Vacancy: Executive Director (Full Time)

South West Wales

The Torch Theatre is looking for an Executive Director who will provide strong leadership and ambitious, inspirational and visionary drive to build on the success and growth of recent years. The Executive Director will take the Torch into the next chapter of its history and secure its financial sustainability whilst not compromising on its excellence, innovation, accessibility and commitment to producing and presenting work of the highest quality.


The post of Executive Director is the Chief Executive leadership role, holding primary responsibility for setting the strategic direction of the Torch (as agreed by the Board of Trustees) working collaboratively with the Artistic Director to determine the artistic vision and agreeing the artistic programme for the Torch.

The Executive Director will be responsible to the Board for the whole of the Torch’s management and operations. Balancing sustainable business development with an appetite for risk to oversee the delivery of the artistic programme; champion the Torch’s organisational values to draw the best from a 25-stong team of permanent staff and over 70 regular volunteers, ensure the culture is inclusive, collaborative, safe and supportive, as well as artistically bold and ambitious.

All applications must be submitted on the official Torch Theatre application form, available on the Torch Theatre website -

The completed application form and Equal Opportunities monitoring form should be sent, preferably in MS Word format, via email to:

Please mark your email: Confidential – Executive Director Application

Closing date: 12 noon on Tuesday 27th August 2019

Closing date for applications: Tuesday 27 August 2019

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