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Culture in Common Programme Administrator
Energise Me

Opportunity closes: 12th Dec 2022
Type: Fixed-Term Job
Based: South East
Salary: £23,000.00 to £26,000.00

Website: energiseme.org
Instagram: @energiseme_

Culture in Common – Our Place and Vision

Culture in Common is one of 11 new projects funded in the latest round of Arts Council England's Creative People and Places (CPP) programme. CPP focuses on parts of the country where involvement in arts and culture is below the national average. It will give local people of the New Forest the chance to enjoy, commission and create their own artistic activities, events and opportunities.

We are now seeking a Programme Administrator to assist our Programme Director in the delivery of co-created arts projects and to make a real difference for our local communities across the next three years.


Culture in Common Programme Administrator

We are looking for an organised self-starter to direct our programme administration and coordinate projects for Culture in Common. The Programme Administrator will work with the Programme Director, communities and partners to support the Culture in Common artistic vision. They will work closely with community champions, consortium members, artists, voluntary groups and other stakeholders to fulfil the aims and objectives of Arts Council England’s Creative People and Places programme for the New Forest.


Main Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Design and manage the administrative processes, systems and tools for Culture in Common.

  • Respond to enquiries and ideas from individuals, groups and organisations keen to be involved.

  • Work with the Programme Director and community champions to coordinate community consultations and events.

  • Develop a comprehensive contact database and manage/update it throughout the programme.

  • Organise and administrate Core Consortium, Community Anchor and other meetings.

  • Help create engaging reports and presentations for a wide range of audiences from boards to community participants.

  • Assist with community engagement, consultation and research.

  • Coordinate the collection and recording of data, feedback and stories from Culture in Common projects and activities.

  • Carry out operational tasks such as budget monitoring, issuing contracts, creating and distributing promotional materials, sourcing suppliers.


Person Specification / Key attributes:

  • You will be an organised self-starter with excellent data management, time management and communication skills.
  • You will be able to prioritise your work, show initiative in problem-solving and have a good eye for detail.
  • You will enjoy planning and bringing information as well as people together.
  • You will enjoy working collaboratively with the team and making connections with people in the community, displaying empathy where required, especially with vulnerable groups.

How To Apply

Please download the job pack via the Energise Me website and follow the instructions to apply.

Energise Me values diversity and inclusion and is using a new recruitment system to remove any bias from the hiring process. To apply for this role, you will need to answer 4 short questions via the online recruitment platform, Applied. The questions relate to the job description and person specification and will test your ability to do the job rather than your experience.

Your answers will be anonymously reviewed by three team members to ensure fairness. Deadline for applications: 12 noon, Monday 12 December 2022.