Children taking part in a Create music project

Director of Finance & Operations (REF: DF&O 1-18)

Salary £42,500-£47,500  F/T according to experience. Candidates wishing to work a 4 day week (0.8 FTE) will be considered.

A rare opportunity has arisen to join the Senior Management Team of award-winning charity Create, the UK’s leading charity empowering lives through the creative arts. The new role of Director of Finance & Operations (DF&O), which has been created in response to Create’s recent and anticipated growth, reports directly to the Chief Executive (CE). The DF&O oversees a bookkeeper and the Office Manager (a role shared with Executive Assistant to the CE). The successful candidate will bring significant levels of experience and expertise, and a commitment to the ethos and values of Create. Create won 8 prestigious awards during 2017 and was shortlisted for the Charity Times Charity of the Year award in 2018.

Summary of Position

To direct, administer and coordinate the financial and operational activities of the Charity in accordance with policies, goals and objectives established by the CE and the Board of Trustees (‘the Trustees’), and to assure the quality, effectiveness and efficiency of the planning and reporting of the delivery of these services.

Download the job description and person specification, please click here.


The deadline for applications for the position is 10am on 12/11/18.

The first round of interviews will be held at Create’s offices on 20/11/18. The second round will be held on 29/11/18. 

To apply, please send your completed application form with a short covering email/letter providing a telephone number where you can be contacted in confidence on 13/11/18 if you are selected for interview. 

Download the application form here.

Completed application forms can be emailed to (please type the job title and reference in the subject field) or mailed to:

No agencies/consultancies.

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