Creative and Cultural Development Manager

Salary: £33,857 - £36,487
Closing date: Midday, Monday 31 January 2022


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About the vacancy

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a talented and creative individual to join our tourism and culture team to support delivery of the brough wide 2021-2031 Cultural Strategy and to deliver the key objectives set out within the Corporate Plan and Visitor Economy Strategy relating to cultural development and delivery.

This includes taking forward and developing action plans to support the delivery of the strategies 6 key actions:

  1. Invest in Culture
  2. Strengthen the Cultural Sector
  3. Improve Quality of Life Through Culture
  4. Celebrate Heritage, Stories, People and Architecture of the area
  5. Use open spaces and the landscape for Cultural activity
  6. Support Creative Business and Entrepreneurs

The key areas of work will include, to work closely with cultural partners in the development and delivery of the Cultural strategy strategic action plans.  To represent us and the borough’s Cultural sector through a variety of local, regional, and national networks. To help develop and implement the Culture Strategy’s funding strategy and to play a key part in the bid writing process to fund cultural and creative projects and events. To assist in the management of our service level agreements and contracts with cultural partners to ensure that we are obtaining the best value in relation to cultural provision and that KPI’s are monitored and reported on. To work closely with other departments to ensure that cultural development is maximised through the development of strategies and plans.

The applicant

The ideal candidate will be an excellent communicator and have experience in developing and submitting funding bids for large scale arts and cultural projects. Have skills in developing and delivering cultural projects and arts and culture strategies and have excellent organisational skills.

Interview date

Interviews are scheduled to be held on Friday 11 February 2022.


For an informal discussion contact Janet Deacon on 01723 232570.

If we have not contacted you by Monday 7 February 2022, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.     

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