APPLICATIONS RE-OPENED - Executive Director Revised

Friday 26th April

We are looking for an Executive Director who can lead the management of the charity, including areas such as fundraising and financial management, organisation planning, developing business strategies and much more.

We are open to discussions with people who are looking for either a full or part time position and therefore would consider candidates who feel they can meet some or all of the items listed in this Job Description. Ideally if it is a full time role we would like the successful candidate to be able to work from our venue on a regular basis but we are also open to hybrid working with some remote access opportunities.

This person will be responsible for the financial sustainability, business plan and overall management of the charity with the goal of bringing the strategic development of the company in line with our new Arts Council NPO status.

As part of the senior management team, they will need to be able to think strategically about the future of the venue and work with the board to deliver an ambitious and financially robust business plan. They will be an inspirational leader with the ability to develop and maintain key external relationships. Will develop and implement an organisational culture and management structure that delivers the conditions for Blackfriars Arts Centre’s vision to thrive.

This role would suit someone with previous management experience, ideally in an arts organisation but not essential or someone with excellent financial skills looking to move into a more senior role.   This will be a Board appointment and will report directly to the Board of Trustees. 

For more detailed information about the role, the person specifications and the application process please download and read all of the below documents. 

Job Description
Application Form
Equality Monitoring Form
Leadership Terms and Conditions


Applications close Friday 17th May 2024 at 5pm

Blackfriars undoubtedly plays a very important role as Boston's centre for entertainment and the arts. It is home to two very successful local amateur dramatic and operatic groups, as well as hosting a varied program of professional stage productions.