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Wired Aerial Theatre

Archived: Company Manager

Contract Type: 1 year fixed term with a probability of renewal
Salary: £28,000 – £30,000 depending on experience
Location: The Higher Space,10 Cotton Street, Liverpool, L3 7DY

Hours: Full time, 40hrs/week – office hours are 9am – 5pm. The responsibilities of the post may include some evening and weekend work from time to time (TOIL is offered) Probation period 3 months
Notice Period 2 months
Responsible to: Company Directors and Board of Directors

Wired Aerial Theatre creates and delivers inspirational aerial performance. Based in Liverpool at its centre for aerial excellence (The Higher Space) and touring nationally and internationally, the company delivers a varied programme of work including indoor and outdoor performance, education, training, workshops and consultancy. Wired Aerial Theatre is supported by Arts Council England and has been a National Portfolio Organisation since April 2015. We are currently making plans for the next 5 years and we are planning to expand our team to help us deliver our vision.

We’re looking for an ambitious candidate with excellent organisational and leadership skills who is keen to take on a challenge and to make an impact within a dynamic and entrepreneurial organisation. The ideal post-holder will have at least 5-years of experience in the arts; experience of managing people; an interest in the dance and performance sector; be confident with budgets and financial management; and have an eye for developing creative opportunities. Excellent communication, organisation and time management skills are also a necessity in this fast-paced office environment.


Wired Aerial Theatre is a company limited by guarantee with a small board of directors, who constitute our employers. The company is led by its two founders and Directors, Artistic Director Wendy Ogilvie, and Technical Director Jamie Ogilvie. The post holder will work closely with the Directors, management team, and other staff members on all aspects of the management of projects, ensuring successful delivery and providing the managerial backbone of the company. The role will be based at the company’s office in Liverpool with some travel required.

Wired has a contract with XTRAX, based in Manchester, for provision of producer and management services. As Wired’s work is growing this post is being created to complement the services provided by XTRAX and to increase the capacity of the company.

Access: Our office has level access to the ground floor area and toilets. The office and kitchen area is on the first floor accessed by stairs. We welcome applications from disabled people but please note there are access restrictions in our building.

This is a new role in a developing company. We are looking for a candidate with lots of ideas, drive and determination, who is keen to make their mark on an exciting organisation.

For more information, a full job description and details on how to apply, please visit the website.

Deadline: 17th March 2017

Shortlisting: Candidates will be shortlisted and invited to interview by 24th March Interviews: Candidates will be invited to the Higher Space on 30th or 31st March.

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