Programme Manager, ROH Bridge (Essex)


£20,529.00 per annum, part-time (3 days (24 hours) per week)

(Equivalent to £34,215.00 per annum full-time)

Fixed-term contract from January 2018 to December 2018

Based in Purfleet

The Royal Opera House is part of Arts Council England`s network of `Bridge` Organisations, providing a bridge between the arts and education sectors, and supporting the goal of enabling every child and young person to have the opportunity to experience the richness of the arts, museums and libraries. The Royal Opera House Bridge operates across the East of England, stretching from Bedfordshire to North Kent.

ROH Bridge acts as a broker to galvanize and facilitate the building of sustainable cultural partnerships by co-investing in strategic activity that helps build infrastructure and sustain cultural learning opportunities over time. We measure our success through the increased number of children and young people who are engaging with creative and cultural learning experiences both in and out of school.

We are now seeking a dynamic individual to join us as Bridge Programme Manager for Essex. The role is offered fixed-term as part of maternity cover arrangements.

You will be responsible for developing partnerships, collaborations and external relationships across that region, and for supporting colleagues in the arts, culture and education sectors through activities including brokerage, networking and training in order to address the needs of children and young people locally.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following:

  • A track record of project management in an arts, culture or heritage education context and a commitment to advocating the importance of the arts, culture and heritage to children and young people.
  • Experience of working strategically to strengthen and sustain opportunities for young people to engage with cultural learning and attracting investment to such work.
  • Excellent knowledge of the current arts and cultural education and youth arts context.
  • Ability to work effectively with people from a range of backgrounds and professional contexts.
  • A commitment to collaborative working, and an understanding of the needs of successful partnership working.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and spoken.

We actively encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds and value the positive impact that difference has on our teams. We are committed to considering requests for flexible work patterns.

This role will be based at the Royal Opera House Learning and Participation office at the High House Production Park in Purfleet, with a requirement for travel within the Bridge region and some work at Covent Garden. There will be scope for some home working when working in the field.

A full job description is available below. To apply, please scroll to the bottom of the page and click on Apply Now. For queries please contact the Human Resources Department athr.recruitment@roh.org.ukor 0207 212 9631 and you can also contact us if you have any access needs for making an application.

Closing date for the receipt of applications: 8.00 am, Tuesday 16 January 2018. Interviews will be held in Purfleet on 26 January 2018.

Applicants must have work authorization for the UK.

No agencies.




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