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Monday, November 13, 2017

The Met is seeking new trustees to join its board of directors

We are passionate about the power of art to transform communities and society and our focus is to develop artists to ensure their success.

We are seeking trustees who share our passion and commitment and have the knowledge and experience to support the organisation and its executive.

We are looking to appoint two new directors who have one or more of the following skills or experience:

• Experience in managing and developing an arts centre or music venue
• Experience in managing and developing organisations (consultancy)
• Experience in planning, managing and developing a festival
• Experience in the wider music industry
• Experience in outreach and community development
• Fundraising
• HR

We value diversity of perspective and lived experience and particularly welcome disabled candidates, people of colour, from all regions.

The learn more about the roles, and how to express your interest, please download our Recruitment Pack and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form.

Deadline for expressions of interest: 22 December 2017.

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Arts Council England invest £3M to support development of The Met

Arts Council England (ACE) have awarded The Met in Bury capital funding to go towards comprehensive developments to the impressive Victorian building on Market Street in the centre of the town.

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Monday, June 16, 2014

Met and Ramsbottom Festival Director David Agnew awarded one of seven grants for visionary cultural entrepreneurs

The Met’s Director David Agnew has been awarded one of seven new Breakthrough Funding Grants from the Paul Hamlyn Foundation for visionary cultural entrepreneurs.

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Friday, March 28, 2014

The Met is looking to appoint a new Assistant Event Manager

£4411 per annum, 12 hours per week (evenings)

Deadline for applications: 5pm Wednesday 16 April

 

We are looking for a bright and confident individual to join our Events team, ensuring a high level of customer service at all times and managing our team of volunteers.

For the full job description and to find out how to apply please download the Assistant Event Manager Job Description (pdf file)

BMAA is an equal opportunities employer.

Monday, March 10, 2014

The Met is looking to appoint a new Venue Administrator

£18-20k pro rata, 5 days per week

Deadline for applications: 5pm Monday 24 March

 

The postholder will play a key central role in the running of this busy arts organisation based in Bury.

We seek someone who will fit in well to our small team, who will have initiative, flair and sensitivity in dealing with a very wide range of contacts and who will be able to rise to the challenge of working in a creative environment alongside the more usual demands of a office management role.

For full job description click here (pdf file)

BMAA is an equal opportunities employer.

Thursday, August 15, 2013

Stars of tomorrow needed for The Secret Garden at The Met this Christmas

The Met and Proper Job Theatre Company are holding auditions on Saturday 14 September for young actors to take part in this year’s Christmas show, The Secret Garden.

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Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Young Actors needed for The Secret Garden

The Met and Proper Job Theatre Company are looking for three talented individuals join our professional production of The Secret Garden this Christmas..

Principle roles of Dickon, Mary and Colin are available for young actors looking for experience with a professional theatre company. For full details please download The Secret Garden : Call out for Principal Characters.

Auditions for these roles will take place on Saturday 13 July at The Met between 11am and 4.30pm. To register for an audition or for more information please contact Linda Horsburgh at mail@properjob.org.uk or phone 01484 514 687.

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NOTE: Further auditions for Chorus and Puppeteer roles will take place on 14 September.

 

Friday, January 25, 2013

The Met is looking to appoint a Finance Manager

£25k pro rata, 4 days per week

Deadline for applications 18 February

The postholder will play a key senior management role in the running of this complex multi-stranded organisation which is constantly developing in response to opportunities offered.

We seek someone who will fit in well to our small core team, who will have initiative, flair and sensitivity in dealing with a very wide range of contacts and who will be able to rise to the challenge of working in a creative environment alongside the more usual demands of a financial management role.

For full job description click here (pdf file).

BMAA is an equal opportunities employer.

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Phil Bulleyment appointed Studio Manager of Edwin Street Recording Studio

Bury Metropolitan Arts Association have appointed the first Studio Manager of Edwin Street Recording Studios, a new project in partnership with Bury Council. Phil Bulleyment will take up the position immediately, following an intensive recruitment campaign.
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