Executive Director at Complicité


What can you receive?
£50k+ pro rata


15 December 2023

Complicité is an international touring theatre company and charity, under the creative leadership of Artistic Director and co-founder Simon McBurney. 

We are seeking an entrepreneurial Executive Director to oversee and deliver the company’s programme across a variety of artforms and build a business structure around it to ensure that it can continue its creative journey for decades to come.

Our ideal candidate will be an exceptional and versatile individual who will lead the company in delivering its artistic vision and create new opportunities for commercial income, based on the company’s existing assets, specialist skills, international market positioning and our values. 

Over four decades,Complicité has played in more than 40 countries and won more than 50 awards. Through our live productions, streamed work and education & engagement, millions of people have encountered the work of ‘the most influential and consistently interesting theatre company working in Britain’ (The Times).

You might have worked all your life in theatre. You might be a theatre fan with business leadership experience. Your background might be in film, tech, marketing, management or education.   You might be an innovator and leader in the commercial or charitable sector who knows and cares deeply about the company and its work.   You will certainly have the entrepreneurial insight to see the company’s potential with fresh eyes, to support its growth and develop its earning potential across established and emerging media and plot a course for its continued success.” Tom Morris, Chair of Complicité

Salary: £60k – £70k pro rata, depending on experience  

Contract: Permanent. The Company envisages the role to be full time but is open to a conversation about flexible working hours and to co-working arrangements. Evening and weekend work will be required to fit the company’s production schedule,  for which Time Off in Lieu is given.

Deadline: 12 noon on Friday 15th December 2023

A full job description and information on how to apply for this role is available in the job pack. Please write to jobs@complicite.org supplying an up to date CV and letter of application of no more than 3 pages for the attention of Tom Morris, Chair of Trustees, setting out why you are suitable for the role.

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