Project Description

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CEO of The Shakespeare North Playhouse

LOCATION

Prescot, Knowsley

SALARY

c £60k per annum

CONTRACT

Full time, permanent

WORKING HOURS

37.5 hours gross (5 days) per week

CLOSING DATE

Friday 18 December 2020

The Shakespeare North Playhouse, which is currently being built in Prescot, is due to open to the public in 2022. When built, this landmark arts and cultural development, will effectively complete the UK’s Shakespearean triangle with London and Stratford-upon-Avon.

The Playhouse will stage many important Shakespeare productions alongside other classical work, contemporary drama and a variety of cultural productions. Our vision is to establish the Playhouse as a truly inclusive asset to be enjoyed by all. With a fully integrated education and community engagement programme, the Playhouse will also empower people of all ages and backgrounds.

We are now recruiting an ambitious Chief Executive Officer to lead on the build-up to the opening of The Shakespeare North Playhouse and beyond.

YOU WILL HAVE OR WILL BE:

Proven successful leadership in a large arts or leisure organisation

The ability to lead, manage and motive staff

Up to date knowledge of the cultural and or leisure sectors

Understanding of and passion for inclusive creative and community development

IF SUCCESFUL YOU WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR:

The creation and delivery of the long-term strategic vision and business plan for The Shakespeare North Playhouse

Developing creative policy, delivering creative and learning programmes

Effectively planning, managing, monitoring and controlling the organisation’s finances

Leading and nurturing relationships with new and existing stakeholders

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Please email a CV and letter of application, addressing how your experience matches the job description and person specification, to hello@shakespearenorthplayhouse.co.uk