We are currently seeking to appoint a full-time Associate
Director to support the work of the Artistic Director and to assist
in the delivery of the Traverse Artistic and Business
The Associate Director will be a key member of the Traverse
Artistic/Producing team and will be responsible for devising,
supporting and delivering a range of artistic work. Working
in close collaboration with the Traverse producing, engagement,
production, administration and marketing teams, the Associate
Director will champion the brightest talent to create powerful
contemporary theatre with international impact and diverse
The successful applicant will have proven experience of
developing and delivering outstanding new writing productions for
main stage and studio spaces as well as a track record of
directorial success of new work for the stage. Exceptional
dramaturgical skills will be matched by excellent knowledge of
contemporary theatre. Experience of developing and running a range
of engagement projects is essential as is experience of developing
artistic partnerships and collaborations. Experience of programming
and fundraising would be advantageous.
The Associate Director will be expected to have an excellent
level of financial awareness and must be able to demonstrate an
ability to plan and deliver complex events and projects
effectively. With a track record of managing budgets and
line-management of staff they should also possess excellent
communication and interpersonal skills. They must be self-motivated
and have the ability to manage a demanding and varied workload with
initiative and imagination.
This is a permanent full-time position which will require
rigorous time management and a high level of planning skills. A
flexible approach to working hours is essential and the post will
also require regular travel around Scotland and the UK and may
provide opportunities for international travel.
This appointment is subject to a six month probationary
Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK and, if
applicable, must hold any necessary work permits and/or visas.
Closing date for applications: 12pm on Thursday 9
Interviews to be held in the week commencing 20 March.
If you wish to apply for this post please download the
application pack and equal opportunities form, and return
note we cannot accept CVs in application for this post. No agencies