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Background to the post
In early 2013 a consortium of organisations came together in Peterborough to develop a ten-year vision to capitalise on the dynamism of the place as the fastest growing city in the UK with a young and incredibly diverse population. The partnership’s ambition is to create a long term step- change in the levels of arts participation and the capacity of the local creative sector to deliver a high quality cultural offer. Peterborough is currently in the bottom 20% nationally for public engagement in the arts as both participants and audiences.
Following a successful application to Arts Council England’s Creative People and Places fund, the partners are now seeking support in the delivery of ‘Connection Culture’, a 3-year programme of audience development, capacity building and new commissions. Vivacity, Peterborough’s Cultural Trust is the lead partner for the CPP consortium which includes Step Up, Metal, Creative Peterborough and Voluntary ArtsThis post, hosted and managed by Metal relates particularly to the ‘Chamber of Culture’ strand of the programme around training and professional development. The aim of the Chamber of Culture is to support a step change in the skills, knowledge, networking and experience of the arts community living and/or working in Peterborough to generate and manage their own high quality public facing creative projects and programmes. It will facilitate the development of new artistic collaborations, and instil the skills to build new audiences and wider participation.
In early 2013 a consortium of organisations came together in Peterborough to develop a ten-year vision to capitalise on the dynamism of the place as the fastest growing city in the UK with a young and incredibly diverse population. The partnership’s ambition is to create a long term step- change in the levels of arts participation and the capacity of the local creative sector to deliver a high quality cultural offer. Peterborough is currently in the bottom 20% nationally for public engagement in the arts as both participants and audiences.
Following a successful application to Arts Council England’s Creative People and Places fund, the partners are now seeking support in the delivery of ‘Connection Culture’, a 3-year programme of audience development, capacity building and new commissions. Vivacity, Peterborough’s Cultural Trust is the lead partner for the CPP consortium which includes Step Up, Metal, Creative Peterborough and Voluntary Arts
This post, hosted and managed by Metal relates particularly to the ‘Chamber of Culture’ strand of the programme around training and professional development. The aim of the Chamber of Culture is to support a step change in the skills, knowledge, networking and experience of the arts community living and/or working in Peterborough to generate and manage their own high quality public facing creative projects and programmes. It will facilitate the development of new artistic collaborations, and instil the skills to build new audiences and wider participation.
General Purpose of the post
The ‘Chamber of Culture’ Manager will lead on a programme of network facilitation, training and mentoring activity within the Peterborough CPP ‘Connection Culture’ programme.
The complexity of this programme means that it’s really important we get the right person to fill this role. We require an inspirational project manager, an excellent communicator with a proven track record in the arts. You will have significant experience in developing the creative infrastructure, providing support and mentoring, delivering training packages and have a sound understanding of the commissioning process.
The nature of the programme requires the candidate to have a strong presence in the city, being able to provide face-to-face support to individuals and organisations as well as telephone and online contact.
Key Deliverables
This post will report directly to the Metal Peterborough Director but also (on occasion) to the CPP ‘Connection Culture’ Management Consortium. The post will be responsible for leading on a programme of stimulation, mentoring and training events open to all to address skills and knowledge gaps within the arts and community sector in Peterborough. The post will also establish and manage a bespoke mentored R&D support infrastructure to nurture the development of quality ideas linked to the commissioning process.
Annual outputs in relation to the post:
Facilitate a network of  city-wide programmers and producers (Connection-Culture Forum) – 3 per year
Organise and host Dinner and Debate events- informal networking opportunities for the reference group and commissioning panels, allowing for discussion and information sharing with voluntary and professional partners; and policy makers – 2 per year
Coordinate and deliver Stimulus Days – large scale networking events that bring together stake-holders, and provide inspirational case studies to kick start each commissioning round – 4 in Year 1
Coordinate and deliver intensive 4-day LABs linked to the commissioning round themes (eg. outdoor arts) that use inspirational speakers, training and practical business support to generate strong project proposals for the programme – 2 per annum
Provide 1:1 feedback on project proposals via bookable surgeries  – 12 days per annum (monthly)
Deliver/programme  targeted training days responding to needs analysis – 6 per annum
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Contract: 12 month (renewable) freelance
Salary: £10,000 per annum

'CHAMBER OF CULTURE' CPD PROGRAMME MANAGER: METAL PETERBOROUGH

DEADLINE: 17TH MARCH

Background to the post

Following a successful application to Arts Council England’s Creative People and Places fund, the partners are now seeking support in the delivery of ‘Connection Culture’, a 3-year programme of audience development, capacity building and new commissions. Vivacity, Peterborough’s Cultural Trust is the lead partner for the CPP consortium which includes Step Up, Metal, Creative Peterborough and Voluntary ArtsThis post, hosted and managed by Metal relates particularly to the ‘Chamber of Culture’ strand of the programme around training and professional development. The aim of the Chamber of Culture is to support a step change in the skills, knowledge, networking and experience of the arts community living and/or working in Peterborough to generate and manage their own high quality public facing creative projects and programmes. It will facilitate the development of new artistic collaborations, and instil the skills to build new audiences and wider participation.

In early 2013 a consortium of organisations came together in Peterborough to develop a ten-year vision to capitalise on the dynamism of the place as the fastest growing city in the UK with a young and incredibly diverse population. The partnership’s ambition is to create a long term step- change in the levels of arts participation and the capacity of the local creative sector to deliver a high quality cultural offer. 

This post, hosted and managed by Metal relates particularly to the ‘Chamber of Culture’ strand of the programme around training and professional development. The aim of the Chamber of Culture is to support a step change in the skills, knowledge, networking and experience of the arts community living and/or working in Peterborough to generate and manage their own high quality public facing creative projects and programmes. It will facilitate the development of new artistic collaborations, and instil the skills to build new audiences and wider participation.

General Purpose of the post

The ‘Chamber of Culture’ Manager will lead on a programme of network facilitation, training and mentoring activity within the Peterborough CPP ‘Connection Culture’ programme.

The complexity of this programme means that it’s really important we get the right person to fill this role. We require an inspirational project manager, an excellent communicator with a proven track record in the arts. You will have significant experience in developing the creative infrastructure, providing support and mentoring, delivering training packages and have a sound understanding of the commissioning process.

The nature of the programme requires the candidate to have a strong presence in the city, being able to provide face-to-face support to individuals and organisations as well as telephone and online contact.

Key Deliverables

This post will report directly to the Metal Peterborough Director but also (on occasion) to the CPP ‘Connection Culture’ Management Consortium. The post will be responsible for leading on a programme of stimulation, mentoring and training events open to all to address skills and knowledge gaps within the arts and community sector in Peterborough. The post will also establish and manage a bespoke mentored R&D support infrastructure to nurture the development of quality ideas linked to the commissioning process.

Annual outputs in relation to the post: 

  • Facilitate a network of  city-wide programmers and producers (Connection-Culture Forum) – 3 per year
  • Organise and host Dinner and Debate events- informal networking opportunities for the reference group and commissioning panels, allowing for discussion and information sharing with voluntary and professional partners; and policy makers – 2 per year
  • Coordinate and deliver Stimulus Days – large scale networking events that bring together stake-holders, and provide inspirational case studies to kick start each commissioning round – 4 in Year 1
  • Coordinate and deliver intensive 4-day LABs linked to the commissioning round themes (eg. outdoor arts) that use inspirational speakers, training and practical business support to generate strong project proposals for the programme – 2 per annum
  • Provide 1:1 feedback on project proposals via bookable surgeries  – 12 days per annum (monthly)
  • Deliver/programme  targeted training days responding to needs analysis – 6 per annum


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Contract: 12 month (renewable) freelance

Salary: £10,000 per annum

 

Current vacancies


Senior Project Manager: Metal Liverpool
Deadline: Fri 21 February
This post will be responsible for advancing Metal’s permanent programme of activities in Liverpool.  It will have a particular focus on working within the local community– as well as managing a programme of regular artists’ residencies, events, activities and partnership relationships.
We are looking for an experienced project manager with a particular set of highly developed skills around participatory arts projects. Dealing with a broad range of activities from internal and external sources you will be highly organised and pro-active in developing and implementing effective, high impact arts projects.  You will be able to operate effectively under pressure with excellent communication skills, good humour and energy and, as a representative of Metal, maintain our policies for working with and serving diverse communities.
The successful candidate will work closely with Metal’s Artistic Director, Senior Management Team and Associate Curators – as well as project teams in both Peterborough and Southend-on-Sea.
Principal Duties
Be an active part of Metal’s Senior Management team, providing advice, ideas and input into the planning of our artistic programme across all three sites.
Managing the delivery of the programme of events in Liverpool
Communications
Other Duties
Skills/qualifications:
All candidates must be able to demonstrate the following:-
at least 10 years arts Project Management experience
excellent time management and organisational skills
excellent customer service skills
be enthusiastic, self-motivated and outgoing
be able to establish productive relationships with people at all levels
have a positive and adaptable approach to problem solving
have an excellent understanding of budgeting and financial management
be able to work as part of a team
possess an eye for detail
work well under pressure
knowledge of all relevant H&S, Child Protection and Equality policies and processes.
Contract: Full time, Permanent
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 dependent on experience
To apply please send C.V and covering letter to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


Senior Project Manager: Metal Liverpool

Deadline: Fri 21 February

This post will be responsible for advancing Metal’s permanent programme of activities in Liverpool.  It will have a particular focus on working within the local community– as well as managing a programme of regular artists’ residencies, events, activities and partnership relationships.

We are looking for an experienced project manager with a particular set of highly developed skills around participatory arts projects. Dealing with a broad range of activities from internal and external sources you will be highly organised and pro-active in developing and implementing effective, high impact arts projects.  You will be able to operate effectively under pressure with excellent communication skills, good humour and energy and, as a representative of Metal, maintain our policies for working with and serving diverse communities.

The successful candidate will work closely with Metal’s Artistic Director, Senior Management Team and Associate Curators – as well as project teams in both Peterborough and Southend-on-Sea.

Principal Duties


  • Be an active part of Metal’s Senior Management team, providing advice, ideas and input into the planning of our artistic programme across all three sites.
  • Managing the delivery of the programme of events in Liverpool
  • Communications
  • Other Duties
  • Skills/qualifications:


All candidates must be able to demonstrate the following:-


  • at least 10 years arts Project Management experience
  • excellent time management and organisational skills
  • excellent customer service skills
  • be enthusiastic, self-motivated and outgoing
  • be able to establish productive relationships with people at all levels
  • have a positive and adaptable approach to problem solving
  • have an excellent understanding of budgeting and financial management
  • be able to work as part of a team
  • possess an eye for detail
  • work well under pressure
  • knowledge of all relevant H&S, Child Protection and Equality policies and processes.

Contract: Full time, Permanent
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 dependent on experience

To apply please send C.V and covering letter to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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