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Project Coordinator - Ambition for Excellence/New North and South
Oxford Road, Manchester

Job reference: L&CI-10145

Location: Oxford Road, Manchester

Closing date (DD/MM/YYYY): 21/06/2017

Salary: £31,076 to £38,183 per annum

Employment type: Fixed Term

Faculty/Organisation: Cultural Institutions

School/ Directorate: -

Hours per week: Full time

Contract Duration: Immediate start until 31 March 2019

You will be responsible for the successful delivery of ‘The New North and South’; a 3 year programme recently awarded £730,000 by the Arts Council, England. The partners comprise of the Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester Museum, Manchester Art Gallery, Liverpool Biennial, the Tetley in Leeds, the biennials in Colombo, Karachi, Kochi and Lahore, the Dhaka Art Summit, and the British Council in England and South Asia. The programme consists of collaborations between the partners on artistic programming, workforce development and intellectual exchange.

You will have previous experience of managing complex projects with multiple stakeholders and funding strands, ideally with an international dimension.  Experience of working on arts or cultural projects and managing budgets and financial reporting is also essential for this post.  Knowledge of South Asian contemporary arts scene and experience of working with South Asian partners and communities would be desirable.

Interviews are due to take place on: 4 July 2017

As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons. However, as black and minority ethnic/male candidates are currently under-represented at this level in this area, we would particularly welcome applications from men. All appointments will be made on merit.

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Kelly Jones 


General enquiries:


Tel: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:


Tel: 01565 818 234

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.

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