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Executive Manager, Creative Diversity Network

[Applications have now closed and we will be interviewing over the coming few weeks – thanks to all who have applied.]

The Executive Manager is responsible for supporting the Executive Director in the delivery of the Creative Diversity Network’s long-term strategy and in establishing the CDN as a not-for-profit company limited by guarantee.   The manager will coordinate the day-to-day activities of the CDN and manage the relationships with various stakeholders, including CDN member representatives, the Steering Group and the CEO Board. The appointed individual will manage the external brand of the CDN, via the website and social media, and develop effective partnership working models to help advance equality and promote diversity industry wide.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Successfully delivered of work programmes within large multi-stakeholder initiatives
  • Worked effectively within politically sensitive environments
  • Experience of efficiently formulating and managing budgets
  • Proven track record in managing the diversity and inclusion agenda
  • Managed teams and successfully delivered outcomes
  • Project and event management experience
  • Business management experience, including budget holder responsibility


Benefits package:

  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days’ holiday per annum (including three days over Christmas and New Year, not including Bank Holidays)
  • Flexible working patterns
  • Employer pension (automatic enrolment after 3 months, max. matched contribution of 4% salary)
  • Life assurance cover of four times annual salary


Executive Manager Application Timetable

Please make sure you are available for the relevant dates below.

Applications open 1st December 2014
Applications close 31st December 2014
First interview scheduled Week commencing 19th January 2015
(@ Creative Skillset Offices, Focus Point, 21 Caledonian Road, London N1 9GB)


For more details, download the Executive Manager job description here

Download the Executive Manager application form here

All information can be obtained in an alternative format as part of any reasonable adjustment needs. If you need assistance on this please email or call us on: 07973 156569

We also allow postal applications, alongside email submissions – these must arrive by the closing date stated in the advert.
Please post any paper applications to: CDN Recruitment, c/o Carnstone, Durham House, DurhamHouse Street, London WC2N 6HG