General Manager (Maternity Cover)

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Contract: Fixed term maternity cover – Full or part time (4 days per week) options available.
Salary: £33,000 to £35,000 per annum pro rata
Place of Work: Jacksons Lane, Highgate, London, N6
Application Deadline: Mon 17 June, 10am
Interviews: July 2024

Jacksons Lane is seeking a maternity cover General Manager to join our team. As the flagship arts and cultural venue in Haringey, Jacksons Lane hosts a year-round programme encompassing the best in contemporary circus performance, arts participation activities, cultural education, and outreach work for both its community and the sector.

This opportunity to comes at an exciting time for Jacksons Lane as we prepare to enter our 50th anniversary year in 2025.

We are looking for someone with a keen eye for detail, who has a pragmatic and methodical approach to health and safety, HR, licensing and who is calm under pressure. Jacksons Lane is a vibrant and proactive organisation and so a passion for our work and continued development all aspects of the company’s work is essential.

You may not have worked in the arts sector before but may have worked in a similar role in the hospitality or events industries and will have a solution-based approach and ability to deal with a range of issues confidently and tactfully. An interest in our work as a charitable arts centre is important and you will be keen to learn about the contribution your role can make to the company.


For more details on the role and details on how to apply please download the recruitment pack below. We would also appreciate it if you could complete an Equal Opportunities form, to help us continue to monitor and increase the accessibility of our recruitment process. This form is available below, alongside this recruitment pack. We will respond to all applicants, after the closing date regardless of the outcome.

If you wish to discuss the role before you apply, we would like to offer you the chance to attend an informal 1:1 chat with a member of the team. To take up this opportunity please email [email protected] to arrange a meeting.

Recruitment Pack (pdf) Recruitment Pack (plain text) Recruitment Pack (mp3) Equal Opportunities Form

Jacksons Lane is an equal opportunities employer, and we are committed to building a diverse workforce that reflects the dynamism and broad range of work we do as an organisation. We welcome applications from all individuals and, as with all our work, strive to make our application process as accessible as we can. All candidates who indicate that they are from an ethnically or culturally diverse background or are disabled, and who meet the Essential Criteria of the Person Specification will be guaranteed an interview.

We are a PiPA (Parents and Carers in Performing Arts) partner. PiPA enables and empowers parents, carers and employers to achieve sustainable change in attitudes and practices in order to attract, support and retain a more diverse and flexible workforce. We are always happy to discuss solutions that allow people to balance their caring responsibilities with their working lives, for example through job shares or flexible working arrangements.