“I remember when I first got the job, it felt like I could actually call myself an artist – whereas before I was unsure. Six years down the line I feel established as an artist, and it is largely due to the fact that Ignite gave me an opportunity...”
                                         Current freelance artist

We are recruiting an

Age Better in Sheffield Freelance Project Coordinator

(Christmas Day Meal Experience)


Hours of work:

An average of 2 days a week over a 5-month period.  

Fee: £4,200

Freelance Contract:

Ideally starting 29th Sept 2020 – 28th February 2021
(This role is required to work on Christmas Day)

Do you want to enable communities in Sheffield to feel connected?  Could you work with people over 50 to co-ordinate a successful Christmas Meal Experience on Christmas Day 2020?


This role will involve working alongside over 50’s across the city to co-design, co-produce and co-deliver a relevant and meaningful Christmas Meal experience event that connects people over 50 to their community and the city. This will be supported by partnerships developed with the Age Better in Sheffield core team, other ABiS Delivery Partners and community partners and venues.


We are looking for someone with:

  • Experience of project management in the community, including working with volunteers.

  • Experience of working with people over 50.

  • Experience of partnership working and evaluating projects.

  • Good administration skills and experience in the arts or events sector.


Ignite Imaginations is a community arts charity based in Sheffield. We work with professional artists to deliver a wide range of high quality, creative activities across the city and surrounding areas. We create opportunities for people of all ages to participate in creative arts projects in the community. Our activities inspire individuals and strengthen communities.


To apply:


If you are interested in this opportunity, please send us:

  • A letter of application no more than 2 sides of A4 (covering each point on the person specification please)

  • An up to date CV (no more than 2 sides)


Send your application to

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Wednesday 16th September 2020.


Interviews will be held on Tuesday 22nd September via Zoom.

For the full job description and the person specification please see

Ignite Imaginations is committed to the safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults and this post is offered subject to satisfactory DBS check.

Ignite Imaginations strives to be an equal opportunities organisation and actively welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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Charity no. 1116631


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