Lyric Hammersmith Theatre seeks Executive Director

Closing Date: 26 April 2021

Lyric Hammersmith Theatre

Location: London

Remuneration: £70,000

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We are seeking an Executive Director to work in partnership with the Artistic Director to ensure the Lyric Hammersmith Theatre thrives. We are ambitious, team -orientated and focused on excellence.

At the heart of our 125 year old organisation, there is a deep commitment to being vital to, and representative of, our local community whilst being a major force in London and UK theatre.

We develop and nurture the next generation of talent and provide opportunities for young people from all backgrounds to discover the power of creativity.

We are looking for an exceptional Executive Director to work closely and collaboratively alongside our Artistic Director/CEO Rachel O’Riordan, as we move into a pivotal new phase of recovery and growth. You will be responsible, alongside a driven and talented team, for ensuring that we build on our success and fulfil our ambitious vision.

For more information please download the information pack.

The ideal person will be an exceptional leader with a passion for theatre and the arts with a strong capacity to co-manage the operational remit of the theatre, in line with its strategic, creative and artistic ambitions. They will be an individual with demonstrable experience and understanding of the theatre or subsidised arts sector/organisation.

We are looking for someone committed to encouraging and maintaining an organisational culture which values delivering an artistic vision and operational management practice to the highest standards, empowering a strong permanent staff team into effective decision making.

To apply please include your CV and a supporting statement explaining why you want to join the Lyric Hammersmith Theatre team, and how your experience fits the role criteria as advertised.

All applications must be submitted via the application portal.