Creative Kernow, based at Krowji, is the umbrella organisation for the following projects. Together we support the production, promotion and distribution of work by creative practitioners in Cornwall because we believe in creativity's transformative power and want more people to benefit from it.

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Creative Kernow seeking Chief Executive and Finance Director.

Krowji is part of Creative Kernow, Cornwall’s key cultural and creative industries development and delivery organisation. Creative Kernow is currently recruiting a new Chief Executive and Finance Director.

2020 will be a year of development and challenge for the organisation with the retirement of Creative Kernow’s long-standing Chief Executive as well as the Finance Director. Our retiring Chief Executive has led Creative Kernow for nearly 30 years so this is a significant moment of change.

We are seeking a Chief Executive to lead the organisation for the next period of development of our complex, multi-stranded organisation which is constantly evolving in response to the opportunities offered by Cornwall’s exciting creative environment. This post is a highly varied and challenging one. The Chief Executive has the usual wide range of responsibilities including the overall management of the Creative Kernow group.

The Finance Director will play a key senior role, working alongside the Chief Executive to manage this complex, multi-stranded organisation.  We seek someone who will fit in well with our team, who will demonstrate initiative, flair and sensitivity in dealing with a very wide range of contacts and who will be able to rise to the challenge of working in a creative and voluntary sector environment alongside the more usual demands of a financial management role.  The role is a mix of high-level tasks such as preparing management and annual accounts, as well as working with the Project Directors and other staff on detailed project finances.

Visit the Creative Kernow website for job descriptions & application forms and please share this news with your networks if relevant. Deadline for applications: 10am Monday 2nd March