Akademi is seeking an experienced admin professional to join the team as Administrative Manager. The role will support the smooth and efficient running of a viable and stable organisation with the Exec team and will be responsible for the management of our administrative requirements alongside coordination of Akademi’s Learning and Participation work, financial administration and communications support.
You will have demonstrable management experience preferably obtained in the administrative side of arts or charity sectors and a good working knowledge of financial management / bookkeeping and social media. Excellent written and communication skills are also expected alongside experience in project coordination. An interest in dance / performing arts is highly desirable. The Administrative Manager is first point of call of Akademi enquiries, and communications central for the entire team and associate artists, so being friendly, proactive, professional and efficient is crucial to the role.
Akademi is a dynamic and future facing organisation, dedicated to redefining the parameters of South Asian dance as an art form. We connect South Asian dance with the wider contemporary arts sector and engage with social, political and cultural agendas to achieve real impact. Our areas of work include performances, learning and participation work, artist development programmes and bespoke curation for events.
SALARY: £30,000 - £32,000 depending on experience
HOURS & OFFICE: Full-time (40 hours per week). Normal working hours are 10am – 6pm with one hour for lunch. In due course and when safe to do so, it is anticipated that Akademi will return to office working (based at Hampstead Town Hall, Belsize Park London). Until that time, this post is offered via remote working. Akademi will always consider flexible working requests. In the event of a requirement to work occasional evenings and weekends, Akademi offers a Time Off in Lieu system.
START DATE: Ideally mid-March 2021
Closing date for applications: Thursday 18 February 5pm
Interviews will be held via Zoom on: Thursday 25 February
To apply, please download the full job description attached and send in your CV and a cover letter (no more than 2 sides of A4) outlining your interest in the role and how you meet the person specification. Please also complete and send the confidential equal opportunities monitoring form.
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Akademi is committed to be an Equal Opportunities employer and recognises the importance and advantages of diverse workplaces and communities. Any candidate who self-identifies as D/deaf, disabled or neurodivergent, as a person of colour, and/or as genderqueer, and who meets the essential person specification, is guaranteed an interview. If you feel that this applies to you, please indicate in your application email.