Creative Kernow, based at Krowji, is the umbrella organisation for the following nine 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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Residency Manager Job opportunity – Porthmeor Studios, St Ives

The Borlase Smart John Wells Trust is a charity offering high quality, affordable studio space for artists working in Cornwall.

They are now looking for a Residency Manager to develop and manage a residency programme for emerging and established artists based at Porthmeor Studios, and the post will include responsibility for fundraising, PR and marketing. The successful candidate will also play a full part in helping to manage and raise the profile of the Trust and its studios.

This is an amazing opportunity for an enthusiastic, experienced and committed person to join our small team based at the iconic Porthmeor Studios in St Ives. Building on the success of the recent award-winning renovation project, this residency programme will help take the Trust in a new direction, and enable us to realise the potential of this incredible building.

The principal responsibility of this post will be to develop an exciting new residency programme for emerging and established artists at Porthmeor Studios. The post-holder will work closely with the artists, funders and other partners, with the ambition of delivering an innovative and outstanding programme providing major benefits for artists, the public and the Trust.

The post-holder will play an important part in helping to run the Trust, both with day-to-day administration and with designing and delivering the programme of talks, events and workshops. They will be responsible for raising the profile of the Trust, and seeking new opportunities to place our studios as a major contributor to the international arts scene.

£25k – £30k

Please email Chris Hibbert for a job description and application details. See for more information about the Trust and its studios.

Closing date Monday 20th February, and interviews will be held on Friday 3rd March 2017.