General Manager – Marlborough Productions Ref: 7695

School/department: This is a secondment opportunity through the School of Media, Arts & Humanities and cooresponds with the University of Sussex role of Senior Coordinator. 
Location: Remote first, with in person meetings and hotdesking days organised when required
Hours: Part time hours considered up to 0.8 FTE. Core days: Tuesday and Weds 10am - 6pm + 1.5 days to be worked flexibly by prior arrangement. Evening and weekend work will be required. Marlborough Productions operates a Time Off In Lieu (TOIL) system
Contract: fixed term for 12 months (with possibility of extension subject to funding)
Reference: 7695
Salary: starting at £26,341 to £30,497 per annum, pro rata if part time
Placed on: 24 March 2022
Closing date: 03 May 2022. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date. 
Expected interview date: TBA
Expected start date: ASAP from May 2022

Job description

The Brighton based independent arts charity Marlborough Productions is recruiting for a proactive and enthusiastic General Manager to join our team. As General Manager you will hold areas of responsibility for administration, fundraising and contribute to communications and will work with the Executive and Creative Directors to deliver Marlborough Productions’ programmes and projects. You will be joining a small, hard-working team at an exciting time for the organisation and we’re looking for a self-starter and a team player.

We are particularly keen to receive applications from people of colour and disabled applicants, in recognition of the fact that these groups are currently underrepresented in the sector, and can guarantee an interview for all those who demonstrate how they meet the ‘essential’ criteria.

Marlborough Productions aim to provide an anti-oppressive environment for people from all backgrounds and does not discriminate against based on race, national or ethnic background, citizen status, sexual orientation, gender, age, religion, disability, social economic status, nor immigration status. We acknowledge definitions of expression and inclusion will evolve. We are committed to continually revisiting this statement of inclusion in collaboration with the communities that we serve.

The post will be seconded through the School of Media, Arts & Humanities, at the University of Sussex and corresponds to a Senior Coordinator role in the University’s staffing structure. This means, if offered the role, you will be contracted by University of Sussex, but you will be working within the Marlborough Productions small team. As an employee of University of Sussex you will receive subsidised gym membership, training and development opportunities, and access to University services. 

Please contact Jacqui Guillemard for informal enquiries.

The University of Sussex values the diversity of its staff and students and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

You can find out more about our values and our EDI Strategy,  Inclusive Sussex, on our webpages.

Download job description and person specification Re 7695 [PDF 215.93KB]

The University requires that work undertaken for the University is performed from the UK. 

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How to apply

Download our professional services application form - Dec 2020 [DOC 203.00KB] and Personal Details and Equal Opportunities Form [DOC 119.50KB] and fill in all sections.

You must email your completed application, and personal details and equal opportunities form, to

You should attach your application form and all documents to the email in PDF format (we are unable to accept applications as or .pages) and use the format job reference number / job title / your name in the subject line.

You can also send your application by post to Human Resources Division, Sussex House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH.

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