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Jobs & Opportunities

Knowle West Media Centre enables creativity, innovation and positive social change, supporting communities, artists, and people of all ages to make the changes they want to see in their lives and neighbourhoods. This social purpose is at the heart of everything we do at KWMC Leinster Avenue and KWMC The Factory.

We offer varied and challenging roles to people who want to help us achieve our objectives – whether you’re an expert in finance, digital manufacturing or technology, a community worker or creative producer. We also have a diverse range of other opportunities – such as professional development schemes and artist residencies.

Vacancy: Creative Enterprise Project Manager

Salary £29,908 full-time
Hours: 30
Salary for 30 hours a week equates to £24,250 per annum

Are you passionate about creative business? Do you want to make a difference? Be at the forefront of supporting new enterprises and developing exciting programmes to help them grow? Are you an organised project manager, can you manage budgets, value inclusion and diversity and want to work with a dedicated hardworking and creative team? Then this could be the role for you.

The South Bristol Enterprise Support (SBES) Programme is a regional ERDF/CLG Funded Programme to support the creation and development of businesses, products and employment opportunities in the South Bristol Area. KWMC The Factory is a partner in this programme whose focus is in supporting creative and digital manufacturing business from a pre-start up to SME status and beyond.

KWMC The Factory seeks a Creative Enterprise Project Manager with the experience, creativity and drive to devise and deliver a regional creative business support programme and associated entrepreneurial support activity. The role will focus on the delivery of targeted activity to support individuals, pre-start and early stage SME’s in the formation of digital fabrication businesses (including sole-traders), supporting product lifecycles and onward growth journeys.

For more information please read the Application Pack

Then complete the Application Form and email it to

Applications to be received by 9am Monday 27th September

Opportunity: Writer in Residence

Knowle West Media Centre (KWMC) is seeking a writer who identifies as working-class, and has experience of working in and with communities, to participate in an exciting mini residency in Knowle West. Applications are welcomed from one or more areas of creative writing, from writers, storytellers, scriptwriters, poets, spoken word or other artists working with words and from writers at different stages of their careers. The residency is part of the new Working-Class Writers Festival and is funded by Arts Council England. Find out more HERE

Application Timeline:
  • Deadline: applications must be received by 6pm on 22nd September 2021.
  • Candidates selected for interview will be notified by the end of the day on Monday 27 September.
  • Shortlisted applicants will be invited to attend interviews either in person or digitally on Thursday 30 September.

For more information and how to apply please click HERE to read the Writers in Residence Brief.



Vacancy: Project Coordinator (Young People & Mixed Arts)

Salary £23,507 full-time
Hours: 15
Salary for 15 hours a week equates to £9,530 per annum

Join the young peoples team

Are you looking to join an amazing team to work with young people to raise confidence and aspirations whilst inspiring them to be more creative? Are you someone that can build good relationships with young people, especially young women? Would you like to mentor young women to get involved in more creative and tech projects? If you said yes to this, then our new job is for you!

We are looking for someone join our team as soon as possible! You will be part of the delivery team in Jump Studios with a focus on inspiring more young women into our Future Legacy Project and our other creative programmes. We are looking for someone with youth work experience and an understanding of local communities. You will work on our after schools projects – Control Alt Delete, Maker City and Creative Hub as well as having a crucial role in our Future Legacy Project. We are looking for someone with some experience in photography, filmmaking, creative technology and mixed arts for this role. You need to be up for trying new things and delivering a range of mixed art sessions.

This is a fixed term contract of 12 months. Hours will be 1:30 – 6:30pm Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday.

This post is funded by Future Legacy Project which is a programme aimed at inspiring and mentoring young women between 16 – 18 therefore we require a woman for this role.

For more information please download the Project Coordinator (YP & Arts)

To apply, please send a cover letter and CV to

In your cover letter please include:

  • A bit about your background and personal passions and motivations
  • Why you are interested in the role and why you think you are the right person to do it

Please also complete our online anonymous Equalities Monitoring Form – the information you share will not be stored with, or linked to, your submission. Completing the form helps us understand whether we are reaching people from a range of backgrounds through our promotion of this opportunity.

Deadline: 15th September 2022 at 9am. Start date ASAP.



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.

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Contact Us

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

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