£44,720 per annum
Closing Date
Employer Roundhouse

Senior Programme Manager: Freelance and Entrepreneurship

About the Roundhouse

The Roundhouse is an iconic music and arts venue in Camden. Since the 1960s we’ve opened up space for creativity to empower people and communities – day in, night out. We’re on a mission to raise the creative potential of the UK, so we give young people and artists the space to experiment, develop skills and be part of incredible moments that go down in history.

We’ve recently opened our new building for young creatives, Roundhouse Works, and are now working with more young people each year than ever before. Not only that, but we are building a reputation for developing a pipeline of bright diverse young talent moving into the Creative Industries.

We are currently seeking a Senior Programme Manager to join our team on a full-time, permanent basis.

The Benefits

– Salary of £44,720 per annum
– 25 days’ holiday per year plus bank holidays
– Pension scheme
– Cycle to Work and Tech Scheme
– Season ticket loan
– Employee assistance programme
– Health Cash Plan
– Group Life Assurance
– National Arts Pass
– Staff discount at our bar and café
– Complimentary staff tickets

This is a brilliant opportunity for a programme manager with experience supporting young people who face barriers accessing the creative industries to join our impactful organisation.

You’ll have the chance to be a leader in our vital mission to raise the creative potential of the UK and help young people to thrive by fostering experimentation, skill development and memorable moments that leave a lasting impact.

So, if you want to make a real difference in the lives of young people and contribute to our continued success in empowering creativity and driving positive change, then apply today!

The Role 

As a Senior Programme Manager, you will lead the delivery of a high-quality career development programme for creative freelancers and entrepreneurs aged 18 – 30 years.

Overseeing the day-to-day operations of our Inflexion Workspace, you will create additional opportunities for young people to gain meaningful and sustained employment within the creative industries.

You will develop the Creative Freelancers and Entrepreneurs Strategy, embedding the voice of young people within programme planning, delivery and evaluation. You will ensure that opportunities complement and enhance our existing creative offering.

Additionally, you will:

– Oversee the Workspace team
– Manage the Freelancers and Entrepreneurs budgets and provide financial reports
– Oversee the evaluation of the Creative Freelancers and Entrepreneurs programme
– Represent the Roundhouse at external and stakeholder events

About You

To be considered as a Senior Programme Manager, you will need:

– Experience leading, designing, monitoring and evaluating learning and development programmes for young people who face barriers accessing the creative industries
– Experience of youth self-employment and youth entrepreneurship
– Experience leading youth consultations
– Experience working with young people and implementing safeguarding measures
– People management experience
– Knowledge of current arts, culture and career development within the creative industries

The closing date for this role is 9th June 2024.

Some weekend and evening work may be required according to business needs.

The successful candidate will be required to have a current and acceptable enhanced DBS check due to the nature of the role.

Other organisations may call this role Youth Programme Manager, Creative Programme Manager, Arts Programme Manager, Senior Project Manager, or Youth Programme Lead.

Webrecruit and The Roundhouse Trust are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be.