Job Vacancies

Job Vacancies

UK Theatre Organisation, Partner, Concert Hall Affiliate, and Professional Plus Members can advertise vacancies on the UK Theatre website free of charge. 

We welcome vacancies which adhere to recruitment recommendations and good practice. Please see the following guidelines on this: the Arts Council Culture Change Toolkit and the Equality and Human Rights Commission's guidance.

If you have any questions about any of these vacancies, or about applying for jobs in theatre, please contact Renu Mehto on or 020 7557 6700.

To Post a Vacancy

If you are a member (excl. Professional members), to post your vacancy :

  • Log in to the Members' Area 
  • Click on 'Add New Record', complete details and click 'Save'
  • If you have any difficulties with this, please email some brief wording and a link to your vacancy details to and we will post the vacancy for you.
  • Please note, if you are a Professional member and you would like to post a job ad, there will be a fee of £75 + VAT. All other membership categories can advertise free of charge.
  • If you are a Partner member, please email us with the details of your vacancy and we will post it on your behalf.

If you are not a member of UK Theatre or are a Professional Member:

  • You can advertise a vacancy for just £75 + VAT
  • Contact us at or on 020 7557 6700 to arrange this. 

Executive Director (Maternity Leave)

Date Added
01 May 2019
Rich Mix, 35-37 Bethnal Green Road, London, E1 6LA
Job Specification
(Full-time, Maternity Cover) 
Reporting to: Artistic Director /CEO 
Salary: £37,000 per annum 
Contract: 9-months commencing end of August 2019 
Upswing are seeking an experienced and dynamic individual to join the team as Executive Director (maternity cover). The opportunity comes at an exciting time for Upswing as we enter creation and touring periods for two new shows; Catch Me, an outdoor work; and Seasons, a multiyear project developed and delivered with libraries in Brent. 
The individual will work closely with Artistic Director / CEO, Vicki Amedume, to steward the charity over the next 9 months; supporting the delivery the business plan in 2019/20 and ensuring plans are in place for 2020/21. The role will involve working closely with Upswing’s Fundraising Associates to plan and develop applications for work in development.   
The candidate will be a senior manager in the arts with a track record in strategic planning, complex project producing and budget control, generating income and developing effective relationships. 
For further information, download the Recruitment Pack: 
Deadline for applications: Monday 27th May 2019, 5pm 
First Interviews: Thursday 30th or Friday 31st May 2019 
Second interview (if required): 4th June 2019 
Start date would ideally be the week commencing 19th August 2019 
There will be a handover period with existing Executive Director until the 16th September 2019 
Application Details
To apply, please submit your CV and a brief statement (maximum two A4 sides) describing your suitability for the position and specifically how your past experience matches the job description and person specification. 
Applicants should provide contact details for two references, we will seek your permission before making direct contact with any referees. All offers of employment will be subject to the receipt of satisfactory references. 
Please submit your application by email with ‘Executive Director’ in the subject line to by 5pm on Monday 27th May 2019. 
Shortlisted candidates will be notified if they will be invited to a first interview by the end of the day on Tuesday 28th May 2019. 
Closing Date
27 May 2019
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