Head of Enterprise

Head of Enterprise
Guildhall School of Music and Drama
Salary range £55,430 - £63,330 (dependant on experience)
Grade G
Maternity Cover – 12 months

The Guildhall School of Music & Drama is one of Europe's leading conservatoires and drama schools.  It is a global leader of creative and professional practice which promotes innovation, experiment and research, with over 1,000 students in higher education, drawn from nearly 60 countries around the world.  The Barbican Centre is Europe’s largest multi arts and conference centre.

 As Head of Enterprise you will have responsibility for leading flagship initiatives in creative enterprise and entrepreneurship for the Guildhall School, including projects which develop our alliance with the Barbican Centre. 

You will lead a dynamic and growing Enterprise team, and will act as joint-lead for Guildhall Innovation – together with the Head of Knowledge Exchange and the Head of Research.  

You will have a high level of understanding of the creative and cultural landscape, including emerging trends, industry needs and skills gaps. With direct experience working in, and supporting, the creative and cultural industries, you will have advanced skills in business planning support, writing and assessing business cases, piloting and scaling up projects. 

This key role requires the post holder to be an innovator and enabler, a leader and a self-starter. You will be responsible for managing the delivery of a range of activity including continued professional development services, creative industry support and business incubation, summer schools and under 18s courses. 

The successful candidate will have experience developing and managing large scale projects and budgets. You will also have the skills to operate at a high level within an organisation, with experience of building teams and implementing change at senior level. 

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Closing date: Monday 24 September at 12noon. All applications must include a completed application form. Late applications will not be accepted.

Interviews will be held w/c Monday 1 October 2018.

The City of London Corporation is committed to Equal Opportunities and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.