The General Manager plays a critical role in the day to day administration of Theatre503, the effective planning and delivery of projects and productions, as well as supporting the senior leadership in the development of our business. They are responsible for making Theatre503 a safe and welcoming space for audiences and artists alike, as well as striving for best practice venue and project management in all matters. They will play a leading part in realising our long term goal of making our organisation fully accessible. The role will also provide a critical function in supporting the transformation of Theatre503 as a business.

If you would like an informal conversation about the role please contact Andrew Shepherd, Executive Director by emailing or call 0207 978 7040.

If you are interested in being part of 503’s future please read our General Manager Pack  in full before applying.

To apply please send an outline of why you think this role is right for you, and how your experience reflects the specification of the role. As a learning theatre, we also expect there to be gaps in knowledge and experience which we would hope to support you to develop during your time with us.

We’d like you to apply for this role in a way that feels most comfortable for you. Your application can be in the form of a PDF letter/email or video (.mov, .mp4) or audio submission (.wav, mp3). Please can you also include your CV along with our Equality Monitoring Form and send to

The deadline for applications for the role is 12noon, Monday 3rd May 2021. Interviews will take place following week, with the role ideally starting as soon as possible.

Download our General Manager Pack 2021 here.