Arts Administrator @ Theatre Ad Infinitum, Bristol

Arts Administrator @ Theatre Ad Infinitum, Bristol

Job

Fixed Term Contract

South West

Paid

Theatre Ad Infinitum, Bristol


Founded in 2007, Theatre Ad Infinitum is an LGBT-led, multi-award-winning, international ensemble based in Bristol that creates shape-shifting sociopolitical theatre to provoke, move and inspire.

Since 2007 we have:

  • Created 8 critically acclaimed touring theatre shows.
  • Worked in partnership with some of the UK’s leading theatre organisations.
  • Reached over 55,000 people in England.
  • Toured to 21 countries including China and Brazil.
  • Received over 20 awards including Off West End Award and two Stage Awards.
  • Created 7 studio scale community shows with organisations such as Redbridge Drama Centre and The North Wall.
  • Delivered 1,840 workshop hours to over 900 participants.

This is an exceptional opportunity for someone beginning their career in Arts Administration/Management to work with one of the UK’s most exciting companies whilst receiving ongoing mentoring from Sarah Kingswell, Director of Business Development at Theatre Bristol. The successful candidate will also work with Emily Williams, an independent Art & Culture Producer,
throughout the process of integrating into the role and the company.
The Company Administrator will work with the core team to ensure the smooth operational management and delivery of the company’s activities.


Job Description

  • Oversee day-to-day administration of the company to promote smoothbusiness operations
  • Maintain good relationships with partners / venues and liaising on the smooth running of productions
  • With support issue sound contracts for venues, co-productions, and creative crew
  • Manage the company’s schedule and diary
  • Ensure that appropriate insurance cover is maintained, and manage any claims as they arise
  • Participate in and attend regular team meetings and other meetings as required
  • With support set up data collection systems and lead on the collection of data to report to funders and other stakeholders.
  • Attend and minute board meetings. Assist the chair of the board with drafting papers including the agenda for meetings
  • Contribute to the overall marketing efforts and profile of the company
  • Keep company promotional material up to date and to supply the PR team, venues, funders and/or partners with images, copy, URL links for trailers etc.
  • Contribute to TAI’s marketing through the editing and management of monthly newsletters, Twitter and Facebook posts and updates.

Job Specification

A natural collaborator who will fit into a close-knit company with ease, humour and confidence
A strong ambition to pursue a career in arts administration and management
A flexible approach to work and the ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines
Exceptional organisational and communication skills
Excellent attention to detail
Ability to work independently
Excellent level of English: writing, reading and speaking
Good ability of working with Microsoft office, Word, Excel. Computer literate (Apple MAC and Windows).

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Closing Date: 24th November