We’re recruiting a new Facilities Coordinator

We are recruiting a new role within our team, a full-time Facilities Coordinator, to oversee the day-to-day running, operation and general administration of our three venues and support an exciting year-round arts programme, a growing pool of members and volunteers, and increasing and developing new income streams/commercial uses for its spaces.

About the post

ROLE/TITLE: Facilities Coordinator

REPORTS TO: Programme Development Manager

SALARY: £18,000 per annum (pro rata equivalent to £14,595 p.a.)

HOURS: 30 hours per week

LOCATION:  Across Devonshire Collective venues on Seaside Road and Seaside, Eastbourne

The post includes pension and holiday allowance.

This role would suit someone with strong experience of working in a retail or catering environment, in particular with food, experience of running a venue or managing a building, excellent interpersonal skills and good written and verbal communication skills, and experienced in producing budgets and reporting expenditure.

Devonshire Collective CIC is a new creative and cultural hub in Devonshire Ward, Eastbourne with artist studios, makerspaces, workshops, gallery and café for the benefit of artists, community members and the wider public. We were established in October 2016.

Our venues include DC1 Cafe & Gallery (67-69 Seaside Rd), DC2 Artist Studios & Makerspaces (137-139 Seaside Rd) and DC3 Workshop Space (1-5 Seaside), plus two associate venues, Royal Hippodrome & Leaf Hall Community Arts Centre.

We support a thriving artist membership scheme, deliver a high quality arts programme and develop emerging, mid-career and established artists across the visual and performance spectrum. Through our work as an independent social enterprise, we provide opportunities for community engagement, nurturing social cohesion and supporting cultural and economic regeneration.

The Devonshire Collective’s guiding principles are to:

  • Become an artistic resource
  • Support and develop emerging, mid-career and established artists across the visual and performance spectrum
  • Promote socially engaged creative practice
  • Create opportunities for community engagement
  • Offer training and professional development
  • Encourage, promote and practice wider social benefits

Devonshire Collective is a registered Community Interest Company (10423887).

Apply for this post

To apply for this post, please send a completed application form and equal opportunity monitoring form to info@devonshirecollective.co.uk or by post to DC1 Cafe & Gallery,67-69 Seaside Road, Eastbourne BN21 3PL.

Deadline: Wednesday 10 January 2018 by 5pm.

Interviews: week commencing 15 January 2018

If you have any questions about the post or would like to have an informal chat, please contact Amy Zamarripa Solis, Programme Development Manager, on programmer@devonshirecollective.co.uk or 07759 013854.

The job pack contains:

  • job description
  • person specification
  • application form
  • equal opportunity form



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