|Listed on:||2nd May|
|Salary/Rate:||£34,000 - £36,000|
|Start Date:||Spring / Summer 2019|
|Contact Name:||Helen Tappenden|
Job Opportunity: Lakeland Arts
Job title: Project Manager - Abbot Hall
Salary: £34,000 - £36,000, depending on experience
Location: Kendal, Cumbria
Hours: Full time
Contract: Fixed term for 3 years
Closing date: Wednesday 29 May 2019
Purpose and key objectives
Manage the £9.6 million capital project to develop the Abbot Hall site and create a sustainable future for Abbot Hall Art Gallery and the Museum of Lakeland Life and Industry.
Lead the input of Lakeland Arts teams into the design and overall project development. Managing, and working in partnership with the design team and other professional consultants, to develop and deliver the capital project to the agreed programme and budget.
Manage the funding awarded by Arts Council England and other grants and contribute to the fundraising campaign to secure match funding.
This job description outlines the principal responsibilities and duties of the post holder - it's not meant to be, nor is it, an exhaustive list of specific responsibilities and duties. The post holder will be expected to undertake any other duties which could reasonably be expected as being within the remit of the post and which arise out of changes of legislation, regulations, orders, rules and working practices, methods and procedures and reviews, as directed from time to time.
The post holder will be in contact with a wide range of stakeholders including Lakeland Arts Trustees and staff, consultants, directors and staff of galleries and museums, donors, funders, and representatives of key organisations including Arts Council England, South Lakeland District Council, community organisations, businesses and Government agencies.
Health and Safety
The post holder is required to carry out their duties in accordance with Lakeland Arts Health and Safety policies and procedures.
The post holder is required to have due regard to equal opportunities at all times, and to work in a fair and reasonable manner towards all people, ensuring service standards are maintained for all cultures.
This post is supported by Arts Council England.
The post is full time, 37.5 hours per week working predominantly Monday to Friday with occasional need for evening, weekend or bank holiday working. Lakeland Arts will consider a flexible approach to working location, in line with individual and business needs.
As a key member of staff, the post holder will be required to attend events, particularly those connected with responsibilities of the post.