practice Arts Council England 01273 763062 07872 416612 chas.deswiet@artscouncil.org.uk