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Executive Assistant

Are you a super-organised people-person with a passion for theatre? If so, the iconic King’s Head Theatre want to hear from you! 

The King’s Head Theatre are known for their challenging work and support of young artists. Last year they reached an audience of 87,031 members who saw their shows; 43,857 at their 110-seater home on Upper Street and 43,174 on tour. At their home in Islington they had 861 performances last year of 84 different shows. They are passionate about creating accessible routes for early career artists to stage their work.

This is a really exciting time to join the King’s Head team as they announced this year that the theatre is on the move. In 2019, subject to a fundraising campaign, the King’s Head Theatre will move in to a custom built space in the heart of Islington Square, directly behind its current home securing the future of the venue for generations to come.

They are seeking a dynamic individual to join their open, hard-working team as an Executive Assistant. It’s a truly rewarding working environment that values diversity of ideas, people and stories. In this role, you will be an integral part of the team and have the opportunity to assist the Director, providing general assistance to the office and communicating with internal and external parties.


  • Act as the Directors’ first point of contact with people both from inside and outside the organisation
  • Guest-lists and invites for special events as required; liaising internally and externally on guest lists; sending out invites; and compiling the RSVPs
  • Organising meetings, teleconferences, booking taxis and couriers
  • Extensive diary management
  • Screening phone calls, enquiries and requests, and handling them when appropriate
  • Arranging travel and accommodation and producing detailed itineraries
  • Dealing with incoming email and post; often corresponding on behalf of directors at their request
  • Meeting and greeting visitors at all levels of seniority
  • Maintain the company’s contacts database


  • A genuine passion and enthusiasm for theatre and the work of the King’s Head
  • Outgoing, resilient, flexible
  • Well-organised and discreet
  • Meticulous eye for detail, good proof reader
  • Immaculately presented work
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to get on with people at all levels
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook and Microsoft Office
  • Accurate typing with speed 50+ wpm
  • Experience taking and transcribing minutes


  • Upload your CV and cover letter as one document (applications without a tailored cover letter will NOT be accepted)
  • Do not contact the company directly

PLEASE NOTE* This internship is part-funded by the Mo Siewcharran Memorial Fund, set up by John Seaton in memory of his wife, Mo, the former Marketing & Communications Director at Nielsen Books.