Jobs

Camden Arts Centre is currently recruiting for the jobs below. To apply please follow the respective instructions and send any email applications with the job title as the subject line.

- Head of Development
- Technician
- Administration Manager
- Trusts and Foundations Development Co-ordinator
- Digital Marketing Officer
- Treasurer (voluntary position)

Head of Development – Full time, Permanent Contract

Camden Arts Centre is an internationally-renowned contemporary art venue with an ambitious programme characterised by discovery and risk-taking. We excel in projects that empower and engage communities, inspire children and young people and deliver a critically acclaimed combination of exhibitions, artists’ projects and educational activity. We are funded by Arts Council England as part of the National Portfolio, and celebrate our 50th anniversary in 2015. This role joins at an exciting time as the organisation continues to develop its core programmes, and seek new models of working to ensure future sustainability. 

We are now looking for a Head of Development to develop and deliver the Camden Arts Centre Fundraising Strategy for 2015-18 and beyond, which supports the high quality and breadth of our programmes. 

We are looking for an individual with a proven track record of fundraising within a not-for-profit organisation, through trusts and foundations, public sectors funds, major gifts, corporate, and individual giving.  You are a natural communicator confident in representing the Centre externally and facilitating relationships with senior level stakeholders.  You have an eye for detail, a flexible and imaginative approach, and a commitment to contemporary visual arts and art education.

Salary: circa £40,000 p/a depending on skills and experience.

An information pack and application form can be downloaded at the bottom of this page. For further information and details of how to apply please email recruitment@camdenartscentre.org

Closing date for applications is 10.00am Wednesday 17 September 2014

Interviews will be held Friday 3 October

Part Time Technician - Fixed term 6 months

Days of Work: 18 hrs / 2.5 days per week, Monday, Tuesday, & Wednesday evening. Some flexibility is available if agreed in advance.

Camden Arts Centre is a venue for contemporary visual art and education, dedicated to engaging with the highest calibre artists from across the international arts scene.

The building, a Grade II listed premises with contemporary additions, houses three galleries, three studios, a café, bookshop, facilities for private and corporate entertaining and offices for Camden Arts Centre staff.

We are seeking a Technician to support the Gallery Manager with maintaining the building and assisting with programme delivery.

The salary for this post is £21,000 pro-rata per annum. 

An information pack is available to download below. For further information and details of how to apply please email david.martin@camdenartscentre.org

Closing date for applications is 10.00am Monday 1 September

Interviews will be held Thursday 11 September

Administration Manager – Full time, Permanent Contract

Camden Arts Centre is a venue for contemporary visual art and education, dedicated to engaging with the highest calibre artists from across the international arts scene.

This is a key post within the Centre, working closely with the Director and Deputy Director to ensure that the right systems and structures are in place to maintain Camden Arts Centre’s role as a leading organisation within the sector with high standards across all our programmes. The role is responsible for the smooth running of the Centre’s main office, and there is also an element of PA work for the Director, and communication with the Board of Trustees. The role has opportunity to support and input into business planning processes. 

We seek a proactive and positive individual, who enjoys playing a key role within a team and who can apply themselves swiftly to key tasks. As well as having a high level of experience working as an office / administrative manager or in a complex administrative role, you will have an excellent eye for detail and strong numeric and literacy skills. You will have a good understanding of HR/ Personnel issues and be a good communicator, experienced in working with people at different levels, e.g. Trustees, staff members, external consultants and visitors. You will also be highly computer literate with a sound working knowledge of word, excel and Outlook. 

Most importantly though you will have a host of problem solving skills, be able to work flexibly and positively as part of a small team and have a strong desire to develop within the organisation.

Salary: circa £30,000p/a depending on skills and experience.

An information pack and application form are available for download at the bottom of this page. For further information and details of how to apply please email recruitment@camdenartscentre.org

Closing date for applications is 10.00am Monday 15 September 2014

Interviews will be held Tuesday 30 September 2014

Trusts and Foundations Development Co-ordinator – Fixed-term contract for 6 months, dependent on start date

Days of Work: Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday. Some home-working is optional

Camden Arts Centre is a venue for contemporary visual art and education, dedicated to engaging with the highest calibre artists from across the international arts scene.

A new Head of Development is being recruited to develop and deliver the Camden Arts Centre Fundraising Strategy for 2015-18, which supports the high quality and breadth of our programmes and maximises opportunity for income generation around our anniversary events in 2015.  We are now seeking a Trusts and Foundations Development Co-ordinator on an interim basis, to build and maintain our successful Trusts and Foundations fundraising whilst these overall plans are developed. You will have a proven track record of fundraising within a not-for-profit organisation, through trusts and foundations at high value and multi-year grants. You are a natural communicator, have excellent written skills, an eye for detail, and a commitment to contemporary visual arts and art education.

Salary: Fixed fee £10,000. You will be responsible for your own tax and NI

An information pack is available to download at the bottom of this page. To apply please send a CV and covering letter to recruitment@camdenartscentre.org. For further information and details of how to apply please email recruitment@camdenartscentre.org

Closing date for applications is 10.00am Monday 1 September 2014

Interviews will be held Tuesday 9 September 2014

Digital Marketing Officer – Part Time, Fixed term 6 month Contract

Hours of Work: 28 hours p/ week (four days): Ideally Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Sunday

Camden Arts Centre is a venue for contemporary visual art and education, dedicated to engaging with the highest calibre artists from across the international arts scene.

We are now seeking a Digital Marketing Officer to support our Communications Manager and together present a clear, welcoming and accessible picture of the Centre’s programme, with a particular focus on the digital realm. This role will largely be working on the website, social media platforms, email newsletters, audience analytics software and databases, as well as new digital projects.

The role requires someone who is highly competent with digital media and technology. Most importantly though you will be highly organised with meticulous attention to detail, and have a good knowledge of databases, Photoshop and an ability to pick up new software quickly.

Salary: £20,656 pro rata

An information pack and application form is available to download at the bottom of this page. For further information and details of how to apply please email recruitment@camdenartscentre.org

Closing date for applications is 12.00noon Monday 8 September 2014

Interviews will be held Wednesday 17 September 2014

Treasurer at Camden Arts Centre 

Voluntary position

Camden Arts Centre is currently seeking to recruit a new Treasurer and board member who has sound financial and accountancy skills, preferably with some experience in the charity sector. A keen interest in the arts and commitment to the mission and values of Camden Arts Centre is important. An accountancy or business qualification is desirable.

As a member of the Board of Trustees the Treasurer would attend quarterly board meetings and occasional strategic planning days. They would be required to attend Finance and Operations meetings which are currently on a monthly basis, and occasional meetings with auditors or accountants.

The term of appointment is initially three years and a maximum of six years. Camden Arts Centre Trustees are not remunerated, however it is an exciting time to join the board as 2015 brings the Centre’s 50th Anniversary, providing an opportunity for celebration but also a key moment to plan for the future, moving towards an increase in our capacity for earned income and implementing new strategies creating greater sustainability.

Trustee and Treasurer Responsibilities

• Determining the strategy and structure of CAC with the Director and Senior Management Team.
• Ensuring that CAC operates in an effective, responsible and accountable manner.
• Safeguarding CAC’s mission and values.
• Oversee CAC’s accounting, financial management and reporting.
• Be the Board of Trustees’ main point of contact for the auditor and other external finance professionals.
• Be familiar with Charity Commission’s regulations and good practice relating to accounting and financial management and ensure CAC adopts these as is appropriate.
• With the Deputy Director, determine the business plan and current year’s budget and get agreement to these from the Director, Senior Management Team and Board of Trustees.
• Oversee institutional fundraising.
• Be able to represent CAC to major funders and grant givers.
• Contribute to commercial discussions and decisions relating to projects, major purchases and investments.
• Oversee CAC’s Risk Management process, ensuring that serious risks are identified and mitigating actions put in place.

To apply for this role please send a covering letter outlining your interest in the role with relevant skills and CV to:

Kate Goad
Administration Manager / PA to the Director
kate.goad@camdenartscentre.org

Camden Arts Centre is an equal opportunities employer.
Funded by the Arts Council of England.
Reg Charity No 1065829, Reg Company No 2947191

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