The Royal Exchange Theatre (RET) is an award-winning producing house and one of the UK's best loved theatres. Following the announcement of Sarah Frankcom's impending departure, the Board is seeking an inspirational artistic leader to work alongside Executive Director, Stephen Freeman, and shape the future of the company.

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The Artistic Director will provide visionary leadership for the RET’s committed, highly skilled and knowledgeable team of people.

They will be an experienced artistic leader who will inspire and motivate the team to be brave, bold and pioneering.

The successful candidate will be committed to progressing inclusivity and representation and will have a proven track record of delivering innovative and high-quality work which reflects the world in which we live, celebrates imagination and pushes boundaries.

Closing date: 10am Monday 22 April 2019

Interviews: First stage interviews will be held on Friday 10 May 2019, with second stage interviews being held on Thursday 16 and Friday 17 May 2019

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Equal Opportunities

We believe that diversity strengthens and enriches us, and that it is the responsibility of everyone at the Royal Exchange Theatre to make the arts and cultural sector a more diverse and equal place. As Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) and disabled people are currently under-represented here, we particularly encourage and welcome applications from BAME and disabled applicants. All appointments will be made on merit.

The Royal Exchange Theatre Company is a registered charity, No 255424