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Jobs & Opportunities

We currently have two exciting digital jobs at Knowle West Media Centre in Bristol: Design and Website Developer (Eight Creative Agency) and Living Lab Manager.

1. Design and Website Developer (Eight Creative Agency)

Salary: £22,594 – £26,360 depending on experience. For a 30 hour week this equates to: £18,319 – £21,373 per annum. Initially this contract is offered as a one year fixed contract.

We’re growing and we want you to join us!

The Eight creative agency ( is based at Knowle West Media Centre and is a full service agency which delivers design, website development, photography, video and animation services to a range of clients, including high-profile organisations, technology companies, well-known charity brands and academic institutions.

We’re looking for a dynamic and ambitious Design and Website Developer to join our team to create engaging websites, head-turning designs, and support our highly-skilled freelance creatives as they undertake commissioned work for our clients. The Design and Website Developer will ensure that all work is delivered on time and to the highest standard by partnering trainee creatives with established freelancers to deliver the work.

The successful applicant will have the opportunity to develop their own creative practice within a supportive team environment, with the added bonus of knowing that their work is impacting the lives and careers of Eight’s trainee creatives, and diversifying the creative sector.

How to apply

Please read through the job description and then send the following documents to Mena Fombo ( as soon as possible:

– A CV (maximum two pages – please ensure at least 2 links to your work)

– A cover letter (maximum one page A4) detailing your interest in the role and how you meet the person specification

– A copy of the anonymous equality and diversity monitoring form

Please note: we are accepting applications on a rolling basis and will interview shortlisted candidates as and when they come in so we advise getting your application in quickly.

Final closing date for applications: Thursday 19 September 2019, 9am

Rolling interviews will commence from 2 September

Start date: by 1 October 2019 (negotiable for the right candidate)

2. Living Lab Manager

30 hours a week – 4 days

Salary: between £27,615 – £34,392 (for full time) depending on experience. For 30 hours a week this equates to: £22,391 – £27,885 per annum. This post is initially offered as a one year fixed contract.

KWMC runs the Bristol Living Lab, affiliated to the European Network of Living Labs ( We are now offering an exciting opportunity to lead the development of this work, ensuring that co-creation with communities and diversity are central to our social innovation, skills and cultural programmes. You will need experience in project management, collaboration and partnerships at all levels including international and in research fields, and  in depth knowledge of the challenges and opportunities smart city/smart citizen initiatives.

For more information please read the job description. Then complete the application form and the equality and diversity monitoring form and email them to Gail Bevan at

Applications to arrive no later than midday Tuesday 17 September 2019

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 24 September 2019

We would like the successful applicant to start as soon as possible.

KWMC Recruitment Process

We welcome and encourage applications from those currently underrepresented in our workforce and in the arts community; particularly working class people, people of colour, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender people, and disabled people (as defined by the Equality Act 2010). We are committed to managing a fair and equitable recruitment process.

We guarantee an interview for anyone who identifies as one or more of the above and fulfils the minimum requirements of the role. If you would like this to be a consideration in your application, please indicate in your submission.

If you have any access needs that require you to submit your proposal in another format, please get in touch so we can help you find a suitable option. All applications will be assessed according to the same criteria and submitting in a different format will not affect your chances of being selected.

For information about how we use your data to process your job application please see our Recruitment Privacy Policy

Contact Us

Knowle West Media Centre
Leinster Avenue
Knowle West
+44 (0) 117 903 0444

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