We are Recruiting: Project Manager (Maternity Cover)

23 January 2023

Project Manager (Maternity Cover)

We are looking for an organised, dynamic and creative individual to join our team on a fixed-term basis as Project Manager (Maternity Cover).

The role will involve supporting artists, developing relationships with festival partners and delivering strategic initiatives in support of the outdoor arts sector. The successful candidate will be part of a team of Project Managers and will be supported by the Programme Manager and Director.

Without Walls is committed to diversity and inclusion and aims to reflect and celebrate diversity in all aspects of our work, including with artists, audiences, staff, board and partners. We especially welcome applications from Black, Asian and ethnically diverse individuals and disabled, D/deaf, learning disabled and neurodivergent people.

If you are a non-British citizen, please ensure you have the right to live and work in the UK. We are legally required to request proof of your right to work before an offer of employment can be made.

Please do not be put off if you feel you do not tick all of the boxes – if you think you could be great for this job, but are not entirely sure, please apply anyway, or contact Ralph Kennedy (ralph@xtrax.org.uk) with the job role as the email subject. We will be happy to discuss the role with you or answer any questions you may have.

The closing date for applications is 10am on Monday 20 February.

Interviews will be held at our office in Manchester in the week of 27 February and we will pay for travel expenses for candidates to travel to the interview. We will also pay reasonable costs relating to access or interpretation needs.

If you would like to apply, please send us:

A CV – which should detail your key skills, employment or voluntary experiencerelevant to this role, including responsibilities held and relevant education orvocational training. Please include two referees, one of which should be your currentor most recent employer or someone else who has worked with you in a capacityrelevant to this role. They will not be approached until after the interviews and withpermission from you.

A cover letter (2 pages of A4 max) – telling us why you are interested in this position,how your skills and experience meet the needs of the role and any support ordevelopment you require to be successful in the position.

Our Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form – this will be separated from yourapplication at the shortlisting stage, but it helps us to understand and improve who our advertisements are reaching. You can download the form here. Completion of the form is voluntary.

We will also accept applications as audio or video files that contain the information described above. These should not be more than 10 minutes in length.

Please send your documents to Sara Riccardi at sara@xtrax.org.uk with the subject header ‘Project Manager – maternity cover’.

Image credit:

Frock, Stopgap Dance Company at SO Festival © Jake Lewis

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