Opportunities with Freshwater Theatre Company

Resources Manager

Freshwater Theatre Company is seeking an exceptionally organised, reliable and creative part-time Resources Manager to join our busy team based in East London.

The post-holder will co-ordinate prop and resource requirements for Freshwater drama sessions and shows. Liaising with the General Manager and Artistic Directors they will source, purchase, design, make and maintain resources. They will have an interest in art and design and have good craft, repair and research skills. Alongside being responsible for the procurement and production of props they will be responsible for managing the resources record-keeping systems and budget.

They will be good at working on their own initiative, thrive in a fast-paced work environment and know how to work to deadlines. Responsible for supervising and delegating tasks to the Resources Assistant and liaising with drama practitioners they will have excellent communication and team work skills.

This post will report to and be under the direction of one of the Company Directors.  There will likely be a short period of handover with the current Resources Manager.

The successful applicant will be looking to develop a long-term future with Freshwater.

Freshwater Theatre Company was established in 1996 and is now one of the most respected and renowned drama-in-education companies in the UK. Delivering drama and arts workshops to support most areas of the primary curriculum, the company works with over 120,000 children each year, providing creative and enriching learning opportunities.

This post is 21 hours per week (excluding lunch breaks) and there is the potential for flexible working hours.

(All full time roles at Freshwater are 35 hours per week)

Salary: £19,000 per annum (pro rata)

To apply, please submit an application form and copy of your CV to jobs@freshwatertheatre.co.uk. The deadline for applications is midnight on Sunday 3rd July - late applications will not be considered.

You must be available for an interview on Thursday 21st July at our offices in East London. The start date will be subject to the successful candidate’s availability but would ideally be in the week beginning Monday 8th August 2016.  

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