We’re Hiring an Interim Director

December 2, 2021
12:44 pm
Kitty Bew

Phoenix Art Space are looking for an Interim Executive Director. The interim Executive Director will provide leadership and direction to Phoenix Art Space, working closely with the staff team, Co-chairs and Trustees to support the organisation to maintain its high level of operations. This will include overseeing the smooth running of the charity as well as providing strategic advice for the organisation’s creative and financial future.

We are looking for someone with significant experience of working in an arts organisation that is funded by Arts Council England, trusts and foundations and other private and public funders. This role will manage key stakeholder relationships integral to Phoenix Art Space’s continued success and ability to sustain its support of artists and the communities we serve.

To apply please send your CV (maximum 3 sides of A4) with a covering letter (Maximum 2 sides of A4) detailing why you are interested in the role, how your skills, knowledge and experience meets the requirements of this role and the person specification. Please also supply 2 referees and instructions of how to contact them.  We would also encourage applicants to complete the equal opportunities form.

We are accepting applications and the first closing date is: 13 December, 5pm.
Interviews will take place on 17 December 2021 online. Applications should be sent to: info@phoenixbrighton.org

We hope the successful candidate will be able to start the role in January or February 2022.

Candidates may email the co-chairs: Beth Burgess and Siân Prime to arrange an informal conversation before applying. Email s.prime@gold.ac.uk in the first instance. Applicants may also email beth.burgess@brightonfestival.org.

Phoenix Art Space welcomes applications from all sections of the community, and we are working actively to be an inclusive arts organisation, and combat discrimination.

Click to download the job description and person specification.
Click to download the Equal Opportunities form.

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