The Executive Administrator is a skilled position that is central to the smooth, sustainable and efficient running of our Executive team – made up of Artistic Director/ CEO (Heidi Vaughan) & Executive Director (David Dewhurst).

    The role is varied but rooted in strong, efficient and task-based administration. This included minuting internal and external meetings as well as that of our Board, being the central administrator of the organisational and executive calendars, writing and distributing contracts for hires, the visiting programme, staff and in house productions as well as responding to enquiries to hire and be programmed at TFT.

    This is a three day per week position (24 hours per week). Occasional evening and weekend work will be required.


    Our vision is to build an inclusive creative community rooted in our home in South Bristol. Our inspirational theatre will nurture talent and provide life-changing opportunities for all.

    The unforgettable experiences we offer are built on the values of curiosity, kindness, collaboration and inclusion. We want everyone who attends Tobacco Factory Theatres to feel equally welcome, respected and valued.

    To achieve this, we need to make our programmes and spaces more accessible and relevant. We are thus committed to embodying and championing diversity and inclusion across our audiences, beneficiaries, staff and board.

    Whilst we welcome applications from people of all backgrounds, we encourage applications from people whose identities or backgrounds are under-represented in our organisation, including those who face barriers to opportunities, people from working class backgrounds, people from the LGBTQIA+ community, and people from Black, Asian, traveller, mixed heritage or other global majority backgrounds.

    If this applies to you, please refer to this in your application and we will guarantee an interview if you meet the criteria listed in ‘We would like to hear from people who have’.

    If you require an Application Pack in an alternative format or have any questions about this role or the application, please email:

    Please download the Recruitment Pack, Application Form and Equal Opportunities form from the yellow box on this page.


    To apply for this position, please email with the subject ‘Executive Administrator’ and include all of the following:

    • Completed application form outlining your experience against the personal specification
    • OR a short film/audio file detailing relevant experience and why you want this role
    • A completed Equalities Monitoring form

    Deadline: 10am Friday 9 June 2023
    Applications received after this time cannot be considered

    Interviews: Friday 16 June 2023

    Start date: ASAP following offer

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