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MAIA Group, Closing date: 2 October

MAIA is expanding! We’re reshaping and growing our team to deepen into our mission strands and to bring in expertise in narrative and communications. This is one of four new opportunities within our team. We are looking for an experienced cultural organiser and leader, committed to liberation, who can curate and steward work that engages culture as strategy to support the capacities needed for organising together: Culture x Liberation Lead (2.5 days a week, £30k pro rata, Birmingham).

💫 PURPOSE: To lead and develop MAIA’s Culture x Liberation mission strand, curating and co-ordinating opportunities that support personal, structural and sustained capacities for dreaming and rehearsing liberation

TIME: 2.5 days per week

TERMS: Permanent contract (with 6 month probationary period)

SALARY: £30k pro rata (£1250 per month before tax)

BENEFITS: 3 wellbeing days + 3 CPD days per year, 28 days holiday + bank holidays, birthdays off, £300 annual wellness budget, additional access budget available

LOCATION: West Midlands


- Curating, co-ordinating, promoting and evaluating public programmes (including, but not limited to residencies, artistic commissions, cultural interventions and Fellowships)
- Leading and supporting programme teams, including freelance event staff and commissioned artists or practitioners
- Liaising with and reporting to funding partners who support our artistic work (Arts Council England, Paul Hamlyn Foundation); contributing to reports in which culture plays a role in wider transformation (Esmée Fairbairn Foundation, Joseph Rowntree Foundation)
- Acting as part of MAIA’s Co-ordination cluster, collaborating with other Lead roles and the CEO to steward the overall work of the organisation, holding our vision and mission at the centre of everything that we do.


- has a good understanding of MAIA’s work and our wider ecosystem;
- has a commitment to exploring liberation in practice, and engaging culture as a strategy;
- holds a structural analysis of power and oppression and wants to invest in transformation;
- is a natural researcher, reading and listening widely around system change and social justice;
- is articulate and able to talk and write about this work with confidence;
- is rigorous through the life of a project, from strong concepts into effective delivery and critical evaluation
- has excellent artistic connections and networks;
- is excited by the challenge of curating programmes to meet wider organisational aims;
- has experience of managing or leading others;
- enjoys facilitation and holding space;
- can navigate complexity and difficult conversations with confidence;
- is comfortable working in unclear, uncertain or emergent contexts, within a team where rehearsal and experimentation are core practices;
- is based in Birmingham or within reasonable commuting distance.

DEADLINE: 9am Monday 2nd October 2023
INTERVIEW DATES: Thurs 19 Oct & Fri 20 Oct 2023
Please contact [email protected] if the application form is not accessible for you to discuss other ways to apply.