We are recruiting: Director, Without Walls

24 November 2022

Without Walls is now recruiting for a new Director to lead the consortium from our base in Manchester.

We are looking for an inspiring leader to take Without Walls forward into the next decade. You will have the drive and experience needed to lead the development of a national network and commissioning programme, maintaining and building its reputation across the arts sector.

Full details of the role and how to apply, along with information about Without Walls’ current strategic priorities. can be found in the Recruitment Pack at the bottom of this page.

How to apply

If you would like to apply, please send the following to Adam Cooper at adam@xtrax.org.uk with the subject heading “Director Without Walls”. We also accept alternative formats such as audio and video files, which should be no more than 10 minutes in length.

  • Your CV
  • A cover letter, no longer than two pages of A4
  • An optional Equal Opportunities form, available for download below.

Deadline: 10am on Wednesday 4 January 2023 
First round interviews: 11 or 12 January 2023 on Zoom
Second round interviews: 16 January 2023 in person in Manchester (travel expenses will be available for candidates invited to interview)

If you wish to have an informal conversation about this role, please email Maggie Clarke at maggie@xtrax.org.uk to arrange a time to speak.

We are particularly interested in receiving applications from Black, Asian and ethnically diverse people, and Deaf and disabled people. If you identify as being from one of these groups and there is access support that will help you complete your application, please let us know by emailing Adam Cooper at adam@xtrax.org.uk. We will do what we can to help.

Image credit: Mayfly by Kapow Dance Circus Theatre at SIRF 2022 © Stockton Borough Council