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Creative Engagement Manager


LOCATION: Taunton, Somerset  

CONTRACT: Full Time (35 hours per week)



We seek a Creative Engagement Manager to join our small, busy team and lead on development and delivery of programmes and activities for Schools, Young People, Families, and courses for Adults.

The programme aims to empower young people and enrich communities of Taunton with creative experiences and meaningful participation in arts and culture. It includes

  • Take Part programme, Youth Theatre and Young Company, Youth Board, and workshops for early years children, their parents and carers
  • Courses for Adults – community choir, dance, visual arts, and contemporary making – the latter could develop and grow substantially
  • Meaningful engagement with schools, impacting on lives of our young people in education settings.

With responsibility for devising the programme of activity, working with delivery artists, and in partnership with other organisations in Taunton and Somerset to increase our reach and engagement, you will also evaluate the experience of participants to measure impact and improve our offers.

We aim to create programmes that are artistically authentic, accessible, and inclusive of everyone. At this challenging, exciting time, we aim to recover, refocus and regenerate following the impact of the pandemic. With the arrival of Amy Bere as Chief Executive, we seek to position The Brewhouse as a hub of creativity and bold artistic vision in the heart of Somerset.

With a riverside location in the centre of Somerset’s County, newly designated, Garden Town, The Brewhouse dates from 1977 and includes 352-seat auditorium, studio, rehearsal, exhibition and meeting/workshop spaces. Taunton Theatre Association, a registered charity, has been Operator since 2014.

We want our staff to be representative of all sections of society and actively welcome candidates who meet the application criteria, and who are currently underrepresented in the arts. For full information, please download the Job Description (includes information about how to apply), Application Cover Sheet, Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form and Candidate Privacy Notice.

Applications must be received by 12.00 noon on 7 April 2021.
Please send by email to with ‘Creative Engagement Manager’ in the
subject line.

Please include the separate CV, Covering letter, Equality and Diversity Monitoring
Form and signed Candidate Privacy Notice.

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