Freelance Arts Administrator for BLINK Dance Theatre

We are seeking someone with a minimum of 4 years arts administrative experience, who can work independently and remotely and enjoys being part of a developing disability led dance theatre company.

Deadline: 7 February 2020

BLINK Dance Theatre are a ‘original, inspiring and fresh’ neurodiverse group of five artists who perform and facilitate together, based in London. Equality is at the heart of our organisation and we are passionate about our commitment to equal artistic and strategic collaboration.

 What we do:

  • Produce highly accessible multi-sensory participatory projects in diverse education and community settings
  • Devise interdisciplinary boundary pushing productions that align with the Relaxed Performance revolution and innovative approaches to access for both audience and artist.
  • Offer employment and training opportunities that support the needs of individual artists to reach their potential.
  • Provide dynamic training in inclusive arts best practice that promote our vision.

Thanks to recent funding success, the next two years will enable us to develop sustainably as company to create high quality touring work and participatory programmes. As a result, we are seeking an Arts Administrator - for two years initially - to work with us during this exciting stage of our growth.

This is a freelance administrative role working one a day per week, remotely or with the team at meeting space in London.

Please see the document attached at the bottom of this page for a full person specification 



The fee for the work is £125 per day based on one 8 hour day per week, 80 days in total over the 21 months (36 in 2020 and 44 in 2021). Fees to be paid in instalments (as agreed) on receipt of an invoice.


 To apply for this position, please forward a recent CV and paragraph of interest outlining why you are interested in the job, and attach a completed Equal Opportunities Monitoring form.

So that all our directors can access the applications, we also ask that you send in a brief video of yourself talking about why you would like to work with BLINK. This can be more informal but please speak clearly and slowly. Videos should not be longer than 2 minutes.

Please provide details of two references (someone who knows your work in this context).  Those who are shortlisted will have references taken up.)

We particularly welcome applicants with lived experience of disability and people from groups that are currently under-represented in the arts sector.  

Please send your application to Vicki Hawkins at by Friday 7th February.

Interviews will be held on Monday 24th February at an accessible central London location (tbc) and applicants will be notified of their invitation to interview by Wednesday 19th February.

If you would like any information, support with access requirements or an informal chat about the role/ application process contact or call 07376 015597 

17/01/2020 - 07/02/2020
Contact Name: 
Rachel Gildea
Contact Email: