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Tunbridge Wells Borough Council

Archived: Development Director

Employer: Tunbridge Wells Borough Council
Salary: £41,990 per annum
Location: Assembly Hall Theatre
Contract: Permanent
Working Pattern: Full Time
Hours: 37 hours per week.
DBS Check: No
Closing Date: 11/12/2016 at 23:55 PM
Reference: PE/16/23585

Do you have the vision, drive, skill and leadership qualities to join our team and help ensure that Tunbridge Wells is nationally recognised for its vibrant cultural provision? Could you play a role in the delivery of a new purpose built theatre and help to secure its future? Do you care about diversity, access and developing the theatre makers of the future?

If so, an excellent opportunity is available at Tunbridge Wells Borough Council’s Assembly Hall Theatre.

The Assembly Hall Theatre delivers a diverse programme of live events from family shows, touring west end musicals and drama, top comedians to popular music. Seating 980 the theatre is well established regionally and in 2015 underwent a £1.5 million refurbishment with new auditorium seating plus a completely redesigned bar as well as major refurbishments and enhancements backstage and to the booking system and website.

We are seeking to appoint our first Development Director with the experience and dynamism to create and lead the Development Strategy of the theatre and grow a development team. The successful candidate should be a dedicated leader in their field with a proven track record of strategic planning, financial acumen along with excellent collaborative and interpersonal skills.

This is an incredibly exciting time and the successful candidate will help grow and shape our borough’s cultural heritage for future generations.

Additional benefits for this post include 26 days annual leave (increasing to 29 days after 5 years Local Government service) as well as membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme. For those who are looking to relocate to the area we also offer a competitive relocation package.

For a detailed list of responsibilities and person criteria and for details on how to apply, please visit the website.

If you have any questions regarding this role please contact JJ Almond, Theatre Director, on

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Interviews: Wednesday, 21 December 2016

Equal Opportunities
Tunbridge Wells – Working for Equality. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.