New Work Manager


The New Work Manager is responsible for leading on the commissioning, development, and delivery of new work at the Globe – including new plays, new writing festivals and other projects and events across both playhouses, in consultation with senior members of the Theatre Department and wider Globe teams.

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The role will also be responsible for identifying and developing emerging writers and working closely with the Artistic Director to programme new work.

This role will also work closely with the Associate Artistic Director, Senior Producers, Assistant to the AD, and other members of the Theatre Department team in the development of Globe work.

The ideal candidate will have substantial experience in working with and supporting writers and creative teams in the commissioning, development and producing of new plays, ideally in mid to large scale venues.

They will also have experience in dramaturgy, script reading and in line producing new plays, festivals of work, and one-off events. They will be calm and personable, able to work well under pressure; experienced in working sensitively with creative teams, and able to demonstrate tact, discretion and confidentiality.


We are particularly interested in applications from Deaf, disabled or neurodivergent people or applicants who have lived experience of disability.

We are committed to improving diversity and inclusion across our organisation. Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women and the Global Majority are less likely to apply for jobs unless they meet every single specification. If you’re excited about the role but your experience or qualifications don’t perfectly align, we encourage you to apply anyway. We particularly encourage applications from underrepresented groups such as the global majority, LGBTQA+, those with a disability and neurodiverse conditions.


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