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Participation Programmer

Ref: 26753

Location: Harrow Council

Directorate: Community Services

Contract Type: Fixed Term

Working Hours: 36 hours

Closing Date: 05/09/2021

Interview Dates: TBC

Salary Range: £26,730 - £28,371


This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Participation Programmer to join Harrow Arts Centre, part of the Environment & Culture division at Harrow Council, to cover maternity leave until 31st Oct 2022. Reporting to the Programme & Marketing Manager, the post holder will be responsible for developing creative participatory community projects with the aim of engaging with diverse communities, families, schools, young people and older people, giving them a voice at HAC.  We are looking for a person who is self-motivated and organised, with excellent communication skills, a love of working with people and who can develop new audiences for the HAC programme.      

About us

Harrow Arts Centre is a busy theatre, arts and community complex with over 200,000 visitors each year. Harrow Council is the 12th largest London Borough and one of the most culturally diverse local authorities in the UK, making it a great place to live, work and visit. Located 10 miles from the city centre and just 13 minutes to Euston from Harrow & Wealdstone station there are great transport links via the Metropolitan Line, Watford DC Line and national rail service. It is easily accessible to the M1, M25 and A406.

About you

The successful applicant will:

  • Have experience of managing and delivering arts participation programmes
  • Implement a programme of creative consultation with specific target groups to inform future programming and audience development.
  • Have an understanding of the needs of diverse audiences and the barriers to participation.
  • Build partnerships and make applications for funding and/or sponsorship to realise a broad, high quality and sustainable programme.

For more information, please refer to the Role Profile/Selection Criteria

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We particularly welcome female applicants, individuals under 25 years of age, those from the BAME community, LGBTQ+ applicants and disabled applicants, as they are under-represented within Harrow Council at this level. Appointment will always, however be made on merit.

Role Profile/Selection Criteria

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