Working with us

Hackney Empire is situated in the heart of London’s East End and has been an iconic venue for the arts and popular culture since it first opened in 1901. It is now a unique variety theatre for the 21st century that embraces a local and global community of artists and audiences; and nurtures and presents work that is at once extraordinary, popular, inspirational and transformative.

Please see below for current opportunities at Hackney Empire.  Please note that we can only accept applications for positions that are advertised here.

Opportunities at Hackney Empire

Hackney Empire is currently recruiting for a General Manager and Head of Development to join the team.

 

General Manager

Salary:  £36,000 per annum

Reports to: Executive Director

Terms of Contract : Full-time permanent

Closing Date : Mon 11 March 2019 at 5pm

Responsible for: Customer Experience Managers, Stage Door Manager, Cleaning Supervisor, Front of House and Box Office teams

Purpose of the role

This role will be part of the Senior Management team, working closely with the Executive Director to manage the operation of the buildings, customer facing engagement (including Front of House and Box Office) as well as playing a key role in the delivery of health and safety, and compliance.

Deadline for the receipt of application is 5pm on Monday 11th March 2019

Interviews will be during week beginning Monday 18th March 2019

For more information Download  General Manager Recruitment Pack 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Head of Development
Salary: £50,000 per annum pro rata

Contract:   Permanent employment up to 4 days per week 

Responsible to  : Executive Director

Terms of Contract :  permanent

Closing Date : Mon 11 March 2019 at 5pm

 

Purpose of the role

The Head of Development will work closely with the Executive Director and Director of Artistic Programme to take responsibility for developing Hackney Empire’s Fundraising and Income Generation Strategies and to lead on their implementation. This is a results-focussed role.

The Head of Development will take direct responsibility for generating funds through Major Trusts and Foundations, and in liaison with the Fundraising Associate, all aspects of individual giving, corporate sponsorship and other aspects of income generation

Deadline for the receipt of application is 5pm on Monday 11th March 2019

Interviews will be during week beginning Monday 18th March 2019

For more information Download Head of Development Recruitment Pack  

 

 

To Apply For Either Role

Please send a CV and a letter of application, (not more than two sides of A4) outlining why you are applying for this role and how you believe you meet the requirements of the person specification to: Jo Hemmant, Executive Director, Hackney Empire, 291 Mare Street, London, E8 1EJ

Email :  recruitment@hackneyempire.co.uk

with the Job role in the subject line. Please also return with your application a completed Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form. This form is for statistical purposes only and will not be used in the assessment of your application.

Hackney Empire value diversity and actively encouraging applications from all sections of the community.