Expired: Programme Co-ordinator & Dance Artist


2 months ago

Programme Coordinator

Cheshire Dance seeks a versatile and organised Programme Co-ordinator and Dance Artist to join its growing organisation

Deadline: Wednesday 1st December, midday

£21,000 (0.6 FTE) pro-rata

Fixed Term 13 month contract to cover maternity leave
January 2022 to January 2023
Part time 21 hrs per week – Time Off In Lieu system operates. 15 days annual leave + days for Christmas closure
Combined co-ordination and practical dance delivery role


Cheshire Dance is looking for a highly motivated dynamic individual who is passionate about dance and its value in society.  The successful applicant will join a vibrant dance ecology and successful organisation.  They will have previous experience of; co-ordinating programmes and/or projects with specific objectives, delivering high quality dance activities for a variety of communities and working in partnership with other non-arts sectors.

They will be an advocate for the transformative power of dance and be able to collaborate with partners to achieve shared goals, transferring their skills and knowledge into the role.  In addition, they will value their own creative practice as they will others’, be a natural organiser and a great communicator.

Cheshire Dance values diversity in its workforce as it does in its artistic programme and can support the professional development of the post-holder.  We aim to attract a mix of applicants from different backgrounds, going further than simply reflecting the stakeholders and geographic areas we currently serve.

Cheshire Dance is a registered charity that leads the artistic provision and support of dance across the area, ensuring everyone has access to dance and can benefit from its transformative power.  It engages participants and audiences of all ages, abilities and other Protected Characteristic groups.  It employs experienced artists, renowned for their person-centre and inclusive practice and it partners with organisations across the arts, voluntary and public sectors.  Cheshire Dance co-designs, produces and promotes bespoke projects and events in response to need and artistic ambition.  It programmes Continuing Professional Development opportunities and additionally supports more than 30 regular groups.

Cheshire Dance is an Arts Council England National Portfolio Organisation and a founding partner of Dance Consortia North West.  Other key partners include Cheshire West and Chester council and a wide range of arts, health and voluntary organisations.

Download an application pack or contact hello@cheshiredance.org / 01606 861770 with any questions or queries.


Deadline: Wednesday 1st December, midday

Interviews: Monday 6th December


Application deadline
12pm Wednesday 1st December 2021
6th December 2021
Anticipated Start Date
Application Pack

You can contact the Cheshire Dance team on 01606 861770 or email hello@cheshiredance.org