We're hiring: Participation Manager - Arcola Theatre

We’re hiring: Participation Manager

Arcola aims to be a theatre involving and inspiring everyone in our diverse community. In the heart of East London, we stage a wide range of socially-engaged, local and international stories.

We’re looking for a creative, proactive Participation Manager to play a vital role in that mission.

  1. Involving. Bringing new people to our building and shows – leading initiatives and forging partnerships to involve young people, schools, community organisations and underrepresented groups.
  2. Inspiring. Creating opportunities and resources for people to learn and respond to Arcola’s work, including education packs, building tours and Q&As.
  3. Enabling. Facilitating youth and community theatre groups – enabling non-professionals to make theatre too. Currently our groups are: Arcola Youth Theatre (13-15 year olds), Young AYT (9-12 year olds), Arcola Queer Collective, Arcola Mental Health Theatre Group, Arcola 50+ Group, Arcola Ala-Turka.
  4. Raising awareness. Staging youth and community theatre performances – in an annual festival of Participation shows at Arcola, and at community centres, schools and festivals.

Please download an application pack to find out more about the role.


Apply for this role

To apply, please send your CV and a covering letter demonstrating how your experience, skills and qualities make you the ideal candidate for this role to jobs@arcolatheatre.com, including Participation Manager in the subject line..

Please also complete and attach an Equal Opportunities form.

The deadline for applications is 10am on Monday 2 March 2020. Interviews will be held in the week commencing 9 March.


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