Director, Combined Arts/North West
Arts Council England is now seeking to recruit a Director, Combined Arts/North West. This role is a senior member of the North Area leadership team, sharing responsibility for its successful contribution to the national strategy by delivering on their goals locally.
Within this role you will lead the local team (formally based in the Manchester office, currently remote) in its response to the immediate challenges of COVID 19, and later to the recovery and development of the sector, as part of the North Management team, working with a range of stakeholders and external partners.
You will also have national leadership and accountability for the Combined Arts discipline, leading a team of relationship managers distributed across the country and helping to shape and deliver their policy work. Combined arts is where different artforms interact and create something new and exciting across outdoor arts, carnival, festivals, spectacle, interdisciplinary work, live art and participatory and social art practice.
To be successful in this role you will need to have a strong track record in people leadership, with the ability to manage and inspire remotely; have excellent stakeholder engagement and relationship management skills, including an ability to represent ACE externally/within the media and be a strategic and agile thinker. You will also need to have the ability to absorb a wide range of information and be a Champion for Combined Arts nationally.
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