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Create is seeking freelance artists / workshop leaders to join the charity’s freelance artist pool in the North West of England. 

This is a hugely exciting time to join Create as we aim to double our reach and income over the next five years, and establish a new North West hub in Manchester. To make this vision a reality, we are recruiting professional artists based in the North West (in/around Greater Manchester/ Merseyside) to run creative arts projects in the region and become part of our artist pool.

All Create artists are highly experienced professional practising artists in a range of fields (eg: visual art, photography, filmmaking, dance, drama, writing), who work on a freelance basis once they have been appointed to the charity’s pool. The recruitment process includes: application; interview; workshop observation*; references; DBS check; and a trial project.

* Part of the recruitment process, for those selected at the interview stage, is for Create to observe artists leading a workshop in a community setting. Please only apply if you know you have a workshop coming up in the near future or are able to organise one for Create to attend (in venue or via Zoom).

To apply for this role you must be based in/around Greater Manchester or Merseyside.


Download the application pack, which includes a full job description and person specification.

This is an open application period with no fixed deadline. 

To apply, please send a completed application form using the job description and person specification as reference with a short email providing a telephone number where you can be contacted in confidence.

Completed application forms can be emailed to (please type the job title in the subject field).

If you’d like to submit an artist application in a different format please contact us.

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.

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