Generalist Creative Business Advisor

Creative Kernow
Business & Management, Creative Arts, Design, Culture & Humanities
Salary Details
Hours of work
Full time (37.5 hours per week)
Job Type
Interview Date
13/07/2022 (Anticipated)
Closing Date
Providing business advice to creative industries businesses in 1-2-1 and group settings.

Job Description

You will be at the heart of delivery of the project, working closely alongside our five Creative Business Advisors who have dedicated specialist areas – Performance and Literature Arts; Digital; Design; Visual Arts and Crafts; Museums and Public Galleries. The team also includes a Graduate Start-up Advisor.

The role of the Generalist Creative Business Advisor (GCBA) will be to:

  • Provide general business support and guidance to clients from across all the creative industries sub-sectors. This includes, but is not limited to, a mix of early-stage businesses and individuals with a minimum of 2 years of trading history as well as established individuals requiring more general business support to unlock the next stage of growth.
  • In partnership with the other CBAs undertake research as required on behalf of the client businesses.
  • Assist in the running of business skills sessions specifically for new clients, through our Cultivator Business Planning Sessions and broader programme of learning delivered by external trainers.
  • Guiding new clients through the programmes of support available via Cultivator and ensuring they are also aware of the broader business support landscape

This job description is not an exhaustive list and we will expect you to carry out any other activities which may reasonably be required in accordance with the needs of the project. This means that we will expect you to be flexible and adaptable within your role.

Company Description

At Cultivator, our team of Creative Business Advisors offer bespoke and highly-specialist business advice, guidance and coaching to help creative businesses thrive.

Funded by the European Social Fund, the European Regional Development Fund, HM Government, Arts Council England and Cornwall Council, the Cultivator programme provides a wide range of opportunities for Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly’s creative industries Small to Medium Enterprises (SMEs) to access relevant business and skills advice and support. The programme includes creative industries specific Information, Advice and Guidance (IAG); mentoring; sector-relevant training; grant programmes; internships and other activities to help grow creative industries businesses.

The lead partner and the employer for this post is Creative Kernow, one of Cornwall’s leading creative sector organisations. Cultivator also has four delivery partners - Cornwall College, the Real Ideas, Cornwall Council and the University of Plymouth.

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