Engagement and Engagement Manager, Turner Sims job with UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHAMPTON

Arts & Culture

Location: Turner Sims Concert Hall

Salary: £40,931 to £44,737
Full time, permanent

Closing Date: Wednesday 04 January 2023

Reference: 2072222CD

Turner Sims Southampton is a leading music venue, part of the University of Southampton and an Arts Council England national portfolio organisation.

Our vision:Communities connected locally and globally through the joy of live music

Our mission: Sharing live music that connects, moves and inspires people through extraordinary experiences in our venue and beyond

We are looking to name our first Engagement and Participation Manager, to join our leadership team at Turner Sims. This new role provides an exciting opportunity, building on Turner Sims’ performance program, to develop and execute an ambitious program of engagement and participation that runs counter to our vision and mission, catering to the interests and needs of a wide range of people and communities, including schools and colleges, community groups, youth, families, adults and seniors.

As Engagement and Participation Manager,You will develop an engagement strategy and plan, manage a range of activities in the venue and in the community, and contribute to the development of new models of co-design and collaborative practice. You will support internships and internships, artists and creatives, and work with a variety of collaborators and stakeholders, community and academic partners, including our students and staff.

Experience working in a similar role and environment is essential, as well as a good knowledge of engaging, learning and participating in a music and/or performing arts context. Experience in multi-tasking and community engagement is important. We are committed to equity, diversity, equality and inclusivity, making music accessible to everyone.

Turner Sims and the University play an active role in the cultural life of Southampton and the region. We are committed locally and recognized internationally. The venue is renowned for its extraordinary acoustic qualities, we attract international artists and provide a platform for new voices in music. We have developed our future strategy and five-year transition plan, marking a new chapter in our history and our ambition. We strive to expand and evolve our programming and reach new and different audiences.

We are committed to equal employment opportunity and warmly welcome applications from all sections of the community

If you are interested, you will have the opportunity to meet Louise Coysh, Associate Director, Arts and Culture on December 17 and 19, 2022 to learn more about the role. please contact[email protected]to book a time slot.

Application procedure

You must submit your completed online application form to https://jobs.soton.ac.uk. The deadline for applications will be midnight on the closing date listed above. If you need help, please call Sam Stubbs (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 2380 592750 or email [email protected] Please quote reference 2072222CD on all correspondence.

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