Deputy Director

This is a rare opportunity for an ambitious senior arts professional to take a leadership role in a pioneering arts organisation at a time of significant transformation and growth, on the eve of its 25th anniversary. Supporting the Director / Chief Curator in the day-to-day management of the organisation, the Deputy Director is responsible for strategic and financial management of Iniva and The Stuart Hall Library. This role is key to ensuring the future resilience of Iniva in its new home at 16 John Islip Street, London, which is currently being refurbished. The post holder will be a business-minded professional committed to furthering the organisation’s stability and growth, working to support the artistic vision and mission, with experience in fundraising across a range of sources. With proven leadership experience, they will be in their element working with a creative team of project managers across learning, development and the library collection.

We welcome applications from candidates with an interest in the visual arts, a commitment to diversity, who are self-starters and work effectively as part of a team as well as with Board members and stakeholders.

Iniva is currently embarking on an exciting period of development and transformation. It has a twenty-four year history of engaging a wide audience, particularly young people, in discourse and debate on issues surrounding the politics of race, class and gender. Iniva is an Arts Council England National Portfolio Organisation.

If you wish to apply for the Deputy Director position, please send a completed application form and equal opportunities monitoring form to CVs on their own will not be accepted as an application.

The deadline for applications is Monday 3 December, 10am.

If you are unable to download these forms or require them in large print, please contact Simina Neagu at

Please note due to limited resources, unfortunately, applicants not shortlisted for the first round of interviews will not be informed.

Iniva strives to be an Equal Opportunities employer

Registered Charity No.1031721

Start Date

8th November 2018

Closing Date

3rd December 2018