Chief Executive Officer – closing 21 Feb

Vacancy – Chief Executive Officer

The Playhouse in Derry~Londonderry is seeking applications for the position of Chief Executive Officer. Accountable to Chair and non-executive board and responsible for Playhouse senior management team and finance manager. Hours 40 hours per week. Package £45,591- £48,529.

The Playhouse is based in Artillery Street, Derry~Londonderry, the second largest city in Northern Ireland.  One of Ireland’s leading award-winning, multi-disciplinary community art resource centres, The Playhouse was established in 1992 by Pauline Ross with a grant of just £300. The Playhouse is a recognised charity and registered company. Today, the Playhouse’s programme of activities includes hosting theatre, music and performance art to over 15,000 people annually; commissioning and producing contemporary theatre; delivering educational courses and outreach projects to people of all ages, religion and abilities; using arts activities to promote understanding and reconciliation, and to support the peace process; and hiring studio, theatre and accommodation to creative businesses.

Recruitment pack, including  full job description and criteria, available to download at

To apply

Please send CV and covering letter outlining how both essential and desirable criteria are met to before Friday 21st February 2020 at 5pm.

Closing date for submissions is 5pm, Friday 21st February 2020

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New Belfast Community Arts Initiative trading as Community Arts Partnership is a registered charity (XR 36570) and a company limited by guarantee (Northern Ireland NI 37645).Registered with The Charity Commission as New Belfast Community Arts Initiative - NIC105169.