Deputy Director (Maternity Cover)

Working closely with the Artistic Director/CEO and Board of Trustees, the Deputy Director’s responsibilities include: day-to-day finances, operational/general organisational management, fundraising for the artistic programme and capital development with the Artistic Director and supporting the organisation’s Arts Council England NPO application.

The Deputy Director will join Arts Catalyst at a crucial and transformational time in is 25-year history – when the organisation will be relocating its premises and operations to Sheffield in South Yorkshire.

Working alongside the Artistic Director they will play a vital role in delivering a capital fundraising project for the organisation’s new site. Therefore, senior management, operational and large-scale/strategic fundraising experience is essential whilst experience in delivering a capital project is desirable.

The role will involve covering elements of the Executive Director / Joint CEO’s role between June 2020 to March 2021.

Elements of the role include:

• Fundraising – Major grants
• Capital Development / Fundraising
• Submission of the 2022 – 2026 Arts Council NPO
• Monitoring organisational finances (budgets set by the AD)
• Operational management
• Day-to-day financial management
• Ensuring the business plan goals are being met

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Arts Catalyst

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Start Date

8th March 2020

Closing Date

6th April 2020