Curve Theatre seeks Creative Programmes Manager

Closing Date: 24 January 2021

Curve Theatre

Location: Leicester

Remuneration: Up to £30k (D.O.E)



Curve is a leading producing theatre, creating compelling cultural experiences for all those who live, learn, visit and work in Leicester. Under the leadership of Chief Executive, Chris Stafford and Artistic Director Nikolai Foster, Curve is developing a reputation for producing, programming and touring a bold and diverse programme of musicals, plays, new work and dance. All of this is presented alongside a dynamic mix of community engagement and learning opportunities, which firmly places audiences and communities at the heart of everything we do.

We are seeking an inspirational and visionary Creative Programmes Manager who is passionate about the work we do and who can support the management of Curve’s learning programmes including participatory projects for schools, universities, young people and lifelong learners. You will help support the vision of our thriving Curve Young and Community Companies (CYCC) programme and play a key role in delivering our Creative Programmes and life-long learning strategy.

You will be passionate about making a positive difference. In addition, you will have excellent communication skills and ideally a minimum of three years’ experience working on creative projects or experience of producing or project-managing work with schools, young people, children, universities or in an arts organisation or similar. We want to employ passionate, hard-working and dedicated individuals; if this is you, do consider applying to work with us even if you don’t meet all the criteria in job specification – we want to hear from you.

Ideally you will start as soon as possible, but we accept that notice may need to be worked. You can find out more about the role and working at Curve by visiting our website. If you are curious about whether this role might be for you and would like to know more, please contact Beth at to arrange an informal chat. If you feel you have the skills suitable for this role, please submit a covering letter setting out why you are suitable and why you want to work at Curve (no more than 1 page) along with your CV.

Closing date for applications: Midnight, Sunday 24 January 2021
First stage interviews: Thursday 28 January 2021
Second stage interviews: Wednesday 3 February 2021