Jukebox Collective

Business Development Manager

Hours: Full time (38 hours, with flexibility to work evenings and weekends as required)

Salary: £25,000

Location: Cardiff


About Us.

Jukebox Collective is a creative company focused on the delivery of the highest quality

street dance education, performance and consultancy. Founded by Liara Barussi, Jukebox is recognised as a leading company for street dance in the UK, through the following three strands, Theatre, Creative services and Participation.  Jukebox has a particular emphasis on the training and professional development of young people. It is entrepreneurial in its approach to working in the creative, community and commercial sectors. Founded on the principle of excellence in street dance being a right for all, our mission is to inspire, create and educate through street dance and hip hop culture.


Working for Jukebox Collective

Every member of staff at Jukebox Collective has a significant role to play in achieving the company’s goals. All are expected to be advocates for the company’s work and ethos and actively take part in company meetings and making contributions.

It’s important as a company that we maintain a creative edge. The business development manager should be able to report back on trends and will be expected to go see a broad range of creative work, develop networks and connections, introduce new artists and community members to help develop ideas for the future.


Purpose of the role

The Company Business development manager reports directly to the Artistic Director and will contribute to the overall strategy and vision of the company, taking particular responsibility for the financial stability and commercial performance.

Jukebox Collective is a rapidly developing organisation and therefore the successful applicant will be required to develop new skills as the role progresses. In addition to the responsibilities listed below, the post holder will be expected to contribute to any or all aspects of the organisation’s future activities.

As a determined, ambitious and dynamic company we work through barriers and limitations and it’s important that the candidate has the ability to problem solve with flexibility, creativity and imagination.




Key Duties/Responsibilities


  • Developing the overall financial strategy of the Company: identifying and exploiting additional revenue streams and exploiting the commercial prospects of the Company’s activities


  • Financial Management: bookkeeping/finance


  • Fundraising and sponsorship: preparing funding submissions and pitches, manage funded activities including monitoring and evaluation, seek and develop good relations with potential sponsors, build effective relations and maintain regular dialogue with the funding partners, including The Arts Council of Wales, the Welsh Assembly and Local Authorities


  • Oversee the day to day running of Jukebox Studio: line manage the contractors, freelance and short term staff (including inductions, appraisals, identifying training needs, CRB checks), act as a first point of contact for general enquiries and visitors, manage facilities and supplies, monitor class registers, scheduling and diary management


  • Project management: create production budgets in consultation with the Artistic

    Director, negotiate the terms of co-productions, collaborative projects and of creative services, work in conjunction with the Artistic Director to develop and monitor the develop relationships with co-producing partners, venues and industry bodies


  • Contribute to the communication and audience development strategies


  • Contribute to the artistic planning of the company- creative ideas that take the business side of things forward






in financial management & budgetary control


in arts funding applications


in highly developed IT skills


in database and booking systems


in staff management


in producing theatre





Highly effective people management and communication


Self motivated with the ability to work independently with little or no supervision


Excellent time management and organisational skills


A commitment to equal opportunities


A willingness to travel and work unsocial hours, as the need arises


Excellent written and oral English


The ability to converse and write in Welsh


Full UK driving licence





of the theatrical landscape across the UK


of dance platforms, events and the underground dance scene


of commercial awareness




Application closing date - 07th April 2014 (noon)

To apply for this position please email your CV to jobs@jukeboxcollective.com

Interviews will take place between the 22nd-25th April 2014

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