Consultant (Arts & Culture), Real Ideas Organisation


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RIO has developed a unique approach to transformational change using challenge based learning and social enterprise. As a Consultant (Arts and Culture) you will deliver and, when required, lead activities, contributing to the growth of RIO’s social impact and the overall development of the business, with a focus on Arts Award as part of our role as the Arts Council Bridge Organisation for the South West of England. You will work on and at points lead large scale participatory Arts and Cultural projects ensuring that all CYP achieve an Arts Award accreditation.

Main Duties and responsibilities:

  • Delivering quality services and products and producing great outcomes individually and within project teams
    • To deliver innovative approaches for transformational change
    • To use skills, knowledge and expertise to help influence strategic development particularly within Social Enterprise.
    • To provide specialist support for schools and cultural organisations through the delivery and coordination of RIO’s Arts Award programme
  • To ensure the client receives the assistance, and where appropriate additional specialist support, needed to implement the recommendations/solutions
  • To work confidently with Arts and cultural and school leaders
  • To design deliver and facilitate high quality Arts and cultural activity accredited by the Arts Award
  • To work effectively as part of project teams, applying RIO’s approach and values
    • To provide leadership, project management and consultancy both internally and externally.
    • To run focus groups and facilitate workshops
  • To measure and celebrate impact.
  • To work with Heads of Service in developing leads and opportunities for new work, focusing on exploiting existing relationships
  • To help develop a customer base leading to business opportunities, sales and innovation in accordance with the RIO principles and ethos.
  • To carry out high quality research in the Arts and Cultural sector for internal and external use

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