Oldham, Greater Manchester
£22,000 - £24,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Mahdlo Youth Zone is a young people’s charity based in Oldham with a vision to be a beacon of excellence for youth-led provision. Our mission is to deliver high quality, innovative activities and experiences for young people aged 8-19 (25 with a disability) to provide opportunities to raise aspirations and support young people to be the best they can be.

We have an exciting opportunity to recruit a highly motivated and pro-active person to the role of Performing Arts Coordinator.

The post holder will manage our brand new performing centre, The SPACE. The SPACE is a purpose-built performance space for young people in Oldham. It is a safe place where young people can express themselves through a wide range of performance arts supported by digital and visual arts.

The ideal candidate will have extensive experience of delivering arts activities and workshops to young people along with excellent knowledge and understanding of how to develop and deliver a high quality and varied arts programme covering a number of different arts disciplines. They will also have specialist skills in a specific performing arts discipline.

The ideal candidate for this role will be high achievers, with excellent communication skills, plenty of creativity and initiative and the ability to inspire others.

You must be committed to working within the spirit of Mahdlo’s core values – Passion, Respect, Inclusion, Dependability and Excellence – which describe the way we work.

Benefit package

This role offers:

  • A competitive salary
  • Flexible working hours
  • 33 days annual leave (including bank/public holidays) per annum
  • Automatic enrolment to Medicash Health Care scheme on successful completion of probationary period
  • Free gym access

Application process

To apply for this opportunity please send your CV and a covering letter detailing why you are interested in the role and how you meet the person specification. Please refer to the full job description and person specification, as relevant experience is required.

Please note we are seeking to appoint ASAP and may commence shortlisting and interviews before the closing date. We encourage applicants to apply in good time to ensure they can be considered.

Mahdlo is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment; therefore an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check is required with this post. The successful applicant will be expected to join the DBS Update Service. Job offers are also subject to two satisfactory references including at least one relevant employment reference.  Mahdlo is an equal opportunities employer and will treat all applicants for employment and employees equally

Posted on: 11 December 2019
Closed date: 10 January 2020
Job ref: PAC-1219
Tags: Social Care/Development, Project Management

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