• At CPT we are committed to ensuring the best possible experience for all artists, audience members and other visitors to our space. We welcome customers and artists with disabilities and are pleased to assist you in your visit. 

    If you have any questions or enquiries, please do get in touch by phone at 020 7419 4841 or email at foh@cptheatre.co.uk.

  • Vacancy: Executive Director & Joint CEO (Maternity Cover)

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    Camden People’s Theatre is recruiting for maternity cover for our Executive Director position for 12 months.

    As joint CEO with the Artistic Director, the Executive Director provides a key role in the organisation and leads a team including the General Manager, Development Manager, Deputy General Manager and Marketing Manager. The Executive Director (Maternity Cover) will provide strong leadership, taking responsibility for the management and efficient running of CPT. The Executive Director (Maternity Cover) shares responsibility with the Artistic Director for developing and delivering the strategic vision of the organisation during this time.

    • Key focus during this time:
    • Maintaining and building excellent relationships with our funders and stakeholders
    • Supporting and leading the team through a period of transition and change
    • Leading on key fundraising ambitions including our next NPO application to Arts Council England
    • Lead on the financial management of the organisation

    We are looking for someone who is experienced at managing company finances, an exceptional team leader and a confident fundraiser. You might be a regular Interim ED, consultant, fundraising head/director or exec producer who is able to hit the ground running and look after our plans during this important interim period. 

    The Offer:

    • Job Title: Executive Director & Joint CEO (Maternity Cover)
    • Contract: Fixed Term - 12 months, part-time (4 days per week)
    • Salary: £45,000 pro rata per annum
    • Working Hours: 4 days p/w (32 hours), exact working days to be agreed
    • CPT’s core working hours are 10am – 6pm but evening and weekend work may be required.
    • CPT operates a Time Off In Lieu system and flexible working where appropriate 
    • Holiday: 25 days pro rata per year plus bank holidays. 
    • Location & Flexible working: Typically building based from the theatre in Camden (5 mins from Euston & Warren Street) with some home working. 

    We welcome and encourage applications from individuals without formal education; and/or from a socio-economic background under-represented in the arts; and/or who identify as:

    • D/deaf and/or disabled
    • Neurodiverse 
    • Global majority* and/or migrant LGBTQ+ 


    *This includes people of Black Caribbean, Black African, South Asian, East Asian, South East Asian, Middle Eastern, Arab, Latinx, Jewish, Romany and Irish Traveller heritage

    We are particularly keen to hear from Black and Global Majority people, and candidates who self-identify as disabled.

    All candidates who identify as disabled who demonstrate that they meet the essential criteria will be invited for interview. If you feel this applies to you, please include the following sentence in your cover letter: I would like my application to be considered under CPT’s Diversity & Inclusion policy.

    CPT can cover some access support costs to submit an application where required. Please contact jobs@cptheatre.co.uk with a quotation from your access support worker.

    How to Apply

    Please review the job description (which can be downloaded from the bottom of the page) carefully and submit your completed covering letter and CV jobs@cptheatre.co.uk and complete our Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form at this link by 12pm Thursday 27 June

    Your covering letter should be no more than 2 sides of A4.

    We would like you to address the following 4 points under clear headings (approx. 200 words per heading):

    • Why you want to do the job
    • Your fundraising experience including how you have stewarded existing relationships and opportunities
    • How you have supported a team through a time of change
    • How your experience positions you to quickly understand and deliver for a new organisation

    We can also accept video applications, please send your video via a google or Dropbox link to jobs@cptheatre.co.uk  

    If you would like to submit your application in any other format please email jobs@cptheatre.co.uk to discuss this further. 

    Key Dates

    Deadline for applications: 12pm Thursday 27th June 2024
    Interview dates are TBC

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