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Encounters is Hiring: Senior Level General Manager

Job Opportunity

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

TITLE: Freelance Senior General Manager

FEE: £13,000 for 12 months from 1st April 2018 (we foresee this translating as approx 16 hours over the week)

MAIN PURPOSE OF THE ROLE To assist the Encounters Board and Creative Team by overseeing the general management of all Core functions of the company

RESPONSIBLE TO: Encounters Board of Directors

LOCATION: To be based in Totnes, Devon with flexibility for some remote working

Background
Encounters is a company of artists, designers, facilitators and change agents. We work to create the conditions for a creative, caring, connected world in which we can all learn to flourish, living together within the Earth’s ecological limits. Since 2003, Encounters has delivered projects across the UK bringing thousands of people together in imaginative and transformative ways to exchange experiences; creating a deeper understanding of themselves, each other and the wider natural world.  We work locally in Devon, nationally and internationally and our Creative Leaders, Ruth Ben-Tovim, Shelley Castle, Anne- Marie Culhane and Lucy Neal, are highly experienced Creative practitioners who work across disciplines and art-forms supported by an active Board of Directors.

We are looking for an experienced senior level General Manager who can work strategically with the Core creative team and Encounters’ Board of Directors to manage and oversee all aspects of the company’s administration, financial, communication and project delivery systems. The General Manager would work independently on a day to day basis, reporting to the Board. Encounters engages freelance Project Managers to manage individual projects delivered by creative team members or other freelance artists and the General Manager would oversee this work and delivery programme. We have funding for this role for one year with the intention of continuation beyond 2019.

How to apply
Application process: To apply, please email us your CV, including contact information for 2 referees, and a cover letter.

Your cover letter should outline how your skills and experience would enable you to fulfil the main duties and responsibilities in the role description and how you meet the person specification. Please keep your letter to no more than two sides of A4.

Email your CV and cover letter to: admin@encounters-arts.org.uk

Closing Date: Saturday 3rd March

Interview Date: Thursday 15th March

Download: Job Description and Person Spec