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Head of Theatres Programming – The Lowry

The lowryHead of Theatres Programming- up to £50,000 p.a. (dependent upon experience) plus staff benefits

Can you guide and lead The Lowry’s award winning programme in the performing arts? Do you have the appropriate artistic ambition? Are you a deal maker? Do you have the skills to relate to a network that ranges from national companies and international artists to commercial producers and music and comedy promoters?

The Lowry is an internationally acclaimed cultural landmark situated at the heart of MediaCityUK, one of the world’s most exciting culture and media destinations.

The Lowry are looking for a Head of Theatres Programming to provide strategic direction for The Lowry’s award winning theatres programme, guiding it with a combination of artistic ambition, creative flair and entrepreneurial and commercial acumen to meet the organisation’s financial and artistic priorities.

Working closely with the Artistic Director, you will provide artistic leadership and creative vision to the programming team to ensure that The Lowry’s theatres are programmed with high quality content.  Working within budgetary constraints you will be responsible for scheduling, negotiating and drafting contracts. Business planning, reporting and evaluation of the theatres programme is also an integral part of this role.

In depth knowledge of the UK and international performing arts world and of the commercial sector is essential. The successful candidate will also have senior programming and management experience in a large commercial theatre, producing organisation or major performing arts venue or festival.

The application deadline for this vacancy is Friday 4 October 2013 at 10am.

The proposed interview date is Tuesday 15 October 2013.

To apply for this position please send a CV and letter of application to recruitment@thelowry.comoutlining why you are interested in the position, what opportunities you think the position will offer and also how your skills, experience and knowledge make you the ideal candidate for this role. To download a recruitment pack please go to www.thelowry.com/jobs or contact the recruitment line on 0161 876 2050.


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