Artistic Director

Kirkgate Arts, Cockermouth, Cumbria

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Salary level:  £22,000 - £25,000  per year
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Artistic Director
Arts Out West / Kirkgate Centre


Based at the Kirkgate Centre, Cockermouth, but working throughout West Cumbria.


37 hours per week, fixed term to 31st March 2015. Flexible hours to include some evening and weekend working.


Salary: £22,000-25,000 depending on qualifications and experience.


Kirkgate Arts runs both the Kirkgate Centre (the leading venue for the arts in Cockermouth) and Arts Out West (the West Cumbria Rural Touring Scheme, which provides a programme of high quality professional arts events in villages throughout West Cumbria).


As a result of the imminent retirement of the current post-holder, we are seeking to appoint an Artistic Director to manage, promote, develop and deliver the Arts Out West programme; and to take oversight and responsibility for the delivery of the programme for the Kirkgate Centre.


You will have several years experience of working in the arts, including project management, programming and fundraising; with a creative approach to problem solving. You will be energetic, enthusiastic, organised and with a broad knowledge of the arts; able to work independently; and have excellent interpersonal and communication skills.


For further particulars please contact:
Kate Parry, The Development Manager, Kirkgate Centre, Kirkgate, Cockermouth CA13 9PJ 01900 829966

Application is by CV with covering letter

Closing date for applications: Monday 4th February

Interview date: Friday 22nd February


Reg. Co. No: 6632306 / Reg. Charity No: 1126602

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