Creative Exchange Manager

28 Jul 2016 2:39 PM | Emma Lythgoe (Administrator)

Creative Exchange Manager

Salary range: £36,560 - £41,480 per annum, inclusive of Inner London Weighting), subject to skills and experience
Permanent Contract
Full-time: 35 hours per week

The Guildhall School of Music & Drama has an exciting opportunity for a Creative Exchange Manager to implement strategy, lead on the delivery of activities and identify new opportunities for innovation across the Guildhall School of Music & Drama.

The Guildhall School of Music and Drama is developing a new cross-departmental hub (interim title ‘creative exchange’) to undertake and promote innovative projects, which enhance artistic exchange between researchers, practitioners, students in Higher Education with arts organisations and the corporate sector. Current projects include the international Innovative Conservatoire Network (ICON), the Guildhall School Creative Entrepreneurs incubator, Mindfulness, Coaching & Mentoring, with further projects to be identified in the future.

In order to facilitate current activity and to develop the opportunities available, the School is seeking an experienced manager. Working within the Research and Enterprise environment, the successful candidate will make an important contribution to the success of a world-class teaching and research establishment through the delivery of the aims and objectives of the new hub.

Using your proven experience, preferably gained within the field of arts and humanities within a Higher Education establishment, and your demonstrable understanding of Higher Education innovation and international strategies, you will work with the Vice Principal and Director of Academic Affairs to manage and deliver new and current projects, ensuring their integration across departments.

The successful candidate will be highly motivated and will have a demonstrable knowledge of the performing arts and the international environment.  It is essential you have proven experience of project management and delivery, managing budgets, and that you can write complex management reports, copy and proposals with confidence.  It is also important that you also have strong IT skills and some experience of staff management would be desirable.

For more information regarding this role, including the Job Description, please view the Job Information Pack.

To apply online please visit

Closing date: Midday, Wednesday 10th August 2016
Interviews to be held: Wednesday 17th August 2016

Alternatively, please contact the Corporate HR on 020 7332 3978 (24hr answerphone) quoting reference GS301.  A minicom service for the hearing impaired is available on 020 7332 3732.

The City of London Corporation is committed to Equal Opportunities and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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