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Lyric Hammersmith Theatre

The Lyric Hammersmith is one of the UK’s leading producing theatres. The Lyric produces world class theatre from the heart of Hammersmith, the theatre’s home for more than a hundred and twenty five years.

The theatre has gained a national reputation for its work in forging pathways into the arts for young talent from all backgrounds.

We are looking for an Executive Director to work alongside our Artistic Director/CEO Rachel O’Riordan, for the period of our Executive Director’s 6 months’ maternity leave. The role is focused on maximising commercial income as well as providing effective scheduling support for the wider organisation’s building use.

We are looking for someone with a passion for and commitment to the vision, work and values of the Lyric. They will need to display evidence of effective leadership encompassing staff development, communication skills and allyship; the ability to work with a wide range of funders and stakeholders, at various levels of seniority.

This is a full-time, fixed-term role from Jan/Feb – Sep 2022.

For further information and to apply, please visit the Lyric’s website.

Deadline for applications: 10am on Wednesday 08 December 2021

The Lyric encourages people from any background to apply for this post. We are committed to creating a workforce which is representative of our society, and to bringing together those with a variety of skills and experiences to help shape what we do and how we work. We are particularly keen to hear from people of colour or those who self-identify as disabled. All candidates that self-identify as disabled and who demonstrate that they meet the essential criteria will be invited for an interview. The Lyric Hammersmith is proud to be a Disability Confident Committed Employer and an official partner of Parents in Performing Arts (PiPA).

Executive Director (Maternity Cover) information pack (.pdf)