Collage of 8 photos from Vital Xposure's previous varied theatre and film work.

Photo collage of Vital Xposure’s previous productions

We are seeking a dynamic, creative leader with a strong artistic vision, to join this small, hard-working team and shape the future of Vital Xposure.

We are looking for an explorer, open to new adventures; someone with a passion for staging performances that challenge political injustice and social inequalities, who will deliver outstanding work for the company.

Are we looking for you?

Contract type: Permanent / part time: 0.6 of full time. Days /  hours to be agreed

Salary band: £38,520 – £43,520 pa (based on full time). This position: £23,112 – £26,112 (based on 0.6 FTE)

Location: This post will commence on the basis of working remotely, in line with current government advice, and we can discuss suitable arrangements upon offer of employment


For full information please download the Information Pack:

Vital Xposure – Artistic Director Information Pack FINAL (Word Document)

Vital Xposure – Artistic Director Information Pack FINAL (PDF)


How to apply

To apply for the position of Artistic Director at Vital Xposure, please send:

  • an up to date CV
  • a covering letter (no more than three sides of A4), explaining your reasons for applying for the position, showing how your skills and experience will benefit Vital Xposure, referencing the key areas of the Job Description
  • a completed Equality and Diversity Monitoring form. This will be separated out from your application and will not be viewed by the recruitment panel. Download the Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form 2020 – 21
  • the names and contact details of TWO referees (one of whom should be your most recent employer). We will only contact referees upon offer of employment.

Please email your application, together with the above information to:

Deadline for applications:  Thursday 29 October, 2020 at midday

Interviews via Zoom: Friday 6 / Monday 9 November, 2020

Due to the current circumstances, the Vital Xposure Team is working remotely. If you need to send us your application in the post, please contact us beforehand.


Further information

If you would like to have an informal discussion about the role or the Company, please email, with your full contact details



We are committed to ensuring our recruitment process is transparent and accessible. If you have questions or require the application pack in an alternative format, please let us know. Please note that some formats will only be available upon request to ensure these are suitably tailored to support the applicant’s access requirements:

We welcome applications in different formats that are accessible for you e.g. audio or video (in British Sign Language, Spoken English or other). We would expect an audio or video submission to be up to 5 minutes long. Please ensure your submission includes all required information (see above).


Photo description (clockwise from top left)

Caroline Parker as Maroula in The Knitting Circle. Tanaka Mhishi and Imogen Butler-Cole in This is How it Happens – R&D. Six actors from The Butch Monologues. Jacqui Beckford in The Called – R&D. Mary Silvani (L) and Jennifer Steward (R) featured in I dream, I dare, I do. A pair of hands in rehearsal, White Pariahs: Quiet Rebels – R&D. Poster from Medicine’s Monstrous Daughters.

Centre: Charlie Folorunsho and Fiona Whitelaw in White Pariahs: Quiet Rebels – R&D.