Manager of the ADC Theatre

University of Cambridge
March 17, 2024
Offerd Salary:£29,605-£33,966
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Manager of the ADC Theatre

The Executive Committee of the ADC Theatre wishes to appoint a new Theatre Manager starting from 01 September 2024.

The ADC Theatre is a department of the University of Cambridge and is the oldest University playhouse in the country. The Theatre's aim is to provide a well-equipped and safe environment in which all building users can enjoy, learn about and become involved in different aspects of theatre, while presenting professional standard productions.

The aim of the Theatre Manager is to maintain and build on the success of the ADC Theatre as a space that provides opportunities for students and the local community to enjoy, and learn about, all aspects of theatre production. The Theatre Manager is integral in creating and fostering a positive and supportive atmosphere for Cambridge's thriving amateur theatre scene. As well as holding overall responsibility for day-to-day operations, the Theatre Manager manages and coordinates the ADC Theatre's marketing strategy. In line with the ADC Theatre's aims, this role provides an opportunity for the holder to gain experience in the management of a venue and to learn about all aspects of theatre operation.

The appointment will be made on a fixed-term basis for a period of 12 months from 01 September 2024 to 31 August 2025.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a health assessment.

Offers of appointment will be subject to the receipt of satisfactory references and the satisfactory completion of a six-month probationary period. There is the possibility for the contract to be renewed for a second year after the probation period.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a basic disclosure (criminal records check) check, a health assessment and a security check.

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For further information about this role or the application process, please contact Luke Dell, the Theatre Manager, by email at [email protected] or by telephone on 01223 359547.

Shortlisted candidates should expect to be invited to an interview on Monday 04 March 2024. The ADC Theatre works to a tight timetable, and regret that we are unable to request for variations on our interview schedule.

Please quote reference XA40600 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.


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