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 (BAC) is a home for radical artistic ideas. We support artists, young people and communities to spark positive change through their creativity in many different ways, and this social purpose is central to everything we do. Based in an iconic building at the heart of Battersea, our work revolves around an ambitious live and digital programme of performance, heritage, events, and creative and community projects. Projects developed at BAC can also be found in our communities and on tour across the UK and the world.

BAC has around 50 permanent members of staff, who are supported through a mix of line management, in-house coaching and mentoring. We offer flexible and remote working, as well as 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 Development Days for training and professional development. We also engage up to 100 casual and freelance staff at any one time.

When we have jobs and opportunities to offer, we share them here. To apply for a role, please complete the relevant online application form below.

We particularly welcome applicants with lived experience of disability and people from groups that are currently under-represented in the arts sector. For further information or support with access requirements for your application, contact us at recruitment@bac.org.uk.

Current Jobs & Opportunities at BAC

Horizon Programme Director

We are looking for a highly organised project manager, with excellent team leadership, stakeholder management and communication skills, to lead on all aspects of the Arts Council funded showcase Horizon (England’s performing arts showcase at Edinburgh Festivals 2022 & 2023). In delivering the showcase, the Horizon Programme Director will be accountable to the Horizon consortium, comprising six nationally significant venues and festivals: Battersea Arts Centre (BAC), Dance4, Fierce, GIFT, MAYK, and Transform.

The role will be contracted by BAC, but you have the option of working remotely, from anywhere in the UK. Regular travel to Horizon consortium organisations across the UK will be required, as well as on site work in Edinburgh during the festivals.

Applications close 10am, Monday 31 January 2022. Successful shortlisted applicants will be invited to attend interviews from  7 February 2022.

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Horizon International Relations Manager

We are looking for an experienced administrator, with excellent organisational and communication skills, to ensure engagement of international and national delegates for Horizon (England’s performing arts showcase at Edinburgh Festivals 2022 & 2023). The project is lead by six nationally significant venues and festivals: Battersea Arts Centre (BAC), Dance4, Fierce, GIFT, MAYK, and Transform. The International Relations Manager will manage all aspects of delegate engagement, including scheduling, travel, bookings, attendance at wraparound events, and brokering artist conversations. Managing a process for distribution of funds to support international development and touring following the showcase will also be a key aspect of this role.

The role will be contracted by BAC, but you have the option of working remotely, from anywhere in the UK. Regular travel to Horizon consortium organisations across the UK will be required, as well as on site work in Edinburgh during the festivals.

Applications close 10am, Monday 31 January 2022. Successful shortlisted applicants will be invited to attend interviews from 7 February 2022.

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Horizon Marketing & Comms Manager

We are looking for a highly effective marketing professional, with excellent organisational and communication skills, to support the delivery of Horizon (England’s performing arts showcase at Edinburgh Festivals 2022 & 2023). The project is lead by six nationally significant venues and festivals: Battersea Arts Centre (BAC), Dance4, Fierce, GIFT, MAYK, and Transform. Working with the Horizon Programme Director, the role will encompass all aspects of marketing and comms, including brand management, press, tickets sales and stakeholder management (with a focus on international delegates).

The role will be contracted by BAC, but you have the option of working remotely, from anywhere in the UK. Occasional travel to Horizon consortium organisations across the UK will be required, as well as on site work in Edinburgh during the festivals.

Applications close 10am, Monday 31 January 2022. Successful shortlisted applicants will be invited to attend interviews from 7 February 2022.

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Horizon Admin & Marketing Assistant

We are looking for an efficient administrator, with excellent organisational and communication skills, to assist in the delivery of Horizon (England’s performing arts showcase at Edinburgh Festivals 2022 & 2023). The project is lead by six nationally significant venues and festivals (Battersea Arts Centre, Dance4, Fierce, GIFT, MAYK, and Transform), with a separate, dedicated delivery team. You will support all aspects of the delivery team’s work, including programme delivery, marketing and managing relationships with international delegates. You will also play a key part in supporting the wider consortium to engage in the work.

The role will be contracted by Battersea Arts Centre, but you have the option of working remotely, from anywhere in the UK. Some travel to Horizon consortium organisations across the UK may be required, as well as on site work in Edinburgh during the festivals.

Applications close 10am, Monday 31 January 2022. Successful shortlisted applicants will be invited to attend interviews from 7 February 2022.

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Creative Development Producer

We are looking for someone with the experience, ability and vision to identify emerging live performance topics and trends, to then feed into future programming. The role will play an integral part in building BAC’s commissioning and co-producing relationships; with both arts-based and non-arts organisations. Working closely with both visiting and resident artists, you will use your established producing skillset to develop their ideas and creative practice, whilst also providing important pastoral care and professional support.

You might have experience as a freelance producer or programmer, have managed artists’ projects or programmed work for festivals or live performance events. You don’t need experience of working in a venue to apply.

Applications close 10am, Tuesday 1 March 2022. Successful shortlisted applicants will be invited to attend interviews from 14 March 2022.

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Building Maintenance Technician, Battersea Arts Centre

We are looking for individuals with solid practical skills to carry out a range of repairs and maintenance. You don’t necessarily need to have worked in a similar role before. For example you might have experience in a caretaker role, working for a building contractor or as an art installation technician. This role will support with the repair, improvement and care for Battersea Arts Centre’s Grade II* listed, RIBA award-winning Town Hall building. You will work as part of a small team with the Facilities Manager and other Operations Team Members to set the standard for how our building should be cared for.

Please note that this role is hourly-paid shift work, assigned on a rota, and does not have a fixed number of hours per week.

Applications close 10am, Monday 14 February 2022. Successful shortlisted applicants will be invited to attend interviews from 21 February 2022.

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Bar Supervisor, Battersea Arts Centre

We are looking for proactive individuals with a great approach to customer experience to join our pool of Bar Supervisors working across our Freedom Tap Bar and Grand Hall Bar. This team will help to make the Freedom Tap Bar and Grand Hall Bar a destination venue, continuing the journey of improvements and increase of repeat and new business. You will maintain high standards of hygiene, and health & safety both at the bar and in the cellar, and have excellent customer service skills.

Please note that this role is hourly-paid shift work, assigned on a rota, and does not have a fixed number of hours per week. This role will be primarily evening shifts.

Applications close 10am, Monday 14 February 2022. Successful shortlisted applicants will be invited to attend interviews from 21 February 2022.

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Duty Manager, Battersea Arts Centre

We are looking for proactive, team focused people to as a part of our pool of Duty Managers. This role will work within the Operations Team and will oversee health and safety, building compliance, public safety and visitor experience on a day-to-day basis. Manual handling is required, including navigating BAC’s large heritage building (Battersea old Town Hall), using staircases, working in confined spaces and moving objects such as chairs and tables. This role also includes computer-based administration duties.

Please note that this role is hourly-paid shift work, assigned on a rota, and does not have a fixed number of hours per week. Evening and weekend work will be required.

Applications close 10am, Tuesday 15 February 2022. Successful shortlisted applicants will be invited to attend interviews from 21 February 2022.

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