XTRAX is recruiting for two roles: Programme Manager & General Manager

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Programme Manager
£33,000 – £37,000 depending on experience
XTRAX Office, Hulme, Manchester – with regular travel required across the UK and occasional international travel

Programme Manager – Recruitment Doc (PDF)

Deadline for applications: Monday 11th June, 17.00
Interviews: Tuesday, June 19th

XTRAX is looking for a dynamic Programme Manager with excellent management skills and an enthusiasm for outdoor work to take a leadership role in the planning and execution of our busy programme of work.

This is a new senior role in a very successful creative company. The post-holder will work closely with the Director as part of the Senior Management team, planning and supervising the successful delivery of all aspects of XTRAX programme, across the UK and internationally with a particular focus on the delivery of the work of Without Walls, a new National Portfolio Organisation of Arts Council England, managed by XTRAX.

We have 17 years’ experience of creating and delivering exciting projects, in partnership with a range of organisations in the UK and internationally. All our projects are driven and developed by our committed team of dynamic creative professionals based at our office in Manchester, and it is important to us to find someone who enjoys working as part of a small and mutually supportive team.

The role provides strategic leadership to the project management team and other relevant staff, partners and contractors, ensuring that the correct resources are in place for the successful delivery of the agreed programme of activity, and reporting regularly to Arts Council England, Board Members, partners and funders. The post-holder will also take a lead in fundraising for our projects, scanning the horizon for new opportunities that will add value to the existing programme, raising the profile of the organization and pitching for new funds, partnerships or development opportunities where appropriate.

This post will suit an experienced arts manager with experience of working with artists, commissioning organisations and of delivering partnership projects. The right candidate will have the opportunity to contribute to the work of a dynamic and entrepreneurial organisation with a strong international reach.

A full overview of the job description and the person specifications can be found in the recruitment document above.

 

General Manager
£33,000 – £37,000 depending on experience
XTRAX Office, Hulme, Manchester – with regular travel required across the UK and occasional international travel

Deadline for applications: Friday 15th June, 17.00
Interviews: Monday, June 25th

General Manager – Recruitment Doc (PDF)

XTRAX is seeking an experienced General Manager to underpin the operations of our small, hardworking team and to assist us in the delivery of our work across our range of projects and events.

This is a full-time role in a busy creative company, and we are seeking a dynamic individual who is keen to work within a growing business. All our projects are driven and developed by our committed team of creative professionals based at our office in Manchester, and it is important to us to find someone who enjoys working as part of a small and mutually supportive team

The post-holder will take an overview of the work plan of the organisation taking responsibility for financial management and reporting; H.R. and staffing; contract management; organisational planning; and supervision of all aspects of the organisation’s administrative functions.

The post-holder will also take a lead on the financial management of our major project, the management of the Without Walls consortium, a commissioning and touring partnership of 18 outdoor festivals that has recently been made a National Portfolio Organisation (NPO) of Arts Council England.

This is a senior post in a well-established creative company. It would suit an ambitious candidate with excellent organisational skills keen to take on a challenge and to make an impact within a dynamic and entrepreneurial organisation. The ideal post-holder will have considerable experience in the arts, experience in managing budgets and reporting at a senior level, an interest in outdoor arts and an eye for developing creative opportunities.

The post holder will be required to support the Director in reporting funders, to the Boards of XTRAX and of Without Walls, as well as senior managers of all our project partners, and so must be confident in working at a senior level in organisations.

A full overview of the job description and the person specifications can be found in the recruitment document above.

How to apply:

To apply for either of these roles, please send us your CV, along with a covering letter that, with reference to the job description and person specification, outlines how you meet the requirements of the job and details the skills and experience you can bring to the post.

Please note that we will not consider applications without both a CV and a covering letter.

Please send your CV and covering letter by email to elena@xtrax.org.uk; please label your email clearly with your name and the role you are applying for - ‘Programme Manager’ or ‘General Manager’ - in the subject heading.

To this end, we would be grateful if you would complete the accompanying equal opportunities form and return it with your application: http://ow.ly/V5A630k3URa

We would also be grateful if you would complete the enclosed equal opportunities form and return it with your application.

We prefer to receive applications by email. If you need to send your application by post please send it to Maggie Clarke, XTRAX, 51 Old Birley Street, Manchester M15 5RF.

 

Deadline for Programme Manager applications: Monday 11th June, 17.00

Deadline for General Manager applications: Friday 15th June, 17.00