The English National Ballet (ENB) are looking to appoint a Participation and Events Officer
Salary 23k to 25k (depending on experience)
Normal office hours are 10 am to 6 pm Mon-Fri.
Evening and weekend work will occasionally be required with no additional pay
English National Ballet (‘ENB’) brings world-class classical ballet to the widest possible audience - delighting them with the traditional and inspiring them with the new. Our vision is centred upon the desire to extend the reach and impact that we have upon audiences and to provide a diverse range of opportunities for people to experience our work – live and digitally.
Under the leadership of Tamara Rojo, Artistic Director, ENB has diversified its repertoire adding new works from 20th Century choreographers, commissioning eminent contemporary choreographers including Akram Khan and Russell Maliphant, and staging new, invigorated productions of the Classics.
We aspire to be the United Kingdom’s most exciting and creative ballet company. Our ambition is great ballet for everyone. ENB won the Stefanou Award for Outstanding Company at the 2016 Critics' Circle National Dance Awards, and in 2017, gained an Olivier Award for Outstanding Achievement in Dance. ENB was made an Associate Company of Sadler's Wells in 2015.
Purpose of the post:
To take responsibility for coordinating the delivery of the department’s activities including ENBYouthCo, the producing of participation projects, an annual ‘in-theatre’ events programme, coordinating the offer for My First Ballet series, contributing to the producing of large scale projects, main stage and site specific and developing new and existing projects and programmes as appropriate.
The role offers the chance to manage specific project work as well as to work across the department’s delivery strands: creative learning, participation and events and talent development.
You will work closely with the Engagement Director, Projects Producer - Creative Learning and all other Engagement staff, supporting the production of participative projects and events inspired by ENB’s current repertory in London, the UK regions and Internationally.
You will liaise across departments, including Music and ENB Philharmonic and all departments at Marden, Associate Artists, Creatives and repetiteurs; externally with arts organisations, our key venue partners and participant groups in theatre, educational and community settings.
HOW TO APPLY
Your C.V. with details of your current position and salary level
A statement setting out why you are interested in the post demonstrating how you meet the requirements of the Job Description and Person Specification.
The names and contact details for two referees. Please indicate if you do not wish your referees to be contacted prior to an offer of engagement.
Closing date for applications is midnight on 2nd May 2017.
Please note that applicants will be interviewed on a rolling basis.
This job description is a guide to the nature of the work required of the prospective employee and does not form part of the contract of employment. It does not preclude any change or development within the role that may happen in the future.