Over the last decade, The Lowry has developed an ambitious and nationally visible artist development programme that sits at the heart of our creative and artistic ambition. You will be responsible for identifying, initiating and managing a wide range of relationships with local and national artists and independent companies whose work speaks to The Lowry’s artistic vision, and creating the best contexts for these artists to learn about navigating the industry successfully. You will also be passionate about contributing to wider sector development and lead projects and partnerships that support shared understanding around best practice in artist development.
The successful candidate will have excellent relationship management skills and the ability to plan strategically and deliver against agreed targets. You will have extensive knowledge of the performing arts sector, experience of commissioning and producing performing arts projects with a wide range of artists and a wide range of contacts and relationships with artists, companies and venues.