General Manager

China Plate is seeking to appoint a General Manager to join the Company’s dynamic team as they prepare to join Arts Council England’s National Portfolio for first time. Please find below a job description, alongside a brief summary of China Plate, and a person specification to help you with your application.

The closing date for receipt of completed applications is 5pm on Monday 8th January 2018. We regret that applications received after that time cannot be considered.

Please submit the following to

  • A cover letter (no longer than 2 pages) stating why you are applying for the position and how you meet the requirements set out in the person specification and job description

  • A current CV (no longer than 2 pages), also detailing two referees (only contacted on the offer of a job) and relevant contact information

  • An equal opportunities monitoring form

    Please mark your email GENERAL MANAGER APPLICATION.

    Shortlisted candidates will be contacted by phone or email.
    Interviews will be held on the 19th and 22nd January in Birmingham. Second interviews TBC.

    Please notify us within your application if you are unable to attend these dates.

    Unfortunately we are unable to acknowledge receipt of applications, so if you have not heard from us within three weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have not been shortlisted in this instance.

    Start date ASAP, however, this will be discussed further following interviews.

    China Plate welcomes applications from people of diverse backgrounds including BAME, LGBTQI and disabled. We promote diversity and access across its activities. We are committed to equality of opportunity and encourage application from individuals currently underrepresented in the arts. Disabled candidates who meet the job criteria will be guaranteed an interview.

    We hope that this document will help with any questions you might have about the application process and the advertised position. However, if you have any further queries, please email

    Thank you for your interest in this post – we look forward to hearing from you.

    Yours sincerely,

    Ed Collier and Paul Warwick China Plate Theatre Co Directors 

Birmingham. Interview dates
Friday, January 19, 2018 - 10:30
Monday, January 22, 2018