News/February 2020
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We are looking for an effective, empathetic and inspiring leader to join the team as Business Director.

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone with drive and vision to support the artists in delivering work of the highest standard. You will have an ambitious outlook, with a leading role in securing new partnerships and collaboration; driving the company in finance, new revenue streams and communications.

Blast Theory has a long history of making social and political work, drawing on popular culture, performance, technology and games. Internationally, Blast Theory’s work has been shown at the Tribeca Film Festival, Sundance Film Festival, and been nominated for four BAFTA awards. In 2016 we were awarded the Nam June Paik Art Center Prize in recognition of the group’s exploration of new boundaries in art.

This a full time post and permanent post. The role is based at our studio in Portslade.


Job Application Pack

Full details of the position and how to apply can be downloaded here.

If there are some boxes on the person specification that you do not tick, please do still apply. This is a role that offers the space and support for development.


Equal Opportunities

Blast Theory is committed to a policy of equal opportunities. We actively seek personnel that reflect the diversity of the communities we serve and so encourage applications from those with less visibility in the sector.

We welcome applications from people who identify themselves as having a disability. While we recognise that there may be some restrictions that apply to specific disabilities, Blast Theory will adopt as flexible an approach as possible and seek to make reasonable adaptations to accommodate your needs.

Please use the Reference and Disclosure Form to be as specific as possible with your needs so we can make your interview / time with us as comfortable as possible.


Application Procedure

To apply, please send us your CV and Cover Letter (no more than two sides of A4) detailing your relevant qualifications, skills and experience.

Please upload these documents to our SurveyMonkey form where you will also be asked to complete a Reference & Disclosure Form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form.

SurveyMonkey link: 

Applicants are welcome to apply in a format that serves them best, such as audiotape or video. If you prefer to apply via a video or audio application please contact dan (at) blasttheory (dot) co (dot) uk for more details.


Key Dates

  • Applications due: 28th February 2020, 10am (strict deadline)
  • First interview: 6th March 2020
  • Second interview: 16th March 2020
  • Start date: ASAP after appointment
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