Complicité seeks Executive Director

Closing Date: 31 December 2020


Location: London

Remuneration: £55 - £62k depending on experience


Complicité written in bold black slightly faded type.

Complicité is an international touring theatre company based in London led by Artistic Director and co-founder Simon McBurney. Complicité works across art forms, believing theatre, opera, film, installation, publication and participatory arts can all be sites for the collective act of imagination. Founded in 1983, the Company has won over 50 major theatre awards worldwide.

We are now seeking to appoint an Executive Director to work alongside Simon McBurney, the Board and our staff and freelance teams to shape the company over the next 10 years. This is a strategic role, responsible for ensuring that there is coherence across all the company’s activity under the creative vision of the Artistic Director.

The role will provide leadership in the areas of business and organisational planning, partnership management and development, and fundraising, and overall management of Complicité’s programme. The Executive Director leads our small, dedicated staff team and oversees the company’s relationships with its Associate Artists and freelance teams.

Our ideal candidate will be dynamic and flexible, with the ability to seek out opportunities for the company that build on Complicité’s unique history and legacy and that open up new avenues and lines of enquiry.

If you have experience in strategic leaderships roles, a proven ability to establish partnerships and strong working relationships then we would love to hear from you.

Deadline: 5pm 31 December 2020
First Round Interviews: w/c 11 January 2021
Second Round Interviews: w/c 25 January 2021

Please visit our website for a full Job Description, Equality Monitoring Form and details on how to apply.

To chat about the role please contact Louise Wiggins on 0207 485 7700 or email

Charity number: 1012507
Registered Company number: 02625105