Recruitment

 

Finance Manager

Cambridge Junction seeks an experienced and committed person to manage the day-to-day bookkeeping and financial management of our organisation. This is a varied and exciting role allowing you to apply your finance skills in a vibrant environment. 

We want to hear from you if you are experienced in finance, looking for a challenging position, and interested in working in an arts and entertainment venue. You will have applied your excellent finance skills in a busy work environment and ideally you’ll have hands-on experience of management accounts, cash-flow forecasts, cash reconciliation, purchase and sales ledgers, VAT returns and payroll. 

Cambridge Junction is a creative hub for people and ideas where audiences and artists explore, experience and are inspired by art, entertainment and learning. Our programme is made up of arts with a focus on contemporary theatre and dance; popular culture with a diverse programme of music, comedy and clubs; and creative learning.  We have 20 permanent staff and a large team of casual staff, an annual turnover of £2.25 million, and are an Arts Council England National Portfolio Organisation.

Salary: £25,000 - £28,000 pa. Full time. 

Deadline for applications is 12 noon on 5 September 2016.

Interviews will take place in Cambridge on Wednesday 14 September 2016.

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Development Manager (part time)

Cambridge Junction seeks an experienced and committed person to lead fundraising for our organisation.  Supported by a recent Catalyst Evolve award of £150,000 from Arts Council England, we are eager and ready to implement our fundraising strategy and action plan. 

You will have applied your excellent fundraising skills in a not-for-profit organisation and have a good understanding of the challenges of fundraising in an arts organisation.  You will have experience of point of sale giving; working with high-wealth individuals; fundraising from the corporate sector and making applications to trusts and foundations. You will understand the importance of maintaining and nurturing relationships as part of successful fundraising. Most of all you’ll be looking for a challenge. 

Cambridge Junction is the arts centre where art meets life.  Our venue is a creative hub for people and ideas where audiences and artists explore, experience and are inspired by art, entertainment and learning. We champion the up-and-coming, both youthful and leading edge and seek to be meaningful to the lives of our audiences. 

Located, twenty minutes’ walk form the centre of the city, Cambridge Junction is the edgy urban venue where each year 100,000 people experience 350 events in our three spaces. Our programme is made up of arts with a focus on contemporary theatre and dance; popular culture with a diverse programme of music, comedy and clubs; and creative learning.  We have 20 permanent staff and a large team of casual staff, have an annual turnover of £2.25 million, and are an Arts Council England National Portfolio Organisation. 

Deadline for applications is 12 noon on 19 September 2016. 

Interviews will take place in Cambridge on Wednesday 28 September.

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Apprenticeships

Getting paid while you learn might sound too good to be true – but as an apprentice at Cambridge Junction that’s exactly what you’ll do. Cambridge Junction delivers an innovative Creative Apprenticeship programme.

Creative Apprenticeships offer a non-graduate entry route to working in the creative and cultural sector. As an apprentice you will be taught in a working arts venue by industry professionals. In addition, you will also be taught at Cambridge Junction one day per week to complete the qualification. The training will ensure you achieve at least a Level 2 National Award Creative Apprenticeship, offering you an opportunity to gain the relevant skills needed to become a highly skilled arts professional.

APPLICATIONS ARE OPEN

Deadline: Monday 5 September, 9am

Technical Theatre Apprentice (18+)
To support the Technical Team to deliver outstanding events while studying for a Level 2 qualification in Technical Theatre. 
Download the information & application pack here

 

Operations Apprentice (18+)
To support the Operations Team to deliver outstanding events and excellent customer service by working on the box office, events and the bar while studying for a Level 2 qualification in Cultural Venue Operation Support. 
Download the information & application pack here

 

Admin & Finance Apprentice (16+)
This role is an entry level position ideally suited to someone who has an interest in the arts sector and/or Business Administration. As a training position, it is an ideal post to learn a range of skills. 
Download the information & application pack here

 

How to apply

To apply for an apprenticeship you:
•    Must be at least 18 years old on 10 October 2016 (16 years old for the Admin & Finance Apprentice)
•    Cannot have a degree.

We can only consider those applicants who are eligible to receive government funding towards their NVQ qualifications so we will only accept applications from candidates who have studied up to NVQ level 3/ A levels only.  You must have the right to work in the UK. We will not accept applications from you if you require a work permit. We participate in the Creative Employment Programme which requires applicants to be aged 16-24. Due to the nature of the work we cannot accept applications from people under 18 years old for roles in Operations and the Technical departments. We particularly welcome applications from people aged 18-21 years old and will accept applicants up to 24 years old.

To apply for the post please send us:
•    A completed Application Form
•    A completed Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form