We are hiring: Executive Director and Joint Chief Executive    

Closing date: midday, Monday 7 March

“…we are looking for a dynamic individual to join our team in a new partnership that will look to redefine and reconceptualise how we tour work, co-create with communities and tell our stories across multiple platforms.” 
Lekan Lawal, Artistic Director and Joint Chief Executive

With Lekan Lawal in post as Eclipse’s new Artistic Director and Joint Chief Executive, we are now seeking to appoint an Executive Director and Joint Chief Executive. This is a hugely exciting opportunity to support the delivery of inspiring and dynamic creative ambitions for Black and Global Majority artists and creatives in the North and across the UK. 

We want someone who is ready for the next step or who is working in a similar role elsewhere. You might come from a programming, directing, writing or producing background. Whatever your foundations, we are looking for drive, ambition and a keen understanding of the role Eclipse currently plays and will play in the coming years.

An innovative thinker and empowering leader, you will have experience in leading people and demonstrate strategic awareness at a senior level. You will be able to use your operational and managerial skills to support the creative ambition for the organisation and provide solid executive leadership to a small but dedicated team. Together with Lekan, the Executive Director and Joint Chief Executive will play a fundamental role in delivering the organisation’s future success.

Download the Executive Director and Joint Chief Executive Job Pack >

How to Apply

To apply for the post, please send an up to date CV; a covering letter outlining (in no more than two pages) outlining how you meet the Person Specification and experience required for the role; contact details for two referees who can be contacted if you are to reach the second interview stage and a completed Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form.

Send all three documents to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by midday, Monday 7 March.

For an initial confidential and informal conversation about the role, please contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to book a time to talk to Interim Chief Executive Kenneth Olumuyiwa Tharp.

To download the Job Pack, click here >
To download an Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form, click here >