MEMBERS OPPORTUNITIES

This is a place where members can share exciting opportunities with each other and the wider cultural sector. 

All Opportunities, Get Involved's, Jobs, Commissions, Funding, Training and Call Outs are submitted by CVF members.  If you have any questions/queries about the opportunities featured, please contact the organiser directly. 

If you have an opportunity to share please head to our submissions page linked below 

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SWHEA/SALTAIRE COLLECTION

Audience Research PROJECT CONSULTANT (P/T, flexible): Widening access to Saltaire’s heritage.

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PYRAMID

Why Don't We (inclusive arts group)

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BRADFORD PRODUCING HUB

LVL/UP Intensive: Online Training for Producers is a 9-part online training programme covering the important aspects of producing and project management in the arts. In taking part, you will develop the skills, strategies, and tools to become a brilliant producer. You will also make valuable connections with other producers from Bradford and across the UK. The training is led by Francesca Moody, producer of Fleabag and Aysha Powell, Chief Operating Officer at New Adventures, who between them have over two decades of experience creating amazing, award-winning work. Bradford Producing Hub wants to support more people to develop and sustain a career as a producer in our region. We are working with LVL/UP to bring you this bespoke programme and we’re offering this training to aspiring producers from Bradford and the wider region for free, through bursary places to complete the course in January and February 2023.

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NORTHERN FORTRESS FILMS

We're Rolling! Bradford Young Filmmaker's Challenge

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KALA SANGAM

Kala Sangam, Bradford’s Intercultural Arts Centre, is looking for an outstanding candidate to join its Senior Management Team. Heading up our small Education & Outreach department, you will have a strong track record for engagement with diverse communities and a passion for using creativity to make a difference to people’s lives. This exciting new role will play a central role in planning Kala Sangam’s delivery for UK City of Culture in 2025. You will be responsible for designing a programme of activity that will increase Kala Sangam’s engagement with its local communities, placing their personal and community heritages at the heart of our delivery. Experience working with communities is essential, ideally in Bradford or somewhere with similar demographics, but you don’t need to have worked for an arts organisation before. You will have a proven track record in project management, excellent organisation and communications skills, and be skilled at building relationships at all levels – with community organisations, volunteers, local authorities, project partners, senior stakeholders, collaborators and supporters. Kala Sangam is an equal opportunities employer. For this position, we would be particularly interested in receiving applications from people of South Asian heritage and/or women. This post will involve flexible working patterns and may include evenings and weekend working. The post may require local, regional, and occasional national travel. If you have any questions about this role please email Alex Croft: alex@kalasangam.org Deadline: 24 November https://www.kalasangam.org/work-with-us/

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BRADFORD PRODUCING HUB

Empowered: Black and Global Majority Artists Bradford Producing Hub are looking for 15 established or aspiring artists leaders to participate in 'Empowered: Black and Global Majority Artists', part of 'Empowered'; a brand new, wide-spanning programme of projects, workshops and events focusing on artist and ally empowerment, training and development. The Empowered: Black and Global Majority Artists programme will take place across 2 half-day, and 1 full-day sessions and aims to create a safe space to share experiences, hopes and wishes for the industry, while acknowledging specific challenges and opportunities for Black and Global Majority Artists.
We aim for these sessions to connect, spark creativity and inspiration, and collect insights that will inform our 'Make the Change' allyship conference next year. This event is part of our mission to develop and sustain a strong and inclusive live-arts sector in Bradford and beyond.
Participants will be:
- Black and Global Majority identifying artists and creatives
- From Bradford, Yorkshire or the North (Bradford applicants will be prioritised)
- Have some experience in the arts industry with an ambition to become a future creative leader
- Be engaged and interested in productive conversations about their identity, and receive training to support their future ambitions in creating a more inclusive industry
- Interested in collaboration, connecting with, and supporting other Black and Global Majority artists both locally and on a bigger scale.
These sessions will be facilitated by LGBT+ History Month Poet Laureate and award-winning writer, publisher and creative producer, Adam Lowe, who has a wealth of experience working with marginalised artists. Bursaries of up to £75 per day are available to support participation in the programme, plus funds to support travel and other access costs. For more information and to apply, head to our website https://bdproducinghub.co.uk/empowered-black-and-global-majority-artists/ Deadline for applications is Monday 7 November

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BRADFORD 2025

Join the team! Bradford has been named as UK City of Culture 2025. Our vision is to use arts and culture to fuel the social, economic and creative renaissance of our district; to make Bradford one of the most welcoming places in the UK where artists, producers, audiences and creative entrepreneurs can flourish. We have recruited the Executive Team and we welcome Dan Bates as Executive Director and Shanaz Gulzar as the Creative Director, both of whom take up their posts this Autumn. We are now looking to recruit to the wider team to help deliver Bradford UK City of Culture 2025.


We're looking for an Office Manager to join our team to make sure the Bradford 2025 year of culture runs efficiently and effectively. The successful candidate will have experience of working across sectors in an administrative role. They will be a strong, confident project manager with an evidenced ability to engage with a range of stakeholders at all scales as well as a meticulous administrator.


We're also looking for an Executive Assistant to provide a comprehensive, professional and confidential PA and secretarial support for our two Executive Directors. The successful candidate will have the ability to organise and prioritise, work well under pressure, with accuracy and a keen attention to detail.

Please visit the website for JDs and more information about how to apply: 

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YORKSHIRE PRODUCING COLLECTIVE

Yorkshire Producing Collective with support from Bradford Producing Hub, Absolutely Cultured and Arts Council England are seeking new and emerging producers from across Yorkshire and the Humber to come together for a series of free personal development sessions. This is a fantastic opportunity for new producers to develop their skills and expand their creative network across the region.

How To Apply
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BRADFORD PRODUCING HUB

Bradford Producing Hub's Spare Bob grant is back for another year! Spare Bob is a £500 micro-grant created for artists working in live arts or performance to access training or support to help develop or progress their creative ambitions.

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BRADFORD PRODUCING HUB

Applications to Bradford Producing Hub's mentoring scheme are open! This is a great opportunity for artists and producers working in live arts and performance to receive support and encouragement to manage their own development, maximise their potential, develop their skills, and/ or improve their performance.

College Students

BRADFORD SCHOOL OF ART

Our 2nd year FdA Film and Media Production students are looking for work experience opportunities. They need to complete 40 hours in total but it isn't expected that this would be with one organisation necessarily. They are a hard working and dedicated bunch. If any one has any time they can offer or has any contacts that they could send over this would be greatly appreciated.

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MIND THE GAP
MANNINGHAM STORIES

Mind the Gap is on the lookout for young people, aged 18-25, who live in or are connected to the Manningham area for a new project called Manningham Stories. Funded by Historic England Place Marker Pilot, and in partnership with People Powered Press, the project aims to recognise a significant place or space in Manningham with a piece of public artwork.

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LEEDS2023 RECRUITMENT

We are looking for Freelance Facilitators and other Freelancers to make LEEDS2023 happen.

Are you a freelancer who fancies getting involved in something amazing? Then if  you’ve got the skills, we’ve got the projects. And, just like our events, the skills we’re looking for are many and varied, from stage managers to British sign language interpreters, photographers to videographers and much more.


Supporting LEEDS 2023 with your freelance talents is as easy as registering your details on the form below. You’ll then join the LEEDS 2023 freelance database. The team can then see who might be available for which project and if it’s you, we’ll be in touch.