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Artistic Director

Shakespeare’s Globe is looking for an Artistic Director to succeed Emma Rice who will be leaving the Globe in April 2018.

Founded by inspirational actor and director, Sam Wanamaker, and opening in 1997, Shakespeare’s Globe now welcomes over a million visitors a year and has an international reputation for its role as being the first point of reference for Shakespeare in performance.

We are seeking an experienced and dynamic theatre professional with a love and knowledge of Shakespeare whose vision and commitment, both to the Theatre’s history and to its artistic innovation, will play a vital role in its continuing success and development.

For more information, please download the Candidate Brief.

For a confidential discussion and further information about the position please contact Sarah Mannion, Executive Administrator on 020 7902 1440 or sarah.ma@shakespearesglobe.com.

To apply for the post, please send a CV; covering letter outlining your vision for the future of the artistic programme at Shakespeare’s Globe; a completed personal information page; and a completed equal opportunities monitoring form to:

Neil Constable
Chief Executive
Shakespeare's Globe
21 New Globe Walk
London SE1 9DT

Applications must be received by 5.00pm on 24 April 2017.

First round interviews will take place on 11 & 12 May 2017.

We look forward to receiving your application and thank you for your interest in Shakespeare’s Globe.



We are currently seeking a Librarian to work within the Globe Education department.

The successful candidates will have previous librarianship experience, preferably in an academic institution, and a knowledge of cataloguing software packages with an interest in Shakespeare and/or Theatre; they will have demonstrable ability to use and adapt to evolving library software and tools. An understanding of research methodologies, skills and copyright legislation and the ability to effectively communicate these to library users is essential.

For more information and to apply, please download the job description and return your completed application and equal opportunities monitoring forms to recruitment@shakespearesglobe.com by 5pm on 1 May 2017.  

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