£33K pa pro rata
Fixed term 0.2
Theatre Troupe changes the lives of the most severely marginalised children and young people aged 9 to 19 through the power of participatory theatre. We currently deliver programmes in South London. The Executive Director and Co-Chief Executive Officer (CEO) leads the strategic development of Theatre Troupe in close collaboration with the Artistic Director, with specific responsibilities around operational management and company development.
- Work closely with the Artistic Director to develop and implement Theatre Troupeís 2020-2023 business plan
- Ensure the organisationís ongoing financial viability
- Maintain and develop the operational aspects of the organisation, building its infrastructure in a sustainable way
- Work with the Artistic Director to attract and shape funding, with a particular responsibility for fundraising from sources other than trusts and foundations
- Lead on the general management of the organisation, including HR, finance, Board and office management
- Develop and implement a successful marketing and publicity strategy
We are looking for an innovative, compassionate and motivated individual, with a passion for theatre and other art forms as mechanisms for emotional and social change.
Leading Theatre Troupe in its vision and focus, the successful candidate will be responsible for maintaining organisational stability and raising company profile.
For a full Person Specification, please refer to the Application Pack.
Theatre Troupe offers an alternative creative community, with a programme structure that helps participants to understand and experience the possibilities of relational compassion and care, which they can then take into and apply to their daily lives.
We do this through the delivery of weekly programmes that run for up to one year, for small groups of children and young people aged 9 to 19.
Our primary focus is work with children and young people, who may have experienced trauma, offering one-to-one support (including therapeutic support) within a group setting. Theatre Troupe members have the opportunity to get involved in all aspects of theatre (not just performance), including design, costume-making and set construction, usually working towards a production or sharing of work at the end of each project.
Participants are referred to Theatre Troupe through our partnerships with safeguarding teams, social services, primary and secondary schools and Children & Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) in the areas we are working in.
Working with volunteers is key to the success of our programmes and Theatre Troupe volunteers come from a variety of different backgrounds including BA and MA Drama courses, social work, teaching and clinical psychiatry.
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