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Touring and Loans Manager

Touring and Loans Manager

Islington, London

Full Time

Salary Scale (Officer)          £27,500 -£30,500

We are seeking a highly organised and motivated individual to join the Exhibitions and Collections Team and continue to build on and develop the Crafts Council’s successful Touring Exhibitions and Loan Programmes.

Key areas of the role include:

Develop new partnerships within the creative and cultural sectors with the aim of maintaining the expanding the network of venues for Crafts Council Collection Loans and Touring Exhibition Programme.
Co-ordinate the collation and dissemination of data, evaluation and information relating to the Crafts Council Exhibition programme.
Promote and co-ordinate Collection loan initiatives;
Promote and co-ordinate all aspects of the Crafts Council Touring Exhibition Programme
Ensure the successful installation of touring exhibitions.
Work closely with Keeper of Collections on storage management needs
Assess appropriateness of venues requesting loans

Reporting to the Head of Exhibitions and Collections, and working closely with all Exhibitions & Collections colleagues and external stakeholders, the Touring and Loans Manager contributes to, and helps deliver on, key strategic objectives across our programme comprising Loans and Touring Exhibitions, venue partnerships, and audience development.

Job Description & Person Specification 

How to Apply

Please send to HR@craftscouncil.org.uk:

  • Your CV.  
  • An Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form.
  • A Supporting Statement explaining what attracts you to work at the Crafts Council.  Provide evidence of how your skills and experience meet the job requirements.

Please use the following title for your email:  Application for Touring & Loans Manager – {name}

Applications need to be received by 25th September 2019 and candidates must be available for interview during the week of 14th October 2019. 

Crafts Council is an equal opportunities employer. 

To apply for the role, you must be eligible to work in the UK.  Crafts Council is not a sponsoring organisation.

Gallery Manager

Gallery Manager 

Salary     £35,000 - £40,000

Location  Islington, London

 

Job Outline

The Crafts Council is looking for a Gallery Manager to oversee the new national home for craft.  This is an exceptional opportunity for an experienced and ambitious individual to take on a newly created role.  They will:

  • Oversee visitor experience.
  • Maximise revenue opportunities.
  • Manage a team of volunteer and paid staff.  

In spring 2020, the Crafts Council will re-open its London public space following redevelopment.  We will:

  • Showcase our National Craft Collection through a series of exhibitions;
  • Make our library accessible to the public.
  • Work with third parties on world class exhibitions and programming in the space.  

This is an incredible opportunity for someone with a passion and commitment to broadening and diversifying the audience for craft.

Main Objectives

  • Smooth running of venue.
  • Contributing ideas for programming.
  • Creating exceptional visitor experience.
  • Capturing feedback for continuous improvement.

Please click here for a full Job Description & Person Specification 

 

How to Apply

Please send the doocuments listed below to  HR@craftscouncil.org.uk using the following title for your email:   Application for Gallery Manager – {your name}

  • Your CV.  
  • An Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form.
  • A Supporting Statement explaining what attracts you to work at the Crafts Council.  Provide evidence of how your skills and experience meet the job requirements.

 

Applications need to be received by 18 September 2019 and candidates must be available for interview on 24 September 2019. 

Crafts Council is an equal opportunities employer. 

To apply for the role, you must be eligible to work in the UK.  Crafts Council is not a sponsoring organisation.

Bid Proposal Writer

Location: Islington, London

Remuneration: £26,000 - £29,000, dependent on experience

Purpose:

Following a recent strategic restructure of the Development team, you will play a key role working closely with the Development Officer to support our Head of Development and Director of Development.

The Bid Proposal Writer will work across a rich and varied portfolio of prospects. They will support colleagues to ignite a passion for craft from prospective supporters through development of captivating and credible approaches to luxury brands, leading companies, renowned trusts, passionate individuals and key statutory funders.

This is a new role which will support the whole team by acting as a key link to form outstanding fundraising approaches to a range of potential supporters. The post holder will support the Development team to significantly grow our levels of support ahead of our 50th anniversary celebrations in 2021, through implementation of our 3-year fundraising strategy and campaign.

Key responsibilities:

  • To support the Head of Development to scope, research and draft compelling fundraising approaches focused on individual, trust, foundation, statutory and corporate asks
  • To liaise with teams across the Crafts Council to collect key intel and collateral to inform applications and proposals, supplementing with wider self-directed research
  • To draft and develop high quality and applications, incorporating information from a range of sources, to comprise detailed Case for Support, comprehensive and competitive budgets and considered monitoring and evaluation processes
  • To develop and maintain effective communications with key funders, acting as a key point of contact for all administration and contract management purposes
  • To identify new prospects, feed into the development of prospect profiles and ratings and maintain and develop the Crafts Council’s database of fundraising prospects
  • To write impactful reports for donors supporting the Crafts Council, ensuring reports demonstrate the positive impact of this support and encourage repeat gifts
  • To keep abreast of regulations, including the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR), ensuring that all prospect research and cultivation is compliant and understood by the fundraisers
  • Participate in the day to day work of the organisation – such as reporting, attending team meetings, and taking a flexible approach to general administrative and support tasks

How to Apply

Job Description

  • Your CV.  
  • An Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form.
  • A Supporting Statement explaining what attracts you to work at the Crafts Council.  Provide evidence of how your skills and experience meet the job requirements.

Send your CV and Cover Letter to hr@craftscouncil.org.uk by Friday 13 September 2019.

If you have any questions please contact Helen on h_gaffney@craftscouncil.org.uk.

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