Recruitment

OVADA is currently re-structuring and developing its administrative activities. We are recruiting two new freelance positions; a Programme Coordinator and an Operations and Finance Coordinator to efficiently run the administrative side of OVADA . Together these roles will ensure OVADA’s continued contribution to Oxfordshire’s vibrant arts community by providing safe, open and accessible spaces for creative expression and exploration. These posts offer the opportunity to contribute to the organisations’ continued success and evolution of artistic activities. 

The ideal candidates will be flexible and reliable, with excellent communication and organisational skills. We are looking for creative thinkers and decision makers, with experience and knowledge of working in the creative sector.


PROGRAMME COORDINATOR

Main purpose of role:
To plan and deliver OVADA’s Visual Arts Programme (Exhibitions and Events) by:  

  1. Managing and delivering OVADA’s artistic projects.
  2. Fundraising, including the development of professional relationships with partners and stakeholders. 
  3. Encouraging and facilitating participation through exhibitions and events. 
  4. Ensuring that exhibitions are delivered to a professional curatorial standard and managed efficiently.
  5. Joint management of OVADA’s Associates network and volunteers.
  6. Developing and promoting OVADA’s Aims and Objectives.

Flexible Hours: Up to 16hrs per week (exact hours to be agreed, with potential extra hours for specifically funded projects)  

Rate: £12 – £14 per hour depending on experience

Term:
6 months, with review of hours and rates on completion of initial contract. 

APPLICATION PROCESS
Please download and complete the application form via the link above. Please return the completed form with a brief covering note outlining your availability including details of any notice periods and holiday commitments by email to: recruitment@ovada.org.uk

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Sunday 26th January 2020 
INTERVIEWS: week commencing 10th February 2020
START DATE: March 2020


OPERATIONS AND FINANCE COORDINATOR

Main purpose of role:
To assist in the planning and delivery of specific aspects of OVADA’s operations by:  

  1. Managing the maintenance of OVADA’s building, facilities and equipment.
  2. Overseeing day-to-day financial management, basic bookkeeping and reporting.
  3. Managing and timetabling external and internal bookings.
  4. Management of OVADA’s artists’ studios.
  5. Procurement and contracting services.
  6. Working with OVADA’s programming team to support the delivery of projects.    
  7. Leading on matters relating to Health and Safety.
  8. Carrying out routine operational administrative duties.
  9. Developing and promoting OVADA’s Aims and Objectives.

Flexible Hours: Up to 16hrs per week (exact hours to be agreed)

Rate: £12 – £14 per hour depending on experience

Term:
6 months, with review of hours and rates on completion of initial contract. 

APPLICATION PROCESS
Please download and complete the application form via the link above. Please return the completed form with a brief covering note outlining your availability including details of any notice periods and holiday commitments by email to: recruitment@ovada.org.uk

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Sunday 26th January 2020 
INTERVIEWS: week commencing 10th February 2020
START DATE: March 2020


If you have any questions about these positions or the application process, please email: recruitment@ovada.org.uk or call: 01865 200979. 

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