Creative Instigator

Organisation: OnFife

Salary: £31,179 to £38,950

Location: kirkcaldy, Fife

Job Title: Creative Instigator

Contract Type: Permanent

Salary: £31,179 to £38,950

Grade: FC07

Hours: 36 Per Week

Location: Iona House, Kirkcaldy

Job Reference: ON000470

We are OnFife and as Fife’s largest cultural organisation and we specialise in making jaws drop, hearts warm, eyes light up and imaginations run wild. We work with a huge range of partners, artists and creatives and our spaces are some of Fife’s favourite places. An ambitious leadership-oriented charity, we’re built on strong values, and those values make us who we are – Fearless, Inviting, Fair and Exciting.

As we are an accredited Living Wage employer paying the Scottish Local Government Living Wage, we guarantee that you will always earn more than the National Minimum Wage regardless of your role in the organisation.

As an employer, we offer a local government pension scheme, generous holiday allowance and flexible working opportunities. If you need to travel for work, we can provide pool cars if you’re near head office or pay travel expenses so you are not out of pocket! Along with this, you can also access discounted gym/swim memberships and other employee benefits.

The Role

Supporting the Head of Creative Development on creativity and innovation leadership across OnFife, inclusive of teams in Cultural Heritage & Wellbeing and Programming and liaising closely with our Customer Engagement team in the development, delivery and promotion of a range of exciting and relevant creative activities and opportunities for the people of Fife.

You will also develop work in partnership with stakeholders through high quality and innovative practice, researching and developing funding & sponsorship opportunities, lead the delivery of community exhibitions across venues and activities in the Design Suite at Adam Smith Theatre. You’ll work with the Creative Development team on its creative vision and framework.

This role is full-time, with evening and weekend work required on occasion. Although you’ll be based at our Head Office in Kirkcaldy, we are currently working from home, with a move to a Hybrid Working model coming soon. You will also be required to work at any of our venues throughout Fife as needed. This is a rare opportunity to join a busy creative team and help shape and deliver an exciting service with/for the people of Fife!

The full description can be found here.

About You

You’ll be an innovative thinker, collaborator, leader, and supporter. You’ll have experience of multitasking in a creative project management environment, as well as curating exciting and engaging programmes and working at busy, yet welcoming events.

You’ll have varied experience of engaging communities and facilitating exciting activities online and in venues. You should enjoy working as part of a team as well as independently. You’ll also be confident using a range of creative technology and handling budgets.

As the remit of this role is Fife wide, you will ideally have a driving license, or access to transport, and due to the nature of work you will be expected to be a member of the PVG scheme (we can facilitate this if you aren’t a member yet).

How to Apply

If you would like to find out more information about this role before applying, please contact Dan Brown, Head of Creative Development for an informal chat. Please email to arrange this. Please download and complete our application form and return this along with a completed equal opportunities form to our HR Team at

The closing date for applications is 10am on Thursday 15 February 2024.

Interviews will take place week commencing 19 February 2024.

OnFife is an equal opportunities employer.

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