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I like this place and willingly could waste my time in it

— As You Like It, Act II, Scene 4

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We celebrate Shakespeare’s transformative impact on the world by conducting a radical theatrical experiment.

Inspired and informed by the unique historic playing conditions of two beautiful iconic theatres, our diverse programme of work harnesses the power of performance, cultivates intellectual curiosity and excites learning to make Shakespeare accessible for all. Discover more about our story


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Digital Innovation Officer

Shakespeare’s Globe is currently seeking a Digital Innovation Officer. This post is within our Communications department, which aims to be recognised within the international community as a leading player in developing and implementing radically innovative and effective communications activity.

The purpose of this job is to support the development of the Globe’s digital learning and innovation provision. Overseeing the creation of digital content, media, and other educational resources, you will ensure the work is produced within the framework of the organisation’s cause and objectives. The post-holder will be guided by best practice, strategic objectives and user needs. The key objectives include making our scholarship public and making Shakespeare accessible to all

The successful candidate will have an understanding of and passion for digital provision and its uses in arts education. They will also have experience of using multimedia and interactivity to deliver learning materials, and a proven track record of initiating and developing new digital projects within the cultural or education sector.

Closing Date: Midnight on Friday 27th of December 2019.


Director of Marketing & Communications

Location: London

Salary: Competitive

Closing Date: Friday 17th January 2020

Shakespeare’s Globe is looking for a Director of Marketing & Communications, an Executive level post which seeks to strengthen the Globe’s reputation and financial strength nationally and internationally. Working closely with the Chief Executive and together with the Executive team, this will be achieved through the maintenance and development of our distinctive brand and the effective marketing and communication of the Globe’s physical and intellectual assets.

The Globe seeks an imaginative, strategic and inventive individual, who will work as part of the Globe’s Executive Team. You will appreciate how to motivate your teams and partners and how to draw and develop the talent around you, whilst also making a personal impact within a dynamic, creative and fast moving organisation.

The ideal candidate will have previous experience as a marketing and sales leader of a consumer-focused, complex, multi-dimensional organisation with a growing turnover and a significant number of employees. They will demonstrate high level strategic planning and budgeting experience, be a proven leader, with excellent communication, influencing and interpersonal skills. The ability to challenge and evaluate existing practices to improve impact and effectiveness, maximise value from existing resources, and identify opportunities to generate new and additional sources of income is an essential requirement of this post.

The preferred method of application is online at Berwick Partners.


Research Assistants

Shakespeare’s Globe Education Team is currently looking for 2 Research Assistants for a paid fixed term, part-time role.

The purpose of the role will be to work with the Head of Higher Education and Research, the Research Fellow & Lecturer and the Research Coordinator to provide dramaturgical assistance to Globe and Sam Wanamaker Playhouse productions and also support in-house research projects.

The successful candidates will be undertaking a masters-level or higher degree in Shakespeare Studies, Renaissance Studies or a similar discipline, or a holder of such a degree and have the ability to conduct research under time pressure to a high standard. You will be a fluent, clear and compelling writer, who is able to work within a team collaboratively and have excellent time management skills.

For more information and to apply, please download the job description and return your completed application to [email protected]

Closing Date: Midnight on Friday 3rd of January 2020.


We regret that due to the high volume of applications received, we may not always be able to contact unsuccessful candidates.

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