Join our team: Project Manager

Job Title: Project Manager
Salary: £22,000 – £27,000 depending on experience
Hours of work: Full time
Responsible to: Programme Manager, Director, Board of Directors
Duration of Post: 12-month contract, subject to the successful completion of a 3-month probation period, with the probability of extension – subject to funding
Notice Period: 3 months

The closing date for completed applications is Wednesday 20th February 2019, 17.00.

Interviews will be held on Friday 1st March in Manchester.

 

XTRAX is looking for a dynamic Project Manager with an excellent understanding of the outdoor arts sector and experience of working with artists and festivals. Based at our office in Manchester, the post holder will be one of a team of Project Managers, playing an important part in the delivery of our creative projects, working with partners in the UK and internationally.

The Role:

The post holder will work across the organisation, taking a lead on allocated projects as required. They must be confident working at a senior level and leading meetings with stakeholders and board members as they will be working closely with our project partners, and reporting to our stakeholders as necessary. Confidence in delivering projects with a budget of over £100k is important, as is an understanding of how to manage a budget and present financial reports. The post holder will also be required to monitor and evaluate projects.

The post is based at our office in Manchester and will require some regular UK travel to meet with partners and stakeholders, and possibly some international travel. It will also require weekend and evening work, particularly during the summer festival season.

XTRAX is a well-established arts organisation with a national and international reputation for its work in the field of outdoor festivals and events. This post would suit an ambitious 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.

This is an important role for the company, and we are looking for a dynamic individual who wants to work within a growing business. The successful candidate will be part of a team of Project Managers and will be supported by the Programme Manager and Director, as well as being offered any training and development required.

XTRAX aims to reflect and celebrate diversity in all aspects of our work, including artists, audiences, staff, board and partners. Our team is drawn from many different backgrounds and cultures. We especially welcome applications from diverse and d/Deaf and disabled people.

For a full overview of the post, please download the recruitment document.

How to apply:

To apply for this role please send your C.V., along with a covering letter (no longer than 2 sides of A4), that explains your suitability for the post. In your covering letter, please explain how you feel you would be able to undertake the key tasks outlined; also addressing the essential and desirable criteria in the person specification as appropriate. Please note, that a C.V. arriving without a cover letter will not be considered.

If you need any more information about the role or would like to discuss your application please email Annika Edge, General Manager, annika@xtrax.org.uk.

Please read through the enclosed information carefully, and return your completed application marked ‘Project Manager’, as well as your equal opportunities form (link included in the recruitment documents) to Annika Edge, annika@xtrax.org.uk.

The closing date for completed applications is Wednesday 20th February 2019, 17.00.

Interviews will be held on Friday 1st March in Manchester.

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Contact:

To discuss your application please email Annika Edge, General Manager, annika@xtrax.org.uk.