JOB OPPORTUNITY: Director (Maternity Cover) *CLOSED*

Tue 02 Apr 2019

Role: Director [Maternity Cover]
Type: Fixed Term [9- 12 Months], Full Time
Salary: 35,000 pro rata

Deadline: By midday Thursday 25 April 2019

“Not only does AND champion a certain notion of experimental art, its very structure aims to upset received notions of what an arts organisation and festival should be.” – Sight and Sound

Abandon Normal Devices (AND) is a catalyst for new approaches to art making and digital invention. We commission groundbreaking projects that challenge the definitions of art and moving image.

We are currently seeking a Director (Maternity Cover) to embrace the exciting challenge of leading the organisation through the development and delivery of our biennial roaming festival, alongside overseeing our annual programme of commissions and touring projects. This is a unique opportunity for the right individual to take forward this award-winning digital culture agency.

This role will mostly be based in our central Manchester office with some national and international travel. Full details of the role can be found below.

How to Apply
Please submit a CV with a covering letter demonstrating your suitability for the role and how you meet the requirements of the Key Responsibilities and Person Specification in the application information pack. Send to by noon on Thursday 25 April 2019.

Candidates should also complete and submit an equal opportunities monitoring form which can be downloaded below. All information provided in the equal opportunity form will be treated in the strictest confidence and held separately for reporting purposes. This information does not form part of the selection process.

Key Dates
Deadline for applications is by midday Thursday 25 April 2019
Interviews will be held on Friday 7 May 2019 (previously 3 May 2019)

Key Documents
Application Information Pack
AND Equal Opportunities Form

There is potential within the role for alternative working arrangements, we may consider splitting this role into two positions or as a job share in order to ensure we have the right capacity and expertise to deliver our planned programme of work. Applicants are welcome to contact AND’s Director, Ruth McCullough at for an initial, informal and confidential conversation prior to applying.

If you have any questions about the application process please contact Cat Shaw at


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