NIDN is a network of just over 170 individuals / organisations committed to effecting positive change for disabled dancers and artists in the UK dance sector.  It is driven by a ‘core action group’ of 12.

Following sign-off of a National Action Plan, the core action group is seeking a dynamic and highly strategic individual to develop this into a full 5-year strategic plan, and an astute researcher to assist in this process.

Development Director

Fee: £5,500 - £6,000 (subject to experience) for a minimum of 20 days’ work

The successful candidate will be influential and respected in the dance/arts sector, with proven experience of having developed and initiated high / national level strategic plans. 

Research & Development Associate

Fee: £4 - £4,800 (subject to experience) for a minimum of 32 days’ work

The successful candidate will have proven research experience, including gathering, analysing and presenting complex information.  He / she will be confident in partnership working and administratively strong.

Both post holders will be driven by a mission to make the arts more inclusive. 

Deadline for applications: 5pm on Wednesday 21 May

Interviews: Friday 30 May

Timeframe: June - November 2014

For more information and application packs:

Visit to download the packs, or e-mail Fiona Nevada ( 

NB. Applicants are advised to attend the next NIDN meeting at Pavilion Dance, Bournemouth, on 16 May 2014.  More information and a booking form are available through the above address, or by contacting Fiona Nevada.

Please contact Cath Wilkins, core action group member, on 01452-550 431 or queries, or if you need to submit your application in a different format.

The National Inclusive Dance Network is an equal opportunities employer.  In line with NIDN’s aims, applications from disabled individuals would be particularly welcome.

These posts are generously supported by Arts Council England.