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Changing the Story Project Manager

Do you have an interest in, and commitment to, global development; and to Arts and Humanities methodologies and research? Are you an experienced manager, able to lead, and support, a highly motivated team to deliver a wide portfolio of projects?

‘Changing the Story’ is an Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) ‘Global Challenges Research Project’ (GCRF), exploring the ways in which arts and heritage based organisations support young people to engage and inform civil society in post-conflict settings across the Global South (

‘Changing the Story’ has also received additional funding to deliver a number of other related projects, including Praxis (, designed to work with other GCRF projects to draw out synergies and enhance their collective impact.

The position-holder will manage the day to day running of the Changing the Story portfolio, reporting to, and working closely with, project PI, Professor Paul Cooke.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: 

Professor Paul Cooke, Principal Investigator, Changing the Story


Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Arts, Humanities & Cultures
School/Institute:  School of Languages, Cultures and Societies
Category:  Professional & Managerial
Grade:  Grade 7
Salary:  £33,797 to £40,322 p.a.
Working Time:  100%
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (up to 12 months from 15 April 2020 (Maternity cover))
Release Date:  Friday 03 January 2020
Closing Date:  Friday 17 January 2020
Reference:  AHCLC1106
Downloads:  Candidate Brief  

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

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