JMK HOME Manchester Assistant Director Bursary

The JMK Trust in partnership with HOME is offering an Assistant Director Bursary on Javaad Alipoor’s next production. This production is the third in a trilogy of shows by Javaad Alipoor and his collaborators, which began with the critically acclaimed The Believers Are But Brothers.

The bursary recipient will demonstrate a commitment to living and making theatre in the North West and will also be or become a participant of the JMK HOME Directors’ Group and as part of the bursary will also be responsible for working with the JMK Director Practitioner and HOME to support and facilitate the group until next year’s bursary recipient is chosen.

The Assistant Director will need to be available for rehearsals from 17th June – 29th July 2019

Bursary: £2,350 inclusive of all expenses. Additional expenses for rehearsals outside of Manchester will be covered.

Application Procedure:

Click here for a full job pack containing more information. Please send a CV and covering letter to

Please detail:

  • Why you are interested in working on this production.
  • How this assisting opportunity and involvement in the JMK Trust Directors’ Group will contribute to your professional development.
  • Your relevant experience and what you can bring to the role.
  • Your commitment to living and making theatre in the North West.

The deadline for applications is Monday 22nd April 2019

Interviews will take place on Tuesday 30th April 2019

HOME will acknowledge receipt of applications. If you have not heard from us by Friday 26th April 2019 please assume that we will not be taking your application any further. JMK and HOME strive to be equality of opportunity employers. Thank you for your interest in this post. If you have any questions please contact