Projects and Events Manager, Emergency Exit Arts

Emergency Exit Arts is one of the country’s leading outdoor arts companies working on spectacular events across London, the UK and internationally. We need a dynamic Project & Events Manager to work on the development and delivery of a large participatory arts programme.

Deadline: 23rd November 2020

Open Until:

Posted: 11/05/2020

Based at Emergency Exit Arts’ space in Greenwich (flexibly working from home during Covid-19 pandemic), but needing to travel around the country, the Project and Events Manager will work closely with the CEO, Creative Producer, Head of Production, creative practitioners and the core staff team. The Project and Events Manager will ensure that specific projects and events are delivered efficiently and to a high standard by meeting match funder/client and organisational requirements



  • Contribute creative ideas towards projects and have the skills, knowledge and experience to make them happen
  • Have experience managing outdoor events, including planning traffic management with appropriate bodies
  • Have experience of programming for outdoors
  • Have at least 2 years relevant experience and a successful track record of managing participatory arts projects, events and budgets
  • Be an excellent communicator and listener with whom clients, artists and participants can feel confident
  • Demonstrate a clear understanding of and commitment to best practice around participatory and inclusive arts practice
  • Have excellent IT skills
  • Demonstrate the ability to produce written reports, evaluations and risk assessments
  • Be highly organised with strong administrative skills and good attention to detail
  • Have a clear understanding of relevant legislation including safeguarding children, health and safety and equal opportunities as well as adhering to Covid-19 guidance and legislation
  • Have flexibility regarding time and approach to the changing nature of a busy participatory arts environment
  • Have a DBS check within the past 2 years or be willing to obtain one
  • Have a clean driving licence. A willingness & ability to drive larger vans would be advantageous but not essential.

EEA strives for equal opportunities. They are particularly interested in receiving applications from people from different backgrounds, education and abilities, including ethnically diverse people.

For more information and to apply visit their website


Salary: £28,000-30,000 pa dependent on experience

Deadline: 23rd November 2020

"Just to say a huge thanks ... I am looking forward to progressing with this project thanks to your support, advice and guidance"

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