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Executive Assistant to the Executive Director

Up to £30,000 commensurate with skills and experience

Application deadline: September 30th 2019

The Old Vic is London’s independent not-for-profit theatre, a world leader in creativity and entertainment. We hold the belief that theatre needs to be cherished, supported and shared with as many people as possible. Our 1000 seats are yours from £10 a ticket. Our productions are diverse, adventurous, new, exciting. Our education and talent programmes allow students to explore and artists of tomorrow to create. Our building is open and alive, day and night. Our theatre is yours.

We are seeking an Executive Assistant who will be responsible for providing exceptional administration and support for the Executive Director. This role is the lynchpin between the Executive office and other departments and is essential in helping staff across all departments work towards achieving the organisation’s objectives.. The post-holder will be expected to provide support across a diverse range of areas. The successful candidate will have at least two years’ experience in a similar role, excellent communication skills be a strong communicator, flexible, collaborative and adaptable, calm under pressure and professional in their approach.

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

Deadline for applications can be found on our Work With Us page and Breathe.

Please note: where we receive an unprecedented high volume of applications, we reserve the right to close applications early.

We receive a high volume of applications and endeavour to respond to all candidates. If you have not heard from us within 14 days of applying, please assume that you have not been successful on this occasion and keep an eye out for future vacancies.

We actively support and encourage people from a variety of backgrounds, experiences and skill sets to join us and help shape what we do. We are particularly keen to hear from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) and disabled candidates. All disabled candidates who meet the minimum essential criteria will be invited to interview.

The Old Vic

Waterloo SE1 8NB

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