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Managing Director (Maternity Cover)

Job description

We are looking for someone passionate about delivering high-quality, impactful music programmes with young people to lead on the operational aspects of Drum Works while our Managing Director is on maternity leave.

The Managing Director is responsible for delivering Drum Works’ vision and programme. They will be a reflective, collaborative leader, working closely with the Artistic Directors, Board and wider team to maintain high standards of delivery and to maximise impact for the young people taking part. An entrepreneurial approach is essential; the post-holder will be responsible for meeting income-generation and fundraising targets to ensure the continuing success of our programme.

This role is being advertised alongside maternity cover for our Programme Manager, who will be on leave at a similar time. We are open to looking at different combinations of people to fulfil both roles, so there is some flexibility around full-time/part-time contracts. For this reason, we would like to hear what skills and experience you can bring to the role, and what availability you have, even if you don’t meet every single one of the criteria.

Contract: Full-time or part-time. This is a full-time role, but we are open to hearing from candidates interested in part-time or job-share opportunities. The contract will be fixed term for 9 months from mid-April/early May 2024 (there may be the option to extend for up to a further 3 months if mutually agreed).

Salary: £40k-£48k FTE, depending on experience.

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