Birmingham City University is looking for a committed, highly-motivated and enthusiastic Coordinator to support the work of New Art West Midlands, the Contemporary Visual Arts Network for the region. This is an exciting opportunity for a highly-organised individual to contribute to a new ambitious sector support programme, working with Higher Education and Arts partners to build resilience for the visual arts in the West Midlands.

In this key role for New Art West Midlands, the Coordinator will assist the Chair and Executive Board in the management of the network, support project partners in the delivery of our programmes, and lead in the coordination of marketing and communications activity. The ideal candidate will have a demonstrable interest in the visual arts or cultural sector, professional contexts with artists, curators, galleries and museums. This post is a part time, freelance position and will contribute to the University’s vision to be recognised throughout the region as a collaborator supporting economic, social and cultural improvement.

Fee: £7500 at 50 Days @ £150.00 per day
Contract: Freelance, fixed term until 31 July 2022
Reporting to: Chair, New Art West Midlands – Birmingham City University
Working with: Network Consultant, New Art West Midlands – freelance
Primary work location: Birmingham School of Art, Margaret Street, Birmingham

Download the full job specification and information here.

Please submit your CV including references with a covering letter that addresses your interest and suitability for this role with reference to the personal specification.

Applications should be sent to: with the following subject header: Coordinator Application, New Art West Midlands.

The deadline for applications is 9am on Monday 7 February 2022, with interviews scheduled for Friday 18 February 2022 online via MS TEAMS.

For an informal conversation about the role, please contact Craig Ashley via email on with the following subject header: Coordinator Informal Conversation.

No late applications will be accepted. We regret we cannot give feedback on unsuccessful applications.

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