Head of Communications, Create


Are you ambitious, driven, committed and creative? Do you have extensive communications / PR skills and experience? Would you like to make your mark on a multi award-winning charity at a time of ambitious development and growth? An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Create’s senior management team in the important new role of Head of Communications.

The Head of Communications reports directly to the Chief Executive and works closely with the Communications Council, a group of communication experts from organisations including Bacardi, BrandPie, Contagious, KPMG and VCCP, who donate their time to support the charity. The Head of Communications line manages a Communications Assistant and works closely with the Development (fundraising) and Project teams. The successful candidate will bring extensive communications and PR experience and expertise. 2020 is an exciting year for Create as we prepare for our BBC Radio 4 Charity Appeal and put in place plans to double our reach by 2026 including a new hub in the North West. Create won the Children & Young People Now Young Carers award in 2019, the Charity Times PR Team of the Year award in 2015 and has been shortlisted four times in the last six years for the Charity Times Charity of the Year award.

Create is the UK’s leading charity empowering lives through the creative arts

Create would consider a 0.8 FTE contract for the right candidate.

SALARY £38k – £45k per annum (pro rata) dependent on experience.


Download the job description and person specification here.

To apply, please send a completed application form with a short email providing a telephone number where you can be contacted in confidence.

The deadline for applications is 10am on Monday 2nd March 2020.

1st round interviews: Friday 6th March 2020

2nd round interviews: TBC

Download an application form here

Create is committed to a policy of equal opportunities embracing diversity in all areas of activity and welcomes applications from disabled people and people of all ethnicities

No agencies/consultancies.