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Producer for Creative Industries Innovation Programme

Cardiff University

Location: Cardiff
Salary: £33,199 to £39,609 per annum, pro-rata for hours worked (Grade 6)
Hours: Full Time, Part Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 8th November 2018
Closes: 24th November 2018
Job Ref: 7969BR

Cardiff has been recognised as one of nine creative clusters in the UK. Clwstwr Creadigol is a multi-million pound investment which will place innovation at the core of media production in the capital. The five-year innovation programme will work in partnership with the screen industry to research and develop new products, services and experiences. We are looking for a team of four enthusiastic Producers who will curate activity in screen innovation and/or news innovation. This is an opportunity to work within a dynamic new team that will be at the cutting edge of innovation in the creative industries. Join us.

Producers are at the forefront of delivering Clwstwr Creadigol. They will set up, curate and oversee a range of R&D programmes to create innovative new products, services and experiences in the Welsh screen sector. Applicants will need to be resilient, enthusiastic problem solvers, with excellent skills in communication, networking and managing relationships between different creative businesses, sectoral agencies and universities.

Clwstwr Creadigol is an exciting and ambitious new initiative funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council and Welsh Government,  involving a wide range of creative industry partners across South Wales. Led by Cardiff University In partnership with the University of South Wales and Cardiff Metropolitan University, Clwstwr Creadigol will develop a Screen Innovation System and a News Innovation Lab. These will house a series of innovative R&D programmes with companies in the screen (and screen-related) sector. The aim is to create a range of new products, services and experiences, and to embed a culture of innovation in the creative industries in South Wales. Clwstwr Creadigol will also build a model for promoting growth and prosperity in the Welsh screen and screen-related industries, building on the success of the Welsh screen sector and moving it from strength to global leadership.

We are recruiting for 3 x full-time posts and 1 x part-time post, as follows:
Full-time (35 hours per week) and fixed term until March 2022.
Salary:  £33,199 -  £39,609 per annum (Grade 6)
Part-time post (21 hours per week), also for a fixed term period until March 2022.
Salary: £33,199 - £39,609 per annum, pro-rata for hours worked (Grade 6)

Date advert posted: Wednesday, 7 November 2018

Closing date: Saturday, 24 November 2018
Please be aware that Cardiff University reserves the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received.

Cardiff University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity and to creating an inclusive working environment. We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds who have the ambition to create a University which seeks to fulfil our social, cultural and economic obligation to Cardiff, Wales, and the world.  In supporting our employees to achieve a balance between their work and their personal lives, we will also consider proposals for flexible working or job share arrangements.

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