Manager, Cape Farewell

Job description: Cape Farewell Manager

£18,189 p.a., two-three days per week (or equivalent).


To deliver a program of international work and other activities as specified by the Director and Cape Farewell Board.


The charity Cape Farewell champions cultural engagement with the climate challenge. Working with over 350 international artists and 60 climate scientists it has delivered public facing cultural works that interrogate climate change as a cultural responsibility. This activity is delivered through specified programmes of work, artists’ commissions and public engagement. It is financed primarily though grants and public donation. The organisation is now based in Dorchester, Dorset and the applicant will be expected to work from the Cape Farewell office at Little Keep. The successful applicant will be expected to travel occasionally, both nationally and internationally, to deliver programmes of activity.


Essential skills and experience:

good writing ability

good people management, working closely with artists, curators and institutions to commission and showcase media and artworks in the UK and internationally

software experience including spread sheets (Apple Computers, Microsoft Word and Excel)

self-management of time and efficient work practice.


Desirable skills and experience:

grant and report writing

technical management skills



Social Media (Facebook, Twitter, Skype, Web input)

on-line banking.


Please reply to: with CV and two references, plus a short letter addressing why this appointment is important to you and what you would bring to the work of Cape Farewell. Applications to be received by 1st October 2018.

Closing date: 
Monday 1st October 2018
18k pro rata
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