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Top job! Head of Operations

  • Full time
  • £35,000 – £40,000
  • Glasgow (with regular time spent at Edinburgh and North Ayrshire offices)
  • Closing 20th January 2020

  • Advertised from 20th December 2019
  • 37.5 hours per week


Impact Arts is motivated by people – our participants and our team - and is driven by the impact we achieve. We operate in a highly creative, fun and fast paced environment with up to 50 funders supporting us to work with 6000 people each year by contributing towards our annual 60+ projects and £2m turnover. We celebrated our 25th Anniversary in 2019 and are working to achieve the strategic objectives set out in our Strategy to 2022 which sets out a clear vision for the next 3 years supported by ambitious turnover and impact targets.

The Head of Operations is a key leadership role within the organisation and is central to us realising our ambitions. We are looking for someone who is dynamic, with significant experience in leading the operational delivery of a multifaceted and vibrant organisation and who has exceptional organisational and operational performance management skills. The Head of Operations will be able to demonstrate considerable experience in successfully leading a team to deliver quality and impactful projects; someone who is empathetic to the challenges facing the children, young people and older people we engage and who can support our team of creative Programme Managers to deliver excellent, high quality projects.

We are looking for someone who believes passionately in Impact Arts values and vision and who wants to join us in our mission in tackling inequalities across Scotland.

Application notes

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All completed applications should be sent to by 9am on Monday 20th January 2020 Interviews are scheduled to take place w/c 27th January 2020.