Project Coordinator - Pioneers and Places Heritage Project


 £32,000 pro rata, 24 hours per week (3 days) for 18 months.



Thanks to funding from the National Heritage Lottery Fund, we are excited to engage a new Project Coordinator for our Pioneers and Places project.


In this creative new role, the Project Coordinator will recruit and manage a team of volunteers and develop a diverse and engaging programme of new activities and events that celebrate and share the heritage of IRIE! dance theatre's pioneering work and its associated archive material from 1985 to 2022.


This includes: liaising with the consultant archivist, graduate training lead and artistic director; coordinating the recruitment and training programme for volunteers; developing a programme of talks and visits; supporting volunteers to coordinate engaging displays of archive materials.

We would love to hear from you if you have:

  • A degree in arts, education or social sciences

  • Proven experience of project coordination

  • Proven experience of engaging diverse community groups in volunteering

  • Experience of volunteer recruitment, training and development

  • An understanding of the barriers to engagement in heritage, arts and education

  • Proven experience of coordinating content for display

  • An understanding of dance in an education or community education settings

  • Strong organisational and leadership skills

  • Strong written, oral and visual communication and IT skills

  • Experience of delivering against project plans and budgets

  • Evidence of a commitment to equality of rights and opportunities


To download our application form, please click here.


We particularly welcome applications from people of African and Caribbean heritage who are underrepresented in this sector.


Please send your completed application form demonstrating how you meet the person specification for the role to:


Closing Date: Friday 20th May 2022 at: 5:00pm


Interviews:  Tuesday 31st May. You will be asked to give a short presentation as part of your interview.


Start date: Monday 27th June