Shobana Jeyasingh Dance is looking to appoint a dynamic and ambitious Executive Director to work alongside the Artistic Director in leading the company and its dedicated team through our next stage of ambition and growth.
The role will provide strategic leadership and business direction and will lead on all managerial, financial and operational functions of the company. In close partnership with the Artistic Director and Associate Producer they will be responsible for the planning and development of company productions across a wide variety of platforms.
Shobana Jeyasingh Dance has been making work for over 30 years and has created work for a variety of venues and contexts including theatres, outdoor and indoor sites and on film. The company is an Arts Council England National Portfolio Organisation, and has a strong institutional funding base that supports our creative ambitions. As an agile, entrepreneurial team long used to marrying the power of the physical with the potential of digital spaces, we have continued to create new work and connect audiences with existing work throughout the pandemic, and are looking forward to coming through this period with a renewed sense of energy and ambition.
To this end we are looking to find a creative and enterprising candidate to fulfil the role of Executive Director on a full time basis. The SJD team is based at Somerset House, although is currently working remotely. We are open to flexible working patterns.
It is anticipated interviews will take place the week commencing 12 July.
For an informal discussion please feel free to email Trustee Alison Duthie