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Chief Operating Officer

Application Closing Date: 06 May 2024

We are seeking an experienced strategic leader to oversee the finances and operation of Nottingham Playhouse.

The Chief Operating Officer will be responsible for the overall financial leadership of Nottingham Playhouse’s business functions. They will lead on operations, hospitality and facilities, ensuring the highest possible standards are met across the various teams. They will hold a key executive role working alongside the Chief Executive and Artistic Director, providing strategic business support and deputising as required.

The successful candidate will have considerable experience of working at a senior level within a customer facing, high volume transaction business and of successfully leading and managing teams.

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced and approachable financial manager to join a dynamic organisation with a leading regional and national reputation. This role is offered as a permanent, full-time contract with opportunities for development, flexible working and a relaxed working environment.

Nottingham Playhouse is committed to a policy of diversity and inclusion, creating a workforce representative of the diverse communities we work with. Our workforce is currently under representative of certain communities and we are taking positive action for equal opportunities through the recruitment process. We actively encourage applications from the Global Ethnic Majority and Disabled people. Nottingham Playhouse is part of the Parents in Performing Arts (PIPA) campaign and welcomes proposals for flexible working around caring responsibilities and anyone looking for a positive work/life balance. We are also a Disability Confident employer, recruiting and supporting disabled people in the workplace.

For more information and details on how to apply, please download the Recruitment Pack, Application Form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form. Please note we will not accept a CV in place of an application form.

We would like to help you to fully participate in the application process. If you would like the Recruitment Pack, Application Form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form in an alternative format, support in completing your application, or you would like an alternative way to make your application, please contact us to discuss a suitable format.

The closing date for applications has been extended from Wednesday 1 May to Monday 6 May 2024 at 12noon.

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