General Manager, Wise Children


Wise Children is a new theatre company, created and led by award-winning director Emma Rice. We are an Arts Council National Portfolio Organisation, currently based in Bristol. We make ground-breaking work with exceptional artists which tours the UK and internationally, and we run a unique professional development programme, the School for Wise Children, training a new and more diverse generation of theatre practitioners.

We are seeking a highly organised and strategically minded General Manager to oversee the successful running of the company’s busy production office and the wider operations of the organisation.

Wise Children’s General Manager is the motor that keeps the organisation running. Based in the company’s office in Bristol, they will oversee all administrative systems and ensure that policies and practices are in place and operating effectively. The office is their domain, and they will be responsible for making sure that the Wise Children base is a warm, welcoming and highly functioning place to be.  

Salary: £26 – 32K, dependent on experience.

Based: Wise Children’s office, Spike Island, Bristol

Hours: Full time, 40 hours per week, 10am – 6pm, Monday to Friday

For more information and the full job description, download the job pack. 

To apply, send a CV and covering letter (no more than two sides) along with the Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form in the job pack to

All applications must be received by 12pm on Friday 3 January 2020. 

Successful shortlisted applicants will be invited to interview in Bristol on Monday 13 January 2020. 

If you would like further information, support with access requirements for application or interview, or have any queries about the post, contact Ginny Graham, Assistant Producer: 

Wise Children is open to new and creative ways of working. We encourage applications that suggest flexible & imaginative ways of delivering the role.