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Programme Manager

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Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
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Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 21/07/2019 23:59
£35,934 to £39,782 p.a. Grade 12
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Arts / Tourism
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Employment Location:
Any Council Workplace within County Durham
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Job details 

Closing date:
21 Jul

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This job is closed for applications.

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Part of a creative and forward-thinking team, you will play a key role in arts programming across County Durham. This is an opportunity to use your vision and commercial acumen to create a vibrant and distinctive performing arts programme for the County’s theatres and cultural venues.

You will lead on the programming of the Gala Theatre, researching and sourcing high quality touring work, and striking a balance between the commercial and artistic. The programmes will be artistically strong while driving revenue for the theatres. You will also play a key role in building on the success of Gala’s own productions, by producing a range of theatre work, developing links with creative professionals in the sector, and offering creative input.

Employed by Durham County Council, you will provide advice and support on all matters relating to arts programming and be responsible for the employees and budgets for the service area, including the delivery of commercial income targets.

Your essential experience will include: managing or programming a cultural venue or performing arts programme, theatre production, managing employees and managing significant budgets, and delivery against income targets.

Required Qualifications:

Educated to degree level or equivalent in a culture and arts qualification.

The successful applicant for this post will be required to apply for Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced Disclosure.

As a disability confident employer, we are committed to employing disabled people and people with health conditions making reasonable adjustments to support disabled applicants when required.

Interviews are to be held in early August 2019.

For further information about the post please contact Robin Byers, Service Manager on tele. no. 03000 266616 or email rbyers@galadurham.co.uk

Apply on-line via the jobs portal or for further assistance contact the HR Operations & Data Team on telephone no. 03000 264469 / 264223 / 268153 or email hrreal@durham.gov.uk

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered with North East Jobs, including your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email after the closing date for notification from ‘DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK’ as you will not be notified by any other means.

In line with the County Council’s Recruitment & Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CV’s. Any information provided on CV’s will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

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