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  • Head of Playhouse Youth

    Can you create and deliver an inclusive young people’s strategy that can open up possibilities for all young people? Can you manage an exceptional team of youth arts specialists, alongside a strong cohort of freelance artists, youth workers and volunteers? Can you contribute to the development and operation of the Creative Engagement programme? Can you represent the Playhouse on a local and national level, championing theatre work for, with and by young people? If you can, we want you to apply to be our next Head of Playhouse Youth.

    The Head of Playhouse Youth is a core member of the leadership team within the Creative Engagement programme – one of the largest theatre-based engagement departments outside of London. Playhouse Youth has a strong track record of supporting the creative and social development of young people aged 5 – 25 from across the Leeds City Region. Over 300 young people attend creative activity every week at the main Playhouse building and our dedicated space for young people at Playhouse 2, First Floor.

    The role might particularly suit an existing manager looking for a new step up, or an established freelance practitioner keen to be part of an large team and to take on the long-term development of an exciting programme. We will particularly welcome applicants who are representative of the young people we work with and who are from backgrounds that are often-underrepresented in theatre.

    How to apply

    To apply for this role, you will need to complete an online application and diversity monitoring form below. Please read through the guidance notes and job description before you start the application form:

    The deadline for applications is 9 a.m. on Monday 16 December 2019.

    If shortlisted for an interview you will hear from us by Friday 20 December 2019.

    Our intention is to interview on Friday 10 January 2020. Any second-round interviews will take place on Tuesday 21 January 2020.

  • Maintenance Engineer

    We are looking for a skilled maintenance engineer to join our maintenance team. After a year’s closure the Playhouse is back up and running with new infrastructure, revamped and extended spaces that look and feel great. But we need a hand to ensure that the building remains in tip top condition.

    The role is varied and ever changing. You will help the Building Services Manager to plan a programme of scheduled building maintenance with our chosen sub-contractors, and also responding to ad hoc repairs by either getting stuck in and repairing yourself or arranging for contractors to assist.

    It’s vital that the building remains functional and safe, the maintenance team are a corner stone team that enable all other departments to focus on delivery our wide range of work in a well presented, professional and safe environment.

    How to apply

    To apply for this role, you will need to complete an online application and diversity monitoring form below. Please read through the guidance notes and job description before you start the application form:

    The deadline for applications is 9 a.m. on Monday 13 January 2019.

    If shortlisted for an interview you will hear from us by Wednesday 15 January 2019.

    Our intention is to interview on Wednesday 22 January 2020.

    If you are unable to make the above interview date please provide an alternative time when sending your application.

  • Finance Director (closing 17 December)

    We are delighted to be working in partnership with Robert Half in our search for a new Finance Director.

    We are embarking on an exciting new chapter, having completed a major Capital Redevelopment in September 2019. The successful candidate will relish being at the forefront of changes at the Playhouse.

    How to apply

    Robert Half will be managing the applications for this post, so if you are interested please go to their website here.

    Please be aware that application is by CV and covering letter, and that all applications must be received by 9 a.m. on Tuesday 17 December.

 

 

 

 

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Major funders
Arts Council England Leeds City Council The Liz and Terry Bramall Foundation
Principal Capital Partners
SOYO Moda
Principal Capital and Access Partner
Irwin Mitchell Solicitors