Open Clasp Theatre Company

Executive Director/Joint Chief Executive

Open Clasp are looking to appoint an entrepreneurial and ambitious Executive Director to work in partnership with the Artistic Director and the Board to ensure the company is in a position to take full advantage of the substantial opportunities available to it. This brand new post will ensure that Open Clasp builds on its significant track record of creating high quality theatre with, by and for women and girls, and that it continues to grow as an organisation representing marginalised voices regionally, nationally and internationally.

This is a unique opportunity for an enterprising and creative woman who is motivated to join a thriving company making risk-taking and powerful theatre for discussion and debate.

About us:

Our aim is to change the world, one play at a time by placing theatre at the heart of transforming the lives of disadvantaged women and girls. We make truthful, risk-taking and award-winning theatre informed by the lived experiences of working-class women, women disenfranchised in theatre and society, those from minority communities and women affected by the criminal justice system. No company works the way we do; collaborating with marginalised women to draw out their collective voices, voices that through a devising process become powerful professional theatre productions, performed to audiences ranging from their own communities to the country’s highest decision-makers, performances that get people talking and that contribute to social change.

Purpose of the Role

To work with the Artistic Director and the Board to ensure the organisation is in a position to fully exploit strategic opportunities and partnerships, is financially robust, and that systems and processes are in place which make the organisation fit for purpose as it continues to grow and thrive.

To apply

For a full job description and details on how to apply download the application pack below.

The post is open to women only (exempt under the Equality Act 2010 Schedule 9, Part 1).