New International Encounter

Assistant Director: Bristol

Apply by: August 13 2024

We are offering a paid opportunity as Assistant Director, working with NIE’s Artistic Director Alex Byrne, on the Bristol version of Hansel and Gretel at Tobacco Factory Theatres (UK) this Christmas.

We are specifically looking for an Assistant Director based in/near Bristol so as to develop local talent, and we are keen to hear from directors who are from a background that is currently underrepresented in the cultural sector. The commitment would ideally be full-time from Monday 4th November – Friday 6th December 2024. There will be some further flexible part-time work during the run, with exact dates and details to be confirmed.

We would love to hear from you if you:

* Have a keen interest in and commitment to the role of an assistant director
* Are motivated and energetic; organised and reliable
* Have experience working in devised theatre
* Are someone who sees collaboration as core to your practice
* Are passionate about creating high quality work for family audiences

Timescale – the closing date for expressions of interest is 12:00 on Tuesday 13th August 2024 with first stage interviews scheduled for Friday 6th September

How to apply – Please download the recruitment pack from our website for full information

If there is anything we can do to make the recruitment process more accessible and inclusive for you, if you would like support in communicating your skills, experience or attitude, or if you would like to find out more about the role and the company, please contact Lisa Elmer, Executive Director, or Alex Byrne, Artistic Director, at NIE on UKoffice@nie-theatre.com / 01223 403343