TVA seeks a part-time Office Co-ordinator

TVA is seeking an individual who can provide short term Office Co-ordinator services to support the small core team of staff, for a contracted term of 5 months.

Fee: £4000.00 in total, based on 18 weeks x 20 hours per week

Duration: 03.12.13 – 02.05.14

(Subject to negotiation) the contract for this service will begin 03.12.13 working approximately 20 hours per week or such hours that are required to fulfil the contract, up until Friday May 2nd 2014; TVA works Tuesdays to Fridays, so the necessary hours can be worked over three or four days, actual times to be agreed with the TVA Director prior to issue of contract. There will be a two week break for Christmas/ New Year, during which time the service will not be required, and it may be possible for the contracted person to negotiate a further two weeks of non-delivery of service during the term of the contract – to be agreed with the TVA Director.


The OC will report to the TVA Director and Board, and will be responsible for managing TVA’s financial transactions including wages, accounts, project budgets, and year end figures, and for managing TVA’s HR administration; additionally, the OC will support the TVA Director in managing TVA’s internal and external communications, including liaison with eg IT and design consultants. Attached is a description of the nature of the services required.

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The person awarded the contract will be responsible for their own taxes and National Insurance and will be required to produce evidence of their self employed status.

To apply:

Please send a CV including qualifications (no longer than two sides A4) and letter of application (no longer than two sides A4) outlining your relevant experience and suitability for the contract and including contact details for two referees.

Deadline for applications:

Your application must arrive by 4.30pm on Wednesday 13th November 2013.

Send applications to:

Rowena Sommerville
Tees Valley Arts
Melrose House
Melrose Street

Or email to:

Please note: email applications are preferred.

Please address any travel or re-location issues that may apply if you live outside the Tees Valley area.


Interviews with shortlisted candidates will take place on the morning of 22nd November 2013.

Please note: any individual undertaking this contract is subject to CRB/ DBS clearance and will be required to provide evidence of this at interview.

You will also need to provide proof of identity such as your passport and/or a driving licence with picture.

Please note: if you have not been contacted by 4pm Friday 21st November, then please assume that you have not been shortlisted on this occasion. TVA regrets but it will not be able to provide feedback to candidates who have not been invited for interview.

For any further information, please contact Rowena Sommerville, TVA Director, on 01642 264655 or