Job Vacancy: Managing Director

The Trustees of the charity Hastings International Piano seek to appoint a new Managing Director.

The principal activities comprise the biennial Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition, which takes place in March 2024, and other events as may be agreed with the Board.

Reporting to the Board of trustees for all aspects of HIP’s business, you will be responsible for setting out a clear vision for HIP’s development, for creating an exciting and ambitious strategy for HIP and for delivering the next competition and associated events.

You will have a track record of artistic leadership and a good working knowledge of the performing arts,
particularly relating to the piano and orchestral repertoire, able to deliver a competition of world class standard, and a programme of local and national events to support the work and brand of HIP.
You will have sound financial acumen, able to balance creative ambition with financial risk, and deliver all events within an agreed, balanced budget.

The successful candidate will be a good team player, working closely with Professor Vanessa Latarche, Artistic Director of HIP, Sarah Coop, Development Director, a small staff of professionals and a dedicated team of volunteers.

Download the full job description HERE

Closing date 5pm on 19 May 2023
Interviews will be held on zoom in the week beginning 29 May 2023.