Director (maternity cover)

The Board of Project Space Leeds (The Tetley) is seeking an exceptional and dynamic Director (maternity cover) to provide overall artistic and strategic direction for The Tetley during the current Director’s maternity leave from August 2019 to April 2020. The Director will help the charity achieve its vision to be a pioneering centre for contemporary art, and ensure the effective management of the staff team, its operations, activities and finances.

Located in the stunning art deco headquarters of the former Tetley Brewery, The Tetley is at the heart of the major South Bank development in Leeds. Over the next few years the South Bank will be transformed, doubling the size of Leeds’ city centre and creating a new park and community living and working around The Tetley.

The Tetley has already developed an impressive track record in its first five years, joining Arts Council England’s National Portfolio in 2108 and now welcoming over 130,000 visitors every year. In recent years, The Tetley has received international coverage of its artistic programme, won awards for its participation work with young people and communities in Leeds and earns a significant proportion of its income. The Director (maternity cover) will play a vital role in helping to continue to develop and lead The Tetley for this period.

To apply for the post please send a CV of no more than 3 sides of A4 and a statement outlining how your experience relates to the job description and how you meet the person specification. Please also include the names and contact details of 2 referees.

Applications should be clearly marked Director (maternity cover) and sent via email together with the complete Equal Opportunities form to by 9am on Friday 10 May.

Interviews will be held in Leeds on Tuesday 21 May. For full job spec visit:

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Contact Name

Nicole Zepmeisel 

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Start Date

15th April 2019

Closing Date

10th May 2019