Span Arts, a community arts charity based in Narberth, Pembrokeshire is seeking to recruit a highly motivated and exceptional individual to become our Distance Arts Programmer to develop and deliver Art at a Distance; an online socially distanced artistic programme to reduce isolation and loneliness, alleviate fear, stress and boredom, build community networks and communications until 31st December 2020.

Art at a Distance will build the organisation’s resilience and capacity to weather this most difficult time and is in line with our vision to make Art as Social Change in Rural Wales and to capitalise on the power of the arts to make people feel better.

The post will work closely with the Span Arts Director to develop and deliver an inclusive and accessible online programme for the people of Pembrokeshire.  The Distance Arts Programmer will plan, prepare and develop projects and events in readiness for restarting normal operations whilst maintaining our public profile.

Responsible to: Span Arts Director 

Location: Home based until Covid 19 restrictions are lifted then office based in Narberth.

Salary:£6547 for 5 month contract, 25 hours per week

1st August – 31st Dec 2020

(FTE £22,000 p.a. based on a 35 hour week)

Working Hours: 25 hours per week – spread over 4 to 5 days by arrangement 

Some evening & weekend work will be required

Term: Temporary (Immediate start desirable)

Holiday entitlement:5.6 weeks (28 days) per annum pro rata including Bank Holidays 

Funded by:  The Arts Council of Wales

Span Arts is committed to achieving equality of opportunity in both services to the community and the employment of people and expects all employees to understand and promote its policies in their work.

For further details and to download an application pack visit or email

Closing date: 5pm on Wednesday 15th July 2020

Interviews: Monday 20th or Tuesday 21st July 2020

Closing date: 15/07/2020