Emerging Creatives

Walk the plank are looking for an Emerging Creative to join our team on a part time basis (3 days a week) for up to 6 months.

Emerging Creatives

Walk the Plank is one of the UK's leading outdoor arts organisations with a reputation for creating innovative productions and performances which engage artists and communities in a wide range of outdoor settings.

Walk the Plank's track record of making work that engages citizens in public celebration is founded on ambitious creativity that connects with ordinary people. From fire gardens and site- responsive installations to parades and festivals, the company consistently attracts acclaim and showcases talent. To explore what they do, have a look at their showreel.


Emerging Creatives are people interested in working in the creative industries who are at, or near the beginning of their career in the arts.

They are particularly interested in candidates with links to Rochdale and Salford due to projects in these boroughs, but applicants from across Greater Manchester are welcome.

They are looking to develop the next generation of creative practitioners, especially candidates who:

  • Are finding that the way things are set up is making it hard to get training or experience, or a foot in the door.
  • Didn't get to University, want to go to University or didn't complete a University course.
  • Are not seeing people like themselves in the sector, or working in TV, film and theatre.


Are you:

  • Interested in working in the arts, cultural events, and the creative industries?
  • In the early stages of a career?
  • Able to get on with a variety of people of different ages and from diverse backgrounds?
  • Able to work on your own and as part of a team?
  • Willing to use Microsoft Office software; Word, PowerPoint, Outlook?
  • Able to travel to M6 6WF in Salford?

Finally, are you:

  • Out of full-time education?
  • Legally allowed to work in the UK.

Please read the full https://walktheplank.cdn.prismic.io/walktheplank/Ze735kmNsf2sHfwe_EmergingCreativeJobDescription2024.pdf - job description before applying.

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