General Manager

We are seeking a dynamic individual who is excited by our artistic mission.  This means we are recruiting with open minds and want the role to be responsive to the successful candidate.  You will need to have at least two years of professional arts administration experience, but we will support you in the transition if this role is more senior than your current one.  If you’re already an experienced administrator/General or Finance Manager, we want to create the right space and challenges for you. 

HighTide is a theatre company working in the East of England and we would be interested to hear from candidates who live in the region, as well as those based in London or elsewhere. 

We will be flexible in our approach to working hours, working from home requests, and accommodating to caring responsibilities, wherever possible.  (Depending on your experience, we could consider this role on a part-time, 4 days a week basis.)  On all fronts, we’ll consider what feels best for you and HighTide.

HighTide is committed to equality, equity and diversity.  We welcome applications from candidates with backgrounds which are historically underrepresented in the arts – such as those who have experienced barriers due to their working-class origins; are from the global majority; or who identify as d/Deaf or disabled.

Please click below to access the Job Description and Personal Specification.

General Manager Job Pack

If you have any need of the Job Pack in a different format please contact our Producer, Hannah Dunne by email [email protected] or by telephone on 01473 459200.

Contract  Permanent.  Full-time. (Open to conversations about 4 days a week.)

Salary £32,000-£35,000 per year, dependent on experience

Hours 40 hours per week, inclusive of 1hr/day lunch. This role requires travel and there will be occasions where work outside of  these hours is required.  We operate a TOIL policy to support this.

The Application Process

To apply by 10am on Wednesday 6th March 2024 please send to [email protected]

  • Your CV (maximum 2 sides of A4)
  • A covering letter, explaining how you meet the person specification (maximum 2 sides of A4)
  • A completed equal opportunities form, found here

First round interviews will take place on Friday 15 March.  Second round interviews will take place w/c 18 March.  Where possible, interviews will take place in person.  

The successful candidate should ideally be available to take up the post as soon as possible and we’re open to discussions about when might work best for you.

Prospective applicants are welcome to discuss the role with Clare Slater (Artistic Director/CEO), informally, before applying.  Please contact [email protected] if you would like to talk.