Director of 5x5x5=creativity: a new position from 1st October 2016

We are looking to appoint a new Director of 5x5x5=creativity from 1st October 2016. Please view the full job description here.

The background to this new role

5x5x5=creativity is a registered charity and limited company, founded and currently run by one salaried member of staff, the Director of Research, Penny Hay, who is also Chief Executive and Company Secretary. All other roles are currently filled by freelancers (including a book-keeper, artists, project managers, mentors and a communications consultant).

5x5x5=creativity is about to start its busiest year yet, with several exciting multi-year programmes already underway.

From the start of our new financial year in September 2016, Penny Hay will be focusing on research activity. The Trustees are now seeking a part-time Director to work alongside Penny, in this transitional year (2016-7), to take on her CEO responsibilities as well as delivering the tasks listed below.

This role is a great opportunity for a skilled, experienced and motivated individual who enjoys working in a small, dynamic team and can embrace the ethos, practices and ambitions of 5x5x5=creativity. This contract is for 12 months in the first instance. The effectiveness of the proposed new staff structure the post will be reviewed seven months into the contract and the Trustees and Director of Research will discuss, with the postholder, the future of the role.

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How to apply for this post

Please study the 5x5x5=creativity website and in no more than four sides of A4, tell us why you are interested in this role and how your previous experience, your interests, knowledge and skills make you a likely candidate. Please also summarise what you think the opportunities and the challenges of the job might be. Please include with your application your full curriculum vitae and the contact details of two referees. We will only contact your referees if you are shortlisted.

If you have any questions about this role or about 5x5x5=creativity, please email the Chair, Michael Young at or telephone Penny Hay on 07891 480416.

Please email your application to no later than 10am on Monday 19 September. Shortlisted applicants will be contacted by 5pm on Friday 23 September. Interviews will take place on Thursday 29 September 2016 in Bath.