General Manager

The Javaad Alipoor Company

What can you receive?
£38,000 pro rata


4 July 2023

The Javaad Alipoor Company creates powerful multi-platform theatre that explores the intersection of politics and technology in the contemporary world.

Established in 2017 and founded by Javaad Alipoor – a British-Iranian, Manchester-based, and Bradford-built artist and writer – we are committed to making new work with diverse artists for diverse audiences and communities.

About the role

Responsible to: Executive Producer

Responsible for: Administrator

The General Manager is a crucial member of the core team at the Javaad Alipoor Company (JAC), managing day-to-day operations and supporting the company for 2023 – 2026 at an exciting time of growth as we join the Arts Council as a National Portfolio Organisation (NPO) in 2023.

Working closely with the Executive Producer, The General Manager is responsible for ensuring the smooth running of the organisation’s operations, including financial management, office and HR management and processes, reporting, evaluation, and contracts.

They will support the Executive Producer with income generation activities and lead on NPO reporting.


Person Specification

  • You will be passionate about theatre and committed to diversity, inclusion, and access with demonstrable experience in managing HR systems and processes.
  • You will be a motivational team leader, supporting team welfare and ensuring staff wellbeing.
  • You will have a rigorous understanding of arts and culture funding reporting and evaluation processes.

Skills & Attributes

  • Do you have a good understanding of the UK theatre industry, and a passion for live theatre?
  • Are you self-motivated, proactive, and rigorous in your attention to detail? – Are you committed to diversity and inclusion?
  • Do you have proven ability to work independently or with people from a wide variety of backgrounds, creating accessible workplaces and projects?
  • Do you have excellent organisational and administrative skills? JAC Recruitment Pack General Manager 2023
  • Are you able to adapt and respond to changing circumstances and work through problems methodically & practically?
  • Do you have excellent time management skills and ability to manage workload effectively?
  • Do you have a positive, approachable, can-do attitude with the ability to be flexible and adaptable?
  • Do you have excellent and confident communication skills?

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