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Creative Kirklees / Opportunities / Sun 07 Aug 2022

Community Music Manager, Rotherham Music

Community Music Manager, Rotherham Music

£36,371 - £39,571 dependent on experience

Rotherham's Community Music Manager will quickly become a well-known connector of communities across the borough. A creative, ambitious, and motivated individual, we are seeking a Community Music Manager who can quickly build trust across networks, who will listen to what communities want and support them to achieve it. From pop-up park performances to concert seasons, village hall gigs and main stage programming, we are looking for an individual who lives and breathes music in all its forms and finds joy in helping others to discover their talents.

They are seeking a community minded individual to develop new programmes of learning, performances and musical celebration. Someone who can instil passion and confidence across our communities, work with funders to unlock support for a wide range of activities and manage a range of competing demands. Our new Community Music Manager will be responsible for supporting Rotherham’s Music Education Hub, building a network of musicians, performers, technicians and artists and supporting the sector to flourish at all stages of artistic and creative development.

The Community Music Manager will:

• Design and deliver targeted audience development strategies to increase engagement and participation with music education and programming at all ages

• Work alongside the Music Service Manager to administrate and develop the Rotherham Music Education Hub, taking a lead on reporting, managing networks and developing partnerships

• Develop engaging, creative and imaginative out of school education programmes for children and young people with a particular focus on diversity and new music technologies

• Develop engaging, creative and imaginative programmes for a range of audiences to encourage life-long learning and participation

• Create engaging content for online communities through the management and development of the service’s social media channels

• Work alongside other services within Culture, Sport & Tourism to coordinate a programme of events, festivals and performances throughout the year

• Work with the Business Development & Information Manager to ensure timely billing and reporting related to community services

• Undertake some teaching activities in Music Centres and community venues as required

Contact Leanne Buchan at email if you are interested in this role.

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