Director, Cultural Property – Arts Council England

Job Title: Director, Cultural Property
Salary: £54,593
Hours: 35 hours per week
Term: Fixed term contract from 1 July 2021 – 31 March 2022
Location: Based at one of the Arts Council’s offices in Manchester, Newcastle, Leeds, Birmingham, Nottingham, Cambridge, Brighton or Bristol
Closing date: 11:59 pm 11 May 2021

Arts Council England is seeking an inclusive and collaborative Director, Cultural Property, contract position. This is an exciting opportunity to work with the Museums and Cultural Property team as it continues to improve how it delivers its programmes, working closely with colleagues across Arts Council. This role comes with a generous salary of £54,593.

If you were currently doing this Cultural Property job at the Director level, here are some things you would have been involved in last week:

  • Working alongside the Director Museums and Cultural Property, Director Museums and Collections Development, and other members of the Museums and Cultural Property Senior Management team
  • Providing effective leadership and oversight of the team
  • Leading and implementing business transformation and improvement of processes, systems, structures, and ways of working
  • Supporting the delivery, development, and integration of the Arts Council’s Cultural Property functions

As the Director, Cultural Property, you’ll need to be an excellent and inclusive mentor and leader who is confident and diplomatic in working with teams and stakeholders (internal and external) to build productive and meaningful working relationships and achieve positive results. The successful candidate for this Director job, Cultural Property, will be able to swiftly get up to speed with the work and priorities of the team and have sufficient attention to detail and management capabilities to oversee the delivery of complex change programmes. In return for your passion and expertise, you will receive a generous salary of £54,593.

Our commitment to diversity and equality is a long-standing one. We believe arts organisations, museums, and libraries should ensure that their work draws on and reflects the full range of backgrounds and perspectives to be found in our society.

Disabled people, those from Black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds and people under 30 are under-represented in our workforce so we particularly encourage applications from people in these groups.

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Close date: Midnight Tuesday 11 May

1st Interviews: 20 & 21 May 2nd Interviews: 27 May

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