In a fast-changing landscape with increasing pressure to remain relevant and represent the communities and audiences they serve, more and more Arts, Culture, and Heritage organisations are turning toward Green Park to support their talent needs.
Our team has an extensive track record in working with Arts, Culture and Heritage organisations from the Arts Council England to the Southbank Centre, the Tate to the BFI, English Heritage to the National Trust. With so many organisations interested in engaging with new and different audiences, using their work as a catalyst for social cohesion, social impact, and social change, and driving the diversity agenda, Green Park’s work has seldom been more relevant.
Through our executive search expertise and organisational consultancy capabilities we help organisations remain representative of and connected to the people who use, commission, fund, support and deliver their services. Whether it is attracting a more diverse pool of leaders, creating a culture that nurtures inclusivity, or providing the project team to deliver digital transformation, we are helping Arts & Culture organisations realise their competitive advantage and secure their future.
Arts & Culture
The pandemic has accelerated changes in the wider arts & culture environment, shifting focus towards the hyperlocal; the community on the doorstep. Additionally, we increasingly see organisations challenged around employee current and past experience and the debate about how we see our heritage and culture.
Leaders of arts & cultures organisations must navigate these challenges along with complex relationship with government and funding bodies, all while ensuring employees are supported and engaged. They will need a driving passion for the work they do, resilience, top-class ambassadorial instincts and the right relationships in place.
Be it securing future funding, reaching new audiences or making funds go further, our expert team will act as a trusted partner to understand your organisations unique challenges and objectives and strengthen your leadership team and capabilities to help you reach your goals.
For over fifteen years, Green Park has been mapping diverse talent and building networks and processes which ensure, for us, that inclusion is institutional. This means that we not only deliver more diverse candidate lists than our competitors, but our broad candidate networks trust us, confide in us, and select us.
For Arts & Culture organisations wanting to leverage the power of collective difference, we help them to attract, acquire, retain, and develop leadership talent to which they may otherwise have not had access or who would have overlooked. As a result, we have an excellent track record placing diverse leaders with cross-sector experience that truly have the power to transform.
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Beyond The Brief
Beyond the brief, we offer partnerships with clients that help us understand and communicate their long-term aspirations, enabling candidates to feel positive about the prospects the role can offer.
In addition to our robust processes and inherent thoroughness, we take great care to gain the confidence and respect of candidates. Our values-based approach takes our duty of care to clients and candidates beyond the role of transactional and instead centers on aligning people’s true passions and commitments.
Candidates tell us they gain a better sense of themselves from working with us; clients feel they receive a greater choice of applicants; organisation employees tell us they feel more supported by their leadership.
"We appointed Green Park based on their reputation for diverse, quality senior appointments in the charity sector – and we were delighted with the process and outcomes of working with them..."
Chief Executive | Disasters Emergency Committee
"Raj and his team are genuinely looking to drive change - and they really seem to care. Green Park has placed me on two interim assignments so far, both of which have been right up my alley. It's been a genuine pleasure doing business with them!"
CEO & Founder | Representnation
"Harry and Green Park have provided us with superb support in recruiting management-team level executive posts, helping us secure diverse, high quality short-lists of candidates and managing the process extremely smoothly."
CEO | C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group
“Working with Green Park I feel confident of a thorough and professional job which will deliver me a diverse candidate list and crucially… the right person for the job. Paul Bullock is a pleasure to work with, combining professionalism with tenacity and a great sense of humour!”
CEO FPS Events & Group Operations | Euromoney
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