Arts Officer (Programming & Commissioning)

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 15/12/2019 23:59
£30,507 - £32,878 Annually
Hours per week:
37 hours per week
Job Category:
Arts / Tourism
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Post Number:
Closing date:
15 Dec
Further Information

Temporary until 31/08/2021
Interview Date: 23/01/2020

The Council is committed to retaining its leadership role and further developing Stockton’s reputation as a creative and dynamic events Borough where quality of life is enhanced by a range of vibrant Arts, Festivals and Events. Stockton’s exciting annual events programme includes Stockton International Riverside Festival, Stockton Sparkles, Halloween Fright Night and Fireworks Display.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, innovative and self-motivated individual to join the Council’s successful Events Service and be part of the journey to deliver extraordinary and unexpected event experiences for residents, businesses and visitors alike.

The post holder will lead the creative design and planning, and will support operational delivery of the Council’s annual events programme, as well as assisting with the commissioning and programming of artists and performers.

We are looking for an individual who has a proven track record in the Arts field with significant experience in delivering creative programmes and projects. Knowledge of outdoor arts and street theatre practice and participatory arts practice is desirable.

An online application form and further information is available from www.stockton.gov.uk/jobs.

Please ensure you refer to the Job Description and the essential and desirable criteria in the Person Specification when completing the Personal Statement on the application form, as this information is used to select candidates for interview.

If you would like an informal discussion about the post, please contact Peter Savage, Event Team Leader (Programming/Commissioning) on 01642 527345.

The application form is available in alternative formats from Xentrall Recruitment Services, tel: 01642 526992 or email recruitment@xentrall.org.uk

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council ensures that all customers, both internal and external receive a consistently high quality level of service.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.