General Manager and Company Secretary (part-time 0.6)

Salary - £28,000 – pro rata – 0.6 full time equivalent = £16,800

Arts at the Old Fire Station seeks to appoint a new post of General Manager (part-time 0.6 over three to five days per week).  As a new role, this presents an exciting opportunity for someone to review and update our current practices and introduce new ideas. The successful candidate will be a proactive, people person who strives for excellence.  You will have first class organisational ability and an acute eye for detail. Your belief in improving systems, safe working practices and interest in improving the business margins in a small organisation will contribute to this fast growing Arts Centre. This will be a key senior management post working alongside the Director and Deputy Director.

If you have lots of energy, enthusiasm and a passion for the arts, we want to hear from you.

Arts at the Old Fire Station values a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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How to apply

1. Send the following to: with “General Manager Application” as the subject.

2. Fill in the Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form.

Deadline for applications 10.00am Monday 12 December 2016.
Interviews will be held on Monday 19 December 2016.

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Freelance Photographer

Crisis Skylight Oxford are looking for an experienced digital photographer with an excellent portfolio and proven experience of working with vulnerable groups. The successful applicant will collaborate with Crisis members in April to July 2017 to create a high quality, high profile photography exhibition as part of Art in Crisis 2017.

This would suit someone who has a good understanding of the needs of our members, excellent photographic and teaching skills, and is passionate about people learning it in a positive and encouraging environment.

The project is likely to involve 1 x 3 hour class a week between April and July 2017 with some additional meetings and the work involved in installing an exhibition. Payment for the project will be a fee of around £2,500 depending on the details of the final project.

Art in Crisis 2017 is a national festival of art work created by Crisis members across all the Crisis Skylight Centres and exhibited in each locality. This will coincide with marking the 50th year of Crisis.

Crisis Skylight Oxford

Crisis is the national charity for homeless people in the UK. We are dedicated to ending homelessness by delivering life-changing services and campaigning for change.

Crisis Skylight Oxford is one of our accredited education, training and employment centres, offering practical and creative workshops in a supportive and inspiring environment together with formal learning opportunities that lead to qualifications and finding work. We have a variety of other support services including housing coaches, progression coaches and support from a mental health coordinator.

Crisis members are our clients who are homeless or recently housed adults from all walks of life.

Application Process

Please apply by C.V. and covering letter outlining your relevant skills and experience and include links to your work/portfolio to

All applications must be received by midday on Wednesday 23rd November


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