Absolutely Cultured

Chief Executive Officer

Background 

Absolutely Cultured is committed to placing the arts and creativity at the heart of Hull’s ambitions and aspirations.  Built on the foundations of the company that delivered Hull’s momentous year as UK City of Culture 2017, we are passionate about enhancing places and connecting people through the arts. We are proud of the city we are rooted in, and dedicated to creating ambitious, world-class culture that is free and accessible for all.

The role

The Chief Executive Officer will provide visionary leadership to the whole organisation, delivering its strategic goals and providing a clear direction for Absolutely Cultured’s long term vision. The CEO will work with the Board of Trustees to create and deliver a sound strategic plan. They will provide accurate and timely advice and information to enable the board to fulfil its legal and fiduciary duties. The CEO will understand the importance of relationships across all sectors including government, funding bodies, corporate sponsors, arts sector, the media and communities at a local, regional and national level; recognise that they are central to our work; and be responsible for their maintenance and development. Working with the Executive Director, this role will oversee the organisation’s financial operations and fundraising activity. The postholder will be accountable for the financial management of the organisation and for the corporate functions including HR, legal and business affairs, and for monitoring, evaluation and reporting activity.  

The person

The successful candidate will have leadership experience at a senior level and a record of achievement in developing and delivering strategic direction. They will have proven ability to develop, empower and lead high performing teams and deliver operational excellence.

How to apply  

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Closing date for applications: Sunday 30 June 2019 at Midnight  

Interviews for short-listed candidates are scheduled for early July and will take place in Hull.  

Absolutely Cultured is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.