We are looking for a dynamic, collaborative and driven individual to join us as General Manager: a key, and new, member of the Told by an Idiot team. The General Manager will work closely with the Executive Director, Artistic Director and Assistant Producer, with particular responsibility for company administration, contracting, financial management, HR and supporting the company’s activity. In addition to these responsibilities, the General Manager will encapsulate Told by an Idiot’s values and will support the delivery of the organisation’s ambitions.

Click here for the job pack, which contains further information about Told by an Idiot, what we do, the job description and person specification for the role of General Manager.


The Role:

  • Job Title: General Manager
  • Reports to: Executive Director
  • Contract type: Permanent
  • Salary: £35,000 (£28,000 pro rata)
  • Days: 4 days a week 

How To Apply:

  • Read the Job Pack and download and complete the application form here. 
  • Email the completed application form to [email protected]. Please title your email ‘General Manager Application’ 
  • Application deadline: Monday 20th May 2024, 10am  
  • First round interviews: Tuesday 28th May 2024. On Zoom
  • Second round interviews: week commencing 3rd June 2024. In person at our London office (accessible to wheelchairs)
  • Start date: as soon as possible (June/July ideally, but can be discussed)

If you have any questions or would like an informal chat about the role, please email [email protected] to organise a conversation with one of the Told by an Idiot team.

We are committed to widening access to working in the arts and value the positive impact that difference has on our company. We therefore actively encourage applications from those from the widest range of backgrounds, and particularly those who are underrepresented in the sector. We will offer interviews to all applicants who wish to let us know they’re from an underrepresented background, who meet the person specification.`