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Creative Kirklees / Opportunities / Tue 23 Apr 2019

General Manager, South Asian Arts uk

General Manager, South Asian Arts uk

South Asian Arts-uk (SAA-uk) is an innovative organisation based in Leeds, established in 1997. We are renowned for excellence and pushing boundaries in how traditional and contemporary South Asian music and dance is performed.

What is the job?
The General Manager post has lead responsibility for operational management;
This includes the delivery of the artistic programme and compliance;
The successful candidate is responsible for the operational aspects of SAA-uk and are expected to work within the legal, financial, artistic and charitable aims and requirements of the charity.

What they're looking for
An organised individual with an entrepreneurial spirit focused on excellent customer service to join our small, dynamic and busy team;
The candidate must have strong programme and project management skills and experience;
The candidate must have a strong attention to detail and always meeting high standards;
The candidate must have the ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment and able to meet deadlines;
The candidate must have an enthusiasm and strong desire to promote diverse Arts & Culture;
The candidate must be confident using IT and have an equally confident telephone manner;
The candidate must be able to prioritise and manage multiple tasks;
The candidate must have a clear commitment to providing excellent customer service and enjoy working in a lively, professional environment;
The successful candidate will be highly ethical (particularly in equality, confidentiality and professional due care), be highly organised and enjoy organising others.

Location: SAA-uk office, Mabgate, Leeds
£26-£30K Pro Rata plus Company Pension and Training
Closing Date: Tuesday 23rd Apr 2019
Interviews: Thursday 2nd May 2019

Proposed start date: w/c 6th May 2019 or subject to successful candidate’s notice period

For an Application Pack on how to join this dynamic and creative team, please email Jenny Atkinson:

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