Programme Manager - ArtsTrain

Would you like to join an award-winning, pioneering creative music programme aimed at children and young people with challenging backgrounds? Then we have the job for you

Programme Manager & Producer - ArtsTrain


Position:  Programme Manager & Producer

Location: Bromley Region

Salary:  £32,000 (Pro Rata) 

Hours: 32 hours per week (Evenings and weekends will be required)

The role:

  1. To manage and monitor the delivery of a coherent and exciting creative music programme for 11-25s
  2. To work with artists, education, community and creative industry partners to maximise the opportunities for young people
  3. To recruit and manage a team of artists and consultants to the programme
  4. To build new and maintain existing relationships with ArtsTrain project partners, leading on communication, project and event planning
  5. To monitor, review and evaluate the programme, coordinating the collection of both qualitative and quantitative programme data and recruiting an evaluation partner for more in-depth evaluation. 
  6. To attend project sessions to observe and monitor lead artist/ facilitators, report back on progress and feed back to artists.
  7. To represent and act as ambassador for the ArtsTrain programme at external events.

To ensure that a commitment to equal opportunities is reflected at all stages of project planning, delivery and evaluation

Skills and abilities

  • Very strong communication skills with a wide range of individuals/organisations#
  • Exceptional writing skills, particularly fundraising applications and copy/report writing
  • Proven project planning management skills
  • Proven ability to pro actively organise with an attention to detail
  • Able to build relationships and influence others to facilitate team and partnership working.
  • Proven ability to establish priorities and work to competing deadlines.
  • Strong digital literacy with proven ability to embrace digital platforms

Experience & Knowledge

  • Experience of working with artists and creating participatory music projects
  • Experience of working with a range of education/ third sector/ arts organisation partners
  • Demonstrable experience of evaluation processes and report writing
  • Experience of working with artists and creating participatory music projects
  • Experience of working with a range of education/ third sector/ arts organisation partners
  • Demonstrable experience of evaluation processes and report writing
  • Knowledge of the music sector, particularly producers/composers/facilitators  
  • Knowledge and understanding of the issues facing young people and developing artists
  • Knowledge and understanding of mental health/wellbeing


In return, you get to work for a great company with like-minded people with a competitive salary and benefits package including:

  • Free access to Mytime Active Leisure and Golf for you and one other;
  • Competitive annual leave package;
  • Holiday purchase scheme;
  • 20% off food and beverage at Mytime Active sites and free hot drinks (whilst on duty);
  • Stakeholder pension;
  • Exceptional achievement award scheme;
  • Employee discount and salary sacrifice scheme

About us

We are a social enterprise on a mission to improve wellbeing. We make it simple for people to get more out of life by moving more, eating better, feeling positive and making new friends. We understand what it takes to make a positive impact on everyday wellbeing and we are here to make it simple, easy and more fun for everyone in our neighbourhoods to live longer, healthier and happier lives.

Across the generations, from children to grandparents and everyone in between, we help people get to where they want to be, whatever their starting point. With swimming, gyms, golf, bowling, social and health programmes, our range of wellbeing services ensures we have something for everyone.

How to apply

Please apply with a CV and covering letter, stating why your skills and experience make you ideal for this position to

*All offers of employment are conditional upon you signing the contract of employment and the following being secured:

  • Satisfactory health clearance;
  • Two satisfactory references;
  • Proof of attainment of qualifications;
  • Evidence of your right to work in the United Kingdom; and
  • If applicable, satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Mytime Active reserve the right to remove the advert for this role as required.

*Please note we will give preferential consideration to internal employees that are to be re-deployed providing they meet the criteria.

Diversity at Mytime Active

*Mytime Active applies its Equal Opportunities Policy at all stages of recruitment and selection.  Shortlisting, interviewing and selection is carried out without regard to gender, sexual orientation, marital status, colour, race, nationality, ethnic or national origins, religion or belief, age or trade union membership.  Those with disabilities meeting the minimum requirements for the post will be shortlisted and reasonable adjustments will be made to ensure they are not disadvantaged during the interview process.