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from the Guardian.co.uk:
Arts Council England, North East, Newcastle, Officer, Visual Arts
(Media) Starting salary: £25,322 + benefits. Contract: Fixed term
until December 2009, Full time, 35 hours per week
Arts Council England, North East is the regional development agency
for the arts. We believe the arts have the power to transform lives
and working with a wide range of partners we deliver exciting and
innovative arts projects and activities across the North East.
We are currently seeking to appoint an Officer in our Visual Arts
Department within the Arts the Arts and Development Directorate.
Strengthening the contemporary visual arts is one of Arts Council
England’s four corporate priorities during 2008 – 2011. You will lead
the North East office’s relationship with an expanding and dynamic
media arts sector, contributing to its sustainability and its
engagement with audiences.
The main purpose of this post is to contribute to the strategic
development and growth of media arts, and to manage our relationship
with a number of funded and emergent organisations and initiatives –
these include the 2009 Live Art Festival and a new organisation,
Audio Visual Arts North East, responsible for the biennale AV
Festival. The post holder will be responsible for managing a mix of
funding opportunities (including Grants for the Arts) to support
ongoing and new initiatives.
The successful candidate should have similar relevant experience and
demonstrate a strong awareness of current issues and developments in
the media arts sector. Experience of managing budgets, the ability to
manage multiple priorities and work as part of a team are required.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, as well as good IT
skills are essential.
Ref No: NO10 Closing date: Monday 22 September 2008 Interview date: TBC