We are recruiting!

Barra Culture is looking to appoint an exceptional and well-connected creative leader to the role of Programme Director. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to lead and develop a once in a generation programme of transformative culture and art in Barrow-in-Furness. Do you want to lead the team who will increase participation in the arts and bring about cultural change across Barrow-in-Furness?

If the answer is yes, then please find all the information you need to apply in the job pack below. The pack also contains details of who to contact for an informal chat about the role. We look forward to hearing from you.




Barra Culture Programme Director

Job pack including application details


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What is Barra Culture?

Barra Culture is a once-in-a-generation programme using culture to transform community engagement and create a lasting arts infrastructure in the town of Barrow-in-Furness. The programme will focus on creating new collaborations, deliver large scale commissions and embedded residencies, initiate a vast range of community led grassroots activity and stage a huge celebration festival in 2023. £1.93 million of funding is coming to Barrow-in-Furness from the Arts Council's Creative People and Places programme, with the rem

To find out more about Arts Council England and Creative People and Places please visit https://www.artscouncil.org.uk/creative-people-and-places/creative-people-and-places-projects

Please read the details of how to apply carefully and ensure all the documents required for your application arrive by the closing date of 30th August 2020, 5pm to the email address jobs@womenscommunitymatters.org.

Interviews will take place on 10th September 2020.