Artist/Maker Resources

Jobs | Arts Business Support Manager

Hours: 7 hrs per week (1 day)
Salary: £28,000 (pro rata)
Type: Permanent (subject to 6 month trial period)

Artists Studio Company (ASC) is a London based registered arts charity and one of the largest affordable workspace providers to artists and makers in Greater London. We support over 800 creative tenants within 8 buildings across 6 London Boroughs and manage a varied and exciting calendar of art exhibitions and events. Our artists and designer-makers range from recently graduated to established in their field, and span fine art, fashion design, ceramics, print and more. 

We are looking for an experienced professional in arts management or similar, to lead a programme of business support aimed at supporting the professional development of our tenants and offering valuable practical guidance. This is a new role for the organisation 

They will be someone who can facilitate a programme of events – these may be seminars, workshops and group mentoring – led by industry professionals to deliver practical guidance on how to operate and sustain a creative practice/business long term. This may include how to write successful funding applications, manage finances, career guidance, self-promotion, how to organise exhibitions and events and time management, amongst others. 

We are a small, very friendly creative team mainly from arts backgrounds. A good understanding of the arts sector and genuine enthusiasm for the arts is essential, as is a strong understanding of the challenges creatives face in sustaining a creative business over time. We encourage you to take a look on our website and Instagram to learn more about what we do.

The successful candidate will be motivated, enthusiastic, engaged and organised. They will have good time management and a confident and warm communicator.

With a commitment that our workforce reflects the diversity of the community we support, we particularly welcome applications from individuals who are ethnically diverse, disabled, LGBTQI and from lower socio-economic backgrounds.

Apply:

To apply, please send your CV and a short cover letter (no more than a 1 A4 side) letting us know how your skills and past experience makes you right for this role.

Send to: jobs@ascstudios.co.uk
Subject: Application –  Arts Business Support Officer
Deadline: Monday 6 June 2022, midnight

Timeline:
We will aim to inform all applicants of the outcome of their application by Wednesday 15 June 2022.

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