Emergency Exit Arts seek Projects & Events Manager

Closing Date: 23 November 2020

Emergency Exit Arts

Location: London

Remuneration: £25k-30k


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EEA is one of the country’s leading outdoor arts companies working on spectacular events across London, the UK and internationally. We need a dynamic Project & Events Manager to work on the development and delivery of a large participatory arts programme.

Based at our busy making space in Greenwich (flexibly working from home during Covid-19 pandemic), but needing to travel around the country, the Project and Events Manager will work closely with the CEO, Creative Producer, Head of Production, creative practitioners and the core staff team. The Project and Events Manager will ensure that specific projects and events are delivered efficiently and to a high standard by meeting match funder/client and organisational requirements

EEA strives for equal opportunities. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from people from different backgrounds, education and abilities, including ethnically diverse people.


Contribute creative ideas towards projects and have the skills, knowledge and experience to make them happen
Have experience managing outdoor events, including planning traffic management with appropriate bodies
Have experience of programming for outdoors
Have at least 2 years relevant experience and a successful track record of managing participatory arts projects, events and budgets
Be an excellent communicator and listener with whom clients, artists and participants can feel confident
Demonstrate a clear understanding of and commitment to best practice around participatory and inclusive arts practice
Have excellent IT skills
Demonstrate the ability to produce written reports, evaluations and risk assessments
Be highly organised with strong administrative skills and good attention to detail
Have a clear understanding of relevant legislation including safeguarding children, health and safety and equal opportunities as well as adhering to Covid-19 guidance and legislation
Have flexibility regarding time and approach to the changing nature of a busy participatory arts environment
Have a DBS check within the past 2 years or be willing to obtain one
Have a clean driving licence. A willingness & ability to drive larger vans would be advantageous but not essential.

How to Apply

Please find a job description and application pack on our website.