Access Manager Vacancy at the Royal Shakespeare Company

Access Manager


Putting audiences at the heart of what we do, engaging with the widest number and range of people and enriching the ways they can enjoy and connect with our work is one of the mainstays of the Company’s strategic plan and vision.

The RSC is seeking an Access Manager to work across the organisation to realise this ambition and to lead on the strategic development of the RSC’s Access policy and provision across three main areas – our buildings, staff and artists and audiences and visitors. Our current thinking places a particular emphasis on assisted performances, the development of new audiences and diversifying our workforce.

The postholder will support our ambition to ensure that all our audiences have equal access to our work. They will promote a positive, proactive approach to access across the organisation, working with both internal and external stakeholders to ensure that access provision is embedded in our Equality and Diversity plan and disseminated across the organisation.

A skilful negotiator and passionate advocate for access issues, you will have an ambitious and creative approach to Access, Equality and Diversity issues with a proven ability to influence across a complex organisation. Using your knowledge of relevant target groups both locally and nationally, you will play a key role in the delivery and development of assisted performances across all RSC venues. You should have a thorough and up to date understanding of legislation relating to access provision and have an ability to prioritise and manage a diverse range of projects at the same time.

The closing date for completed applications is 6th July. Please note that first stage interviews for this role will take place on Wednesday 15th and Thursday 16th July.

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e-mail or phone 01789 412625.

We are committed to building a diverse workforce and welcome applications from all individuals.