Chief Executive Officer

Shakespeare’s Globe is looking for a Chief Executive Officer to join our fantastic organisation.


hakespeare’s Globe is currently seeking a Chief Executive Officer to join our fantastic organisation.

We are seeking an exceptional individual to join as our new Chief Executive and seize the opportunity to lead this fantastic organisation with creativity and confidence. This is undoubtedly a turbulent time for the arts sector, and while we have continued to deliver creatively for our diverse audiences, we need a strong leader who can build upon the platform of resilience that is being established by the Globe’s leadership team and drive our ambitious plans forward with dynamism and energy.

Our new CEO will be passionate about our mission and values, fostering a culture of respect and inclusion; a leader who is approachable, visible, and committed to diversifying, empowering, and developing those who work and volunteer at the Globe. We need an inspirational leader who will be innovative and collaborative. We want a CEO who can advance our vision for the years ahead, encourage audience development and seek to break down barriers that exist for public access to, and appreciation of Shakespeare.

The CEO needs to be passionate about driving artistic, cultural, academic, and educational excellence. We are seeking a leader experienced in leading change and growth who has operated at a senior level within a creative or customer-focused organisation of significant complexity and scale. Our sector will continue to be faced with challenges and in order to achieve our ambition to ensure the Globe is a cultural powerhouse for generations to come, we need someone who is confident in being an ambassador for the charity, with a track record in fundraising and building partnerships.

If you have a passion for the arts, Shakespeare, and the work of the Globe we would love to hear from you. To find out more about this unique and exciting opportunity please visit our microsite for further details and get in touch with our search partners at Green Park:


We are committed to improving diversity and inclusion across our organisation. Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women and people of colour are less likely to apply for jobs unless they meet every single specification. If you’re excited about the role but your experience or qualifications don’t perfectly align, we encourage you to apply anyway. We particularly encourage applications from underrepresented groups such as the global majority, LGBTQA+, those with a disability and neurodiverse conditions.


Tuesday 7th February 2023,11:59pm    

£125,000 per annum

Permanent / Full-Time


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