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Creative England

Our job at Creative England is to make sure that the creative industries continue to thrive, grow even stronger, and continue to lead the way.

We fund, connect, mentor, advocate and collaborate at all levels of the industry, from individuals and small independents to large internationals, creating the right conditions for more success. If this is something you're passionate about and want to work in a fast-paced, creative environment, this could be just the place for you.

We're growing in size so keep an eye out on our website or follow us on Twitter to see what opportunities are available at Creative England

Press and External Relations Manager - Maternity Cover

Creative England is a fast-moving public organisation. As Press and External Relations Manager you will be comfortable conversing and connecting with our many high-level stakeholders, pitching stories to a wide range of journalists and writing copy, which not only explains what we do, but excites all our audiences – both externally and internally.

This is the perfect opportunity for a freelance Press & External Relations Manager to provide maternity cover. You must be a first-rate writer with a passion for and experience in one or more of the creative industries which Creative England supports (film, TV, games and digital media). The successful applicant also needs to have an understanding of the key governmental, regulatory and industry bodies in the creative sector.

The ideal candidate will have a track record of working strategically to devise and deliver successful communications campaigns. You will need an extensive contacts list of journalists to call upon and will have experience in organising events, liaising with journalists and other stakeholders.

This challenging but rewarding role is one which has a national, local and creative industries media brief and requires an understanding and confidence for conversing with the wider media audience. If you have the energy, initiative and flair to get the job done Creative England wants to hear from you!

CONTRACT: Freelance / Temporary maternity cover (initial 6 month contract)
HOURS: Full time
SALARY: £30,000 per annum / negotiable freelance fee
LOCATION: Bristol
DEPARTMENT: Communications
REPORTS TO: Head of Communications & Strategy
DEADLINE: Monday 1st September 2014
INTERVIEWS: 11th September 2014 BRISTOL

TO APPLY: Please download a recruitment pack by clicking here or via the resource section below and apply by CV and cover letter. You should email your application to jobs@creativeengland.co.uk or post (registered only) FAO Caroline Hinds, HR & Operations Manager, Creative England, The Greenhouse, Pod52, 111 Broadway, MediaCityUK, M50 2EQ

Creative England promotes cultural diversity and equal opportunities for all

Client Manager

CLIENT MANAGEMENT (Creative & Digital businesses)

Creative England’s Business team of experts help businesses with investment, expertise and development assistance designed to make our creative industries world-leaders.

Our Business team focus on several areas of support and we now have an opportunity for an experienced advisor to work closely with businesses already in receipt of investment and/or loans from Creative England or who are looking to benefit from future investment. This is a client-facing role and we are looking for an individual with commercial experience of working in either the creative, media and/or digital industries. You must have extensive business experience of how to commercialise creative ideas, assets and an understanding of how to help creative and digital businesses access the right type of finance to support their growth.

Our Client Manager will have previous experience in raising investment finance; lending; working with Angels, Venture Capital funds and exiting businesses.

You should be motivated by your knowledge of how to help creative and digital businesses access the right type of finance to support their growth, and ultimately advance their business to the next stage. The ideal candidate will be highly confident and have previous experience of working in a commercial and client facing role. Being an enthusiastic networker you will liaise with a wide range of Partners, Sponsors and organisations from private sector businesses to national public bodies. You must be forward thinking in your approach to advising and sustaining businesses from the Creative and Digital Media Sector.

Are you an expert in this field? If you match this criteria and have the knowledge and experience to understand business needs, provide advice for business growth and sustainability then Creative England would like to hear from you!

CONTRACT: Initially 1 year, contract type negotiable
HOURS: Part time (2-3 days per week)
FEE: Negotiable dependent on experience
LOCATION: Flexible
DEPARTMENT: Business Investment
REPORTS TO: Director of Business Investment
DEADLINE: open until further notice
INTERVIEWS: August/ September 2014
TO APPLY: Please download an information pack here (or from the resource section below) and apply by CV and cover letter. You should email your application to jobs@creativeengland.co.uk or post (registered only) FAO Caroline Hinds, HR & Operations Manager, Creative England, The Greenhouse, Pod52, 111 Broadway, MediaCityUK, M50 2EQ

Creative England promotes cultural diversity and equal opportunities for all.