Arts, Crafts and design
Average annual salary
£16,000 to £28,000
You'll usually need qualifications and experience in a specialist area of the arts like music, visual arts, dance, drama, music or creative writing.
Paid or unpaid work experience in education, or event or project management would be helpful.
A college or university qualification in community arts might also be useful, but isn't essential.
You'll need clearance from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
You'll work to improve the quality of life in communities where there may be social or cultural issues.
You'll be involved in practical creative work, or be responsible for recruiting and managing others.
Your day-to-day duties may include:
You'll often work with organisations like health, housing, youth and education services.
Variable hours per week
Your working hours will depend on the needs of the community and the projects you're involved in.
Weekend and evening work is common, and longer hours are often needed as you get close to a deadline or a performance.
You'll be based in places like community centres, libraries, youth centres, schools, prisons and care homes.
You may be involved in outside events like festivals, carnivals and street theatre.
Travel between sites may be required.
Don't show me this again