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Arts Development Officer
  • Employer: Brighton & Hove City Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/89919/11916
  • Published: Fri 19/02/2021, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 14/03/2021, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37
  • Salary: £22183 - £24491 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: BN3 6BQ

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Arts Development Officer

Job introduction

The Arts and Culture service is seeking an Arts Development Officer to support the team with a wide range of initiatives across the city and wider Greater Brighton area.


About the role

Join us at Brighton and Hove City Council to build on our successful track record of supporting the arts and culture at this important time, as we focus on recovery and future growth. This role is part of a team that is moving forward with the city's creative ambitions, supporting new initiatives and working with our partners across Greater Brighton. The post holder will provide the administrative and project support which contributes to the success of the team, as well as taking on small initiatives themselves. As a main contact point for the arts development service, they will have experience of working with the public, of handling written correspondence, organising meetings, events and workshops. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate they can meet deadlines with limited supervision.

This is an ideal role for an ambitious administrator who can operate effectively with a varied workload, can contribute well to written material and manage complex systems in a large organisation. Experienced at supporting funding bids and in following financial processes, the successful candidate will also enjoy working with the pubic and have a friendly manner.

Applications from candidates working in a variety of environments, for example in tourism or community development, are welcome. 

Interview date: Mon 22nd March 2021

For an informal discussion, please contact Branwen Lorigan, Arts Development Manager at

TO APPLY - as part of your application, you will need to answer some branching questions. To help you, some guidance has been attached to the advert below. 

Additional information

Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is less than 37 hours or term-time only.

Work Permits: We may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) Points-based Immigration System. Please see for more information on the Skilled Worker Visa.

Company information

We welcome applications from all sections of the community but particularly encourage applicants from a BME or White Other background as well as those who identify as disabled, LGB, female or trans as these groups are currently under-represented in our Directorate workforce.