Group photograph of NAE staff


Deputy CEO/Director Vacancy
Up to £45K

New Art Exchange (NAE), an award winning and nationally acclaimed arts organisation, is seeking to appoint a Deputy CEO to join our Executive team. This is a pivotal role supporting the CEO to strategically shape and develop the organisation, leading on all aspects of the day to day operations of the venue combined with responsibilities to ensure the continued financial sustainability, commercial robustness of the organisation, human resources, risk management and board engagement.
NAE stimulates new perspectives about the value of diversity in art and society, and is recognised for presenting high quality exhibitions, arts events, festivals and a space to hire with a street-style café offering international cuisine. Open since 2008, NAE is an RIBA award winning modern contemporary building with a range of excellent spaces available for social and corporate hires and a reputable café/lounge.
The successful applicant will possess at least five years' experience in a strategic leadership role as a member of a senior management team preferably in arts and culture working in culturally diverse environments, be financially literate with a direct knowledge of facility management, experience of people management and HR, safeguarding and performance management. A thorough understanding and appreciation of health, safety and hygiene legislation/compliance together with an ability to manage organisational risk.
Working closely with the CEO and SMT, you will have an entrepreneurial mind set with an ability to identify and implement commercial trading opportunities both internally through our café/bar, hires and catering services and externally securing partnerships and contracts selling the creative and strategic expertise of NAE.

Closing date for receipt of your equal opportunities form, CV and letter outlining why you want the role is 5pm on
28 April 2017 to


DEPUTY CEO/DIRECTOR equal opportunities form

Real Creative Futures (RCF) is a programme offering free support for creative and digital businesses, whether existing or new. We're recruiting for a Creative Business Coach and Creative & Digital Industry Specialists to join the Real Creative Futures team! Find out more about RCF here.

Creative & Digital Industry Specialists

The role of the Creative & Digital Industry Specialists will be to provide specialist professional mentoring to individuals in the creative sector participating in the Real Creative Futures programme. So if you would like to make a difference by supporting businesses in one of the creative areas listed below, and are willing to form a creative pool of specialists for NAE to draw upon to assist in the delivery of the Real Creative Futures project, download the Call Out with instructions on how to apply here.

Creative & Digital Industry Specialists Call Out

The areas of specialism NAE is seeking support with, include:
• software, games and digital publishing
• advertising and marketing
• product, graphic and fashion design
• architecture
• photography, film & video
• broadcasting, TV & radio
• music
• crafts
• visual arts
• performing arts



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Supported by the 2014 - 2020 European Regional Development Fund


New Art Exchange
39-41 Gregory Boulevard
NG7 6BE, Uk


0115 924 8630


Opening Times

Mon -  Fri: 09:00 – 18:00

Sat – Sun: 10:00 – 17:00

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We would like to acknowledge the financial support new art exchange has received from our funders and partners.

Supported by

Logos for; Arts Council England, Nottingham City Council

Capital funders

Logos for; Nottingham City Council, East Midlands Development Agency, Neighbourhood Development Company, European Regional Development Fund, Greater Nottingham Partnership, Arts Council England