Arts Derbyshire


Do You Want To Be An Arts Derbyshire Director?

Arts Derbyshire is looking to contract a Director on a freelance basis. The ideal candidate will lead the charity, shape and deliver its vision and be responsible to the Board on all matters of strategy, policy development, fundraising and management.

Arts Derbyshire is the strategic arts development charity for the county, aiming to enrich people’s lives through the arts. We are looking for an inspirational leader to manage the day-to-day activities of the organisation and raise funds to enable us to deliver on our mission, supporting our ambitions for growth across the next year and beyond.

Job Title: Director

Fee: The fee for this contract is £40,000. Applicants should detail in their bid exactly what they are able to offer for the budget available. This is a freelance contract for a minimum of 12 months, with the opportunity to extend.

The probation period is 3 months; appointment is subject to satisfactory references.

Location: Based at your own home. Due to the nature of this role, regular travel will be required.

Closing Date: Wednesday, 9th August 2023

Notification of interview: Thursday, 24th August 2023

Interviews: Monday, 4th September 2023

Please download and read the Job Specification here and tell us in your application how you best meet the needs of the job.

Arts Derbyshire is an inclusive organisation and all applications will be welcomed, respected and valued.

If you require this application in large print or another format, or if you have any questions about this role, please call us on 07761 158228.

Successful applicants for interview will be notified by 24th August.

Interviews will be held on 4th September at Alfreton Library or via zoom.

Arts Derbyshire AGM is to be held Wednesday, 14th November 2023 at 1.15pm.

Updated 13 July 2023 to include location of interviews.

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