GENERAL MANAGER/PRODUCER

JOB DESCRIPTION GENERAL MANAGER/PRODUCER

Responsible to: Artistic Directors
Responsible for: Freelancers/consultants (as applicable)
Salary: £30,000 per annum (gross)
Contract: This is a full time position, offered on a rolling 12- month contract
Hours: Core office hours are 10am to 6pm, Monday to Friday. The post-holder will be expected to fulfil the hours required to do the job, which will require some evening and weekend work
Location: BFT’s office at The Young Vic, 66 The Cut, London SE1 8LZ
Holiday: 28 days per annum inclusive of public holidays
Pension contribution: 2% rising to 3% from 6 April 2019
Notice period: 1 week during probationary period, after which 2 months
Probationary period: 3 months

Be part of “one of the bravest and most inspired underground troupes on the planet” (New York Times). Belarus Free Theatre is a unique theatre company highly respected in the UK and internationally. The company’s mission is to be the world’s leading campaigning theatre company, using the arts as an instrument for empowerment, human rights and social change. Working from the offices of the Young Vic, where BFT is an associate company, you’ll be part of a small team developing BFT’s model of theatre for social transformation, creating world-class theatre productions, educating young artists/activists and activating communities for social change.

For more information on the company please visit www.belarusfreetheatre.com.

KEY OBJECTIVES OF POST

The General Manager/Producer manages the U.K office and oversees all company activities, including the company’s financial and administrative management, and human resources.

Working closely with the Artistic Directors, the General Manager/Producer produces the company’s artistic programme in the U.K and internationally, liaising with venues and partners and negotiating a future life for productions, as well as overseeing all other company projects including campaigns and media work. During 2019, this includes producing a major new production for U.K and international touring.

The General Manager/Producer is central to the running of BFT and the successful applicant will need to be flexible in their approach and ready to react accordingly to the constantly changing realities of the company’s existence in Belarus and creative work in the UK.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Company Operations

Budgeting & Finance

Human Resources

Board & Governance

Planning & Strategy

Producing

Touring

Other

PERSON SPECIFICATION

Essential Experience & Knowledge

Essential Skills & Attributes

Desirable

HOW TO APPLY

To apply for the post, please send a copy of your CV with a covering letter (no longer that two sides of A4) explaining why you are interested in the role and how your skills and experience match the person specification.

To: info@belarusfreetheatre.com to by post to Belarus Free Theatre, C/o The Young Vic, 66 The Cut, London SE1 8LZ.

If you have any questions or if you would like to submit your application in another format, please call the BFT office on +44 (0) 20 7922 2998.

The deadline for receipt of applications is 30th September 2018.

First round interviews: week commencing 8th October 2018.

Second round interviews: week commencing 15th October 2018.