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Freelance Project Manager (Imaging Futures)

Application closing date:

Interviews commencing:

The Ask 
You will manage all of the project co-ordination of Imagining Futures, oversee the artists, freelances and related team on the programme, including the recruitment/ referrals of young women participants. The Project Manager is responsible for the full financial monitoring of project and people. 

Ovalhouse is looking for a listener, a doer, a planner and team player rolled into one. You will be familiar with contributing to partnership agenda but you still want to be hands-on in a role that fits your skill set in mixing mental health and arts. 

This is the ideal position for a hardworking, focused, arts and health professional looking to work in a collaborative workplace learning from, with, and among smart, interesting and knowledgeable professionals. Someone with a genuine passion for wellbeing in young people. 

How to Apply 

Closing date: Sun 11th November 2018, midnight; interviews 15th / 16th November 
Expected start: Late November 2018 
Please note that applications can only be considered if they are submitted through the Ovalhouse Online Recruitment System, and returned by the closing date. Apply at  

  1. Upload a current CV (no more than 3 pages)
  2. Upload a covering letter, we would like you to refer to all points in the essential and desirable person specification list and write a personal statement detailing your suitability to the role (1000 words max). 
  3. Write and upload a brief response to this question: Ovalhouse has a long tradition of working with young people in challenging circumstances and often this goes hand in hand with mental health inequalities presenting. How will your approach to arts in health projects support the young women on this project, the lead artists and a clinical team who are enthusiastic but inexperienced delivering workshops within an arts/ theatre setting (500 words maximum)