MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER

Salary: circa £21,000 pa

DanceEast is seeking an exceptional marketing and communications professional with wide ranging experience. You will have experience in devising and implementing successful marketing campaigns; copywriting, and working with designers. You will also have experience of working with digital and design software including web-based content management systems and social media platforms.

You will have solid professional experience, preferably in the arts and culture sector, and ideally in dance. You will have a high standard of organisational skills with an attention to detail and a commitment to achieving excellent standards. You will be a creative thinker and problem solver, a proven team player, with a flexible approach to work.

Further information can be found here:

Cover Letter – Marketing & Communications Officer
Marketing & Communications Officer Candidate Briefing
DE Application Form
Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

To apply, the Application Form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form should ideally be completed electronically and emailed to HR@danceeast.co.uk or sent by post to Bill Armitage, General Manager, Jerwood DanceHouse, Foundry Lane, Ipswich IP4 1DW, marked “Private and Confidential”. Please note that CV’s will only be considered when attached to a fully completed Application Form.

Completed applications must arrive at DanceEast by 12 noon on Wednesday 5th April. Successful applicants will be invited to interview at the Jerwood DanceHouse, Ipswich on Monday 10th April, and candidates should be available on this date.

 

CENTRE FOR ADVANCED TRAINING MANAGER

Salary: circa £27,000 pa (pro-rata)

The DanceEast Centre for Advanced Training provides world class, non-residential dance programmes to young people aged 10 – 18 years in the East of England. We are now seeking to recruit a Centre for Advanced Training Manager to be responsible for the strategic leadership and overall management of the programme including staffing, curriculum and artistic development, programme organisation, tutorial support for participants, outreach and recruitment activities.

The successful candidate will be an experienced dance professional with a real interest and passion for dance and enthusiasm for working with young people; and strong project and team management skills. The post holder will work four days per week including regular weekend work during term time. There may be an option of working full time, if the successful candidate is able to deliver additional responsibilities as part of DanceEast’s programme which could include managerial or teaching roles.

Further information can be found here:

Cover Letter – CAT Manager
CAT Manager Candidate Briefing
DE Application Form
Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

To apply, the Application Form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form should ideally be completed electronically and emailed to HR@danceeast.co.uk or sent by post to Bill Armitage, General Manager, Jerwood DanceHouse, Foundry Lane, Ipswich IP4 1DW, marked “Private and Confidential”. Please note that CV’s will only be considered when attached to a fully completed Application Form.

Completed applications must arrive at DanceEast by 12 noon on Wednesday 5th April. Successful applicants will be invited to interview at the Jerwood DanceHouse, Ipswich on Tuesday 11th April, and candidates should be available on this date.

 

DIGITAL / TECH SUPPORT ROLE

Primary Dance Project

DanceEast is imminently due to commence a new two-year project working with six Ipswich primary schools. The project will use a mixt of live and remote teaching methods to increase the provision of high quality dance in schools, building teachers skills and confidence in using dance to deliver a range of curriculum subjects.

We are looking for a digital / tech manager, who can advise on the use of existing technologies and platforms and who can build or source relevant hardware, software and programmes. The ideal candidate will be interested in the arts or education and willing to make a creative contribution to project design and evaluation.

Applicants should have video and audio production skills, experience with web design and production and in deploying video content on popular hosting and streaming platforms. Ideally they will also have some experience of 360-degree video capture and presentation.

Applicants should be able to work independently and be prepared to develop designs and plans for approval by the DanceEast team.

Fee: This is a freelance role which we expect to be delivered across eighteen months, with the most commitment being needed in the first six months. Project fee will be based on a rate of £150-£200per day depending on experience.

Please contact Lucy Bayliss, Head of Creative Programmes on 01473 295233 or lucy.bayliss@danceeast.co.uk for an informal discussion or to make an application.

  

VOLUNTEER USHERS

Our Volunteer Ushers help us to create a safe and friendly environment, so that we can deliver a varied programme of exciting, innovative and educational works performed by both world renowned companies and community groups.

Ushers don’t just check tickets, they work as part of a wider Front of House team during performances and events; providing excellent customer service, acting as a point of contact for our audiences, and essentially supporting health and safety procedures in the event of an emergency.

Ushering at DanceEast is a great way to learn new skills, meet new people and experience a diverse programme of performances from both up and coming and internationally established artists.

Most ushering shifts last between 2 and 4 hours; the majority of which would be spent in the theatre watching the performance and staying vigilant to report any potential issues, such as unauthorised filming or photography. As a general rule we would like prospective ushers to commit to 2 or more shows a season, this ensures we maintain a good standard of customer care. Each season we host a variety of events and performances, we send our ushers a list of upcoming performances and rota these shows on a voluntary basis dependant on your availability.

As a thank you Volunteer Ushers receive one complimentary ticket to a DanceEast performance of their choice (subject to availability) per 5 events ushered.

For further details or to apply please download our role description and application form and return to Jane Arkley-Crouch, Customer Services Manager at DanceEast via email jane.arkley-crouch@danceeast.co.uk or post Jerwood DanceHouse, Foundry Lane, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP4 1DW.

Enquiries for further information welcome via phone on 01473 295230 or email (as above).


VOLUNTEER TUTOR ASSISTANTS

DanceEast hosts a diverse programme of classes and children’s dance courses, from Hip Hop to Musical Theatre. If you have dance experience and are interested in growing your skills by assisting a professional tutor in a class environment, this could be the voluntary post for you!

Tutor Assistants commit to one or more classes which take place weekly throughout term time (terms run in line with local schools), many stay with their chosen class term after term, building a great rapport with our tutors.

For further details or to apply please download our role description and application form and return to Jane Arkley-Crouch, Customer Services Manager at DanceEast via email jane.arkley-crouch@danceeast.co.uk or post Jerwood DanceHouse, Foundry Lane, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP4 1DW.

Enquiries for further information welcome via phone on 01473 295230 or email (as above).


FREELANCE TECHNICAL STAFF

We are always looking for new freelance technical staff to join our technical department at DanceEast. Ideal candidates will have experience working in professional live events, with a understanding of the techniques used in performing arts and dance. If you are interested in joining the Technical Team, please complete the Technical Team Questionnaire Form and return to technical@danceeast.co.uk


FREELANCE DANCE TUTORS

If you are a freelance dance tutor, please send your CV to alison.hartley@danceeast.co.uk