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This year is a time of major change for the Trust as we start a 2 year transformation project in June 2018 to deliver a £48.8m redevelopment programme. This will see a complete refurbishment of our 2 main Halls and the creation of a new Hall and music education centre in the cellars.The second aim is to drive forward music across Bristol; working in partnership with city wide organisations; leading on music education through Creative Learning & Engagement, commissioning new works, supporting local musicians, and promoting music across all communities to build on the vibrant talent already in the city. Much more, we want the Bristol music scene to stand out with its own unique culture and internationally renowned reputation.
Bristol Music Trust’s vision is to put music at the heart of Bristol life, and to lead a strategic, holistic, citywide approach to promoting music so that it flourishes through performance, composition, participation and education.
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Financial Controller, Full-time, Fixed-Term Contract 2.5 years
£42k per annum
We are recruiting for an experienced Financial Controller to join Bristol Music Trust. This is an opportunity to work for a vibrant and creative arts organisation, with responsibility for ensuring high standards of financial management and developing strong financial controls across the organisation.
This year is a time of major change for the Trust, we began a 2 year transformation project in June 2018 to deliver a £48.8m redevelopment programme. This will see a complete refurbishment of our 2 main Halls and the creation of a new Hall and music education centre in the cellars. The Financial Controller will support the ongoing financial management of the business during a challenging transformation. This is the largest arts infrastructure investment project undertaken in the South West for many years and will deliver state of the art cultural facilities of international standing.
The successful applicant must be fully qualified (ACA/ACCA/CIMA), they will be a creative thinker, with excellent communication skills, a positive approach, and the enthusiasm and resilience to meet the varied demands of our venue, with the ability to lead and inspire a team of finance professionals. You will have a proven track record in working with budget holders to support business effectiveness, and a confident and analytical approach to financial reporting,
Experience in the charity/arts sector is desirable, but not essential. This is an exciting time to join us as we work to redevelop both halls in our iconic building. The role is offered on a fixed-term contract, but the post may develop.
To apply for this role, please read the additional information for the role complete and return our application form and equal opportunities monitoring form by the closing date: 9am on Monday 3rd December 2018
We are looking for Archive Volunteers to join Bristol Music Trust as part of our Heritage Lottery Funded ‘Lantern Project’.
The Lantern Project is part of the redevelopment and transformation our second hall, the Lantern which is of significant historic interest and although in poor condition retains many Victorian features and details. The Lantern, built in the Victorian Byzantine style in 1873 is unique to Bristol. We have the opportunity of restoring this building, reinventing its use, celebrating its history and organising the archives.
Under the guidance of the Project Archivist, Archive Volunteers will carry out work on archival material connected with Colston Hall, to discover and record interesting stories hidden there. No specific prior experience is necessary as we will provide you with training and information for this role.
To apply for this role, please read the additional information for the role complete and return our volunteer application form and equal opportunities monitoring form by the closing date: 9am on Monday 3rd December 2018