Assistant, Digital Accelerator Programme (ARTCF55)

Location: Leeds Office

Contract Type: Fixed Term

Job Status: Part Time

Closing Date: 23 May 2022

Salary: £23, 410 (pro -rata)

Specific Hours: 17.5

Business Unit Name: Arts Council England

Assistant, Digital Accelerator Programme (ARTCF55)

Assistant, Digital Accelerator Programme (ARTCF55)

Contract: Fixed Term until July 2023, Part-time - working 17.5 hours/2.5 days a week (ideally Wednesday to Friday)

Salary: £23,410 per annum (pro rata) plus benefits including a final salary pension scheme, generous annual leave, and flexible and hybrid working. 

Location: Any one of the Arts Council offices in Leeds or Manchester

Arts Council England is seeking an Assistant, Digital Accelerator Programme to join our collaborative team in either Leeds or Manchester, and this part-time role comes with a generous salary and benefits package.

In this role, you will provide administrative support to the Programme Manager, Programme Coordinator and Senior Manager in the development, implementation, and management of the Digital Accelerator Programme. This part-time position involves working 17.5 hours, 2.5 days a week (ideally Wednesday to Friday).

Your primary responsibilities will include:

  • Servicing and event-managing internal and external business meetings
  • Collating and distributing agendas and papers, note-taking and following up on actions
  • Supporting the Project Coordinator with the collection and management of metrics data
  • Data input into the Arts Council CRM (Customer Relationship Management system)

To succeed, you should have experience in providing administrative and programme support, preferably in a similar role, together with good organizational skills. You will also need:

  • The ability to prioritize and juggle multiple priorities and exercise effective judgement when managing complex tasks
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Great digital communication skills for virtual working and experience of using and creating Excel spreadsheets
  • A good understanding of the Arts Council’s duty as a public body under current diversity legislation and the current diversity agenda

In return for your passion and expertise, you will earn a favorable salary of up to £23,410 and enjoy being part of a friendly and inclusive team.

If this part-time Assistant, Digital Accelerator Programme job based in either Leeds or Manchester motivates and inspires you, please contact Arts Council England today. We look forward to hearing from you.

Disabled, D/deaf and/or neurodivergent people, those from Black, Asian and Ethnically Diverse backgrounds are underrepresented in our workforce so we particularly encourage applications from people in these groups.


About us:  

Arts Council offers a range of benefits to our employees including hybrid and flexible working, a generous annual leave allowance and the Arts Council Retirement Plan - a final salary scheme. To find out more, click here.

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Job ref: ARTCF55

Closing date: 9:00am Monday 23 May

Interviews: 15th, 16th, 17th June


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