Deputy Director

Spike Island seeks an experienced Deputy Director to support the new Director to lead this dynamic arts organisation into its next phase of development.

The Deputy Director will lead on the administrative, legal, commercial, operational and financial management of Spike Island.

A strategic thinker with ambition and drive, you will manage some key stakeholder relationships and will be expected to oversee and further develop our policies and procedures, income generation and fundraising strategies.

Reporting to the Director, you will be responsible for a staff team including the Finance Manager, Operations Manager, Office and HR Manager, and Spike Design Coordinator. You will also deputise for the Director as required and play a leadership role both within and outside the organisation.

Flexibility regarding working hours is required in order to attend events and meetings at Spike Island and elsewhere.

The position is offered full time (35hrs p/week) at £38k – £42k p.a, dependent on experience.

The deadline to apply is 5pm, Friday 8 February 2019

Interviews to be held on Thursday 21 February 2019

How to apply:

Job Description

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Equal Opportunities Form

Please return your completed application form, along with a completed equal opportunities form, to

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Spike Island is an equal opportunities employer.

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Contact Name

Isabel Jones

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Start Date

23rd January 2019

Closing Date

21st February 2019