Step into Dance

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    We are looking for an exceptional Lead Project and Companies Officer to manage the programme and development of the Step into Dance Youth Companies and Ambassadors scheme, as well as overseeing the Step into Dance Arts Award provision and taking on the le

    £25,500 - £28,500 pa

    1 year FTC (renewable) / Full-time 34.5 hours per week

    The Royal Academy of Dance is a dynamic organisation dedicated to advancing standards of dance education and teaching, and to promoting and investing in the development of dance worldwide. Through partnership with the Jack Petchey Foundation, the Academy provides an inclusive secondary school dance programme, involving extra-curricular classes and performance opportunities (including SEND) in 200 schools across London and Essex.


    You will have substantial experience of working on an arts education project in an administrative capacity as well as experience in organising dance (or similar) activities or events. Experience of Arts award and working with children and young people in a responsible capacity are essential.

    With a real commitment to top quality customer service, you will have sound interpersonal skills and confidence in dealing with a wide range of stakeholders. Excellent organisational skills, together with the talent to multi-task, prioritise, and see tasks through to completion whilst demonstrating accuracy and attention to detail will be needed.

    Experience in event or project management and running a youth ambassador scheme would be desirable but not essential.

    An offer of employment is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

    This is a rewarding and challenging role within the Step into Dance team at the Royal Academy of Dance, which is a forward-thinking, equal opportunities employer. Additional benefits to the salary include 25 days paid holiday, pension scheme, season ticket loan, cycle to work and childcare voucher schemes.


    To apply for the role of Step into Dance Lead Project and Companies Officer, please download an application pack. CVs are only accepted in support of a completed application form. No agencies please.

    Closing date: 16 October 2017 before 1200 noon

    Interviews: 23 October 2017

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