At a-n, we’re outspoken champions of the value of artists to society. Our inclusive, open-minded community connects members to the services and opportunities they need to thrive. With a strong team of eleven staff members, a dedicated Board and advisory council, we believe artists create wonder for the world.

Why join us

  • Be part of an organisation dedicated to empowering artists.
  • Join a team that values inclusivity, works with respect and generosity and inspires creativity.
  • Contribute to exciting initiatives, such as developing our new website and bringing our new brand strategy to life.

Position – Executive Assistant

  • Work closely with our CEO and Deputy Director to support administration, finance, HR, development and executive functions.
  • Contribute to the efficient operation of the organisation during a pivotal time of growth and transformation.

About you

  • Have you got experience in office administration and PA work, including diary management?
  • Are you someone who thrives on being organised, pays close attention to detail and can manage multiple projects?
  • Would you describe yourself as a team player, willing to support a wide range of activities?
  • Do you have experience in business operations, dealing with Health and Safety, information management, and facilities?
  • Can you work with accuracy and in an environment that demands high levels of confidentiality?

If this sounds like you and you’re ready to make a difference and thrive in a collaborative environment, we want to hear from you.

We particularly encourage applications from Disabled, D/deaf and/or neurodivergent people and those from Black, Asian and Ethnically Diverse backgrounds, as these groups are currently underrepresented in the cultural sector.

Join us in championing artists and shaping the future of a-n.

Summary of terms

Job title: Executive Assistant
Reporting to: Deputy Director
Contract: Full time, permanent
Hours: 35 hours per week
Salary:  £21,742 – £29,742
Pension: Access to workplace pension scheme
Annual Leave: 34 days p.a. (including statutory public and bank holidays) rising to maximum of 37 days relative to length of service.
Location: Based in the Newcastle office. We operate a flexible hybrid/homeworking system. Travel between Newcastle and London offices will be required. 

To find out more about the job and how to apply, please read the Job Description, Person Specification and Guidance notes for applicants.

The closing date for applications is 12 noon on Wednesday 29 May 2024.