Jobs and Opportunities

Operations Director, Circus Central

£24K pro rata (24 hours per week)

This is a unique opportunity to join an inspiring social circus in Newcastle.

Circus Central aims to develop youth, community and professional circus in the North East of England. Based at two centres at Shieldfield and Mill Lane, we run adult and youth classes, events and short courses including our BTEC programme (now in its fourth year).

As Operations Director, you will manage the financial, reputational, material and informational resources of Circus Central. You will develop and manage budgets, source and develop funding applications, equipment, insurance, staffing, marketing and undertake other administrative tasks whilst working closely with our Education Director, our team of mentors and active Board of Trustees.

We are looking for an experienced manager with excellent interpersonal skills who has ideally worked in third sector and performance based environments. For further discussion about the post and for copies of the Role Descriptor and Person Specification please contact

Applications including a CV and Covering Letter are due by April 5; The selection event will take place on April 29.

This is a one-year position, subject to review.

NECDT Person Specification for Operations Director (PDF download)
NECDT Role Descriptor for Operations Director (PDF download)

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