Thursday 30th March 2017

We are recruiting

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Heart of Glass is now recruiting now for the following roles. Visit the opportunities page of our website or  Click here for job packs



Deputy Director (Maternity Cover)

£28,000 (fte £40,000), 25 hours per week (0.7 post)

Based in St Helens, Merseyside

Maternity Cover to start July 2017

 The Deputy Director (Maternity Cover) will join our small and dedicated team to work as part of our senior management team to lead the organisation’s strategic development, oversee the operational management of the organisation and contribute to the artistic vision of Heart of Glass. Working closely with the Director you will ensure the sustainability and growth of the organisation.

For this maternity cover we are seeking a person who would be more suited to administrative side of the overall role, taking a lead on the finance, operational and development aspects of the organisation.

This person will be involved in all aspects of the organisation but will have direct responsibility for financial management, planning and operational issues, marketing and communications, fundraising, monitoring and reporting, and shared responsibility with the Director for team development and training, governance management and strategic stakeholder management.

We are seeking candidates with experience of working as part of a senior or executive team to develop an organisation or business, with specialisms in at least two of the identified areas of responsibility (Financial management, Operations and HR, Marketing and Communications and Fundraising).

The deadline for applications is 28th April 2017

Interviews will take place on 8th May 2017




35 hours per week

Based in St Helens, Merseyside

Fixed term to September 2020

 This is an exciting and challenging role, playing a major part in creating a future for Heart of Glass as an ambitious and unique organisation rooted in socially engaged practise methodologies.

 The Producer will report to and work closely with the Director and Lead Producer in delivering the artistic aims of Heart of Glass through a programme of produced and co-produced works across all artforms.  You will contribute to the development of the organisation’s strategic priorities and lead on key artist commissions and projects, primarily within our Creative People and Places funded programme which runs to September 2020.

Under the leadership of the Director you will be key to ensuring our artistic programme works effectively to develop a unique and distinctive offer that will engage communities in rich and diverse cultural opportunities.

We are seeking candidates who have a strong track record of producing high quality artist commissions and experience of socially engaged practise, its methodologies and best practise.

The deadline for applications is 27th April 2017

Interviews will take place on 4th May 2017


Development Manager

£18,000 – £21,000 (FTE £32,000 – £35,000)

21 hours per week (0.6 post)

Based in St Helens, Merseyside

Fixed term contract 12 months with potential to extend

The Development Manager is a new post which is integral to the growth and sustainability of Heart of Glass through developing and delivering a fundraising strategy that supports our vision. You will join our small team as the organisation moves into its important next stage of development.

We are seeking a person who has an in depth understanding of the current income generation climate in the UK arts sector, from fundraising to earned income through private giving and partnership working.

You will work closely with the Director and Deputy Director to develop our fundraising strategy and delivery plan, prioritising key projects for 2018/19 and support the Deputy Director in managing our key funder relationships such as Arts Council England and European partnership programme funded through Creative Europe.

The deadline for applications is 28th April 2017

Interviews will take place on 8th May 2017