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Director of Young People

Director of Young People

c. £45,000 per annum

Application deadline: October 14th 2019

The Director of Young People leads the development and delivery of all aspects of the Lyric’s young people and talent development strategies for children, young people and emerging artists aged 0 to 25 years. They work closely with the Lyric’s Joint Chief Executives to set the strategic direction and artistic ambition of this aspect of our work, playing a central role in realising the Lyric’s mission and strategic impact.

The Director of Young People takes primary responsibility for managing relationships with the Lyric’s partner organisations, many of whom are resident at the Lyric. Our Young Lyric Partnership aims to nurture the talent and creativity of young West Londoners across a range of artforms. A key member of the Lyric’s Senior Management Team, the Director of Young People will also contribute to the overall strategic development of the organisation as well as leading the Young People’s department.

The Director of Young People acts as the Lyric’s Designated Safeguarding Children Officer (DSCO).

For further information and to apply, please visit the Lyric’s website,

Deadline for applications: Monday 14 October 2019 at 10am. Please do not send CVs. No agencies please.

The Lyric encourages people from any background to apply for this post. We are committed to creating a workforce which is representative of our society, and to bringing together those with a variety of skills and experiences to help shape what we do and how we work. We are particularly keen to hear from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) and disabled candidates. All disabled candidates who demonstrate that they meet the essential criteria will be invited for an interview. The Lyric Hammersmith is proud to be a Disability Confident Committed Employer and an official partner of Parents in Performing Arts (PiPA).

Lyric Hammersmith Theatre

Hammersmith London W6 0QL

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020 8741 6822 (ext 418)