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We’re looking for a talented General Manager to join our busy and successful theatre.

Based on The Cut in Waterloo, we produce new plays, classics, musicals, adaptations of books, short films, digital projects and more. We attract large audiences from many different backgrounds, we have deep connections in our neighbourhood where we provide extensive free activities. For many years the theatre has been synonymous with staging international works created by some of the world’s finest directors, performers and creatives; productions that say much about the world we live in.

We’re looking for a General Manager to work closely with the Artistic Director, Executive Director and Lead Producer to produce and general manage Studio theatre productions and special projects across the building. With an attentive eye to detail and collaborative communication style, the General Manager will work closely with the team to manage the artistic scheduling of the company and ensure a high quality approach to making productions outside the Main House.  

The General Manager will be an active and engaged member of the producing team and provide general management support to Main House productions. The successful candidate will have excellent contractual experience and an effective negotiating style. They will also have highly developed analytical and problem-solving skills.

We actively encourage people from a variety of backgrounds with different experiences, skills and stories to join us and influence and develop our working practice. We are particularly keen to hear from people of colour and candidates who self-identify as disabled. All candidates who self-identify as disabled who demonstrate that they meet the essential criteria will be invited for interview.

Salary: c.£36,000 - £39,000 (dependent on experience)

Contract: Full Time. Permanent.

Apply by: 9am on Tuesday 28 January 

Interviews: Please note that first round interviews are likely to take place on 7 and 10 February with second interviews likely to take place on 14 February. 

Access: We are able to offer support and resources to aid access requirements; please state any access requirements on your application.

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Please note we cannot accept unsolicited CVs, whether speculative or attached to application packs. Any CVs we receive are required to be destroyed in a regulated bit-blitz due to our data protection rules. For more info, head to our Privacy Policy.