Governance Manager

Shakespeare’s Globe is looking for a Governance Manager to join our Business Support team


hakespeare’s Globe is currently seeking a Governance Manager to join our Business Support department on a full time, permanent basis.

The Business Support team supports the CEO, CFOO and the rest of the Directorate and Board of Trustees with executive and governance support.

The role:

The Governance Manager supports the Chair, Trustees, Board, Committees, Trading Companies, Globe Centres, Council and sub-committees, CEO and Directors in ensuring effective governance arrangements are in place. They ensure that the organisation complies with its constitution, and all legal, regulatory and statutory requirements, maintaining compliance with all matters of corporate and charity governance.

This post will have organisational wide impact through managing the day-to-day responsibility for Board Governance and creating and managing the governance framework across the Globe family.

Responsibilities include:

  • Ensuring an effective governance service is provided across the organisation.
  • Assisting in advising the Chair, Board, Board committees, Chief Executive, Chief Finance & Operations Officer and Directors on governance policies, processes and best practice.
  • Arranging all Board and Trading Companies meetings, minutes, create and consult on agenda plans.
  • Working with other Directorate assistants across the organisation to ensure that best governance practice is being followed and to provide advice and support.
  • Providing support between Board and the Wider Leadership.


We are committed to improving diversity and inclusion across our organisation. Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women and the Global Majority 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.


10:00am, Monday 9 October 2023

£40,000 per annum

Permanent / Full-Time


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