Tavaziva is seeking a part-time Company Manager (maternity cover, 3 days a week) starting November 2020

Tavaziva is an acclaimed company touring work by its founder and artistic director, Zimbabwean-born Bawren Tavaziva. The unique style synthesises African, ballet and contemporary dance producing dynamic, risk-taking, beautiful work.

Working in a small and busy team, the Company Manager is the first point of contact for all enquiries to the Company and is responsible for the day-to-day running of its operations and the logistics of the touring productions and planned programmes and activities.

Tavaziva is planning new works and next year will tour a new production as well as delivering a range of learning and participation programmes.

If you are a highly organised arts manager with initiative and a systematic approach to running a small and adventurous dance company, we want to hear from you.

Appointment: Part time 3 days a week maternity cover contract
Salary: £32,000 pa pro rata
Reporting to: Executive Director and Artistic Director
Line Manager: Executive Director
Holiday entitlement: 20 days per year (inc bank holidays)
Office hours: 10am-6pm. Evening and weekend work may be required at times. Overtime is not paid but discretionary TOIL is offered.
Location: bbodance, Ensign House, Battersea Reach Juniper Drive, London SW18 1TA
Details: For Job Description and further information Click here

To apply:
Please email your CV (not more than 2 pages) and a cover letter (not more than 1 page) describing your relevant experience and what you will bring to the job. Please clearly mark your application COMPANY MANAGER.
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Closing date: 12:00 noon on Friday 18 September 2020

You will be notified by Monday 21 September 2020 if you have been selected for interview. Please note that we will only be notifying you if you are offered an interview.

Interviews: via Zoom Friday 25 September 2020

Start date of appointment: Some handover dates in November with ideal start date Monday 16 November 2020.

Tavaziva actively encourages people from a variety of backgrounds with different experiences, skills and stories to join us and influence and develop our working practice. We are particularly keen to hear from people of colour and candidates who self-identify as disabled.