Studio Madlove Executive Director

By 7 June 2024June 10th, 2024No Comments

Executive Director (Permanent)

Reporting to: Chair of Trustees

Salary: £42,000 per annum (pro rata) + pension

Hours: 16-24 hours per week (0.4-0.6 FTE)

Location: Studio Madlove, Margate, Kent

Do you love reading and learning about radical culture, politics, aesthetics, health, ecology, and disability – particularly from those with lived experience of being badass?

Are you bored of ableism?

A ‘pain in the arse’, ’disgusting’ and ‘not entertaining’ disability artist and activist is looking for a savvy, thoughtful and proactive Executive Director to join Studio Madlove at an exciting moment in the development of the company’s work nationally and internationally.

Follow this link for full details.

To apply

Please send a maximum 4-page CV and 2-page cover letter as PDFs to Please address the following in your application along with anything else you wish to tell us about your experiences and appetite for this role:

  • Highlight your key interests and experiences in relation to Madlove and the artistic practices, societal issues, and cultural values the organisation’s work represents.
  • Outline how you would approach this role, particularly your ideas on leadership and your ‘ways of working’.
  • What do you believe you can contribute to Madlove and what can Madlove contribute to you?

If you would like to discuss the role before applying please email the Studio Manager – to arrange a time to speak with our current freelance Executive Producer or Co-chair of Trustees.

Deadline for applications: 5pm Tuesday 2 July 2024.


  • First round: Wednesday 10 July
  • Second round: Wednesday 16 July

Interviews will be held at Studio Madlove in Margate.

Shortlisted candidates for first-round interviews will be marked against criteria based on their application.

The majority of questions can be sent before the interview.

Reasonable travel costs may be claimed if invited to interview.

As a disabled-led company, we know that however hard we work there are always things for us to learn and there are still barriers for anyone applying. We aren’t going to get this perfect but we really want to learn, do better and remove any barriers you experience – please email Studio Manager – Katie is happy to respond via text, call or video call to work this through with you.