Creative Director, Liverpool Everyman & Playhouse

DEADLINE: 10th September 2021

Liverpool Everyman & Playhouse theatres are a local artistic force with national significance and an international reputation. e&P’s two theatres are united by a passion for the art-form, a love of Liverpool and a belief that theatre can transform lives. These theatres strive to reflect the aspirations and concerns of its audiences, nurture the artists within them and fuel their civic pride. Wherever these connections happen, the organisation hopes to ignite the imagination, explore what it is to be human, and always to exceed expectation.

e&P is now seeking candidates for the exciting new post of Creative Director. This post-holder will be a key member of the Executive Team and will lead e&P artistically into a new era, building on its reputation for artistic innovation, talent development and progressive social change. e&P is looking for someone with a strong vision of how its theatres can be a vital focus for the communities in the Liverpool City Region, telling stories which are compelling locally and nationally, supporting and attracting talent and contributing to Liverpool’s reputation as one of the country’s most vibrant cultural cities. Candidates should bring a compelling artistic vision that reaches across all of e&P’s spaces. They will excellent communication and interpersonal skills, have the ability to collaborate and forge partnerships, be able to work to budgets and deadlines and understand digital content creation. An absolute commitment to equality, inclusion and diversity is required.

Single or joint applications are welcomed from those with experience in wide creative disciplines and experience in theatre directing is not a prerequisite for applicants.

Saxton Bampfylde Ltd is acting as an employment agency advisor to the Liverpool Everyman and Playhouse Theatres on this appointment. For further information about the role, including details about how to apply, please visit www.saxbam.com/appointments using reference EAQASA. Alternatively telephone +44 (0)20 7227 0880 (during office hours). Applications should be received by noon on Friday 10th September.