General and People Manager
Award winning creative arts company Heart n Soul is looking for a flexible and people-oriented manager with strong organisational skills.
Heart n Soul delivers outstanding and innovative programming and training in the arts with, by and for people with learning disabilities, who go on to develop and lead as artists, producers and volunteers. In 2016/17 our artists performed in over 40 venues delivering a range of creative and digital activities. 80,000 people took part in various events we ran. We work with a range of partners, associates and volunteers. It is a busy and exciting place to be.
Heart n Soul is based at The Albany in Deptford, London and works locally, regionally, nationally and internationally. We are funded by Arts Council England as part of its National Portfolio and a wide range of other partners.
The General and People Manager underpins the people at Heart n Soul, helping them to create a kind, inclusive and flexible culture, and to be their best. The wellbeing of 'the whole person' is very important to us, and this role focuses on that.
They gain satisfaction in enabling others to do well. They are accessible and a great listener. They have the skills and experience to relate to and support a wide range of people including staff, volunteers, participants, family members, carers and freelance professionals.
They are responsible for making sure that all our basic systems and processes operate smoothly. Quality and accessibility are important to us, and this means being open and able to do things in different ways.
If you have proven ability in supporting and managing diverse people, combined with good all-round organization skills, then you are right for this role.
Closing date for applications - 1700hrs on 22nd October
Interviews - week of 29 th October
We recommend that candidates visit a Heart n Soul activity to learn more about us before applying. If you wish to do this, please contact Cynthia on tel: or email:
To apply please complete our application pack, which is also available via 'Jobs' in the 'About Us' section on our website: or email or call for a copy of the pack