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Jasmin Vardimon Company

Archived: Executive Director

Salary: £65,000
Location: Ashford, Kent
Closing date for applications: 6pm Friday 25 November 2022

About Jasmin Vardimon Company
Founded in 1998 and a leading force in British dance theatre for over twenty years, Jasmin Vardimon Company (JVC) has built a reputation for challenging and visually arresting dance productions that deal with universally relevant social and political issues.

JVC’s primary goal is to share artistic experience and creative education locally and globally. Using the process developed by Jasmin Vardimon, we aim to provide a fertile and accessible environment for artistic growth and development.

From our dynamic new purpose-built space, JVHome, in Ashford Kent, JVC flies the flag for high quality work, creative development and participation opportunities in the South East and nationally. Through our innovative partnerships within and beyond the performing arts sector, we seek to push boundaries and show how dance can engage, inspire creativity and deliver social and educational impact.

About the role
Together with our Artistic Director, Jasmin Vardimon, the Executive Director will lead on the delivery of the company’s entrepreneurial and creative business model, with a key focus on our ambitions nationally and internationally.

We are looking for someone who will be able to support and translate the company’s artistic vision and mission into a business plan that will enable its continued development and growth. The Executive Director will provide inspirational leadership, alongside the Artistic Director, build relationships with key partners and stakeholders working to embed the new building in the local community, drive development and fundraising for the company, and play a central role managing finance, operations and governance.

The ideal candidate will be an experienced manager capable of representing the organisation at all levels and in a range of environments, working at senior management level within the cultural or creative industries, or with relevant senior management experience from another sector.

Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women and people of colour are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At Jasmin Vardimon Company we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway.

The Executive Director is a full-time permanent post offered at a salary of £65,000.

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Application deadline 6pm Friday 25 November 2022.

Image: ALiCE (2022) © Ben Harries.

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