General Manager, Scarabeus Aerial Theatre


Scarabeus Aerial Theatre is looking to recruit a General Manager.

Scarabeus Aerial Theatre is looking for an experienced General Manager to support our small, passionate team across all the company’s projects. The role is a part time post 3 days/week.

Scarabeus Aerial Theatre has since 1988 produced pioneering outdoor, and recently indoor work fusing aerial skills with visual theatre and choreographed movement in site-specific, immersive and touring performances. Scarabeus creates spectacular thought provoking and unforgettable productions dealing with contemporary narratives aimed at awakening empathy, ethical and political consciousness in our wide range of audiences.

Alongside our professional performance work we run an extensive participatory programme for children, young people and families, which has grown rapidly over the last few years. We work with around 500 participants a year.

Salary:    £25-£30k pro rata dependent on experience

Contract: 12 months contract after initial 3-month probationary period

Location: London – office based

Hours: 10am-6pm, Days to be agreed

The closing date for applications is Friday 28thJune.

Interviews will take place in London at the company’s base 9 and 11 July.

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You will thrive with us if you:

Have a genuine passion for visual theatre and contemporary circus, and an active affinity with the work of the company.

Enjoy lateral and holistic thinking, are able to become a valuable contributor to the leadership team and are proactive in strategic thinking.

Have the ability to work as an independently motivated self-starter.

Possess a proactive, positive, ‘can do’ attitude – but tempered with realism.

Take responsibility – enjoy the success, but have the ability to analyse and recognise where you can do better, so you can grow.

Enjoy clear and transparent communication.

Treat everyone, especially those with whom we disagree, with courtesy and respect.