Commissioning without compromise, Artangel is open to the most challenging ideas and responsive to the rapidly shifting ambitions and expectations of artists and audiences alike. Artangel incubates and delivers exceptional projects by outstanding contemporary artists.
The team at Artangel contributes to this by being open to new ideas, new partnerships, and new ways of doing things, and by working strategically we ensure that the full potential of all we do is realised.
We are looking for a Managing Director to join Artangel in a vital role at the heart of the Senior Management Team. Working closely with and reporting to the Director, the Managing Director is responsible for the organisation’s administration, finances and resources.
The Managing Director will actively support the Director in realising their vision for the organisation, and in their work with artists, staff, the Board and key stakeholders (funders, patrons, and partners).
The Managing Director’s ability to understand and mitigate operational, organisational, and financial risks, formulating a course of action for the Director’s consideration and approval is crucial.
With a proven track record of delivery in senior leadership roles, alongside an entrepreneurial approach, the Managing Director will have sound financial and planning skills and will have successfully managed organisational change and development. Through empathetic leadership, the Managing Director will inspire Artangel’s team to develop their skills.
The Managing Director will demonstrate their personal commitment to our environmental responsibility objectives and support Artangel’s diversity objectives by creating a positive and inclusive working culture.
The Managing Director is both a leader and a team player who works closely with the Director to ensure the long-term success of Artangel.
Senior Management Strategic Responsibilities
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