Development Officer (Part Time)

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Deadline Wednesday 04 September 2019

Salary NJC pay scale point 20 £25,295 pro rata / £13.11ph
Hours 12 hours per week between Monday – Thursday. Hours can be worked flexibly on or across the week upon agreement with the Invisible Circus and Artspace Lifespace Company Managers.
Interview Date TBC

Artspace Lifespace is a Registered Charity (No: 1168150) that recycles vacant, under-used and problem properties into thriving creative resources. We work in partnership with artists, building owners, property developers, local communities and organisations to secure and re-cycle interesting, unusual and often difficult buildings as vibrant multi-use art venues. Approx 70% of the Development Officers time is spent on funding applications for Artspace Lifespace. The remainder of the time is spent developing bids for The Invisible Circus, a circus collective that presents a wide variety of productions from intimate theatrical experiences to full-scale circus extravaganzas.

The role is funded by the Imagination Fund – Cultural Investment Programme until April 2020. Our current Development Officer helped us gain funding with Arts Council England, Big Lottery Awards for All, Heritage Lottery among others. We are applying for further funding for this role through The Cultural Investment Programme to help us continue our Inclusion Project which was funded through the last round of Imagination Funding. Artspace Lifespace will also be applying for funding through grants, crowdfunding and other sources to undertake a capital works project to refurbish and develop the Island from 2020.

The Role

  • Support the Company Manager’s with other identified grant applications
  • Support the Company Manager’s with fundraising strategy development
  • Identify funding opportunities and cultivate relationships with donors and partners
  • Develop funding applications, managing the full process
  • Liaise with prospective partners and facilitate their participation
  • Communicate and report the impact of projects to donors and colleagues

Where to apply:

Visual Arts South West

Working towards a South West where talented artists thrive, and a resilient and connected visual arts ecology that inspires more engaged and diverse audiences to value and advocate for its work.

Part of the Contemporary Visual Arts Network

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