Culture Northumberland supports the cultural sector to have a platform, a joined up and inclusive voice.  Culture and creativity are essential catalysts for positive change. We are a conduit to support the needs and ambitions of the sector to enable growth and sustainability by connecting, amplifying and advocating Northumberland’s culture and creativity.

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Job Opportunities

National Youth Choirs of Great Britain - Head of Communications

The National Youth Choirs of Great Britain (NYCGB) - the UK’s most exciting, innovative and accessible organisation for young choral singers – is seeking a forward-thinking, creative and motivated individual, with strong experience in strategic communications and audience development within the creative sector or a transferable field, to join their senior team as Head of Communications. Applicants must have experience working in a similar role and a good eye for attention to detail. 

Location: Remote or Durham offices 

Closing Date: 8th November 2021

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Mortal Fools- Business and Finance Manager 

Mortal Fools is recruiting for a business and finance manager. This is a new role to support the continued growth and development of the company. The business and finance manager will lead the administrative, legal compliance and financial management operations of the company as part of the management team. They will provide oversight of all the systems and processes for the efficient, safe, legally compliant and productive functioning of the company. Applicants must have excellent communication and
management skills, with experience in line management They must also have excellent organisational skills and be able to multi-task, manage time effectively and keep calm under pressure.

Location: Northumberland (with flexible remote working)

Closing Date: 31st October 2021

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Mortal Fools- Practitioners 

Mortal Fools is looking to employ 2 practitioners to join their busy core delivery team! They are looking for two skilled and enthusiastic practitioners, who would like to specialise in this work and commit time to develop their practice. 

There are three main areas of work that the company  currently lack capacity in, which they are aiming to fill through these two roles:

  1. Artistic delivery and facilitation across our Young People’s programmes

  2. Professional delivery of our CONNECT training programme

  3. Coordination support for both these strands of work

Applicants must have relevant experience in a related field
(e.g. arts/culture, teaching, training delivery, health/social sciences).

Location: Various settings across Northumberland, Newcastle
and Gateshead

Closing Date: 31st October 2021

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Open Clasp Theatre Company- Workforce Development Programme – Facilitators/Writers

Open Clasp Theatre Company is looking to invest in 3 facilitators and 3 writers as part of their workforce development programme. This is an opportunity for Open Clasp to invest in and engage artists for the future growth of the company. Appointed individuals will receive a paid contract including an intensive weeklong programme in Open Clasp’s ethos, values and methodology. Facilitator and writer pairs will then be matched to a group of women to collaborate with and create new theatre for the company’s programme in 2022. 

Location: Newcastle 

Closing Date: Monday 8 November 2021

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Hadrian's Wall 1900- Freelance Community Engagement Coordinator 

Hadrian’s Wall 1900 is looking to appoint a highly motivated and passionate Community engagement Coordinator to work closely with the Coordinating Producers on this complex, year-long Festival. The Community Engagement Coordinator will work closely with the Festival team to provide key support to existing Activity Organisers, seek opportunities to find and develop new Activity Organisers and develop community engagement with the World Heritage Site. They will plan and deliver regular communications with Activity Organisers, supporting them through the planning of their events and activities and seek networking opportunities through contact sessions and events. They will also assist the Coordinating Producers in making links and connections between events, organisers, venues and organisations.

Location: Northumberland 

Closing Date: Friday 15th October 2021

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