Assistant to the Artistic Director 0.5 (Maternity Cover), The Place


The Place, London’s creative powerhouse for dance development, has been leading the way in dance training, creation and performance for 50 years. In a changing landscape, our vision for the future is steadfast: we are powering imagination through dance, championing new ideas, embracing risks and creating optimal conditions for dance artists and enthusiasts to realise their full potential. 

We are now looking to appoint an Assistant to the Artistic Director (Maternity Cover).

In this role, you will provide support to the Artistic Director in the effective organisation of correspondence, schedules and administration enabling a warmly efficient and professional working environment within The Place and with colleagues and artists outside. 

The post requires someone with excellent interpersonal and communication skills. You’ll be an excellent administrator who is very organised and a confident problem-solver. You’ll be happy to work independently but enjoy the fun of working within a wider team. You’ll thrive when working in a busy, fast changing environment, and be prepared to support an extremely busy colleague whilst anticipating and overcoming challenges.

If you possess these skills and share our enthusiasm for the performing arts, we would love to hear from you.

Salary: 0.5 of £25,600= £12,800 per annum

This is a maternity cover contract from March 2020-Feb 2021

Deadline for applications: 12 noon 27 Jan 2020

Interviews: Tue 4 and Wed 5 Feb 2020 at The Place

For an application pack, visit or email

We actively encourage BAME and disabled applicants and value the positive impact that difference has on our teams. 

The Place, 17 Duke’s Road, London WC1H 9PY

No CVs, no agencies please.

Jan 2020