We’re Hiring: Project Manager, Talent Accelerator

We are seeking a full time Project Manager to manage the 24-month Talent Accelerator programme. The Project Manager will review and rescope a programme of work originally written in 2020,  producing a revised delivery framework with the funders and stakeholders for delivery in line with the new academic year in September 2022. The Project Manager will then lead and deliver the programme, co-ordinating and joining up multiple workstreams to deliver a holistic approach, making sure all objectives and outcomes are met.

Talent Accelerator is a new programme which aims to get young people across East Sussex interested in and working within the Creative Industries. It seeks to create a joined-up infrastructure between industry and education and a unique framework to enable education settings and creative industry employers to co-design new learning and real-world skills programmes. It will offer particular support to those from areas of high deprivation, rurally-isolated locations and under-represented backgrounds to make sure everyone across the region is reaching their potential and has access to the same opportunities

The programme will help our young people:

  • understand the different types of companies and organisations in the creative, cultural and digital sectors and the range of roles and opportunities on offer.
  • increase their creativity, identify the skills needed for those roles and support them to develop and add to their own skillset.
  • give them valuable experience working alongside creative people in vibrant and exciting places and spaces
  • prepare them take advantage of the growing creative, cultural, and digital employment opportunities East Sussex has to offer – or even create their own.

Download full Job Description here.

Deadline for applications: Monday 4 April, 2022, 9am

Start from: May 2022

How to apply:  Please send a CV, Equal Opportunities form here and a covering letter to jobs@dlwp.com

DLWP becomes a Cornerstone Employer

The De La Warr Pavilion is delighted to announce that we have today agreed to a new partnership to support young people in Bexhill and the surrounding area by becoming one of The Careers & Enterprise Company’s Cornerstone Employers.

Regular, meaningful encounters with employers is an absolutely vital part of preparing and inspiring young people for the world of work. The Pavilion knows that this kind of support means young people are less likely to be not in education, employment or training (NEET) when they leave school.

Becoming a Cornerstone Employer means the DLWP is committing to working together with our networks, the wider business community and schools and colleges to make this happen in Bexhill.

What is a Cornerstone Employer?

A Cornerstone Employer is a business that is invested in the successful and sustainable delivery of careers education for young people and commits to join a leadership group of local businesses to support the schools, colleges and young people in their area.

The Cornerstone Employers work together with their networks and the wider business community to ensure all young people have the opportunities they need to be prepared and inspired for the world of work.

Cornerstone Employers may be large or small businesses, at local or national level, but it is important that they are:

  1. Experienced in engaging with education and so can lead by example and share their experiences with other businesses
  2. Dedicated to investing time and resource to benefit schools, colleges and young people
  3. Committed to working with other Cornerstone Employers in an Opportunity Are or Careers Hub
  4. Willing to galvanise their business networks in the are, to collaboratively meet the needs of schools, colleges and young people
  5. Focused on sustainability and act as an ambassador and champion for social mobility

If you would like to find out more about our new role as a Cornerstone Employer, you can visit our website here.

Recruiting – Frame and Reference : Editorial and Development


Editorial Content Manager and Project Developer : Frame and Reference


Launched in June 2012, Frame and Reference is a Contemporary Visual Arts Network South East  initiative.  www.frameandreference.com  is now established with a strong editorial voice  publishing criticism, interviews, news and reviews , highlighting the  quality and breadth of the  visual arts offer in the South East.

Job Description

– Manage, edit, update and maintain www.frameandreference.com

–  Source and commission news items, film and video and stories for www.frameandreference.com

–  Create a monthly newsletter for www.frameandreference.com subscribers

–   To ensure that all partner  information is correct and kept updated by sustaining a proactive relationship with those responsible for marketing at the partner organisations.

–   Attend  Frame and Reference Steering Group and CVAN South East meetings where appropriate.

–   To create  and deliver a PR marketing campaign for www.frameandreference.com, online and offline, to meet agreed targets in terms of visits and subscribers. This will include :  SEO,  Social Media, Selective print advertising, Media coverage

–   Assist the Steering Group in the development of a sustainable business model .

 Person Specification
 The selected candidate will have the following:

  • A good knowledge of visual arts within the south east
  • Experience in CMS  and data management
  • Journalist/writing/ editing skills, preferably in the visual arts
  • Experience in building networks online
  • Experience in  marketing and PR campaigns including using social media

Terms and conditions  :  This is a freelance contract initially for 6 months whilst a sustainable model for www.frameandrefernce.com is developed. The contract is managed by Sally Ann Lycett and Stewart Drew from the De La Warr Pavilion.  The successful candidate will work out of the De La Warr Pavilion in Bexhill .

The fee is £3600 for 30 days for a 6 month period between April –September 2013 at no less than one day per week.

Please send CV and covering letter to Sally Ann Lycett on sally.ann.lycett@dlwp.com by 20 March 2013

Additional information

Contemporary Visual Arts Network South East (formerly Turning Point South East) is a regional network of visual arts organisations initiated by the Arts Council of England, South East in collaboration with its national portfolio organisations for visual arts.

Frame and Reference explores common themes in the work  produced and exhibited by this network of organisations, strengthening the shared experience of their audience.