DDF News — 18 May 2021

Opportunity: Executive Artistic Director at Firkin Crane

Opportunity: Executive Artistic Director at Firkin Crane

Firkin Crane seeks to appoint a dynamic visionary Executive Artistic Director to lead the organisation into a new phase of reinvigoration and redevelopment.

Firkin Crane is looking to recruit an exceptional Executive Artistic Director with experience in providing bold and vibrant artistic leadership, is enterprising, professional, and personable, with the necessary business, communication and managerial skills required for this exciting new role in developing a new phase for the organisation.

This appointment represents a fundamental change in the management structure, and comes at an exciting moment in the organisation's history as they embark on a restructuring, rebranding and programme review process.

The ideal candidate will be a dance & arts professional with strong curatorial dance programming experience, who will demonstrate a clear artistic vision for the future development of Firkin Crane.

The board of directors are open to receiving applications, from dance practitioners, who are interested in proposing a plan that combines their creative practice, curatorial experience, artistic vision and leadership skills.

Key requirements include an emphasis on artistic ambition, within an approach that balances a commitment to:

  • dance artists’ professional development
  • audience development
  • community engagement
  • growth and sustainability

Deadline: 12 noon, Friday 28 May 2021.
Download the RECRUITMENT PACK for full details.