Closing Date: 11 November 2019
Location: London Bridge, London
The Board of the Unicorn Theatre seeks to appoint a dedicated and meticulous Executive Director to work alongside the Artistic Director to lead the Theatre into its eighth decade. The Executive Director shares responsibility with the Artistic Director for the leadership of the organisation, and as joint CEOs both posts are responsible to the Board.
The Executive Director will create and implement strategy for long-term organisational sustainability, leading the staff team with confidence and enthusiasm. They (the ED) will oversee all aspects of Unicorn business – Fundraising, Finance, Communications, Operations and Producing.
They will develop meaningful working relationships with stakeholders at all levels, including funders and regulatory bodies, communicating the mission of the Unicorn with clarity and verve. They will have a keen awareness of the social, cultural and financial context within which the theatre operates.
The ED will develop creative partnerships and co-producers, working to maximise the theatre’s income and capitalising on opportunities both inside and outside the building. They will offer skilled oversight in the application of current regulation and best practice in all areas, including HR, Health & Safety and governance.
The right candidate will have demonstrable experience in a leadership role within an arts organisation, and experience of working in a publicly-subsidised producing theatre company or venue. They will have the ability to realise an inspirational artistic vision for the Unicorn, and experience of managing significant budgets and financial systems.
Closing date for applications: Midday, Monday 11 November 2019
Contract: Full-time, permanent. The Board will consider applications for flexible working, and job-sharing.