Job Overview

This is an exciting new role at the Arts Development Company. The successful candidate will be part of the senior management team and will support the CEO to:

  • Lead the company to become more financially sustainable
  • Diversify its income base
  • Increasing income from trading
  • Develop new beneficial partnerships with business, health, wellbeing and care providers.

As a critical member of the senior management team, you will identify and realise new business opportunities particularly around NHS/CCG and Local Authority commissioning as well as maximising current business opportunities including efficiency savings, maximising potential from our building and developing delivery improvement strategies. Other priority areas include identifying and realising business opportunities for supporting social investment, entrepreneurship and business growth for the creative sector and beyond.

This role is integral to our efforts to achieve maximum impact and financial sustainability going forward, in line with our new business plan and growth strategy.

Job Purpose

To identify, broker and realise new business opportunities for The Arts Development Company

Reports to

The Chief Executive

Responsible for

Book keeper

Works With

The Arts Development Company Team and Project Managers


£35,000 per annum. Fixed term for 2 years, F/T – 37 hours a week

Staff Benefits

Employee pension scheme provided by NEST

How to apply

Download the job description here (pdf)

Download the application form here (Word document)

Download the monitoring form here (Word document)

Please complete the application and monitoring form and send to before 9am on Monday the 16 September, 2019. Any questions or for an informal chat about the role please contact Sarah James on or call 01305 224937.

Diversity and Equality

The Arts Development Company values representation and strives to promote equality and diversity at all levels. We welcome and actively seek applications from those currently underrepresented in our workforce and the arts community. If you have any specific access requirements in making an application or attending an interview- please do let us know.

Illustration by Bridie Cheeseman