Cockpit Arts aims to be an equitable employer. We recognise and encourage the potential of a diverse workforce and appoint on merit.

Special Projects Coordinator: 1 year placement

Cockpit Arts, the UK’s only creative business incubator for craftspeople, is seeking a full time Special Projects Coordinator to work at its headquarters building in London WC1. This is an arts management role that would involve assisting the CEO and Head of Development with the administration of developmental and special projects, including but not limited to capital projects, a capital fundraising campaign; residencies, awards and a variety of fundraising and commercial initiatives.

This post is offered as part of the Weston Jerwood Creative Bursaries Programme, aimed specifically at recent graduates from low-income backgrounds wishing to start a career in the arts.

To be eligible applicants must have graduated from a first degree (BA or equivalent) within the past two years; received a full maintenance grant during the full period of their course and be a full-time UK resident.

Please contact zoe@cockpitarts.com or click on the button below for the job description and application information.

Application Information

Closing Date: 5 December 2017

Interview Date: 12 December & 14 December 2017

Start Date: No later than February 2018


Creative Employment Programme

JulieCockpit Arts’ Creative Employment Programme was established in 2013 as an initiative to help studio holders take on their first employees and to increase opportunities for employment in the craft sector. To apply for current positions working as an Apprentice you must be 16 to 24 years old and a non-graduate.

Find out more about the Creative Employment Programme

New Apprenticeship opportunities will be advertised towards the beginning of 2018.

Please note: To apply for an Apprenticeship you must be 16 to 24 years old and a non-graduate.

Our 2016 – 2018 programme is supported by The Drapers’ Company.

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