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GENERAL MANAGER (July 2017)

We have an exciting opportunity for the position of General Manager with Blind Summit.

We are looking for a highly motivated and organised person who has strong initiative to provide administrative management at the core of our organisation. This role is a key position with lots of opportunity to experiment and grow.

Our ideal candidate will be a self starter who will have responsibility for ensuring the efficient running of the office, general finances, administration, reporting, governance and marketing.

You will be based in our studio in North London where we have an office, a workshop and a rehearsal room. You will single-handedly be running the studio with the support of our Artistic Director, part time Senior Producer and very proactive Board of Trustee's. The successful applicant will be able to think strategically about the future of the company. This role provides a great opportunity for someone wishing to develop their skills as the manager of an ambitious dynamic theatre company.

Blind Summit is one of the world's most adventurous and subversive makers of puppet based theatre, led by the vision of Artistic Director Mark Down.

Over twenty years we have created 10 original productions which have toured nationally and internationally, made puppetry in 36 collaborations with some of the world's best theatres, opera houses and artists, including Complicite, Anthony Minghella, The Metropolitan Opera and the London Olympics 2012.

Our productions are a platform for achieving a wide range of other activities through 4 strands: Generator - making new work, Incubator - training artists, Travelator - touring, and Collaborator - building partnerships.

In the next 5 years we have plans for a variety of international collaborations, co-productions and international tours which you will help to deliver.

For any further questions, including whether you require the job information in any other format, please contact the Blind Summit office at info@blindsummit.comand we will call you back.

Deadline for applications:
Friday 21st July 2017, 5pm

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PUPPETRY TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES

If you are interested in finding out about workshops and other training opportunites in puppetry, please send your CV to info@blindsummit.com outlining your experience and area of interest.

 

 

PUPPET DESIGN AND MAKING

We employ freelance designers and makers, as well as offer training opportunites. If you're interested in working with Blind Summit please email your portfolio to info@blindsummit.com

 

 

OTHER OPPORTUNITIES

Blind Summit offers administration and assistant directing placements to students and those looking for experience. Please email your CV and a letter of interest to info@blindsummit.com to enquire about these positions.

 

Blind Summit Theatre is committed to equal opportunities in all areas of its work and aims to ensure that everyone who applies to work with us receives fair treatment.

 

 

 

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Blind Summit Theatre
Unit 10, Grenville Workshops, 2a Grenville Road, London, N19 4EH
020 7272 9020 - info@blindsummit.com

Blind Summit Education is a registered charity no.1150425
Registered as a company limited by guarantee in England no.07827214