Alt-Shift-J Opportunity

Posted by on Oct 10, 2017 in Jazz North News, News, Opportunity | No Comments
Alt-Shift-J Opportunity

Applications are invited for the freelance post of Alt-Shift-J Programme Manager

  • PROJECT New pilot initiative to develop innovative approaches to engage young people with jazz
  • ROLE Co-creating an exciting programme of pop-up jazz festivals based on the needs and interests of young people
  • RESPONSIBILITIES Managing partnership projects across multiple organisations
  • FEE £8,000 for approximately 50 days’ work

Jazz North is looking for a dynamic, organised and collaborative arts manager to lead the delivery of Alt-Shift-J, an audience development project built around a programme of one day pop up festivals and supporting outreach activity. This is an amazing opportunity to work with a variety of key individuals and organisations across the north of England, to spearhead a new pilot initiative that will develop innovative approaches to engage more young people with jazz.

map showing pins for penrith clitheroe middlesborough and cleethorpesWith funds secured and a delivery plan in place, you will be responsible for co-creating an exciting programme of jazz festivals based on the needs and interests of young people. You will be shaping partners into a supportive collaborative consortium, sharing best practice and developing ideas and initiatives together.

We’re looking for a great communicator, with experience of managing partnership projects across multiple organisations. More than anything you should have a love for music (in all of its forms), be passionate about the transformational power of the arts and culture on the lives of young people and be able to advocate for this both in person and through digital channels.

Information about Alt-Shift-J /arts-council-england-funds-alt-shift-j-strategic-tour

To download an application pack Jazz North alt shift J Job Description final.docx

For further information, or to arrange an informal conversation about the role please email using ‘Alt-Shift-J Programme Manager’ as the subject header

This post is supported by the National Lottery through Arts Council England’s Strategic Touring Fund. We are grateful for this support.

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