Producer (Adults & Communities) (Fixed Term 2 year contract)

Submitted by ModernArtOxford on January 31, 2024 - 16:19
Salary / Fee: 
£30,000 Per annum (Pro Rata £11,997)
Closing Date: 
Friday, 15 March, 2024

Modern Art Oxford is hiring a part-time Producer (Adults & Communities) for a fixed two-year term. This role entails planning, delivering, developing, and evaluating workshops tailored for adult learners and community groups throughout Oxfordshire. As part of the Communities, Practice & Participation team, you'll collaborate closely with the Head of Communities, Practice & Participation. Responsibilities include devising diverse workshops for community partners and crafting evening classes catering to adult learners of varying interests and abilities in Modern Art Oxford's public program.

The Main Responsibilities of this role are:

● To work with the Communities, Practice & Participation team to research and devise creative
workshops for adult learners and community groups as part of the public programme, bearing participants of diverse abilities and background in mind.
● To deliver excellent, accessible and inclusive workshops with a strong commitment to developing peoples creative potential through contemporary visual art practice.
● To develop regular evening classes and short courses, working closely with the Head of Communities, Practice & Participation.
● To provide introductions for local community groups and visitors at specific events.
● To work with colleagues to plan and manage project expenditure including processing invoices, monitoring expenditure and contributing to the preparation of estimates.
● To undertake general administration including responding to bookings for community group sessions and evening classes, ordering materials, organising travel and hospitality for sessions, recording sessions through photographs and archiving.
● To maintain accurate records on attendance and activities and to coordinate evaluation and feedback to inform best practice for the organisation and peers.
● To update and maintain mailing lists and contacts relevant to Modern Art Oxford’s Adult Learning Programme including contacts with schools and local partners.
● To collate and prepare information for reporting as required by the Curator, Communities, Practice & Participation.
● To participate in staff team activities and attend professional training as necessary and as requested by the Curator, Communities, Practice & Participation.

Person Specification:

We are looking for an arts professional (artist, curator, educator) with a strong interest in creative socially-engaged practice and with a minimum of three years experience devising and delivering workshops and projects with adult learners, from all backgrounds. This role requires a highly proactive team worker who demonstrates the importance of effective, consistent communication in a dynamic organisation delivering a range of engagement activities. It is imperative that the position holder is astute in observing safeguarding practices for all workshop participants in accordance with Safeguarding and Health & Safety policy, which includes risk assessments ahead of workshops.


● A minimum of three years experience of arts education with adult learners
●Experience of working collaboratively with charities and community groups
●Demonstrable experience of working with diverse materials and media.
●Creative, resourceful and responsive user-centred approach.
● Self-motivated and collaborative.
● Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
● Ability to work evenings and weekends.
● DBS checked and trained in safeguarding.
● Good IT, administrative and organisational skills.
● A commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion.
● An interest in and commitment to the work and values of Modern Art Oxford.

For more details about the role please refer to the full job description on Breathe via the link:

Applications close 09:00 BST on 15/03/24.

Contact Details: 

If you have any questions about the role or the application process, or would like an
informal chat before applying, please contact Sara Lowes by emailing

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