Applications close: 9am on 20 June 2024.

About Cardboard Citizens 

Cardboard Citizens is a theatre company and charity that creates theatre, art and training with and for people who experience homelessness, poverty or inequity.  Established in 1991, we deliver participatory arts workshops from our building in East London, and tour high quality theatre, workshops and events across London and the UK. Our work challenges injustice and empowers individuals to make change for themselves and their communities.

About the role

We are looking for a skilled admin and people orientated person to support our two Joint CEOs (JCEOs) on the journey to further Cardboard Citizens’ ambitions as a dynamic, flexible and forward-thinking social justice charity and theatre company, working with people who have experience of homelessness and poverty or inequity.  

This role works to support the Executive Director / JCEO primarily, with some diary support given to the Artistic Director / JCEO. The main focus will be to support governance, finance, fundraising, operations and general management of Cardboard Citizens. You will be someone who places value on systems, admin and infrastructure as the key ingredients that help to support the executive team to achieve success in their roles. You will also have experience in building robust relationships with a variety of stakeholders and enjoy being part of a great team. 

Salary: £30,000 – £35,000 (dependent on experience) 

Contract: Permanent (subject to 6-month probation). 

Pension: Cardboard Citizens offers a 6% employer contribution pension scheme and complies with the employer pension duties concerning pensions auto-enrolment in accordance with Part 1 of the Pensions Act 2008. As a result, you will be automatically enrolled into the designated Stakeholder Pension Scheme. If you do not decide to opt-out of auto-enrolment, you will be required to make pension contributions at the level set out in the relevant legislation and you agree to the Employer deducting such contributions from your salary each month. 

Hours: Full Time/ 37.5 hours a week (some weekends and evenings required). All staff can request flexible working. 

Holiday: 25 days plus statutory public holidays pro-rata. 

Place of work: Hoxton Works, 128 Hoxton Street, London N1 6SH. Hybrid working is also an option, we are currently working on average 50% from home. 

Notice Period: 1 week during probation and 2 months thereafter.