Company: UNION CHAPEL PROJECT
Location: Union Chapel, North London, N1 2UN
Hours: 37.5 hrs/week
Salary: £35,000 – £40,000 pro rata, depending on experience
Union Chapel are looking for an experienced Programme Manager to maintain the current programme of popular and innovative events and activities and to help shape the organisation’s future programming.
Union Chapel is a much loved music & cultural venue based in a beautiful, historic church building in central London. The venue has won awards over the years and it is renowned for its unique atmosphere, eclectic programme and prides itself on its high levels of customer service.
This is an exciting new position that will be responsible for maintaining a balance between commercial and non-commercial activities, to ensure the financial stability of the organisation on a long term basis. Planning and programming all music and cultural activities: promoter led events focused on music, spoken word, comedy and film, charity fundraising events, local school concerts and regular ongoing in-house produced events, integrating our world famous organ.
To deliver this programme of events and activities the Programme Manager will also overseeing ticketing, marketing, promotion and a full Production Team, who are responsible for the delivery of these events, pre and post production.
Alongside the arts & cultural programme the organisation operates a popular bar and several sought after ancillary rooms, which are often rented as rehearsal and general hire spaces. The Programme Manager will have responsibility for overseeing these activities, to ensure they continue to provide an important source of revenue & deliver a high level of customer satisfaction.
The Programme Manager role together with other department managers form a ‘Leadership Team’ who have strategic, financial, human resources and management responsibilities for the whole organisation in line with its vision and aims. The organisation is about to embark on a phased series of capital projects totaling £16m, which the charity would like to proceed with over the next 20 years and the Leadership Team will have a role in coordinating these works.
Union Chapel Project is a charity and its aims are to both restore the Grade 1 listed building and open it up as a vibrant multi-activity hub. The project is an outstanding example of the way in which new uses for an historic Grade 1 Listed building can be achieved without compromising its original function. Running alongside the award winning venue, is a homelessness project and a nonconformist church and their activities are carefully woven into the calendar.
This is an exciting opportunity to join a lively and friendly multi-disciplinary organisation and to take the lead on a key department, which will secure the reputation and profile of a building of national importance.
To apply: please send a cover letter explaining in no more than two pages, why you would like to apply for this role along with your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date: 9am Monday 26th February 2018
First interviews will take place in week of 26th February 2018
Second interviews will take place in week of 5th March 2018
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