Playing Manager position at BIMM, THE BRITISH AND IRISH MODERN MUSIC INSTITUTE

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Appointment of the games manager

BIMM Institute is Europe’s largest and most connected music and creative arts institute, with 8,200 students studying at 15 colleges based in vibrant cultural cities across the UK and Europe. We are passionate about developing talent and the ability of future generations to find their place in the creative industries. Exceptional quality underpins everything we do. For over 35 years, we have been committed to developing and supporting industry-ready students, ensuring they have the knowledge and skills they need to succeed.

We offer a wide range of higher and further education courses in popular music, performing arts and film, and in March 2019 we obtained Degree Awarding Authorities (DAPs). In addition, BIMM Institute has secured a new investment partner, Intermediate Capital Group Plc, a FTSE 100 listed company. We have exciting plans to continue our growth, domestically and internationally, through strategic mergers and acquisitions. , the opening of new colleges and the expansion of our programs into new creative sectors.

We currently have modules within our Screen and Film School offering that develop skills for the Interactive Media and Games industries, and now we are looking for a Games Manager to develop and develop this proposition into a new program area for us . This will encompass proposal development, course design and contributing to operational delivery to students, initially in Brighton, with the ambition to roll out across the BIMM Institute’s geographical footprint. Additionally, this role will lead and shape our institute’s offering, identifying and managing expert staff and developing an industry network to ensure the relevance of our offering for the fast-growing interactive media and gaming market.

You will have experience in the higher and further education sector in the UK or overseas, with an intimate understanding of current gaming or interactive media industry practice to create and develop new courses that will provide students with the best possible skills and opportunities to succeed. We are looking for an ambitious individual who will thrive in our rapidly changing environment and who is highly motivated to join our ambitious institute and lead our entry into this exciting new field.

Location: Brighton

Salary: According to experience

An executive search exercise is undertaken by Perrett Laver in conjunction with the public announcement of the position. For an informal chat about the role, please contact research associate, Jaanvi Patel, at [email protected] or +44 (0)20 3928 7368.

All applicants are requested to submit a completed version of an Equal Opportunity Tracking Form with their application. The information provided will be treated as strictly confidential and will only be used for statistical monitoring purposes.

The application is made by submitting a complete curriculum vitae and a cover letter, addressing the job description and the specifications of the person and including the appropriate telephone contact information day and evening.

For more information and instructions on how to apply, please visit https://candidates.perrettlaver.com/vacancies quoting the reference: 5934. The closing date for applications is midnight (BST) on Monday 1 August 2022.


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