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Shakespeare North Trust

Archived: Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

c £60,000 per annum Full-time

The Shakespeare North Playhouse, which is currently being built in Prescot, is due to open to the public in 2022. This landmark arts and cultural development will effectively complete the UK’s Shakespearean triangle with London and Stratford-upon-Avon. It will undoubtedly be one of the North of England’s most high profile cultural and educational assets.

The Playhouse will provide a wide ranging and contemporary programme of events and performances, along with an educational offer and community engagement to involve and excite young and old.

The Shakespeare North Trust is looking for an innovative and ambitious CEO to lead on the opening and delivery of the strategic vision for The Shakespeare North Playhouse.

The successful candidate will have significant relevant experience at a senior level in any of the following – the arts, charity, public sector or similar, with a proven track record of success in delivering fundraising income and meeting demanding business plan targets.

Exceptional interpersonal and influencing skills with the ability to build and maintain strong and effective relationships with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders is a fundamental requirement, as is the ability to lead and motivate a high performing team.

This is great opportunity for a dynamic and ambitious individual to develop and deliver the long-term strategic plan for The Shakespeare North Playhouse.

Further information about the role as well as details of how to apply can be found on our website

Closing date for returned applications is 5.00pm on Friday 18th December 2020.

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