Work With Us


Company of Others is looking for trustees to support the organisation during an exciting period of growth, organisational change and development of our programme across our 3 strands of work: RESIST, CONNECT and CO-CREATE.

We are interested in hearing from people based in the North East, with experience in one or more of the following areas:
HR – Charity Governance – Fundraising – Business Development – Marketing – Health and Wellbeing – Community Organising – Poverty Proofing – Social Justice
If your skills are outside of this list, but you would still like to contribute to the leadership of Company of Others, please do apply.

Company of Others is an organisation founded and led by people who experience being ‘othered’ by the society we live in, and it is important to us that our Board of Trustees are representative of the people we work with. We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds and are particularly interested in hearing from people identify as any of the following: Aged between 18-25 years, of the Global Majority, d/Disabled, Neurodivergent, Queer, and/or Working Class.

Travel expenses will be reimbursed for travel to and from meetings, events or performances. 

Please submit your application by email to Katie Bates: with ‘Trustee Application’ in the subject line no later than 8th January, 2024

If you would like a confidential, informal conversation with the Chair and/or Artistic Director & CEO, before making an application, have any questions about the application process or access requirements please contact Katie Bates at or call 0191 276 1524

Work Opportunities

We’re recruiting an Operations & Resource Lead to develop, and lead on Finance, Fundraising, HR, The Bricks, and Governance.
You’ll be responsible for ensuring we use what we have well and efficiently, increasing our resources, thinking beyond, and challenging the models which typically exist in the arts sector.
You’ll be curious, brave, ambitious, strategic, collaborative, have an eye for detail and have a care filled approach to working with others.
The title of the role has been developed to work alongside our Community & Producing Lead, and Artistic Director. More familiar titles for a role like this might be Business Operations Manager, Head of Operations, Finance & HR Manager or Head of Development.

Role: Operations & Resource Lead
Responsible to: Artistic Director & CEO
Responsible for: Company Assistant and Company Administrator, and freelancers where appropriate
Hours of work: Company of Others core working hours are Monday-Friday 10am-6pm with some evening and weekend working required. We have a TOIL policy and are happy to discuss flexible working to suit individual needs.
Place of Work: The Bricks, Walker, Newcastle upon Tyne
Terms: Permanent, 4 days per week
Annual Leave: 22.4 days plus pro rata bank holidays
Remuneration: £32K (£40K pro rata)
Application Deadline: 9th January 2024
It is important that the people who work at Company of Others are representative of the communities we co-create our projects with. We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds and lived experiences. We are particularly interested in applications from people who identify as d/Deaf, Disabled, Neurodiverse, Black, Asian, PoC, Global Majority, Queer, LGBTQ+ and/or Working Class.

To find out more download our Operations & Resource Lead Job Pack here:

Link to Monitoring Form here: Monitoring Form

Image: Company of Others in rehearsals captured by Alicia Clarke