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MNE needs you….!

Magnetic North East CIC (MNE) is looking for a self-employed part time administrator to help implement the strategic objectives of the organisation. This is an exciting opportunity to join Magnetic North East (MNE) at a crucial point in its development.

MNE (see is an ambitious new Community Interest Company, established by Kathryn Tickell and Andrew Davison. Its purpose is to celebrate and promote the North East of England through its music, song, dance, heritage and culture. Initially it will do this through its online agency (where clients can hire a traditional musician, ceilidh band etc. or commission a new work); through Superfolkus, our youth folk ensemble; by organizing workshops, classes, concerts and ceilidhs; and by engaging with schools and community groups.

As our main administrator, you will implement and maintain administrative and financial procedures to ensure effective day to day running of the organisation as well as playing a crucial role in the delivery and development of our yearly programme.

Our ideal candidate has arts administration experience, is highly organised and unflappable, self-motivating, and has experience of managing and producing projects and events. You will be passionate about the North East and its traditions/heritage and will be excited by the prospect of working for an organisation which is developing new and innovative projects that you will help to make a reality.

You will need your own computer, internet access, driving licence and access to a vehicle and your own office/workspace.

Job title: Self Employed Part Time Administrator

Hours of work:  Initially 20 hours per week, as required but with the potential to increase.

Location: North East England

Hourly rate: negotiable

Commencement: As soon as possible after interviews.

Closing date: 5:00pm, Monday 16 January 2017

For further details please email

Please email written applications, with c.v. and contact details of two referees (who will only be contacted with your prior agreement), to by Monday 16th January 2017.

Interviews will take place in Newcastle upon Tyne week commencing 23 January 2017

The successful applicant will be required to undergo a DBS Check.

Magnetic North East is committed to equal opportunities and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

Earlier Event: 10 November
MNE Grand Launch concert…
Later Event: 28 February
International Bagpiping Day