DEADLINE: 6pm, Monday 29 April 2019

After a successful first 12 months as a new Arts Council England National Portfolio Organisation, we are looking for maternity cover for our Executive Director position for nine months.

Reporting to and working closely with the Artistic Director and CEO, the Executive Director leads a team including the General and Production Manager, Audience Development Manager and Finance Assistant.

The Executive Director (Maternity Cover) will provide strong, inspirational and high-profile leadership to enable Middle Child to achieve its artistic and strategic objectives.

We expect to appoint somebody with a passion and commitment to creating world class theatre from our home in Hull, with hands-on experience of producing and, ideally, of working within a building or small to mid-scale theatre company.

For more details download our recruitment pack.

Recruitment Pack (PDF)


  • 9 month, fixed-term, full-time maternity cover contract
  • £25,000-30,000 per annum, dependent on experience
  • Starts June 2019


Please submit a covering letter and up-to-date CV to office@middlechildtheatre.co.uk to apply for the role.

We value applications from a range of applicants: if you need any assistance or would like an informal conversation before making an application please do get in touch.

Interviews: Tuesday 7 May 2019