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21 June 2024

Recruiting for Projects and Events Assistant

We are looking to appoint a new Projects and Events Assistant to join our team.

Join our team in this new role – Projects and Events Assistant – and support our arts charity to deliver an exciting festivals programme and a range of other artistic and consultancy projects throughout the year.

As an inclusive arts and cultural charity located in Leicester, we are dedicated to connecting cultures through extraordinary art. We do this by commissioning bold, ambitious art and festivals that bring people together. Now is an exciting time to join the team with our next festival set to be delivered in October and a range of strategic projects led by our consultancy team ready to launch.

The Projects and Events Assistant will be a crucial role in the organisation, and enjoy a varied work programme that spans all of our workstreams, from getting stuck into festival delivery and working with artists, developing our creative engagement programme in schools or community centres, delivering high profile consultancy projects and supporting our wide-ranging promotional activities to highlight how people can get involved with our work.

Salary: £24,000 per annum

Working hours: 37.5 hours a week

For more information download the Full Application Pack here.

To apply, please submit your application form, CV, a maximum two-page letter outlining your interest in the job and how you meet the person specification, and the online Equal Opportunities monitoring form by 11.59pm Sunday 14 July 2024. Please download the full job application pack from our website with details of alternative application formats if required.

Should you require any further information, or to have an informal discussion about the post, please contact or telephone 0116 261 6882.

The closing date for receipt of this application is Sunday 14 July 2024. Interviews are planned to be in person at LCB Depot on Friday 19 July 2024.


How to apply:

Before applying, please ensure you have read the Background Information, Job Description and Person Specification provided in the Full Application Pack here.

To apply, please send the following documents to Lynn Simmonds, Executive Director, on

  1. A Cover Application Form >> Download here
  2. Maximum two page letter outlining your interest in applying for the job, and how you meet the person specification
  3. Your CV
  4. Online Equal Opportunities monitoring form >> Access form here. This is submitted separately to your application and will be used for statistical monitoring purposes only.

Art Reach is an inclusive organisation, from our trustees and team members to our audience and participants. We treat all job applicants equally, regardless of class, age, disability, gender identity or gender expression, race, ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation or any other equality characteristic. We particularly encourage applications from individuals who are underrepresented in the cultural sector.

We are happy to accept applications in alternative formats from applicants who, for reasons of disability, may find it difficult to fill in our standard form.


Artist Davina and three Changemakers stand at a crossroads, wearing yellow high-vis and lollipop signs

Slow Down by Yara +Davina. Image by Summer Dean.

A young woman person is dancing at an outdoor arts festival with a giant puppet behind her and members of the public in the background at Leicester's Clock Tower.

Out of the Deep Blue by Autin Dance Theatre. Image by Pete Martin Photography.

A pram with vegetables and fruits, dressed as babies.

Vegetable Nannies by Plunge Boom. Image by Art Reach.