Job: Artistic Director and CEO, Pavilion Dance South West

Pavilion Dance South WestPavilion Dance South West is a national dance development organisation with a dance house in Bournemouth, a regional remit across the south west and a developing leadership voice for dance nationally.

We are also an Arts Council England National Portfolio Organisation.

The role of Artistic Director and CEO offers a highly desirable opportunity to lead a dynamic and progressive organisation which combines a specialist venue for dance and a regional and national dance development role.

Pavilion Dance South West (PDSW) is looking for an exceptional individual with a passion for dance. The successful candidate will possess leadership skills and the energy, diplomacy and entrepreneurial imagination to take the organisation forward from its secure and stable base.

You will have a strong understanding of the sector and experience of programming and venue management as well as strategic business planning and stakeholder advocacy.

You will combine artistic vision and ambition with commercial awareness, outstanding communication skills and first class people management skills.

The post will be based at Pavilion Dance South West’s venue in Bournemouth, Pavilion Dance, in an enviable location next to the beach, with an office looking out over the sea and the beautiful Dorset coastline!

Terms: Full time permanent contract. Notice period: 4 months

Hours: 37 hours per week

Salary: £44,000 – £52,000 depending on experience

You can download an application pack from PDSW’s website.

Deadline for applications: 9.00am, Monday 9th January 2017

Interviews will be held at Pavilion Dance as follows:

Tour the venue, meet the team and dinner with the board: From 4pm on Thursday 19th January 2017

Formal and informal interview and tasks: Friday 20th January 2017



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