£45,000 p.a.

Wiltshire Music Centre is one of the UK's finest purpose built concert halls and is an Arts Council England National Portfolio Organisation.  The Centre is now approaching its 20th Anniversary in 2018, and attracts an audience of over 21,000 with over 60,000 participation visits a year. We promote a year-round programme of over 120 events including world-class classical, folk, jazz and world music as well as a full programme of Creative Learning projects for children and young people.  We do this with a small staff team and a large and enthusiastic volunteer force. The major focus of the next 5 years will be the ambitious growth and development of the Creative Learning Programme and integration with the Artistic Programme. Wiltshire Music Centre is seeking an exceptional Chief Executive who will be a talented business manager who is passionate about the arts and music in particular, to continue to lead the organisation with imagination and flair through this period and build the business as the leading regional organisation for live music performance and music participation.

Closing date: 19 March 2017, 5pm
Interviews: 31 March 2017

Please see the job description, application form and information pack below.

A completed application form (no CVs) must be received by post or email to by 5pm on 19 March 2017, interviews will be held on 31 March 2017 and will involve spending the whole day at Wiltshire Music Centre.

For an informal chat, please call Clare Jack on 01225 860 110 at Wiltshire Music Centre, Ashley Road, Bradford on Avon, BA15 1DZ.

Job Description

Application Form

Information Pack

Business Plan Executive Summary

Creative Learning Programme Strategy

Wiltshire Music Centre Audited Report & Financial Statements

Spring Summer 2017 Brochure

2015/16 Annual Review



£25,000 pro rata 3 days per week (£15,000), 3 year contract

Wiltshire Music Centre is leading a partnership of the major cultural and heritage organisations in Wiltshire together with Age UK, Wiltshire County library service and Community First to deliver an innovative project of outreach work focused on cultural activity for the elderly in 6 locations across the county.  Working with the partners, the project worker will identify work that elderly groups in these communities would like to engage with and take part in locally.  The work will be delivered over a three year period.  The partnership is looking for an energetic arts development worker with experience in developing community projects for delivery locally by the partners and other arts, cultural and heritage organisations.  The delivery work may involve book readings, story-telling, creative writing, music and dance, singing groups, songwriting, heritage activities and theatre.

Closing date: 31 March 2017, 12 noon
Interviews: 6 & 7 April 2017

Please see the project brief and application form below. A completed application form (no CVs) must be received by post or email to by 12 noon on 31 March 2017, interviews will be held on 6 and 7 April 2017.