Director (Freelance) – Yorkshire & Humber Visual Arts Network (YVAN)

Posted on: 27/06/2022

YVAN are recruiting for the important role of Director to lead the organisation through its next development stage as a research body.

Fee: £7,200 p.a (£30k pro rata) Freelance
Start date: September 2022

Supporting artists through the development and advocacy of the artist led network, and providing evidence from artists directly to CVAN, our national body to inform the development of national campaigns to influence Government Policy.

Responsible for (all part time): 1 PAYE administrator, 2 freelance specialists; Marketing and Comms and Research and Learning lead, and 2 embedded PhD researchers (until 2024) and any funded freelance posts.

Job Purpose:

  • To act as an ambassador for YVAN and advocate for the importance of the visual arts, building awareness of its public value, ensuring the sector’s voice is heard at the highest level.
  • To work with the organisation’s team to ensure we reach artist-led networks across the region and support their development and amplify their voice.
  • To work with CVAN and the other regions to bring about positive change for the visual arts sector.
  • To uphold YVAN and CVAN’s values, create a supportive and accessible work culture, and a relevant, sustainable and resilient organisation.

Read the full job description and details of how to apply here

Deadline: Thursday 5th August 2022, 5pm.