Disconsortia is a disabled artist led collective based in the North East of England and is seeking a Project Manager for a freelance fixed term contract for 3 months Feb-May 2021. We are delighted to have been awarded Arts Council England funding and to be starting the next exciting phase of our development.
The Project Manager will be an experienced, proactive and organised disabled arts manager, taking on the lead role in delivering our Towards a Takeover project. You will be a dynamic, self-starter with excellent communication skills, with a minimum of three years senior project management experience. Your skills and experience will enable you to enter the role and swiftly put a multi-strand project plan in place, working closely with the board of directors and core membership of the collective. You will deliver the project to a timely schedule and on budget.
Disconsortia is a key voice in the arts in the North East, contributing to regional and national dialogue on disability arts. Towards A Takeover will be entirely online and includes: a consultation phase as we plan a regional artistic takeover with key partners; 2 networking meetings for North East disabled artists; a profile-raising postcard art project; a series of mini-micro commissions for our core membership to be shared online; report writing; and co-ordination of disability equality masterclasses and training the trainers workshops, delivered by a freelance practitioner. Support and supervision will be available from the Board of Directors.
Disconsortia is a disabled-led organisation, passionate about disabled peoples’ position in society, art and culture. Experience and knowledge of this area of work is essential. We are seeking to appoint a disabled person to the role and welcome applications from all intersectional communities.
Reporting to: Board of Directors
Term: 3 months freelance – 30 days (210 hours)
Place of work: All work on this project will be online
Freelance Fee: £5,400.00 (30 x 7hr days at £180 per day) - Project Manager Responsible for own tax and NI
Deadline: Strictly Midday on 4 February (we cannot accept applications after this deadline)
Interviews: Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed in the afternoon of 10 February (no other interview date is available due to availability of the panel)
Please note: The successful candidate must be able to commence the role in February and have their Access to Work in place, if required.
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How To Apply: You will need to down load a Project Manager Application Pack and complete an a Project Manager Application Form and Equality Monitoring Form (all below) and email them to us by the deadline. There is information on how to submit applications in alternative accessible formats in the pack. Contact us with any questions firstname.lastname@example.org
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