Theatre Manager – closing date 15 May 2021

Progress Theatre are looking for a forward-thinking, organised, and enthusiastic Theatre Manager to provide administration support for 8 hours a week. This will be a 1-year contract, to be reviewed at the end of that period.

Main tasks:
  • Assisting with grant applications on behalf of the theatre.
  • Searching for and following up on other funding sources including sponsorship and donations.
  • Reviewing and updating the theatre’s data collection and storage policies, ensuring GDPR compliance.
  • Reviewing, updating and publishing documentation relating to processes and policies, working closely with the Theatre Trustees.
  • Keeping a calendar of policy renewal dates, and liaising with Trustees to ensure regular review of these policies.
  • Investigating marketing opportunities in coordination with the theatre’s Marketing Manager, including expanding the reach of the theatre’s youth group.
  • Work with the Youth Group Leaders to ensure smooth running of the groups.
  • Assisting with any other administration needs.
What we are looking for – essential
  • Good computer skills
  • Self-motivated
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent organisation skills
  • Common sense and problem-solving abilities
  • Experience of completing grant & funding applications
  • Basic understanding of charity governance
What we are looking for – desirable
  • Knowledge of theatre and/or the arts
  • Knowledge of data privacy and/or GDPR
  • Charity experience
  • Marketing experience
  • People management experience
Contract type
Part time
Central Reading
£24,960-£31,200 (Pro-Rata)
Steph Dewar, Chair
Main contact telephone
0118 384 2195
How to apply
  • Please send enquiries and applications to
  • Applications should include a CV and covering letter detailing your relevant experience, and why you would be a good fit for the role.
Open for applications from
1 May 2021
Closing date for applications
15 May 2021
Will my application be acknowledged?
All applicants, successful or otherwise, can expect to receive a reply from us in due course