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Coordinator, New Art West Midlands (24 hours/week)

School of Art

Location:  Margaret Street
Salary:  £26,343 to £28,633 per annum pro rata
Fixed Term / Part Time
Closing Date:  Wednesday 23 January 2019
Interview Date:  Monday 04 February 2019
Reference:  122018-544


Birmingham City University is looking for a committed, highly-motivated and enthusiastic Coordinator to support the work of New Art West Midlands, the Contemporary Visual Arts Network for the region.

This is an exciting opportunity for a highly-organised and creatively-minded individual to contribute to a new ambitious sector support programme, working with Higher Education and Arts partners to build resilience for the visual arts in the West Midlands. 

In this key role for New Art West Midlands, the coordinator will assist the Director in the management of the network, support project partners in the delivery of our programmes, and lead in the coordination of marketing and communications activity.

The ideal candidate will have experience in the visual arts or cultural sector, and will have worked in professional contexts with artists, curators, galleries and museums.

This post is a part time, fixed term position and will contribute to the University’s vision to be recognised throughout the region as a collaborator supporting economic, social and cultural improvement.

For further information on New Art West Midlands, please visit

For further information about the post and a copy of the job specification please see below.

To apply for this vacancy please complete the BCU application form.

As part of your application, please ensure you attach your CV & Covering Letter. Candidates are advised to remove personal details from these deocuments, including name.

For preliminary enquiries please contact Craig Ashley on 0121 331 5970 or email



Further details:
Please note that this role is not capable of sponsorship under Tier 2 of the points based system.
Please note on occasions where we receive a large number of applications, we may close the advert ahead of the publicised closing date. If this does happen, we will contact all candidates via email who have started but not yet completed their application, giving 48 hours’ notice.  We would therefore advise that you submit your completed application as soon as possible.
Birmingham City University holds an Athena Swan Bronze Award and promotes the advancement of gender equality through Representation, Progression and Success for All. We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community.


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