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South Square Centre

Archived: Programme Manager

12 months contract with scope to extend
4 days per week

Flexible approaches considered ie. Job Shares / 3 days pw

‘South Square is a gem in the district’s cultural crown.’ – Richard Dunbar

South Square is looking for a Programme Manager to help design and lead on our creative programme in the lead up to Bradford’s bid to be city of culture in 2025.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone with a passion for arts, culture and heritage to shape our future programming.

South Square has a foundation in DIY, grassroots-led community events partnered with an ambitious exhibitions and outreach programme. We are looking for someone to join our small and collaborative team who enjoys working with people and can continue to champion our values and ethos.

Person Specification:

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Ability to problem solve, adaptability and flexible thinking
  • Strong organisational and time management, prioritisation skills
  • Experience managing people and supporting volunteers
  • Experience in managing projects, commissioning artists or organising events
  • Desire to learn new skills and advocate for continued professional development
  • Interest and knowledge of the Arts, Heritage or Community sector
  • Awareness of regional and national arts frameworks including BMDC’s Culture is Our Plan & ACE Let’s Create strategies
  • Possess a commitment to diversity and inclusion and environmental sustainability

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To apply: 

Please submit a CV and Cover Letter expressing your interest in the role and how you might be suited to the position.

Applications should be emailed to Alice at before 5pm Thursday 1st June 2023.

To enquire about the role or request a pre-application conversation please contact Alice.