WE ARE RECRUITING - Executive Director - Applications open now!

Wednesday 27th March

Blackfriars Theatre and Arts Centre are recruiting an Executive Director to join their expanding team.  This is a 3 Year Contract with a view to extending subject to funding.

Purpose of the Job: to lead on fundraising and financial management and will closely collaborate on organisation planning and developing business strategies. This role 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, you will be able to think strategically about the future of the venue and will work with the board to deliver an ambitious and financially robust business plan. You will be an inspirational leader with the ability to develop and maintain key external relationships. You will develop and implement an organisational culture and management structure that deliver the conditions for Blackfriars Arts Centre’s vision to thrive.

This role would suit someone with previous management experience in an arts organisation 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.  

Importantly this person will be an ambassador and leading voice for Blackfriars in sector, social and political circles, promoting the organisation to a range of stakeholders, including audiences, participants, artists, donors, funders, businesses, local authorities and other public bodies and other leaders. Act as a key company spokesperson for the media as required and whilst not a key requirement, we’re keen to embrace the diverse culture that Boston has and are open to receiving applications from talented individuals who feel they can represent that.

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 19th April 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.