Artswork – Job Opportunity


Head of Education, Skills and Enterprise

Location: Southampton


Contract: Full-time, 3 year fixed term contract to 31 March 2022

Salary: £44,000

To work in Artswork’s Head Office in Southampton. Regional and national travel will be required.

Closing date for applications: 10am on Thursday 31st January 2019

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 12 February in Southampton

Artswork empowers children and young people through arts and culture to find their voice, become skilled leaders and achieve their aspirations. The post of Head of Education, Skills and Enterprise is an exciting and dynamic new post. We wish to appoint someone who can make a strong contribution to Artswork’s mission to improve, enhance and enrich the lives of children and young people through arts and culture. We are seeking a person with the leadership, management and entrepreneurial skills needed to support our future growth, helping to build momentum, resilience and partnerships.

We are looking for someone who will work strategically and use their creativity, innovation and entrepreneurial spark to design, lead and review new arts, creative and cultural programmes designed to positively transform the lives of children and young people.

Bringing increased senior leadership and management time across Artswork as a whole, the postholder will facilitate increased connectivity and team working, and support our staff team by facilitating an innovative approach to professional development. Deputising for the CEO as needed – along with the Head of Finance and Operations – the postholder will also bring policy leadership and insight into our Education, Skills and Enterprise work.

This role will require excellent communication, including public presentation skills, and an ability to interact with external partners and stakeholders, as well as with staff and Trustees.

Full information on how to apply can be found in the job description below:


Job description – Head of Education, Skills and Enterprise


Application form – Head of Education, Skills and Enterprise


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Enquiries: 023 8033 2491


Applications should be emailed to by 10am on 31 January 2019


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