Chelmsford City Culture is seeking a Programme Manager to lead on the development of a new Local Cultural Education Partnership to maximise creative opportunities for every child and young person living in the Chelmsford district.
The successful applicant will benefit from being involved right at the start of this programme, shaping its vision, forming new partnerships and being part of a wider, ambitious team who are working to put the arts, culture and creativity at the heart of everyday life.
They will be full of ideas; be open and responsive to the needs of the creative industries, education providers, employers, community organisations and young people; be able to develop strong partnerships and broker opportunities and resource; undertake research; develop action plans and have strong project management skills
The successful candidate will ideally have:
- Awareness of national, regional creative industries from strategy and policy through to delivery.
- Knowledge of the national curriculum, the challenges of embedding creativity in the curriculum and a passion for providing young people with a voice
- Experience of managing complex projects and working at a strategic level to bring diverse partners together
- Clear understanding of equality and diversity matters
- Experience of undertaking research projects. With an ability to collect, audit, analyse and interpret a wide range of information, including qualitative and quantitative data. Preparing detailed reports in a partnership environment confidently and succinctly
- If you are keen to ignite a passion for Chelmsford and want to help us shape its future as a great place to live, work, play and learn whilst also enhancing Chelmsford’s profile as a Cultural destination, then this is your opportunity.
The deadline for applications will be midnight on 14th January 2022
Interviews will be held on the 20th January and 21st January 2022
Chelmsford City Council is committed to safeguarding vulnerable groups and expects all employees to share this commitment and have a range of policies and procedures in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practices across our services. The Council’s Safer Recruitment process contains pre-employment vetting which includes safeguarding training, obtaining references and ensuring compliance with Disclosure and Barring Service process.
To view further details for this role including a job description, please visit the Chelmsford City Council website
For some useful context and to read about the story so far, please read this guest blog post by Nikki Wilson, Founder of Resourcefully
Image: © Chelmsford City Council: Child at UNBOSI Marble Run, an Event on Chelmsford High Street in 2o20 with Bureau of Silly Ideas