Governance and Compliance Manager


The role covers 3 related entities: Society of London Theatre (SOLT, a limited company), UK Theatre (UKT, a limited company) and Theatre Development Trust (TDT, a charity). As Governance and Compliance Manager, you will be primarily accountable for ensuring that that the organisations operate within the relevant legal, regulatory, and good practice frameworks, including in relation to company law, data protection, contract management and – for TDT – charity regulations. As membership organisations, SOLT and UKT operate in the interest of their members and as set out in their respective Articles. Reporting to the Director of Finance and Operations, the role involves liaising with board, senior management, and external regulatory bodies to support best practice in governance, risk management, and compliance.

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This role sits within the Operations team whose focus is to ensure the organisation operate as effectively and efficiently as possible. Our team operates across Finance, HR, Technology and Digital, Facilities and Governance, to ensure that systems and processes are set up, promote smooth delivery and support the work of the organisations, this includes adherence to industry standards and regulations.


Technical knowledge and skills required:

  • Deep understanding of good governance and best practices in not for profit companies (and charities and / or membership organisations – desirable)
  • Experience working closely with trustees, non-executive or c-suite boards.
  • Strong oral and written communications skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to manage multiple workstreams to deadlines
  • Excellent problem solving and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work remotely and independently and to collaborate with other teams.
  • Understanding of UK data protection laws and their application
  • An understanding and commitment of equality, diversity and inclusion
  • A interest and broad understanding of the theatre industry


Society of London Theatre & UK Theatre

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Specific location

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Salary (Exact)

£40,000 – £55,000 FTE (Band C)

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Contract Type

Hybrid, Permanent, Part Time

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