Design Council, Director of Policy and Research (Maternity cover) – deadline 31 August 2014

The Design Council is seeking an exceptional policy and research expert to join its senior team over the next 12 months’ to advocate strongly for design within relevant national policy areas, such as growth, innovation, housing, education, and will look to widen influence in areas such as health and social care. The director will help to build expertise and thought leadership through carefully targeted research and provide policy advice on design as a key driver in the creative industries and on its role and value to the national economy.