The Devon Guild of Craftsmen

Executive Director

Jitka Palmer bowl in the gallery

Jitka Palmer bowl in the gallery

The Devon Guild of Craftsmen is seeking an outstanding individual with strong leadership and management skills to drive forward the strategic, artistic and operational development of the organisation. This will include directing the organisation through a time of change as it undertakes an exciting capital (build or relocation) project to ensure long term sustainability.

You will be passionate and knowledgeable about contemporary crafts, with entrepreneurial flair and an eye for new opportunities. With experience of working with a range of stakeholders and developing successful partnerships, you will be able to lead on the business planning process, combining the development of a high quality artistic and educational programme with appropriate fundraising and income generating strategies. The ability to lead a small but diverse team and monitor business performance is key to the role, as is an understanding of audience development in the arts.

To Apply:

For information about the Devon Guild of Craftsmen see www.crafts.org.uk and download an application pack

Deadline for applications: 12 noon Friday 30 June
Interviews: will take place on Monday 10 July.

Devon Guild of Craftsmen is an equal opportunities employer.