DASH and its 3 partners in the Curatorial Commission programme – Arnolfini, MIMA and the MAC Birmingham – seek to contract an evaluator for the programme.

Evaluator specification:

  • Knowledge and experience of arts evaluation design and delivery
  • Experience in handling both quantitative and qualitative research
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with a range of artists and stakeholders
  • Commitment to ensuring that issues of diversity are identified and addressed in the evaluation process
  • Excellent organisational skills and the ability to manage multiple priorities

We require:

  • Interim report in April 2020 covering:
  • Available quantitative data
  • Available qualitative data
  • Relating the impact of the programme on goals 1/2/5 of the Arts Council
  • Final report at the end of the programme (February 2021)

We expect the Evaluator to attend the twice yearly network meets as well as having a presence in each of the partners’ venues.

The role is freelance, with a fixed term contract starting in March/April 2019 and finishing by approximately July 2021. The evaluator is responsible for their own tax and national insurance contributions. The budget for the evaluation is £9000 inclusive of VAT, travel etc.

To apply please download the evaluator brief at http://www.dasharts.org/projects/call-for-evaluator-dash-curatorialcommissions.html

We need the following information as part of your application:

  • A current CV
  • A covering letter outlining your suitability for the role with reference to the evaluator specification, evaluation brief and the evaluation methodology you will use (1000 words max)
  • Your evaluation timeframe

Deadline for applications: Midnight Friday 22nd February 2019

Please send your applications to paula@dasharts.org

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 6th March 2019 at the MAC Birmingham

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Contact Name

Paula Dower

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Start Date

14th December 2018

Closing Date

22nd February 2019