The front of our building, a Victorian town hall made from pale stone and red brick. The Battersea Arts Centre sign is extended from the entrance in red and blue with yellow lettering.

Work With Us

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 recruitment@bac.org.uk.

Current Jobs & Opportunities at BAC

Marketing Manager (Permanent, Full Time)

We are looking for a highly skilled and dynamic individual to lead the marketing strategy and delivery for Battersea Arts Centre’s artistic programme.

The ideal candidate will bring an in depth knowledge of the live performance landscape, a flair for language, understanding of digital engagement, and effective organisation skills to our Marketing & Communications team. Working with the Head of Sales & Marketing, Press & Communications Manager and Marketing & Development Officer to deliver a year-round integrated digital strategy, they will also lead on the creation of artwork and content, working with a range of freelance filmmakers, designers and producers.

As Marketing Manager at the world’s first Relaxed Venue, and with guidance from the Inclusive Practice Manager, they will hold responsibility for ensuring an accessible and inclusive experience across our website, marketing materials and digital content.

Applications close 10am, Monday 19th April 2021. Successful shortlisted applicants will be invited to attend an interview from the week commencing 26th April 2021.

JOB PACK APPLICATION FORM

 

Event Sales and Delivery Coordinator (Permanent, Full Time)

We are looking for a customer focussed individual, with strong organisational and operational events experience, to join our Commercial Sales team at Battersea Arts Centre.

BAC’s events and catering business has been pivotal to the ongoing financial health of the organisation. Adapting over the past year from a more traditional events business to a location house and rehearsal venue, we have welcomed over 40 clients specifically for these purposes throughout the pandemic. As we move into the next financial year, we hope to build on these relationships and expand our successful rostra of filming and rehearsal clients, alongside embracing the wider appetite for events as restrictions are eased. We look forward to welcoming back weddings, parties, dinners and corporate bookings to our building in 2021 and beyond.

The ideal candidate will bring their existing knowledge of events and CRM processes and systems to support the team in the timely management of client enquiries, associated events administration and operational duties.

Applications close 10am, Monday 19th April 2021. Successful shortlisted applicants will be invited to attend an interview from the week commencing 26th April 2021.

JOB PACK APPLICATION FORM

 

Technical Production Manager (Permanent, Full Time)

We are looking for an experienced technical theatre professional, with strong people and production management skills, for the role of Technical Production Manager.

Battersea Arts Centre’s Production & Technical team deliver a professional and helpful service to artists whilst in the rehearsal, development and performance stages of their work, at BAC and on tour. They 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.

The ideal candidate will have an in-depth knowledge of lighting and sound technology, temporary electrical installations, rigging and Health & Safety legislation. Demonstrable experience in production management is essential, and they should be confident engaging and delegating to freelance and casual technicians and production staff as required. They will also be required to deputise for the Head of Production & Technical, as necessary.

Applications close 10am, Monday 26th April 2021. Successful shortlisted applicants will be invited to attend an interview from the week commencing 3rd May 2021.

JOB PACK APPLICATION FORM

Current Jobs & Opportunities with External Partners

Evaluator, England’s Performing Arts Showcase (Freelance)

Commissioned by Arts Council England, England’s Performing Arts Showcase is being shaped and delivered by a new consortium made up of Battersea Arts Centre, Dance4, Fierce, GIFT, MAYK and Transform. In August 2021, we will deliver an artist-focused international showcase as part of the Edinburgh Festivals. With an emphasis on forging new relationships between artists making work in England and international partners, the project will include streamed live performance, digital works and other events for audiences around the world.

We are looking for an experienced evaluator who has previously worked within a performing arts context and has a proven track record of evaluating innovative projects. We are particularly interested in hearing responses that imagine a creative approach to the evaluation, in line with our shared values to be disruptive, playful, and inclusive. We are looking for someone with shared values, who is excited about being part of realising an ambitious and inclusive initiative to internationalise performing artists based in England.

To apply, please send a short cover letter (no more than half a side of A4) or a video response of no more than 5 minutes, detailing why you are interested in the role and what experience you would bring to the project, by 10am Friday 30 April 2021. Please send FAO Showcase Consortium to hamblew@bac.org.uk.

For more information, please see the Role Brief below. To request this pack in alternative accessible formats please contact recruitment@bac.org.uk detailing the requirements.

Applications close 10am Friday 30th April 2021. Successful shortlisted evaluators/agencies will be invited to to pitch to the consortium via Zoom during the week commencing 3rd May.

ROLE BRIEF