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ArtsLink Fizz! Project Manager 

We have an opening for someone who is enthusiastic and committed with previous experience of organising activities and events in a community setting.

20 hours per week, fixed term contract to 30 April 2021
Annual salary for 20 hours per week: £11,960
Application deadline midnight Sunday 18 February 2018
Interviews will take place during the week beginning 12 March 2018
Start date: 1 May 2018
Job Share considered

 ArtsLink Fizz! is an arts, health and wellbeing project devised by Sherborne ArtsLink and funded by the Big Lottery Fund.  It is delivered in the local community to include the town of Sherborne and surrounding villages.

There are three main beneficiaries and projects:
Dance for people with Parkinson’s
Memory Art sessions across multiple art forms for people with memory loss
Art and craft sessions for parents facing additional challenges eg, isolation, health problems, children with disabilities etc
Plus, an annual celebration of creativity which will bring all these strands together with participants from other work undertaken by ArtsLink, plus the wider community.

 We are seeking a Project Manager with a background in community work, project co-ordination and some knowledge of the arts sector.  They must be able to communicate with a wide range of people, be flexible, creative and reliable, have excellent organizational skills, plus the ability to lead, enable and work as part of a small team.  They will also have a track record of working successfully to deadlines, meeting targets plus preparing and delivering reports.

Both the ArtsLink Fizz! project and the Project Manager position are funded by the Big Lottery Fund until 30 April 2021. 

Download PDFs - Job Description   Application Form   Diversity Monitoring Form
If you would prefer to receive these forms as Word Documents please ring 01935 815899 or email us.

New Trustees needed

ArtsLink is seeking new Trustees to help guide this creative organisation into the future.  Skills particularly sought are:

  • Financial/Accounting 
  • Fundraising
  • Marketing

Please contact the ArtsLink office on 01935 815899 for an informal discussion and further details.

Freelance Professional Artists and Tutors

We are seeking new tutors to help deliver high quality arts education in Sherborne and the local area on a freelance basis. 

We are also seeking tutors with specialisms to support the delivery of the ArtsLink Fizz! project 

We offer weekly/one day classes and workshops/lectures and demonstrations over a period of three termly programmes.  We would be keen to hear from professional artists and lecturers who feel they could make a positive contribution to the community and further enrich the courses we offer.

Please send a covering letter and CV with details of your professional background, experience, artistic practice and education offer to 

For an informal chat please phone the office and speak to either Jennie or Helen.

Volunteering for ArtsLink

ArtsLink has a number of volunteer opportunities:

  • Minute Secretary for the Council of Management (Board of Trustees)
  • Stewards for our monthly Flicks
  • Assistants at Parkinson's Dance
  • Arts Buffet - helping to facilitate this free art and craft day for families.
  • Event support - stewarding lectures and trips, and helping at community events
  • Helping with programme distribution and office tasks

If you are interested in finding out more about joining our team of volunteers please ring the office for an informal chat. 01935 815899