Job Vacancy – Executive Assistant

Job Title: Executive Assistant (full-time)

Cassa Pancho’s Ballet Black was founded in 2001 with a mission to make a fundamental change in the diversity of mainstream classical ballet – on stage, behind the scenes, and among audiences & participants. We recognise the importance of providing visible, diverse role models in ballet. Our professional Company is made up of ten dancers of Black and Asian descent from around the world. We create award-winning new work that is bold and distinctive, both live and on film, that tours the UK and internationally, and we run a thriving Junior School and Associate Programme.

The Executive Assistant contributes to the smooth running of the of the Ballet Black Company and works closely with the CEO/Artistic Director and General Manager, as well as offering administrative support to our Producers and Education Manager. They will be responsible for line managing the Administration Assistant alongside the General Manager and CEO.

This role offers an interesting and fulfilling opportunity for a highly motivated individual with a strong interest in dance and a passion for the ethos of Ballet Black: to increase access, diversity and equity in the field of ballet. Ballet Black is a small and accomplished team, and this job would suit an individual who is interested in and understands the need to pitch in across a variety of tasks and activities. This is a fulltime position, mainly based in our Marylebone office during office hours.

Suitable candidates will have a minimum of two years’ experience in a similar role and be flexible about hours and working in the evening or different locations where necessary.

Please note: due to UK visa restrictions applicants must already have the legal right to work in the UK

Salary: £28,000- £32,000 pa depending on experience, plus a 3% pension contribution after 3-month probationary period has concluded.

For a full job description and person specification please click here to download the Job Pack.

Please apply in writing with:

  • your CV including the names and contact details of two referees (they will not be contacted without your permission)
  • a letter of application which explains why you are applying for this position and how you meet the requirements set out in the job description and person specification outlined in the job pack. The letter of application should be no longer than two sides of A4. 

These should be emailed to General Manager, Chloe Seddon-Bray: [email protected] with the subject line ‘Executive Assistant.’ The CV and letter should be sent as attachments to the email.

Deadline: 10am Monday 17th April 2023

Interview dates to be confirmed

All applications will be acknowledged.

If you would like an informal discussion about the position before applying, please contact Chloe and this can be arranged.

We will aim to support any access requirements you may have during the recruitment process and ensure that reasonable adjustments are in place. If you have any access needs, or barriers to access that you would like to discuss, please do not hesitate to let us know either before applying or as part of your application.

Ballet Black is an equal opportunities employer and would really like to hear from candidates from the widest range of diversity, culture and experience possible.

Please fill in our Equal Opportunities form with your application. This is anonymous and will not be seen by the recruitment panel or form any part of the assessment of your application. You’ll find this here: