Wired Aerial: Company Manager



Wired Aerial

Deadline: April 11th, 2024

Wired Aerial are seeking to appoint a Company Manager who has excellent organising, planning and communication skills, and enjoys travelling and working abroad. 
This is a fixed term contract for 6 months, beginning in May 2024. Work in the UK will be 2 days a week and there will be a period of time (11 weeks) where this job will continue in Austria to work on a large-scale production, on full time hours. After this, Wired return to the UK and resume work at 2 days a week.  As this role involves office-based work when in the UK, Wired are searching for someone who is based locally to Liverpool.
Job Title: Company Manager 
Salary: £28,000 pro rata 
Contract: Initially 6 month Fixed Term 
Responsible to: Directors 
Location: Remote and in person whilst in UK, on site at Producing Festival in Bregenz, Austria  
Hours of Work: UK: 16 hours per week | Bregenz (Austria): 40 hours a week 
Annual Leave: 20 days per year pro rata plus statutory bank holidays. 
Pension: Pension is currently 5% employee 3% employer it will increase as per government guidelines 
Key relationships:
  • Internally: Artistic Director and Technical Director. 
  • External: Finance Manager, Accountants (re Payroll), HR Consultant, Producing Festival: Bregenz.  
This role is an opportunity for a keen and motivated individual to company manage Wired, working with the Senior Management Team both in UK and whilst in Austria. When working in Austria, our staff and creative team increases from 5 to 30 and so Wired need a person capable of managing and communicating clearly with all our staff, as well as with our client, the Producing Festival (Bregenz). 
When in the UK you will be working alongside Wired’s Artistic and Technical Directors, Director of Learning and Participation, Arts and Education Co-ordinator and our Communications Manager.  When in Austria you will be working alongside Wired’s Artistic Director (also Movement Director and Artistic Stunt Director), Technical Director (Technical Stunt Director), Assistant Movement Director and Stunt Supervisor.