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Principal and Chief Executive Officer

Bristol Old Vic Theatre School is seeking a dedicated Principal and Chief Executive Officer to lead its growth as a specialist Higher Education establishment and world renowned Drama School.

We are looking to appoint an inspiring and innovative leader with a wide range of skills to steer the organisation forwards.

You will be industry experienced in developing organisational strategy, vision and business plans and leading their implementation into practice. You will be resourceful with excellent communication skills and the ability to negotiate with and influence stakeholders. You will have experience of income generation and funding for an Arts organisation. You should be an approachable and accountable leader, ready to evaluate and adapt to new ways of working and delivery models.

You will be passionate about the Theatre and the Arts and ideally have had a relevant professional career in the Theatre or similar creative industries.

You will provide the leadership and strategic direction for BOVTS, working closely with the Council of Trustees, the Senior Management Team and other key staff members.

For informal enquires, please contact Guy Stobart, Deputy Chair of the Council of Trustees on [email protected]

 Salary: c£75k plus benefits

Closing date: 25 November 2019 at 5 pm

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I find it immensely satisfying passing on the baton and continuing the culture of generosity of the many people who taught me. It’s a privilege and pleasure to nurture and teach so many talented young people and see them flourish in their career. Cathy Stewart, Head of Scenic Art