Opportunity

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

Open Until:

Posted: 10/03/2022


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 

 

Fee

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.

Applications

 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 vicki@blinkdancetheatre.org 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
rachel@blinkdancetheatre.org or
call 07376 015597 


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