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We are looking for an Interim Executive Director to cover our Executive Director (Joint CEO), John Holmes, who is taking Shared Parental leave in September and October 2021.

This is a flexible, freelance role that we envisage to consist of 26 days’ work including handover periods in August and November.

We are looking for someone who can jump straight in, complement existing skills in the team and address specific strategic priorities we face during this time period.

The main focuses of the role will be:

  • Acting as Executive Producer for our Autumn tour of We Will Be Happy Here (subject to a successful Arts Council England Project Grant application).
  • Preparatory work for our application to remain part of Arts Council England’s National Portfolio from 2023, including networking and a fundraising plan.

There will also be some work to ensure that finance and governance processes continue to operate smoothly.

The role involves close work with Rebecca Manson Jones (Artistic Director, Joint CEO) and Rose Chorlton (General Manager).

Expressions of interest

To apply for this position, please send your CV and a cover letter (no more than one side A4) or video (no more than two minutes) explaining what you could bring to Spare Tyre to Rose Chorlton (General Manager) at

For more information, please download the information pack. If you require this pack in an alternative format, or need to make an application in a video format, please let us know by emailing or calling/texting/WhatsApping 07598 142 058.

The deadline for expressions of interest is Monday 14 June 2021 and interviews will take place in the week beginning Monday 21 June 2021.