Job Opportunity ~ General Manager

Eco Drama is seeking to appoint a practical and conscientious General Manager, with main duties including Financial Management, Fundraising, Company Management, HR and Governance.

  • Full time or Part time*
  • £30,000 – £33,000 (Pro rata for part time. Salary reviewed annually)
  • Glasgow – hybrid office/homeworking
  • 33 days annual leave per annum including public holidays.
  • Workplace pension with a 3% employer contribution & 5% minimum employee contribution.

*This job is proposed to be full-time, 35 hours per week Monday to Friday, but we are happy to discuss working hours and patterns to suit individual circumstances. Job split options may also be considered. For example, a part-time Fundraising Manager + part-time Finance & Operations Manager. 


Essential skills and experience of the role include:

  • Excellent understanding and experience of financial management and accounting processes.
  • Knowledge of the UK fundraising sector & demonstrable track record of successful fundraising and income generation.
  • Excellent administration, organisational and management skills.

The General Manager is a senior role within a small core team of 3 staff, working in close collaboration with the Artistic Director/CEO and with line management responsibilities of the 0.8FTE Schools Project Manager.

Through maintaining the company’s financial and operational stability, and fundraising strategically, the role offers an opportunity for a motivated and capable individual to make a significant impact, enabling the company to thrive and achieve great projects.

Throughout 2022 and 2023, supported in part by the Glasgow Communities Fund, the company will develop and deliver a diverse programme of theatre productions, creative learning projects, continued professional development and arts-based community food growing projects that engage and inspire people of all ages about the natural world and our place within it. As well as engaging in theatre and arts activities, the work will support and encourage communities to take positive, practical action to develop and improve local green spaces, inspire positive thinking about tackling the climate crisis, and enhance everyday experiences with nature.


The role will be offered initially as a 1 year fixed term contract until August 2023, with strong potential to become permanent. 

Application notes

Please download the recruitment pack below, which contains the job description plus a bit more information about who we are and what we do.

If after reading this pack you are keen to apply for the post, please email the Application Form and Candidate Contact Form to

Should you wish to have an informal chat about the role, please email to arrange a phone call.

Closing Date: Monday 23rd May 2022 at 5pm

Interviews for this role will take place in person on Tuesday 31st May 2022 in Glasgow.