Work with us : General Manager and Producer

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We’re looking to recruit an experienced, efficient and reliable General Manager and Producer that will work closely with our Artistic & Executive Directors to be the strategic lead across our programme of professional and participation activities.

You will play a pivotal role in the organisation, helping to create meaningful change and bring people together through our pioneering immersive aerial performances and participatory experiences, evoking joy and delight in our audiences.

We believe in the power of high-quality cultural experiences and creativity to transform and enrich the lives of disadvantaged children, young people and families. We’re committed to making aerial and contemporary circus more accessible, offering empowering opportunities that help build self-confidence, encourage risk-taking, and create meaningful bonds.

Scarabeus is a leading aerial arts organisation, fusing aerial skills and visual theatre to create spectacular unforgettable stories, productions and participation projects dealing with contemporary narratives aimed at awakening empathy and social consciousness in our wide range of audiences.

This is a great opportunity for someone proactive, which will enjoy being the ‘go to’ person for a small and friendly team, with experience in running projects and looking to take the lead in creating meaningful change through aerial theatre. Your input will help to develop and deliver the company’s ambitious programme of work, including our extensive participation and performances programmes for 2021-22 & 2022-24.

Salary:    £28,000 – £30,000 per annum (pro rata), depending on experience.
Contract: Full time, probationary period of 3 months
Location: London – mixture of office and remote working
Hours: 10am – 6pm

Deadline: 6th December 2021.

Interview dates: From 8th December 2021

Please send a CV and a cover letter describing your suitability for this role and why you’re interested in the role to Søren Nielsen:

Please also complete an Equal Opportunities Form as part of your application, which can be completed via a secure link here.

Please download the recruitment pack for General Manager and Producer here.


About Scarabeus

We are a small, passionate team who believes art and culture can transform lives.

Scarabeus is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to provide employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. We care about your work ethics, your experience and your personality.

We welcome and encourage applications from candidates who are under-represented in the creative industries. If you are enthusiastic about our work and you think you would be a great fit, we want to hear from you.

Can’t see a role suitable for you? If you are an aerialist, actor, dancer, circus performer, rigger, designer, video and digital artist, sound artist and are interested in working with us, please contact us by emailing Soren.