Head of Creative Events (p/t 21 hours per week)

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Head of Creative Events (p/t 21 hours per week)

Application closing on Mon 5 Sep 9am


Discover is the UK’s first Story Centre for children aged 0-11 and their families, based in Stratford, rooted in the borough of Newham, and resonating through east London and beyond. We are an inspirational cultural resource, providing excellent story-based play and learning experiences for all children to support and develop a love of language, literature, and storytelling.  

Discover Children’s Story Centre’s Head of Creative Events is an exciting opportunity to work within a dynamic team to shape and develop a lively and varied programme of internal and external family sessions.  


You will understand the importance of aligning fun, imagination and inclusivity within the context of a strategically influential programme of story-based events. This an exceptional leadership opportunity working within a highly creative, friendly and supportive working environment. 

You can find out much more about our unique offer at discover.org.uk


Salary: £22,399 per annum for 21 hours per week (based on £37,331 FTE) 

Hours: 21 hours per week usually between Monday to Friday – with requirement for weekend and occasional evening work. It is assumed this will be over 3 days per week but can be flexible. 

Location: A regular presence is required in Discover Story Centre in Stratford, east London to deliver this role effectively however it is possible to work remotely up to 1 day per week.  

Holidays: 25 days plus bank holidays pro rata 


Closing Date: Monday 5 September 2022 at 9.00am 

Interviews: Tuesday 20/Wednesday 21 September 2022 


Download the full job description here.


Please submit your CV along with a succinct cover letter that focuses on your motivations for applying and provides any additional directly relevant evidence of where your experience and skills align with the requirements for the role. We are excited to receive your application. Applications should be emailed to recruitment@discover.org.uk 

Please include your name and the post title in the subject line.  

Discover wants our team to reflect the diversity of our visitors. We are keen to hear from candidates from all backgrounds, with a range of lived experience.  

All Discover staff members are required to have a current valid DBS check or be able to submit an enhanced DBS disclosure in line with Discover policy. 

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