Creative Enterprise Officer – Maternity Cover, Manchester Craft & Design Centre

£24,000 pro rata (3 days per week)

Fixed Term Contractuntil 31/3/2019 (with possibility of extension)

Manchester Craft & Design (MCAD) is a registered charity responsible for managing Manchester Craft & Design Centre (MCDC). We provide studio / retail spaces for c.35 creative businesses, and wider development opportunities for artists and makers at various career stages. Our Creative EnterpriseOfficer will be taking maternity leave from January 2019, so we are looking for cover until 31/3/2019 (with the possibility of extension until November 2019).

We are looking for candidates with experience in the craft/design sector (preferably through running your own business), who understand the challenges and opportunities facing small creative enterprises. Experience of organising artists’ training events, and coaching / mentoring skills will also be beneficial in the role. The successful candidate will also have excellent communicationand project management skills, and a resourceful and entrepreneurial approach.

For further information and to download an application pack and form please visit our website at;

If you are unable to access our website please ring 0161 832 4274 to request an application pack.

Closing date for applications: 10am Monday 12thNovember.