Careers at One Dance UK

It is an exciting time to be joining One Dance UK!

We are the sector support organisation for dance, leading the way to a stronger, more vibrant and more diverse dance sector. We support and advocate, enhance and raise the profile of dance in the UK and our aim is to provide information, resources and opportunities for a workforce that is well-equipped to secure dance’s prominence in the cultural landscape of the future. We currently have the following vacancies:

Head of Workforce Development 

One Dance UK is seeking a Head of Workforce Development to manage a team that will develop strategic plans to ensure the dance workforce is connected, sustainable, unified and highly valued, and help achieve our vision for a stronger, more vibrant and more diverse future for dance in the UK. In particular, you will help us to amplify and support the work of under-represented African Diaspora, South Asian, D/deaf and disabled members of the dance workforce at a time of significant change in the arts and cultural sector. We are looking for someone who will support and guide us and our members to evolve practices in a changing landscape that makes our work more important than ever.

You will be part of an experienced team with a great deal of specialist knowledge, together growing the vision of One Dance UK, ensuring it remains relevant and inclusive, and raises the profile of the organisation, our members, and work across the wider dance, cultural, education, policy and political sectors. The post provides an excellent opportunity for someone with the personal skills to develop a breadth of experience across the entire dance sector in all four nations of the United Kingdom.

Taking positive action in advertising jobs is permitted under the 2010 UK Equality Act, where a protected characteristic is under-represented in a workplace. One Dance UK is part of the UK’s arts and cultural sector, where ethnic diversity is under-represented in senior leadership roles. Because we are committed to building an inclusive workforce and society, we welcome applications from all areas of our community, and in particular from applicants of ethnically diverse heritage.

How to apply

Please apply with CV and a covering letter highlighting relevant experience and explaining why this work is important to you. The Job Profile and information pack is downloadable by clicking the button below

The deadline for receipt of applications is 12 midday on Friday 12 March.  Applications received after this time will not be considered. We expect interviews to take place w/c 22 March 2021.

Salary £35,000-£40,000 p.a.

To register your interest, email CEO Andrew Hurst by clicking here.