Job opportunities

We are currently recruiting for two roles:

  • Artistic Director
  • Marketing Assistant

Artistic Director

Artsadmin is seeking a new Artistic Director to succeed its founder, Judith Knight, after forty years with the organisation. Over that time, Artsadmin has become one of the most respected performing arts producers in the world. We are looking for an inspirational arts leader to share Chief Executive responsibilities with the organisation’s new Executive Director Deborah Chadbourn.

Artsadmin produces the work of artists across a variety of disciplines – performance, dance, theatre, live art, installation – from unique large-scale site specific projects to work created for theatres and galleries, across the UK and internationally. In Toynbee Studios, Artsadmin has established an exciting centre in east London where new talent is nurtured in its rehearsal, performance and meeting spaces.

We are looking for a dynamic individual to lead the overall artistic direction of Artsadmin and ensure that all artistic activity is of the highest quality. In partnership with the Executive Director and Joint Chief Executive, the Artistic Director will lead the team at Artsadmin, overseeing the artistic and economic development, and future planning of the organisation. Together they will ensure that the values of Artsadmin – sustainable, collaborative and bold – are upheld in all aspects of the organisation’s work.

Download the job pack (PDF | Word)

Applications should be made directly to our recruitment consultant David Micklem on You are encouraged to take up the offer of a confidential conversation with David Micklem before applying. Email him to arrange a time to talk.

Deadline for applications: 12 noon, Monday 5 November 2018
Interviews: First interviews will take place in London on 13 November 2018 and second interviews on 21 November 2018.


Marketing Assistant

Artsadmin is looking for a Marketing Assistant to join the Marketing and Development team and provide marketing and press support across Artsadmin’s activities.

The Marketing Assistant will play an integral role in the implementation of Artsadmin’s marketing and press activity, supporting with social media, email campaigns, website updates, box office, the KIWI CRM database, printed marketing materials and press. The postholder will also contribute to Artsadmin’s digital marketing activities for Unlimited, the commissioning programme for disabled artists that it co-delivers with Shape Arts.

The Marketing Assistant will be passionate about the arts and have a year’s experience in a digital, marketing, press or communications role within a cultural context.

Deadline for applications: 5pm, Wednesday 24 October
Interviews: Friday 9 November

Download the job pack (PDF | Word)


If you require information about the application forms or require alternative formats, please contact 020 7247 5102 or email

Artsadmin is an equal opportunities employer, and positively encourages applications from groups currently underrepresented irrespective of gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, race, religion, nationality, ethnic origin, disability or age.

This applies whether in relation to terms of employment, conditions of service or opportunities for training. Individuals are selected and treated on the basis of their relevant merits and abilities and no one is disadvantaged by conditions or requirements that cannot be shown to be justifiable.

Dominoes, Station House Opera. Photo by Pierre Planchenault.

Dominoes, Station House Opera. Photo by Pierre Planchenault.

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