Stephen Joseph Theatre

Executive Director

The Stephen Joseph Theatre is looking for an inspirational Executive Director, following Stephen Freeman’s appointment as Executive Director at the Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester. Working in partnership with Artistic Director Paul Robinson, our new Executive Director will build on recent achievements including exceptional work on our stages, a healthy financial position and significant growth in audience numbers.

you’ll help create the environment in which great art can flourish

High quality entertainment and cultural experiences are at the heart of this organisation and you’ll help create the environment in which great art can flourish. You’ll oversee the delivery of our strategic plan, building relationships across the sector and support our unique partnership with Alan Ayckbourn whose legacy and contemporary work forms a vital part of our creative vision. Over the last three years the theatre has fostered even stronger relationships with a diverse range of partners, as well as delivering a capital project to revitalise the building and make it more welcoming. You will demonstrate that you have the experience and personal qualities to build powerful and dynamic relationships with multiple stakeholders, and have a genuine interest in the varied communities of the beautiful North Yorkshire coast.

To Apply:

For more information and to download a recruitment pack please visit our website

For a confidential and informal conversation about the role please contact Jaye Lewis either by phone 01723 356612 or email

Closing Date: 19th October 2018