Head of Engagement



Salary: £37,137

HOME is currently seeking a new Head of Engagement, to be responsible for developing the engagement strategy and overseeing the programming, planning, organisation and delivery of HOME’s Engagement Programmes.

As part of the role, the successful candidate will work in collaboration with colleagues, partners and the community to develop and deliver a revised engagement strategy to meet the needs of the region. It will provide opportunity for people from all walks of life from across Greater Manchester to discover and experience the arts and/or to develop skills for life, whilst simultaneously re-building HOME programmes and audiences.

The role includes responsibility as the lead Designated Safeguarding Officer for HOME, and will ensure that the organisations policies, procedures DBS checks, staff training and risk assessments are regularly reviewed and implemented across the organisation. This role sits on the Wider Leadership Team, and collaborates with other creative leads to help shape the broader artistic direction of HOME across artform.

About Engagement at HOME

HOME’s engagement activity is crucial to achieving the vision for HOME. By ‘engagement’ we mean every activity that enables people to get closer to the programme, artists and art forms, to develop their own skills and knowledge, and to tell their own stories through their own artistic creations.

Whether it is through artist-led participatory projects, workshops, study sessions, courses, Q&A’s, residencies, commissions, talent development projects or work-based learning.

Everything we do links to our wider programme, with nothing in isolation, and the Engagement teamwork across the whole organisation and with partners across the city and country to ensure the best possible impact.

Salary: £37, 137
Contract: Permanent, full-time

The full job description and Person Specification for this role can be found in the Head of Engagement Job Pack here.

How to apply

Please complete the HOME application form telling us how you meet the Person Specification for this role and return with a completed Equal Opportunities questionnaire. The deadline for applications is Friday 18th June 2021, 12 noon.

Interviews will take place week commencing Monday 28th June 2021. Please email a copy of your application to: recruitment@homemcr.org

Unfortunately, we cannot acknowledge receipt of applications. If you have not heard from us by Friday 26th June 2021, please assume that we will not be taking your application any further. HOME strives to be an equality opportunity employer

Thank you for your interest in this post.

The closing date for this position is 18/06/2021 at 14:00

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