Chief Executive Officer – closing 21 Feb

 Accountable to: Chair and non-executive board

Responsible for: Playhouse senior management team and finance manager

Hours: 40 hours per week

Package: £45,591- £48,529

The Playhouse in Derry~Londonderry is seeking applications for the position of Chief Executive Officer.  

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.

To apply

Download the Recruitment pack for this position, including full job description and criteria from the vacancies page on

Chief Executive Officer

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.

The deadline for applications is: Friday 21st February 2020 at 5pm

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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.