Website Kininso Koncepts
Creative Practice Manager
About the job
Kininso is seeking a highly talented, ambitious and self-motivated Creative Practice Manager who has experience of delivering excellent outcomes. The Creative Practice Manager is a newly created position that will directly manage a team of Careers & Professional arts, culture and business practices with core project management and strategy skills in place. You will work across our teams of partners, participants, artists, and creatives to support, develop and prepare them for future employment, further study, lifelong learning, and sustainable creative life. This will be done alongside our team and other development partners. You will be expected to have insight into the creative industry, an overview of all creative business modules, art practices, and placement activities across the creative economy ensuring a consistent level of service that is fit for purpose for our beneficiaries.
The CPM is a varied role that requires excellent internal and external stakeholder management, you will ensure that partners work to deliver an inclusive embedded programme of creative education, information, advice, and guidance that will equip beneficiaries with the knowledge and skills to be successful in applications for both placements, entrepreneurship, and highly skilled employment opportunities.
The CPM will also lead the development of new industry-facing opportunities for beneficiaries by identifying key partner organizations that will support our work alongside holding oversight of placement suitability and compliance.
At Kininso, creativity and innovation are at the heart of what we do. Our legacy of educating eager and passionate creators, artists, makers, and thinkers runs back almost 12 years, and today we’re helping to shape a global future that supports and nourishes talent worldwide.
We are also home to a thriving research & performance hub, with professional and academic experts and fellows leading the way in research on sustainability, food, design, textiles, animation, history, culture, and more.
Are you ready to share your passion for creativity with the next generation of innovators? If so, we want to hear from you.
A creative practice defined is how you intentionally approach your work. It’s your unique way of working that supports your creative identity while also creating room for expression What is an example of creative practice? Creative and practice-based outputs include: artwork, creative writing, exhibitions, live performances, music compositions, and recordings etc
What are creative practices in education? Creative Practitioners are a wide range of professionals who want to develop or enhance their skills and knowledge as creative workers within a professional context. CP is about discovering incredible artists from different times and cultures and using these discoveries as inspiration to create explorations and artworks using a wide variety of different art materials and techniques.
Your main responsibility is to proactively generate new audiences and participants for performances and training programs.
You have a deep understanding of how knowledge, research and art impact creativity
Strategic creative development and developing new creative formats as well as producing communications for media such as emails, direct mails, banners, outdoor, magazines, videos etc
Must be able to manage people, relationships and projects.
You strive to keep pushing the company to the next level and always anticipate the next move.
Approaching clients and prospects is easy for you, setting up a yearly plan of attack with targets and strategy to chase the best creative work is a part of your skill set. You are responsible for managing partners, participants, faculty, students and projects.
You’re a house of energy and passion. You have enthusiasm for creating and learning and enjoy collaboration with like-minded and self-motivated people. They enjoy working with you because you bring fresh ideas to the table and always have a proactive solution to any challenge.
You’re creative in finding ways to reach people and stay top of mind.
You have a strategy in place to chase both big-budget work and exciting creative work
You’re responsible for liaising with creative and non-creative industry project partners
You plan creative projects, performances, events and meetings to reach (new) clients and nurture existing ones.
Your elevator pitch is always up-to-date.
You challenge yourself and the team to keep raising the bar just a little bit higher.
You share weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual reports with us on the results v.s targets and provide insights and recommendations on how to improve our way of working
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