Job Opportunity – Strategy & Policy Manager

Culture Central is looking for a Strategy and Policy Manager.
Time: 2 days per week (15hours) fixed term until 31st March 2021
Salary: £42,500 pro rata
Based: Currently based from home, but may include travel and meetings across the West Midlands.

Culture Central is a Cultural Sector support organisation. It is a membership-based organisation created to help build a sustainable and resilient arts and cultural ecology and economy in the region.

The role:
We are looking for a fixed-term Strategy & Policy Manager to oversee the delivery and management of a region-wide Audience Engagement Strategy, commissioned in partnership with Birmingham Organising Committee for the Commonwealth Games Ltd (OC) Coventry City of Culture (CoC) Arts Council England (ACE) Birmingham City Council (BCC) West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) West Midlands Growth Company (WMGC) and GBSLEP (Greater Birmingham & Solihull LEP).

They will also support the Culture Central Director in strategic planning and policy.

For full details, please download the job description below:

Job Description – Strategy Manager Culture Central

Culture Central is committed to inclusive practice, and we actively encourage applications from people whose backgrounds are currently underrepresented in our workforce; specifically people of Black African, Caribbean, Afro-Latinx and African-American heritage, including people of mixed-Black heritage who identify as such, as well as people who identify as (d)Deaf, disabled and/or LGBTQ+.

We guarantee an interview to anyone who identifies as one or more of the above, who meets the skills and experience criteria in the job description.

To apply:

Please send your CV, along with either:

  • a covering letter (max 2 pages) which demonstrates how you meet the criteria on the Job Description
  • a video or audio application of no more than 8 minutes which demonstrates how you meet the criteria on the Job Description

Please also complete and return an equal opportunities monitoring form with your application.

Please send your application to, by 5pm on 26th October 2020.

If you feel you have any barriers in applying or require additional support to apply, please email or call 0121 2856466 and someone will get back to you. (please note, due to working from home the phones are not monitored on a daily basis, but if you leave a message, we will get back to you).

Interviews will most likely be via Zoom, during week commencing 2nd November 2020.