Creative Economy Programme Manager (Maternity Cover)

Creative Economy Programme Manager (Maternity Cover)

Sunday, 1 July 2018, 11.55pm

The British Council is the UK’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities.

Its global arts programmes include cultural seasons and festivals in countries around the world, supporting skills building and entrepreneurship, touring exhibitions of the UK’s leading artists and designers, film festivals, book fairs, and dance, music and theatre performances and exchanges.

This role leads on the development of Creative Economy programmes in the Middle East North Africa and Wider Europe (TBC) regions and advises on programmes requiring expertise in creative enterprise globally; including the British Council’s flagship programme for the Arts & Society Unit - Developing Inclusive Creative Economies.

The Programme Manager works closely with Arts Managers and other British Council staff overseas to agree programmes and activities which respond appropriately to local opportunity and context, contributing to the British Council’s cultural relations purpose.

The Programme Manager provides the connection to the UK sector and is able to draw upon a wide-ranging knowledge of contemporary UK creative economy approaches and network of UK contacts to provide specialist advice, contributing directly to project design, implementation, management and evaluation. The Programme Manager will manage relationships within the UK sector and support the management of finance, contracts, information and evaluation in relation to project delivery.

The British Council require the successful candidate to have the following experience:

· Experience in project management and delivery of collaborative creative projects
· A good understanding of enterprise and innovation trends in the UK’s creative and cultural sectors and established network of relationships with the sector
· A strong interest in working in an international context or with different cultures
· Track record in building and developing credible partnerships for strategic benefit
· The ability to write well in a variety of styles
· Experience of producing or commissioning project evaluation

For full details visit the link below.


Published on 12 June 2018

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