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Swindon Dance is committed to the application of equal opportunities principles in all its practices regarding the recruitment of staff.
Swindon Dance is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.


Finance Officer

Swindon Dance is looking for an experienced Financial Officer to join their small but dedicated team. This successful applicant will be AAT qualified with a minimum of three-year experience along with a full working knowledge of appropriate policies/code of practice and awareness of relevant legislation. They will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills both verbal and written and an interest in working in a creative environment.

Swindon Dance is a registered charity and Arts Council England Portfolio Organisation and since 1979, has developed a national reputation as an organisation that specialises in talent development, artists support, show-casing and personal enrichment locally, nationally and internationally.

Swindon Dance provides opportunities to learn how to create and perform dance. It takes dance out into schools and into the community, works in areas of high disadvantage and low engagement. Swindon Dance gives guidance and support to young talented dancers and professional artists, show-cases professional works and non-professional dance performances. It is a centre of excellence in talent development and urban training. For many it is a social and fun way to improve their health and well-being whilst for others, Swindon Dance is the first stage into a career in dance and to being part of the changing face of the UKs evolving arts industry.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the financial management of Swindon Dance’s financial accounts and systems. They will support the Artistic and Executive Directors on all financial matters and produce the organisations financial reports including quarterly management accounts and yearly financial reports.

This position is part-time three-days (22.5 hours) per week starting autumn 2019 with a salary between £21,000-£26,000 pa depending on experience.

CLOSING DATE: Monday 23rd September 2019 (5:00 p.m.)

START DATE: Autumn 2019 

For further information contact:

Viv Slayford Artistic Director on 01793601701 / to email – click here


Personal specification – Click here

Job Description – Click here

Application form –  Download here



Part-time Customer Service Assistant

Swindon Dance offers a busy programme of dance performances, classes and events inour venue in Swindon town centre. We are looking for a Customer Service Assistant to join our team to ensure the venue is a welcoming and safe place for our customers.

You will be the first point of contact for all customers and visitors, in person, over the phone and online. You will be dealing with enquiries and taking booking for classes, performances and events. You will also assist the Reception Manager with day to day venue management.

We are looking for someone with experience of working in a customer service role who has a commitment to providing high standards of customer care. You should be confident and outgoing and able to work with a wide range of people. Marketing/sales experience would be an advantage.

The role is for 20 hours per week – mainly afternoon and evening shifts. Rate of pay is £8.21 per hour (£8, 538 pa)

CLOSING DATE: Monday 23rd September 2019 (5:00 p.m.)

START DATE: Autumn 2019 

For further information contact: Lynn Caney, Reception Manager on 01793 601700 / to email click here


JD and personal specification – Click here

Download application form – click here



Swindon Dance runs performances, classes, special events, workshops, sharings and more! We need YOUR HELP to make these activities happen.

Roles range from stewarding, serving behind the bar and helping out with events. In return we can offer free tickets for performances, discounted classes and our gratitude.

If you are interested in helping us contact Cathy Downes OR Swindon Dance Reception on 01793 601700

Thank you



Swindon Dance is committed to equal opportunities and diversity and to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.