Associate Director

Submitted by Prime Theatre on August 5, 2019 - 13:48
Salary / Fee: 
Closing Date: 
Friday, 23 August, 2019

Prime Theatre is looking for an ambitious, creative and organised Associate Director to support its work with children and young people. This role will work with the Artistic Director to further develop Prime’s artistic policy - including talent development, programming and community engagement. The Associate Director has responsibility for managing and developing Prime Youth Theatre and projects in schools and community groups. Applications are particularly encouraged from under represented groups and those with British Sign Language.

Salary: £20-27k per year (dependent on experience & skills)
Contract: 2 years (with potential for extension)
Location: Swindon

Prime is a member of the Arts Council England National Portfolio and has been making ground-breaking work for children and young people since 1986 from its base at the Wyvern Theatre. We tour productions across the UK and beyond to theatres and schools. This exciting artistic and management role has leadership responsibility for Prime Youth Theatre alongside other school and community projects. Working as part of successful small team, you will also contribute to Prime's professional productions and have scope for your own projects.

How to Apply

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To apply for the post please provide a completed application form and covering letter clearly stating why you are applying and what you could bring to this role. Please also send any artistic CV or links to performance work you may have. Email these documents and an equal opportunities form to:

Your application and any associated personal information will be stored and processed in accordance with our Data Policy and destroyed after six months. We will keep your equal opportunities form for a period of 6 months, after which point the data will be anonymised and aggregated for monitoring purposes. If you are employed by us, the information you supply will be kept securely and will form part of your employment record.
The deadline for applications is at 5pm, Friday 23 August

Interviews and workshops with young people will be held on Thursday 29 & Friday 30 August at the Wyvern Theatre, Swindon.
If you have problems with this date please contact Sarah Wrixon, Company Manager, 01793 614864

Contact Details: 

Sarah Wrixon
01793 614864

Education (young people and schools)
Families and early years
Children and Families
Young People