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Battersea Arts Centre is a hub for everyone’s creativity. The organisation supports artists, young people and communities to inspire change through their creativity in many different ways – and this social purpose is at the heart of everything we do.
Battersea Arts Centre has around 40 members of permanent staff and 100 casual and freelance staff. Staff are supported through a combination of line management, in-house coaching and mentoring. We offer flexible and remote working and have a chill out space to take time out during work hours. Other benefits include a cycle to work scheme, free tickets to our shows and one week of development days every year to use for training and professional development.
When we have jobs and new opportunities to offer, we share them here. We particularly welcome applicants with lived experience of disability and people from groups that are currently under-represented in the arts sector.
If you share a commitment to our mission and values, we want to hear from you.
To apply for a role, please complete an online application form, which you will find below.
If you would like further information or support with access requirements for your application, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Current Jobs & Opportunities at BAC
Head of Development
We are looking for an ambitious and strategic fundraiser, with a proven track record of managing relationships with stakeholders and of writing successful, multi-year funding bids and proposals.
As Head of Development, you will be responsible for the conserving and ongoing cultivation of trusts, foundations and statutory support (including our Arts Council NPO grant), as well as accelerating income from individual and corporate donors; the latter being a key area of focus for Battersea Arts Centre, moving forward. You will be joining the organisation at an exciting time. Alongside our flagship programmes and status as the world’s first Relaxed Venue, BAC has recently refreshed its mission and vision, and launched all its tickets as Pay What You Can.
If you are an experienced fundraiser, looking to support the work of a progressive and radical arts organisation, we would love to hear from you.
We are open to this role being fulfilled on either a part-time or full-time basis. Please see the Job Pack for further details.
Applications close 10am, Friday 13 August 2021. Successful shortlisted applicants will be invited to interview from the week commencing 23 August 2021.
Scratch Hub Co-working Host
We are looking for a friendly and engaging person with strong operational and administrative experience to manage the day-to-day running of the Scratch Hub, our creative co-working space in the heart of Battersea Arts Centre.
You will be the first point of contact for the space and will work to maintain its calm, smooth atmosphere. You will cultivate great relationships with the Scratch Hub’s thriving community of members, and help this community to grow by supporting marketing activity for membership sales. Working closely with the Scratch Hub General Manager, the Scratch Hub Co-working Host will play a big part in setting the culture of the space, which should be friendly, collaborative, supportive and open to change.
We are interested in applications from people from all walks of life. Perhaps you have worked as a Duty Manager or as Front of House and are looking for the next step, or have experience with memberships, co-working spaces, studios or arts administration. If you are people-centred, interested in the operational maintenance of a creative space, and you share a commitment to our values and purpose, we would like to hear from you.
Applications close 10am, Monday 16 August 2021. Successful shortlisted applicants will be invited to interview from the week commencing 23 August 2021.
Technical Production Manager
We are looking for a skilled Technical Production Manager to work as part of our Production & Technical team, delivering a professional and helpful service to both BAC’s commercial events and live programme.
This role will be focused on commercial events, working across a wide range of high-end commercial events including filming, concerts, weddings, conferences, award ceremonies and fashion shows; ensuring the highest standard of technical delivery expected by our clients. You will also support artists whilst in the rehearsal, development and performance stages of their work, at BAC and on tour.
You will be someone who is accustomed to managing a team, and is confident engaging and delegating to technicians and production staff. You will also have in-depth knowledge of lighting and sound technology, temporary electrical installations, rigging and Health & Safety legislation.
As a Technical Production Manager at the world’s first Relaxed Venue, you will work to ensure an unrivalled quality of experience for artists, clients and visitors in terms of inclusive practice and accessibility.
If you are someone with good knowledge of production management and a strong technical background covering both events and technical theatre, who resonates with our values and purpose, we would love to hear from you.
Applications close 10am, Monday 23 August 2021. Successful shortlisted applicants will be invited to interview on Tuesday 31 August 2021.
We are looking for skilled Technicians to join our Production & Technical team, specialising in at least one of the following areas: Lighting, Sound, Stage, or Audio Visual.
You will work on an hourly-paid, shift-work basis as part of Battersea Arts Centre’s Production & Technical team, delivering a professional and helpful service to artists whilst in the rehearsal, development and performance stages of their work. You will also work on a wide range of high-end commercial events including filming, concerts, weddings, conferences, award ceremonies and fashion shows; ensuring the highest standard of technical delivery expected by our clients. As a Technician at the world’s first Relaxed Venue, you will also work to deliver an unrivalled quality of experience in terms of inclusive practice and accessibility.
If you are a skilled theatre or events technician with ability in one or more of the specialisms mentioned above, who is dedicated, friendly and enjoys taking pride in your work, we want to hear from you.
We are currently operating a rolling admissions and recruitment process for these roles, meaning that applications will remain open until such time as staffing levels are deemed sufficient to cover shifts available, so please apply as soon as possible. We will contact all applicants with the outcome of their application within 3 weeks of submission.