Cultural Programme Jobs In UK, The Cultural Programme and Partnerships Manager will be responsible for the overall design and delivery of all aspects of cultural programming in the building, to actively support the growth of Kindred Club as a community-focused members Club.
You’ll be an essential part of a small team, who can demonstrate a genuine passion for arts, culture, and hospitality, with at least three years of experience or relevant transferable skills, working in an arts administration, production, or programming environment.
Ideally with strong networks within food and drink, music, and ideas that help shape a better tomorrow; a natural relationship builder, you will enjoy working independently and proactively on self-directed and designated projects, as well as fulfilling the administrative and organizational needs of the department.
You will be good at spotting and developing partnership opportunities and be able to think creatively about commercial proposals. You will be a lateral thinker, creative and entrepreneurial by nature with strong business acumen, and understand the motivations of potential sponsors and partners to develop a pipeline of long-term strategic partnerships that align with the overarching priorities of the business.
|Post Name||Cultural Programme and Partnerships Manager|
|Employment Type||Full Time|
|Work Hours||8 Hours|
|Salary||GBP 2200 To GBP 2600 Per Month|
|Location||London, England, United Kingdom W6 9BW|
Kindred is a members Club in Hammersmith, west London. The Club occupies the top two floors of Grade II listed Bradmore House mansion, with the ground floor being home to our public-facing restaurant Cellar, with menus created by guest-chef Andrew Clarke.
The Club was founded by a former social worker and one of this year’s CODE Hospitality’s 30 under 30 winners, Anna Anderson; a social entrepreneur passionate about creating spaces that bring people together through shared experiences, notably food and drink, music, and ideas that help shape a better tomorrow.
Through strategic partnerships and Kindred-owned properties, you will devise, program, and produce, a monthly events calendar for Kindred Club, putting us on the map as a unique west London cultural destination for both existing and prospective membership audiences.
- To lead the creative and administrative delivery of the cultural programs and any related projects.
- To build and maintain a roster of event partners as part of the program.
- To work with the Community and Membership Team to respond to all programming inquiries and to manage the programming@ inbox.
- To work with the Community and Membership Team, and Food and Beverage Team to ensure all team members are informed of the program ahead of time, working with team members to improve product knowledge and opportunities for cross-selling.
- To meet artists, contributors, collaborators, and companies as necessary; always acting as an advocate for Kindred Club and the program.
- To maintain good working relationships with all of Kindred Clubs’ stakeholders including creatives, collaborators, agents, independent promoters, etc. To effectively troubleshoot and take strong personal accountability, ensuring that relationships are managed professionally at all times.
- To produce projects, and manage negotiations, contracts, budgets, and day-to-day delivery.
- Negotiate contract terms and any fees within agreed financial parameters and strategic goals.
- To lead in all areas of cultural program administration: including improving and maintaining the cultural program matrix, any contracting, updating of artist welcome packs, contact sheets, function sheets, rundowns, and developing new administrative systems and processes for the department where required.
- To ensure that all aspects of cultural programming are correctly reflected in our CRM (and any other marketing/ticket sales platforms) and to be a point of contact for day-to-day programming and scheduling inquiries.
- To support the freelance AV team on all technical liaison with collaborators, collating production and technical information, and arranging and/or attending production meetings as required.
- To undertake financial duties relating to the cultural program, including raising invoices, generating final sales and refunds, etc. as well as any reporting pertaining to this.
- To manage and work alongside the Operations Director, General Manager, and Community and Membership Team with regard to rehearsal space and Get-ins/Fit-ups/Loadouts, ensuring that the member experience is never compromised and disruptions are kept to the bare minimum.
- Work with the Marketing Lead to support the delivery of all marketing and communications campaigns for the cultural program.
- Feed into the membership recruitment and retention strategy, ensuring that we develop and deliver the most relevant audience possible for Kindred Clubs’ cultural program (particularly amongst those living in west London), always championing our commitment to a diverse and multi-generational audience.
- To work with the Community and Membership Director and Marketing Lead to monitor the performance of projects, providing evidence of impact in terms of membership recruitment and retention and other key performance indicators.
- To work with the Operations Director & General Manager to ensure appropriate staffing levels for all programming activities at Kindred Club are in place as required ahead of time, including, but not limited to Duty Management, Bar, Front of House, Event, Cleaning, Cloakroom and Security staff.
- To support the Operations Director & General Manager to ensure that any sponsorship opportunities relating to food and drink are agreed upon ahead of time and aligned with the overarching priorities of the business.
- To support the Operations Director & General Manager to ensure that all necessary paperwork is completed prior to an event or production, including public liability insurance documentation, risk assessments, and so on.
- To conduct site visits and meetings with potential collaborators, accurately and professionally presenting the venue and its facilities.
- To remain knowledgeable of wider developments and trends in the cultural sector, both nationally and internationally, and lead related research and benchmarking exercises as requested.
- Attend regular training and actively contribute to the development of best practices at Kindred.
- To adhere to our Strategic Priorities including Kindreds Equality, Diversity & Inclusion, Environment & Sustainability, and to play an active and positive role in our anti-racism work and in furthering our accessibility.
- To provide a welcome and ensure a positive and inclusive experience for artists and collaborators.
- To attend Kindred shows and events, including working unsocial hours as required – we offer a Time Off In Lieu (TOIL) policy.
- To publicly represent Kindred in a prepared and professional manner.
- To undertake any other duties which may be reasonably requested to ensure the smooth running of Kindred Club.
- 50% off food and drink in Kindred and Cellar for you plus 3 friends
- Free tickets for you plus one to most events
- One free meal on shift