Job Opportunities

Arts & Activities Administrator (Part Time)

About Us

The Centre is run by a Board of Trustees assisted by several Volunteers.   It is a busy place seven days a week. There are regular concerts, theatre productions, film shows, exhibitions of art and of local heritage. It is home to a wide range of activities including, yoga, pilates, creative arts, french, photography and tai chi.

About You

A well organised and self-motivated individual, possessing both excellent communication, interpersonal skills and social media. The ability to work well under pressure is a key requirement.

Job Description and Person Specification

Priorities of this role are administration, communication and liaison.


Responsibilities include:

  • Liaising with users and hirers of the Centre
  • Ensuring hirers have access to the Centre as needed
  • Organising, arranging and managing facilities for the arts and community activities in the Centre
  • Administering the Centre’s activities, including  dealing with enquiries by telephone, email and in-person and  taking bookings and selling tickets
  • co-ordinating events
  • maintaining records of bookings and events
  • assisting with invoicing
  • maintaining  office systems
  • preparing cash floats for events.
  • Promoting the Centre’s values and amenities
  • Overseeing the general upkeep and appearance of the Centre

You will have:



  • Strong organisational skills 
  • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to work with the public, trustees, partners and contributors at all levels 
  • IT skills  – social media, website, word processing, spreadsheets, simple databases
  • A high standard of written English and good communication skills 
  • Familiarity with modern social media 
  • Experience of working in an arts centre 
  • Experience of working with volunteers 

You will be based at Spring Bank Arts Centre, New Mills, SK22 4BH
The normal hours of work will be 17.5 hours a week, to be worked as 3.5 hours each morning from Monday to Friday with a bit of flexibility on start and finish times. The rate of pay is £10 per hour


To apply please email your CV with a letter of application to or post to Richard Binch at the Spring Bank Arts Centre, Spring Bank, New Mills, SK22 4BH

Deadline for applications is February 10th 2020

Interview appointments at the Centre are scheduled for Tuesday 11th and Wednesday 12th February but other dates could be arranged if needed.