Are you passionate about the power of the written and spoken word to change lives? Do you thrive on partnership working and collaboration? Do you have good knowledge of sector needs and creative writing and literacy strategy?

At a moment of change, with the retirement of our Director of 22 years, we are taking the opportunity to restructure our team to enable us to build on the incredible successes of our programmes and achieve our vision for the next 10 years.

Role title             Creative Director – The Writers’ Block
Reporting to      Board of Trustees
Contract type    Permanent
Hours                   0.8FTE (37.5 hours per week pro-rata)
Deadline             9am Monday 11 September 2023
Location             The Writers’ Block, TR15 2QE. Plus visits & projects across Cornwall. Home working is also required.

The Creative Director will be responsible for the artistic vision, content and activity of The Writers’ Block and its outreach projects.  We are looking for a creative and practical collaborator to build on the success of The Writers’ Block and its unique approach, and take it to the next stage. The role is varied, from project creation and management, to sector development and supporting emerging writers, to engaging new audiences and underserved communities

The role will work closely with the Development Director and The Story Republic Artistic Director to innovate together to enable The Writers’ Block to achieve its strategic objectives, and play a leading role in the sector in Cornwall and beyond.

For full information about the role, please download the job pack and application forms below.

Creative Director Job Pack

Creative Director Application Form