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Founded in 1956, the National Youth Theatre of Great Britain is a world-leading youth arts organisation. We discover, develop and launch diverse talented young people aged 14 to 25 from across the UK, providing high quality practical experience in performance and technical theatre. We pride ourselves on spotting potential and are a company of firsts, continually breaking the mould and cementing our reputation as the home of the best of young British talent. 

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Access and Skills Manager

The National Youth Theatre is a world-leading youth arts charity that discovers, nurtures and launches Britain’s best young creative talent. The charity is looking for a dynamic new Access and Skills Manager to play a key role in the expansion of our formal and non-formal educational offer at an exciting time of growth for the charity.

This is a new role for an exceptional creative education professional who will thrive managing a growing programme whilst exploiting new opportunities to roll out the NYT’s life-changing educational offer to new markets. The successful candidate will use their experience and expertise in formal education to introduce accreditation to NYT’s courses where relevant, develop new short-course programmes and explore new international markets. Candidates should have at least three years professional experience (preferably at managerial level) in a formal or creative education environment, be passionate about high-quality creative education and match the charity’s ambition to expand arts opportunities to as many young people as possible.

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Benefits for National Youth Theatre employees include complimentary theatre tickets, a generous holiday allowance and the opportunity as part of a staff enrichment programme to volunteer for another charity for four days per annum to inform our understanding of diversity. This is a full-time permanent role based primarily at National Youth Theatre’s headquarters in North London. The National Youth Theatre is an equal opportunities employer. This means we prize diversity within our workforce and actively encourage applications from people who are currently under-represented in the arts.

Salary: £30,000 to £33,000, in line with experience

To apply please email a CV no longer than two pages, a cover letter no longer than one page and an equal opportunities form to jobs@nyt.org.uk

Deadline: 5pm Friday 26th January 2018

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