Director

Job advert

Recruiting New Director

acta is recruiting a new Director with experience in fundraising and human resources to manage its innovative work in participatory Community Theatre; a unique opportunity to lead this internationally acclaimed company.

Skills & Experience

The new Director will have a proven track record in leading an organisation in the field of social change; strategic thinking; business management; success in identifying and securing funds; human resources; partnership working; with a strong commitment to facilitation, and collaborative/adaptive leadership.

We are looking for someone to respect and build on acta’s strong track record, but with the vision to develop and innovate.

This appointment is a new post and a key component of the Company’s managed transition process towards the stepping down of acta Founder and Artistic Director, Neil Beddow, in March 2021. Neil will work alongside the new Director for a transition period over the Winter months.

Further Information

Deadline for receipt of completed applications is 21 September, with interviews on 6 – 8 October.

Full job pack, including job description, person specification and application process now available.

We will be recruiting in accordance with our equality and diversity recruitment procedures, so will be making opportunities available to all applicants on a fair basis. However, we are keen to recruit workers representative of the diverse cultural backgrounds of our participants, and encourage applications from BAME and / or disabled people, who are under-represented in the existing staff team, for this significant new leadership post.

‘acta community theatre is a national treasure’ – Baring Foundation.