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Creative Director, Powered by CAN


Job Summary

The Creative Director will have a strategic voice in driving creative and cultural opportunities/experiences, including identifying and securing partnerships and collaboration opportunities to strengthen underserved communities (with focus on the Black Country and surrounding areas).

Job Description

Culture and Creative Leadership

  • To collaborate as part of the Senior Leadership Team (SLT) and board of directors to drive Arts Council England's Investment Principles/Outcomes & Let's Create Strategy (including other governing/arms length organisations
  • To become one of our Ambition and Quality champions as part of our Investment Principles.
  • To co-devise, develop and implement the organisation's ambitious business plan alongside the SLT, Board of Directors (BOD) and the wider PbC team in it's short, mid- and long-term strategic plans/priorities.
  • To advocate our artistic/creative vision and model is recognised and embedded within the organisation and externally across multiple sectors (culture, creative industries, education and youth) within local communities.

Finance, Fundraising and Governance

  • As part of the SLT prepare and oversee the business plan and annual budget for approval by the BOD and report any changes to the finances/budget that impact the organisation's projects, services and future plans.
  • To support the design and development of diversifying our income generation through, donations, fundraising applications, responsive proposals and submissions for external tendering processes to advance new/existing work of the organisation.
  • To ensure PbC follows good personnel practice by implementing and reviewing policies & procedures in compliance with the law and best practice.

Communication & Advocacy

  • To enhance positive relationships with funders, partners and key stakeholders to ensure the organisations' work and impact is being communicated effectively and efficiently with sector professional/partners and governing arm length bodies (Arts Council England, The National Lottery Community Fund and Sports England).
  • To oversee an innovative look and approach to new and emerging media for artistic and creative expression, developing PbC's digital, online and virtual content.

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How to Apply

Deadline: 29th September 2023 10.00 hrs

Please visit our website https://www.poweredbycan.org/jobs/ for full downloadable job pack and application link.

Application Process:
Stage 1 – Formal Interview (including Presentation) - 13 October 2023
Stage 2 - Work based practical interview - 24 or 25 October 2023

Contact Information: jobs@poweredbycan.org or 0121 530 8451

This role is subject to a clear enhanced DBS and satisfactory
Employment/Character references.

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so if you face any technical difficulties please email jobs@poweredbycan.org

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