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Chief Executive of Ropetackle Arts Centre 

We are recruiting for an exciting new role. 

Ropetackle Arts Centre is a multi-award-winning, community-led arts venue

that attracts some of the biggest and best performing arts in the UK to


We provide a year-round high-quality programme of live music, theatre,

comedy, talks, film and workshops for all ages, attracting audiences in excess

of 40,000 a year. People also visit Ropetackle for community events, schools

activities and our café.

In 12 years we have developed from a start-up venue to a much-loved cultural

destination with a turnover of more than £600,000. More than 80 regular

volunteers support a small staff team.

Ropetackle Arts Centre has reached a pivotal stage, and the trustees are

intending to appoint a Chief Executive – a new role with overall responsibility

for the management of the venue and for leading the next phase of its


Candidates should have excellent leadership and communication skills and

experience of managing an arts venue or similar organisation, including

financial management and grant funding. The role will include:

Salary in the region of £35,000 per year according to experience.


Please complete the application form and return with covering email by 11.59pm

10th April 2019.

Download application: CEO Application Form 2019



Ropetackle has a large, highly-committed group of volunteers who have been vital to the organisation’s success and development since 2007.  For more information on volunteering opportunities, please see our volunteering page.