We are hiring!

General Manager & Creative Producer

14th April 2023

We are excited to announce that we have two new job openings for,

General Manager
Creative Producer: Children & Families Network

Deadline for applications: 4pm on 5th May 2023

General Manager – 16th & 25th May (please note the second interview date has changed)
Creative Producer – 18th May (2nd interview date tbc)

About the roles

General Manager
Licketyspit Theatre & Play Company
Full time £34,000 – £37,000

Licketyspit seeks an experienced and highly motivated General Manager who will have a high level of responsibility and work closely within our core team at the heart of our wider network of freelance actor-pedagogues and Associate Artists. You will have confidence overseeing finance and operations, working closely with the Artistic Director/CEO to support company development and fundraising.

Licketyspit is a small dynamic and pioneering theatre and play organisation with 20 years’ experience. Our work is firmly rooted in the arts and our child centred Storyplay approach has increasingly informed a highly developed understanding of how we can support the development, wellbeing and happiness of early years children and their families and communities.

Licketyspit is a national company based in Glasgow where it has strong connections with local and national partners and our large Children & Families’ Network who share our aims and ethos. Their appreciation and insight into our work is highly rewarding for the staff team.

Licketyspit is a friendly organisation that fosters collegiality while recognising specialist skill areas. Licketyspit has an active and supportive Board of Directors.

(Interviews 16th & 22nd May)

Creative Producer (Children & Families Network)
Licketyspit Theatre & Play Company
Full time £29,000 – £34,000

Licketyspit is looking for a Creative Producer for our Children & Families Network (CFN) who is passionate about children’s rights, play and the power of the arts to foster inclusive communities.

The CFN producer is a key role within the core team of Licketyspit, a small dynamic national company. You will be someone who can confidently develop strong relationships with our diverse families and key local and national partners. Children’s rights-based consultation and skilled family engagement are at the heart of your work. You will lead on our online and face-to-face family engagement, with the role including Storyplay session delivery alongside our Actor-Pedagogues, communication management, project management and partnership building.

We are seeking a self-motivated, capable, outgoing, tech savvy, creative person with knowledge and understanding of the challenges associated with poverty, isolation and trauma, who shares our belief in the ability of the arts to empower families and communities and transform the lives of children.

Your induction will include training in our Storyplay approach, the rights-based methodology that underpins Licketyspit’s work. This postholder will increasingly play a pivotal role in the company’s strategic development and policy work.

(Interviews 18th & 23rd May)

Both posts are initially for a 12-month fixed term contract with a view to renewal. Licketyspit is an equal opportunities employer. We are open to considering a job-share.

How to apply

Please download & complete the appropriate Application form, referring to the Job Description, and send it, together with the Equal Opportunities form to info@licketyspit.com. All the files are available to download below.

If you would like any further information about this post, please contact: Virginia Radcliffe, Artistic Director/CEO at virginia@licketyspit.com


Contact details

Licketyspit Theatre Company, Community Central Hall, 292-316 Maryhill Rd, Glasgow G20 7YE

T: 0141 237 3067 E: info@licketyspit.com

All enquiries please contact artistic director, Virginia Radcliffe on virginia@licketyspit.com.