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The Creative Industries Federation and Creative England have joined forces, recognising that we will be able to make a greater difference together than would be possible alone. Our overarching mission is to use the UK’s creativity to build a more prosperous, inclusive society and help drive the nation’s sustainable growth. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills.

Creative Growth Programme, Cornwall

The Programme Coordinator will report into our new Programme & Engagement Manager operating at the heart of this unique programme delivering meaningful specialist support to SMEs in Cornwall and IoS. This is a unique role for a talented individual who is passionate about our industry. You will be organising and scheduling activity to facilitate programme delivery. This includes administrative, operational and community engagement to promote and facilitate a broad range of activity.
Creativity and connecting people will excite you. You will be driven, reliable, and have a positive approach taking pride in your work to go the extra mile. The ideal candidate must have excellent attention to detail, be super organised and a team player.

This is an exciting time to join our team in a role that offers you the opportunity to support industry through a challenging time. If you can demonstrate excellency in administration, confident communication skills and an ability to provide an exceptional service then Creative England would like to hear from you!

LOCATION: Cornwall, exact location tbc. Awaiting appointment before office space confirmed location decision. May be expected to work remotely from home for first few months due to Covid-19.

CONTRACT: Full time fixed term employment until August 2023 (flexible working may be considered)

SALARY: £20,000 + benefits

TO APPLY: Email CV and cover letter* to by midday on Thursday 26th November 2020. Selection interviews will take place by VC, date TBC.

*You also have the option to submit a short up to 3-min video to replace or compliment your cover letter. This should tell us why you are suited to the role, your motivations and anything else you’d like our panel to know!*

Find out more about the role here.


Creative England and the Creative Industries Federation joined forces in 2020 and are now part of the Creative UK group. Our aim is to grow the nation’s creative economy and use the UK’s creativity to build a more prosperous, inclusive society. We believe we can make a greater difference together than would be possible alone.
We are committed to building an open, diverse and inclusive business and following a recent review of our board are now recruiting for two new board members who can better represent the voice of a youth demographic. We are therefore recruiting two young people between the ages of 18-25 who can bring fresh insight, energy and lived experience and who is passionate about supporting our creative industries to fulfil their potential.

The Board’s primary function is to provide clear direction on our purpose, vision and values and ensure the company is run with probity and efficiency. It provides oversight and challenge to the Executive Leadership Team on the execution of the company’s business strategy and monitors management performance, ensures conformity to statutory duties and other such requirements, regulations and obligations.

Our Board meets at least four times per year, and some additional time will be required to review papers. The appointment will be for a term of 1 year, with the option to be renewed for a second term.

As a Board member you will be expected to have knowledge and expertise within the creative sector. This could be as a creative practitioner or as someone who has an active involvement in either cultural activity, a creative business or as a creative entrepreneur.

We are a creative, connected, forward thinking and transformational community. Creative UK’s current Board of Directors is an extraordinary mix of talent from across the creative industries. You will be assigned an existing board member as a mentor for the duration of your term to support you on your journey with us. We take diverse voices very seriously and are committed to ensuring that young people’s voices are meaningfully involved at all levels of the organisation.
We are looking for dynamic and committed young people within the sector. This is a fantastic opportunity to play a major part in boosting our creative industries, one of the fastest growing sectors in the UK.

Interested applicants should read through the info pack before submitting a covering letter and/or 2 minute video explaining why they wish to be a Board member and the qualities and skills they feel they can bring to Creative UK.

DEADLINE: 18th January 2021
TERM: 1 year, expenses will be paid for time and attendance at board meetings
INTERVIEWS: remote interviews February 2021
TO APPLY: Email your cover letter and/or video link to

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