Opportunities Board

Communications Officer
People Dancing

Opportunity closes: 17th Jul 2022
Type: Full Time Job
Based: East Midlands
Salary: min £25,000.00

Website: communitydance.org.uk
Instagram: @people_dancing_uk

Communications Officer

Location: Leicester, UK

Salary: £25,000 (Full time, permanent contract, open to flexible working/job share)

Deadline: midnight on Sunday 17 July 2022

People Dancing, the national organisation and membership body for participatory and community dance, is looking for a Communications Officer to help shape and deliver the organisation’s external communications to key stakeholders, People Dancing’s members and wider audiences, in an inclusive and accessible way.

This is an opportunity for someone with some experience of external communications to take the next step in their career with the support of the friendly and experienced team at People Dancing. The right candidate will relish working as part of a team and have the potential to show innovation and leadership, growing their experience and confidence by working in line with People Dancing’s values, to reach and engage diverse existing and new audiences and members.

A catalyst for change in and through participatory dance, our work includes a diverse programme of professional development and strategic projects that make a positive difference to dance and the arts nationally and internationally. Our networks and membership bring together 4,500 dancers, teaching artists, community practitioners and organisations world-wide, united by a passionate belief that dance is for everyone. Equality and inclusion are enshrined in our vision, purpose, objectives, and practices, and have guided our work for 35 years.

This is a great opportunity to join a successful and internationally respected national organisation at a critical time for dance and the arts, for the artists and organisations we work with, and for people and communities who dance. People Dancing is an ACE NPO.

Come and join us! For a full job description and person specification download the Recruitment Pack, here

How To Apply

To apply, please send the following information by email to [email protected]:

A Covering Letter of no more than two pages of typed A4 (12-point font size) or a video or sound recording of up to five minutes duration (MP3/MP4 and sent to People Dancing using We Transfer), which details:

1. Your interest in the role and reasons for applying
2. How your knowledge, skills, experience, and personal attributes meet the Person Specification for the post
3. Two current referees, with contact details.

- A current CV (no more than four pages)
- A short note to let us know you have completed Equal Opportunities form - available to complete and submit online anonymously here

Please also tell us about any access requirements you have to be able to participate in an interview if one is offered to you.

The application deadline is midnight on Sunday 17 July 2022. Applications received after this deadline will not be considered.