Strange Town is recruiting a full time Youth Theatre Manager.  This is a new post created to support the work of Strange Town’s Youth Theatre in a leading role including: maintaining the existing cohort of Youth Theatre participants; ensuring the efficient running of all Strange Town youth theatre groups; actively seeking to recruit young people from all backgrounds and be an integral part of the Strange Town artistic team responsible for the output of Strange Town Youth Theatre.

Candidates will ideally have previous administration experience, preferably in the creative industries, with an interest in young people and the arts. It is expected you will be a current member of the PVG scheme, or be eligible to join.

This is a full time, fixed term (12 months) position.  To download the recruitment pack, please click on the links below.


Job Description:

Job Title: Youth Theatre Manager

Reporting to: Steve Small, Creative Director

Terms of employment: Full-time, fixed term 12 months

Salary:  £22,000 p.a.

Hours of work: core hours of 10am-6pm Monday to Friday plus, during term time, delivery of 2 youth theatre sessions per week, 6pm – 8pm, with flexibility to allow for delivery of specific events. The company will provide you with time off in lieu of any overtime in excess of 35 hours per week.

Location: The post will be based in Strange Town’s office at Out of the Blue, 36 Dalmeny St,

Edinburgh EH6 8RG or working from home (Covid guidance dependent).

Holiday: 28 days per year (this includes public holidays)

Notice period: 1 month

References: Appointment to the post will be conditional upon receipt of satisfactory references.


Deadline: 5pm Friday 10th December 2021

Interviews: Thursday 16th or Friday 17th December 2021

Anticipated start date: w/c 10th January 2022


Strange Town Youth Theatre Manager Recruitment Pack

Strange Town Equal Opportunities Policy

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