Curve Theatre seeks Programme Manager

Closing Date: 11 April 2021

The Curve Theatre

Location: Leicester

Remuneration: Up to £28k per annum


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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 a Programme Manager to join our Producing, Programming and Touring team and manage the day-to-day delivery of all visiting work. The successful candidate be experienced in programming work, ideally in a theatre setting. Good levels of financial and administrative skills are key as is the ability to work as part of a team.

The Programme Manager will be responsible for managing all visiting work across our stages ensuring we present a balanced programme that serves our diverse audiences.

The successful candidate will manage all visiting work budgets and will collaborate with communications and sales teams to set targets and monitor financial performance. They will also play a key role in developing relationships with external companies and producers. In addition the Programme Manager will contribute to the theatre’s audience development and access plans and as well as to business planning relating to visiting work.

Due to the nature of the role, the successful individual will have a flexible approach to working, including the ability to work unsociable hours. Ideally the postholder will be located in Leicester, but flexible working will be considered for the right candidate.

You can find out more about the role, working at Curve and details of how to apply by visiting our website.

Closing date for applications: Sunday, 11 April 2022
First stage interviews: w/c 12th or 19th April 2022

We are an inclusive organisation, from our trustees and team members to our audience and participants. We treat all job applicants equally, regardless of class, age, disability, gender identity or gender expression, race, ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation or any other equality characteristic. We particularly encourage applications from individuals who are underrepresented in the cultural sector.