Executive Assistant and Office Manager

Shakespeare North Playhouse is seeking an experienced, detail-orientated Executive Assitant and Office Manager to join our growing team.

The Role

  • To provide timely and effective support to the Chief Executive and Leadership Team.
  • To manage, prioritise and coordinate the Chief Executive’s work, ensuring effective communication of all relevant information.
  • Undertake project and research work to assist in the execution of the organisation’s Strategic Plan.
  • To provide administrative support to the theatre programme as outlined in the duties below.
  • Be a visible ambassador for Shakespeare North Playhouse in the venue and with key stakeholders.


Shakespeare North Playhouse, ‘Theatre Building of the year 2023’ is a unique new arts venue, which opened in the summer of 2022. It presents a vibrant contemporary cultural and learning programme featuring home co-produced and visiting performances, as well as comedy, music, community work, hire and events and a range of education and training activities. Shakespeare North Trust (SNT) is the Charitable organisation which is the operator of Shakespeare North Playhouse. The Trust also has two wholly owned subsidiaries within the Group structure. The subsidiaries are limited companies.



Full Time, Permanent


Mon 10 Jun, 2024


£28,000 per annum

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How to Apply

If having reviewed the job description and information about the Shakespeare North Playhouse you consider yourself to be a good fit for this role, please email a CV, a cover letter of application and completed equal opportunities form to [email protected] The cover letter of application should be of no more than 2 sides of A4 addressing how your experience matches the role description, why you are interested in the role and why you think your skills and experience would make you a good candidate. Alternatively, you may submit a video/audio file of no more than 10 minutes in length. You can do this via WeTransfer or an alternative file transfer service.