Hijinx Theatre seeks Head of Business Development

Closing Date: 19 January 2020

Hijinx Theatre

Location: Cardiff, Wales

Remuneration: £27-30k depending on experience



This is a brilliant opportunity to join the dynamic team at Hijinx, one of the UK’s leading inclusive theatre makers and providers of performance training for actors with learning disabilities and/or autism.

We are looking for a passionate and brilliant arts professional to join us, delivering the essential role of Head of Business Development – an ideal opportunity for a highly motivated and articulate communicator who is skilled at building new connections and nurturing existing clients.

This role will:

Develop our specialist communications training, which we have designed for public-facing staff who regularly encounter customers who are vulnerable or who have communication challenges; delivered by role play actors with learning disabilities and/or autism, and led by a neurotypical Hijinx facilitator.

Support adults with learning disabilities to live fulfilling and increasing independent lives by developing a strong network of private and public sector clients who access training for customer-facing staff from trainers with learning disabilities.

Build the profile of actors with learning disabilities in the UK and internationally, by making Hijinx Actors the go-to platform for casting directors in the UK, and lobby the industry and governments for greater inclusion, with policy change at a national level.

Increase employment opportunities for actors with learning disabilities and/or autism across Wales.

Closing date: 19/01/2020

For more information, please check our website.