Tara Arts seeks Artistic Director and Joint Chief Executive

Closing Date: 8 June 2020

Tara Arts

Location: London

Remuneration: up to £50,000 DOE


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Tara Arts is seeking an Artistic Director and Joint Chief Executive

Salary: Up to £50,000 per year depending on experience
Contract: full-time, permanent
Location: London

Tara Arts is looking for an exceptional creative leader who will shape the artistic direction of the organisation, programme the building with world-class small-scale theatre and community engagement.

Tara Arts is an award-winning multicultural theatre company based in our beautiful redeveloped theatre in Wandsworth, South West London. We remain the only venue-based theatre organisation whose programme focuses on South Asian artists, cultural heritage, and experience.

In the next stage of Tara’s journey, the Artistic Director will bring new thinking, question what contemporary theatre looks like and how our company can best serve our artists and community.

Tara Arts particularly welcomes applications from people of colour, D/deaf and disabled, and LGBTQ+ creative practitioners or those experiencing barriers due to their socio-economic background. This is a full-time role, but applications from candidates who would wish to do it on a more flexible working pattern, for example due to caring responsibilities or access requirements relating to a disability, would be welcomed. Tara Arts are open to the potential for the role to be undertaken as a job share with salary paid pro rata. All candidates who are D/deaf or disabled and meet the essential criteria will be invited for an interview.

For further information and to find out how to apply, please read the detailed application pack. If any potential candidate would like an informal conversation prior to application, please see page 10 of application pack for more details. We are working with Regional Theatre Young Directors Scheme as recruitment consultants for this post – recruitment@rtyds.co.uk

Please find the full Artistic Director and Joint CEO application pack on our website. 

Closing Date: Monday 8 June, 10:00am
First Interviews: 22 and 23 June via video link
Second Interviews: w/c 6 July

All applicants will be contacted by Friday 19 June.