Job Opportunity : Project Development Manager
 postholder will be responsible for the development of new projects and building staff capacity to ensure continuity of services; leading to furtherance of Financial Sustainability. The post will also include providing support for the School Manager.



  • Develop and implement growth strategies and identify new market opportunities for the achievement of income goals and targets.
  • Establish marketing strategies and link to project & programme development plan to increase income across all target markets.
  • Seek out and prepare Funding Applications for new project & programme activities and service contracts.
  • Maintain & establish network channels to facilitate working in partnerships with other groups, agencies and contractors.
  • To assist in the development and implementation of an effective digital communications strategy, including our website, digital marketing & social media.
  • To assist the development and implementation of an effective PR strategy that raises the profile of the School throughout both the VCSE, Culture & Arts, Corporate and Commercial Sectors.
  • Work with School Manager to ensure a continual process of innovation, quality assurance and customer care through ongoing monitoring and evaluation of services and data analysis.


  • To assist the School Manager in the support and development of staff and tutors to meet new programme and project requirements with future opportunities to gain line management experience.
  • To conduct Training Needs Analysis and make provision for Staff Training, up-skilling and personal Development, as required.
  • Oversee the implementation of an operational procedures’ manual.
  • Support School Manager and partake in on the job training to facilitate acting-up, as and when required.
  • Oversee day to day operations of project delivery.



  • To carry out all duties in compliance with ATCMS Policies and Procedures and statutory obligations.
  • To maintain appropriate and accurate records in accordance with ATCMS requirements.
  • To treat those with whom they come into contact with through ATCMS in a courteous and respectful manner.
  • To demonstrate their commitment to ATCMS by their regular attendance and the efficient completion of all tasks allocated to them.
  • To maintain effective communication and efficient processing across finance, operational and administrative function in line with ATCMS policies & procedures.
  • To undertake other duties, as required.

    Applicants can apply by Application Form.
    Alternative formats of the Application Pack are available, if required.
    The closing date for receipt of applications is 5.00pm on Friday 15th March 2024.
    Your completed Application Form and Monitoring Form can be returned by E-mail to:
    Alternatively, we will accept applications by post or delivery by hand to our office: ATCMS, Westcourt Centre, 8-30 Barrack Street, Belfast, BT12 4AH. (If submitted by Post, the posting stamp date must not be later that the closing date).
    Shortlisted applicants will be invited to interview (date & time to be confirmed).
    Andersonstown Traditional & Contemporary Music School is an Equal Opportunity Employer. If there are any barriers to you completing the application form of taking part in an interview, please let us know. We can make adjustments to allow us to meet your needs.