ID is currently recruiting for an administrator and two board members:

Board members

Independent Dance (ID) is seeking two board members to join its governing body.
In particular, we are hoping to add another artist to the board, and someone with strong organisational experience.

Independent Dance is one of the UK’s foremost professional development organisations for dance, leading artform and artist development through its programme of rigorous enquiry. Beyond providing professional development, ID questions the how and why of artist development, in constant dialogue with current practice.
Its objects are to advance the arts, and to advance education, for the public benefit by the promotion of the arts, in particular, but not exclusively, of the art of dance.

In the past year, ID has secured continued ACE National Portfolio funding for 2018-22 with its partner organisation Siobhan Davies Dance, is in the process of obtaining charity status and successfully appointed a new co-director.

To build on these achievements, ID is looking for individuals with significant experience in one (or more) of the following fields:
⇒ Professional experience as an independent artist / practitioner
⇒ Professional fundraising and income generation experience
⇒ Governance and management
⇒ Financial management


Download the full ID board recruitment briefing pack 2018 about the role, the board and the organisation.
The deadline for applications is Friday 9 February 2018, 5pm
Please submit an equal opportunities monitoring form with your application.
Candidates 1-1 conversations with ID chair will take place w/c 12 or 19 February 2018
Successful candidate(s) will be invited to the next board meeting on 2 May 2018


The administrator plays an important role for this small and busy NPO, ensuring the smooth running of the day to day programme. The post holder works on the entire portfolio of ID’s activities, across areas of administration, finance, marketing and event management.

We are inviting applications from efficient individuals who have excellent administrative and organisational skills. Good written and verbal communication skills are essential, as is experience and confidence in using office software.

The role offers an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to develop their skills in an exciting, creative and lively atmosphere.


Download the ID Administrator application pack 2018 and remember to submit an equal opportunities and monitoring form with your application.
Salary range: £17,745 – £21,000, 4 days a week pro rata
Term of appointment: Permanent
Based at: Siobhan Davies Studios, Elephant & Castle, London
Working hours: Flexible; generally 10-6pm with 1h lunch break, with some evening / weekend hours
Works to: Independent Dance co-director

The deadline for applications is Friday 9 February 2018, 12noon
Interviews will take place on Thursday 22 February 2018
Proposed starting date is 19 March 2018

For enquiries please contact Ella Tighe at or +44 (0)20 7091 9650.