Job Vacancy: Director (Maternity Cover)

Apply by 2 February 2017

Director (Maternity Cover)

Dates: May – December 2017 with potential to extend
Salary: £42,000 – £44,000

East London Dance is seeking an exceptional individual to lead East London Dance whilst current Director Polly Risbridger is on maternity leave.

East London Dance is a pioneering dance development organisation and creative producer based in Stratford, London. You will be joining the organisation at an incredibly exciting time, working with new dance organisations moving to East London to position the area as a world-leading dance cluster; driving East Wall at Tower of London, our most ambitious production and talent development programme to date; and ensuring everyone has the opportunity to experience inspirational dance locally.

You will be a dynamic and inspirational leader with a significant track record of high quality creative dance programming and producing; experience of building effective partnerships; and proven success in fundraising.

For more information please read the Job pack here.

How to apply

Please send a copy of your CV with a cover letter identifying your interest and experience in applying for this role as well as this Equal Opportunities Form. Please send to

Closing date for applications: Thursday 2 February 2017, 10am

Interviews: Friday 10 February 2017

East London Dance is an equal opportunities employer.

Enriched by 29 years experience, East London Dance is a leading producer of creative dance experiences for the people of east London and beyond. We produce inspirational projects and events to engage our diverse local communities in dance, and nurture the next generation of artists and professionals. We champion enterprise, collaboration and innovation in order to create dance of exceptional quality that is seen regionally, nationally and internationally. We specialise in a tailored and responsive approach that places our communities and their needs, interests and ambitions at the centre of our work.


DateApplication deadline: Thursday 2 February


Location East London Dance
Stratford Circus Arts Centre
Theatre Square
E15 1BX

Closing date for applications:
Thursday 2 February 2017

Friday 10 February 2017