Programme Manager, Sparks Film and Media Arts Ltd


Sparks is a leading and quickly-growing provider of children's film and media activities.  Our programmes for ages 5-18 help children to discover and develop their talents, grow in confidence and thrive creatively.

We are seeking two Programmes Managers to oversee and deliver weekly classes and school holiday programmes, from our locations in Balham and Dulwich, Hampstead and Highgate. These roles will be instrumental to our growth and we're seeking passionate, reliable people with can-do attitudes and a genuine interest in supporting creative development in young people.

The roles are part time, flexible and will involve 2-4 days per week, with some Saturday working likely during term time. We will happily accommodate flexible working patterns to support work-life balance.

Job Description

     Overseeing smooth delivery of workshops ensuring that outcomes and objectives are met

     Managing a workshop team and venue relationships

     Overseeing customer service and communications

     Managing programme memberships and recruitment of new members

     Identifying potential marketing partners

     Developing partnership relationships and implementing effective campaigns, especially offline

     Promoting the programme offer locally through events

     Reporting on progress and results.


    3 years’ experience in arts education or children's activities or reasonable equivalent experience

     2 years’ experience in a management role, or with management level responsibilities

     Confident communicator

     Good prioritisation skills

     Experience of managing small teams, including contractors/freelancers

     Attention to detail 

     Self-motivated and enterprising

     Genuine interest in child development and creativity


     Experience managing budgets

     Understanding of filmmaking/animation/digital 

     Sales/Marketing experience

Applications to be made by submitting an application form downloadable from to