XTRAX is recruiting: Project Manager

This opportunity is now closed. XTRAX is looking for a Project Manager to support artists, develop relationships with festival partners and deliver strategic initiatives in support of the outdoor arts sector.

Duration: Fixed term contract until 31st August 2021
Salary: £24,000 – £27,000 depending on experience
Hours of work: Full time
Responsible to: Creative Development and Partnerships Manager

The post holder will work across the organisation, as part of a collaborative team, and taking an independent lead on an allocated portfolio of activity. They will work at a senior level, liaising with artists and project partners and leading meetings with stakeholders and board members. They have responsibility for large projects and compile budgets and financial reports as well as being involved in monitoring and evaluation.

The Project Managers of XTRAX are responsible for the planning and delivery of a range of projects and events. Responsibilities are divided across the team according to the requirements of each project and the organisation. The new post-holder will not be required to lead on all of the following but will be required to lead on some activities and contribute to others.

Working closely with core XTRAX staff and partners, the post holder will contribute to the delivery of XTRAX showcases, both in the UK and internationally and the effective delivery of the Without Walls commissioning and touring programme and the Touring Network Partnership.

How to apply:

To apply for this role please download the recruitment pack, read it in its entirely, and then complete the application form which is available here. We would also be grateful if you would complete the equal opportunities form which is available here. This is anonymous and will not be connected to your application but the information it contains enables us to see what candidates we are reaching.

Please note that we will not accept CVs for this role; applicants must submit an application form.

Our team is drawn from many different backgrounds and cultures and we aim to reflect and celebrate diversity in all aspects of our work including in the makeup of our staff team. We welcome all applications and particularly those from Black, Asian, ethnically diverse, D/deaf and disabled candidates. If you require any alternative application formats such as large print or would like to discuss any reasonable adjustments to the application process please let us know.

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

The closing date for completed applications is Monday 18th January 2021 at 5 pm.

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 27th January 2021.

These will be held online unless Covid restrictions mean we are able to meet safely at our base in Manchester.

If you have any questions or require any alternative application formats such as large print or would like to discuss any reasonable adjustments to the application, Please contact Adam Cooper, Finance & Administration Officer at adam@xtrax.org.uk .

Banner image: Peaceophobia by Common Wealth and Fuel, a 2020 Blueprint Project for Without Walls (C) Karol Wyszynski

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