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Head of Theatres Programming, The Lowry

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lowry picCloses Friday 26 July 2013  Contact: Laura Byron recruitment@thelowry.com

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

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.

This is an exciting and rewarding opportunity to work at one of the country’s leading cultural venues. Visited by over 800,000 people each year, The Lowry consistently presents one of the country’s biggest performance, exhibition and participation programmes.

We 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 both financial and organisational priorities.

You will manage and supervise the work of the programming team in all aspects of delivering the theatres programme including scheduling and the negotiation and drafting of contracts. The successful candidate will be required to lead on all matters of budgeting, accounting, business planning, reporting, monitoring and evaluation of the theatres programme.

The ideal candidate will have artistic vision and creative flair in combination with entrepreneurial skills and commercial nous. In depth knowledge of theUKand 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 26 July 2013 at 10 a.m.

The proposed interview date is Thursday 8 August 2013

To apply for this position please send a CV and letter of application to recruitment@thelowry.com outlining 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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