T100 Festival and Kinetika are Hiring an Engagement Manager!

Engagement Manager, T100 Festival, Kinetika (freelance position)

  • Experienced in project management within the arts and/or community sectors? 
  • Know how to manage project budgets with complex arrangements? 
  • Have a track record of programming and delivering impactful community work? 

We are seeking a dynamic and experienced Engagement Manager to lead our local Walking, Talking and Making programme; T100 Festival.

With experience in and a real passion for community engagement and participation, you’ll be a great people person, strategic thinking, organised, have experience of building and strengthening relationships, managing budgets, and not afraid to get your hands dirty! Experience of working in the Arts and or in Thurrock would be a great advantage.

This is an exciting and varied role – think music, singing, working with schools, developing a local community garden, and organising innovative art installations. You’ll be managing vital stakeholder and community relationships, project budgets and timelines, and explore opportunities for collaboration locally.

The role will be for a minimum of 3 days a week, but you’ll need the capacity to increase as we reach the summer festival period, and as other exciting opportunities emerge.

The role is confirmed until the end of July 2023 and is an interim post whilst we work to secure further funding, which would create a 4-day week post from August 2023 to 2026.

Due to the nature of this role, some evening and weekend work will be required – the days and hours can be flexible. Whilst Hybrid remote working may be possible for some parts of the role, a key part of the role will be attending local meetings and being present in the Thurrock community.

Please see the job pack for the full job description and details of how you can apply.

Closing date for applications: 5pm on Thursday 5 January 2022

Interviews to be held on 16 – 17 January 

If you would like an informal conversation about the role, or have any questions, please do contact Ali Pretty, Kinetika’s Artistic Director. to find out more ali@kinetika.co.uk

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