Relationship Manager, Touring, Arts Council England


Relationship Manager, Touring (Leeds)

Salary: £31,975 (Pro rota) plus excellent benefits 

Contract: Permanent, working 3 days per week (21 hours)

We are looking for someone who has a passion for creativity, culture and the arts and who excels at building relationships. The role requires an in-depth knowledge of the touring sector in England and an understanding of a diverse range of artform practice.

In this role you will have the opportunity to work with and support a portfolio of funded organisations, ensuring that the work we support is reflective of and reaches diverse audiences. You will also give funding advice for Project Grants and other strategic funds, and support individuals and organisations to develop their applications. 

You will need an understanding of cultural practice, how arts and cultural organisations are run, planning, financial reporting, performance management and governance.

Internally, you will collaborate with a wide range of colleagues, sharing your knowledge and expertise and contributing as a member of the North area team and of the national Touring Team.

This role will work with organisations mainly based in Yorkshire though there will be regular travel across the North area. Our relationship managers are expected to have a high degree of autonomy and are supported to work both in the office and remotely to be efficient and effective in their jobs.

If you would like to have a chat about this role please contact Jessica Farmer, Senior Relationship Manager via email

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Ref No: MDN2

Close Date: Midnight Monday 2 March 2020

1st Interviews to be held Tuesday 17 March 2020