Studio Manager – Maternity Cover

  • Full time
  • £27,315
  • Alloa
  • Closing 20th May 2022

  • Advertised from 29th April 2022
  • 37.5 hrs per week, minimum 12 months


We are currently looking to recruit an individual for the above post to cover a minimum of 12 months’ maternity cover.

The Studio Manager is a key senior role within the organisation and involves both strategic and operational duties. We would anticipate that the successful candidate spends a proportionate amount of time on both, as well as providing support to the Executive Artistic Director.

To apply for this role please complete the Reachout application form with a covering letter. We are expecting your personal statement on your suitability for the role to match against the essential and desirable skills detailed below, in addition to your specific experience and competence.

As a charity we are regulated by OSCR and ideally the successful candidate will have knowledge of, or, experience working for a third sector organisation.

Reachout with Arts in Mind provides services for members who are at various stages of managing their wellbeing. The position will involve interaction with members on a regular basis and as we are a small staff team, the list of duties is not exhaustive. A range of additional tasks may be undertaken from time to time, as and when appropriate, and as funding terms and conditions dictates and projects develop.

The role will also involve supporting the Executive Artistic Director in completing funding applications, writing reports, collating data and processing statistical information.

It will also involve preparing reports for Management and the Board of Directors such as the AGM annual report, project and status reports. The successful candidate will also manage and coordinate meetings inviting attendees, preparing agendas, presenting and chairing meetings with other staff. The post holder will be expected to attend the AGM and quarterly board meetings.

The successful candidate will demonstrate leadership, self-motivation, an ability to multi task and both written and verbal communication skills.

The post holder will report to the Executive Artistic Director and work closely with the Finance and Governance Manager.

As part of your application please provide 2 referees stipulating whether we can contact them prior to interview. One must be your current or most recent employer.

Essential Experience

• Marketing and communication

• Website maintenance and social media experience

• Knowledge of the arts and its use in wellbeing therapies

• Planning and project management using Outlook shared calendar

• Preparing reports and monthly activity leaflets

• Office administration and managing records – paper and electronic

• Monitoring and collating statistics, summarising and identifying areas for the Management team and Board

• Employee monitoring and attending supervision sessions

• Health and safety

• Microsoft Office Suite; Word, Excel, Canva and Powerpoint

Desirable Experience

• Mental Health and Wellbeing Training

Application notes

Closing date for applications 5pm Friday 20th May 2022.

Email applications to:

We will use a scoring-based system to shortlist and select for interview measured against the essential and desirable skills.

All candidates selected for interview will be asked to prepare a 15-minute presentation based on their experience and research on Reachout with Arts in Mind. The interview will then follow a series of questions asked by a panel and a discussion answering any questions you may have.