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Administrator (full time)
£9.90 per hour, 35 hours per week
17-month freelance engagement (May 2017 – August 2018)
Based in Fulham with some travel away from London

Metta Theatre exists to change the world. Since 2005 we have been using our uniquely imaginative brand of theatre to provide a platform for unheard voices and stories. We reimagine popular narratives to better reflect and represent the diversity of our world, using text, music, projection, puppetry, opera, dance and circus. We believe that everyone, regardless of age or background, should be able to access bold, innovative and intelligent theatre. www.mettatheatre.co.uk

We are now seeking an exceptional Administrator to join our team, supporting the Artistic Directors in the day-to-day running of the organisation with a particular emphasis on general office administration, Company and individual scheduling, project management support and financial administration.

This is an exciting period of change for the Company having recently received £300,000 Arts Council England Strategic Touring Funding over a period of three years and with a raft of exciting projects in development and production. In the next six months alone we will be retouring our smash hit street dance Jungle Book, premiering two new plays at Edinburgh and developing both a circus/folk musical and a hip hop musical.

We are looking for a dynamic and confident individual who is passionate about the arts and dedicated to supporting us in an engaged and open manner. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate:

  • Extraordinary efficiency coupled with both accuracy and attention to detail
  • A delight in scheduling and timetabling
  • Excellent communication skills and an impulse to keep everyone connected
  • Confidence and ability with numbers
  • Facility and inventiveness with IT and awareness of its use in marketing
  • An ability to work on one’s own initiative.

Experience of basic book keeping and working with Macs would be an advantage.

The full job description can be found here..

To apply for this position please send a one page covering letter, CV and equal opportunities monitoring form (http://bit.ly/MTequalops17) to William Reynolds at jobs@mettatheatre.co.uk with ADMINISTRATOR as the subject line. Please include your covering letter in the body of the email.

Closing date for applications: 6pm on Friday 21st April 2017.
Interviews will be held on Wednesday 26th April 2017 between 3 and 6pm.
We will let you know if you have been short-listed by 23rd April.

We are committed to equal opportunities and value diversity in all our work.