JOB OPPORTUNITY: Communications and Fundraising Director

    We are seeking a Communications and Fundraising Director. This person will work closely with the Artistic and Executive Directors, playing a senior role in the strategic leadership of Tobacco Factory Theatres.

    As Communications and Fundraising Director you will lead our work across marketing, box office, sales and fundraising. This new joined-up department will drive forward income generation from audiences, individuals, businesses, trusts and foundations. You will take lead responsibility for telling our story to a range of stakeholders to raise the profile and reach of our organisation.

    We recognise the unique nature of this role and understand it is likely that applicants may have more experience in one area and less in another. We are willing to support the right candidate into this role with training and mentoring, please don’t let a lack of experience in one field put you off applying.

    With several positions in the department still to be recruited, we see this as an excellent opportunity for the Communications and Fundraising Director to shape a team that fits around their specific areas of expertise.



    Please download a full Application Pack from the yellow box.

    All applications will be considered.

    Whilst we welcome applications from people of all backgrounds, we encourage applications from people who have experienced barriers, exclusion or a lack of representation within theatre or the arts. We will offer a guaranteed interview to anyone who identifies as such, providing they meet the skills and experience listed under the heading ‘We would like to hear from people who have’ above.

    If you require an Application Pack in an alternative format or have any questions about this role or the application, please contact David Dewhurst, Executive Director or Mike Tweddle, Artistic Director at



    To apply for this position, please email with the subject ‘Communications and Fundraising Director’ and include all of the following:

    • Your CV
    • A cover letter (max 2 sides of A4) or short film/audio file detailing relevant experience and why you want this role
    • One example of your prior work
    • A completed Equalities Monitoring form

    Deadline: 10am on Monday 28 February 2022.
    Applications received after that time cannot be considered.

    Interviews: Week beginning Monday 28 February 2022.

    Start date: ASAP following offer.

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