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Scarabeus Aerial Theatre

Salary: £28,000 - £30,000 per annum (pro rata), depending on experience.
Contract: Full time, probationary period of 3 months 
Location: London – mixture of office and remote working

For full job description and how to apply www.scarabeus.co.uk/about-us/work-with-us

Scarabeus is looking to recruit an experienced, efficient and reliable General Manager and Producer that will work closely with our Artistic & Executive Directors to be the strategic lead across our programme of professional and participation activities.

You will play a pivotal role in the organisation, helping to create meaningful change and bring people together through our pioneering immersive aerial performances and participatory experiences, evoking joy and delight in our audiences. 

We believe in the power of high-quality cultural experiences and creativity to transform and enrich the lives of disadvantaged children, young people and families. We’re committed to making aerial and contemporary circus more accessible, offering empowering opportunities that help build self-confidence, encourage risk-taking, and create meaningful bonds.

Scarabeus is a leading aerial arts organisation, fusing aerial skills and visual theatre to create spectacular unforgettable stories, productions and participation projects dealing with contemporary narratives aimed at awakening empathy and social consciousness in our wide range of audiences. 

This is a great opportunity for someone proactive, which will enjoy being the ‘go to’ person for a small and friendly team, with experience in running projects and looking to take the lead in creating meaningful change through aerial theatre. Your input will help to develop and deliver the company’s ambitious programme of work, including our extensive participation and performances programmes for 2021-22 & 2022-24. 

Overview of Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Day-to-day operations with overall responsibility for office systems, including communications and marketing systems
  • Strategic development of new opportunities for the organisation’s programmes with the Scarabeus leadership team
  • Administration relating to project and touring logistics
  • Financial management
  • Coordinate company governance
  • Supporting the fundraiser and developing relationships with smaller grants/trusts. 

Scarabeus is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to provide employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. We care about your work ethics, your experience and your personality. 

We welcome and encourage applications from candidates who are under-represented in the creative industries. If you are enthusiastic about our work and you think you would be a great fit, we want to hear from you.

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Closing date: 3 December 2021.