JOB OPPORTUNITY: Programme Director
DEADLINE:Tuesday 18 September 2018, 12pm
The NewBridge Project is looking to appoint a dynamic Programme Director to support the development and delivery of all our artistic programmes, and oversee the organisation’s financial management.
The NewBridge Project’s programme aims to support and nurture artistic and curatorial practice, and create platforms for audiences to engage with the creative process through an ambitious programme of exhibitions, commissions, events and artist development.
The Programme Director will manage the development, direction and delivery of the artistic programme, including our exhibitions and commissions programme and our exciting artist development programme Practice Makes Practice.
The Programme Director will continue NewBridge’s commitment to supporting the production and presentation of high quality, ambitious and pioneering new artwork created outside traditional institutional frameworks. You will work with artists at different stages of their careers to produce work that is responsive to its local context and has an awareness of the social, civic and political landscape in which it exists.
The Programme Director will work alongside the Artist Development Coordinator to maintain and develop NewBridge’s role in developing artistic practice, through overseeing artist development programmes Practice Makes Practice and occasionally, The Collective Studio.You will ensure that we continue to provide unrivalled opportunities for artistic, career and skills development, curatorial opportunities and training within the visual art sector.
Our programme is developed alongside committees and steering groups of artist members, so that all our programmes are at their core artist-led and responsive to the needs and interests of our artists and the wider community.
This role will be ideally suited to someone who is looking for a new challenge and will bring energy, creativity and determination to the role. You should be enthusiastic, reliable, organised and self-motivated, and able to work well independently and as part of a creative team. You must have a good understanding of working with and supporting artists, and thrive working in collaboration as well as under pressure.