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We’re Hiring – Director of Homotopia

We’re hiring for a Director of Homotopia

What does the next 20 years of LGBTQIA+ art and activism look like? As Homotopia celebrates our 20th year as an organisation, this is an exciting time to join and lead us into the next chapter.

The role of Director is a dynamic leadership position, perfect for an arts professional experienced in producing, development and management to take on the organisation’s artistic and strategic development.

Building on Homotopia’s foundations, the Director will identify new opportunities for growth, implementing our three-year National Portfolio Organisation agreement with Arts Council England and overseeing the organisation as we become a registered charity. This is a unique opportunity for an individual to creatively develop and strengthen our vision, mission, values and behaviours throughout the next few years.

Job Title: Director
Closing Date for Applications: Friday 20 October, 6.30pm
Reporting to: Board of Trustees.
Responsible for: Marketing and Development Manager, Festival Programmer, Finance Officer, plus occasional freelancers, including artists

Terms of Employment
Salary: £37, 000 – £43, 000 FTE (£29,600 – £34,400 pro rata, 4 days a week)
Contract period: Permanent
Hours: 30 hours per week
Location: (2 days per week minimum from Homotopia office, and home working)
Probationary period: 6 months
Notice period: 3 months will apply to both employer and employee
Holiday entitlement: 22.4 days annual leave, plus bank holidays. (pro rata FT equivalent: 28 days). The Homotopia office closes for an additional two week period over Christmas.
Other benefits: There is a workplace pension scheme applicable to your employment. Further details are available from the Finance Officer

Queer Creatives Meet-up

Every penultimate Thursday of the month join Homotopia and Unity Theatre for a friendly and inclusive meet-up with local LGBTQIA artists, makers, and creators.

This is your chance to meet new creative collaborators, seek career advice, and have a lovely time with liked-minded queer pals.
This is a free, informal event, booking not required.

Meet in the Unity Bar from 6pm – 7pm, on the penultimate Thursday of the month.

You can turn up on the day or if you’d like to let us know you’re coming or ask questions in advance, RSVP to

If you want to know what we’re up to and hear about any opportunities that might benefit you as a queer creative, a few times a year, we share opportunities via The Homotopia Artist Mailing List.