We’re Hiring: Executive Director – One Year Role

Creative Dundee is recruiting an Executive Director to cover extended personal leave for one year on a full-time basis. The post holder will be responsible for the operational management of the organisation, connecting and amplifying the city’s creativity.

We lead projects which generate local, national and international opportunities for people and the city – we exist to support the city’s strong creative ecology. Examples of the types of projects we lead include our Amps supporters initiative; the crowdsourced guide, 99 Things to See and Do; and developing Dundee’s Creative Industries Strategy 2017 – 2021. Our events programme includes running the largest Pecha Kucha Night in the UK, and a range of other programme activities which we collaborate with partner organisations to deliver.

Creative Dundee is part of Creative Scotland’s Regularly Funded Organisation network, which supports our ambitious programme of work over three years, from 2018 – 2021. As a responsive social enterprise, we also generate income through our trading activities. 

The organisation is now looking for a passionate and committed individual, who is ready to take on this exciting role within a small, high performing team. As ‘super connectors’ and a vital part of the city’s cultural infrastructure, Creative Dundee builds the city’s social capital, linking people with opportunities and embracing new ways of working, to empower the development of thriving sustainable creative businesses and healthy communities. 

Among their responsibilities, the Executive Director is expected to:

  • Position the organisation strategically and deliver activities which benefit the city’s creative and cultural sectors.
  • Evidence the organisation’s impacts to funders/key stakeholders and identify and generate mixed-income streams, including developing the application to Creative Scotland’s Regularly Funded Organisation programme 2021 – 2024.
  • Ensure the team are managed and supported to deliver the organisation’s objectives.
  • Deliver and further develop the organisation’s programme plan for 2019 – 2020.

For more on the role, requirements and employment terms, download the Executive Director role profile here!

Deadline: 5pm, Monday 15th April 2019.

Interviews: expected to take place on Thursday 25th April 2019.

 


If you enjoy Creative Dundee’s work……

…would you consider becoming one of our Amps Supporters? Besides helping us connect and amplify creativity in the city, you get access to lots of perks, like reduced-priced Pecha Kucha tickets, meet-ups with other Amps and eligibility to apply for our Community Ideas Fund – each subscription makes the fund bigger. Find out more and join the community here!