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The British Council seeks Arts Manager in the Caribbean

BC Caribbean
Deadline: 30 November 2015

The British Council seeks Arts Manager in the Caribbean

The British Council is seeking to appoint an Arts Manager in the Caribbean. Note that the Council has widened the scope of places where the job may be located to include Barbados, Jamaica, and Trinidad and Tobago.  

The British Council in the Caribbean is looking for an enthusiastic and energetic Arts Manager to:

  • To help devise and to lead implementation of a portfolio of projects which meet the British Council’s strategic objectives and engagement targets.
  • To develop and manage a network of external and internal relationships to meet project aims and targets.
  • The job holder will be responsible for ensuring that arts activities are planned, promoted, monitored and evaluated according to corporate values, standards and guidelines.
  • Ability to support organizational change in support of our partnership strategy in the Caribbean is a key success factor.
  • This post will have responsibility for arts work in the Caribbean islands, with a particular focus on those countries where the British Council is physically present (Cuba, Jamaica, and Trinidad & Tobago) but developing projects which can engage with other countries.

Context: The arts have a critical part to play in defining the relationship between the UK and the Caribbean as one of mutually beneficial exchange and in re-framing perceptions on both sides.

Accountabilities, responsibilities and main duties:

  • Programme Development and Delivery (60%)
  • Budget Management (16%)
  • Marketing and Communications and Evaluation (16%)
  • Equal Opportunities and Diversity (8%)

Other important features or requirements of the job

  • Unsocial hours and weekend work are a standard requirement of this job.
  • Frequent travel within the Caribbean (mainly but not exclusively between Cuba, Jamaica and Trinidad), some travel within the Americas and occasional travel to the UK will be required.

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