Senior Relationship Manager (Studios, Artists and Communities)

West London (Latimer Road Underground)
Salary: £30,000 - £32,000 p/a plus pension and 22 days holiday

An exciting new role for a creative thinker with excellent interpersonal and communication skills. An opportunity to influence organisational development and meet the needs of artists and communities.

ACAVA is committed to equal opportunities, diversity and inclusivity and we are keen to address any imbalances in our workforce. Therefore, we encourage applicants from a wide range of backgrounds.

ACAVA (Association for Cultural Advancement through Visual Art) is an arts organisation and educational charity. We provide studios for almost 600 artists in 26 buildings, mostly in London but also Essex and Stoke-on-Trent. We offer continuing professional development opportunities, exhibitions, public art, community learning and participation projects.

This new role of Senior Relationship Manager will be responsible for:

  • Ensuring artists receive an excellent standard of service at all times
  • Ensuring buildings and studios are well maintained and fully occupied
  • Identifying new income generation opportunities from the buildings
  • Working with the Senior Programme Manager on the provision of engaging arts programmes which contribute to the CPD of artists
  • Developing strategic partnerships within communities to develop access to and use of the studios
  • Managing and developing a Relationship Manager (to be appointed) and working collaboratively with colleagues across the organisation
  • Communicating regularly with artists, stakeholders, and partners on our programmes of work

You need to:

  • Be a creative thinker who will review the department and implement changes to our services to and communications with artists
  • Have experience of project and relationship management gained in the arts, not for profit or public sector
  • Have the ability to build effective partnerships with communities, artists and other stakeholders
  • Be robust, bring authority and use your initiative to creatively solve problems
  • Have experience of managing and developing a team, which will increase as the organisation grows
  • Be able to work collaboratively with colleagues and have the determination to solve problems effectively

If you are interested in this role, please download an application pack from our website or email Catherine Harris, Office Manager at: catherine (dot) harris (at) acava (dot) org

Applications must be received by midnight on 26th May 2019.  Applications received after this date will not be considered. We will review applications as they are received and reserve the right to interview candidates before the closing date.