Working at the Almeida


The Almeida Theatre is an equal opportunities employer and our aim is to create a diverse and inclusive working environment which reflects the city we live and work in and the communities and audiences that we engage with. The recruitment process is open to all, but we are particularly keen to hear from people from a Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) background, as these groups are currently underrepresented.


Participation Administrator

The Almeida Theatre is seeking a Participation Administrator. This post is offered on a 12-month contract.

The Participation Administrator is a key member of the Participation team and the main point of contact to all visitors. The Participation Administrator is responsible for the general administration of all aspects of the Participation programme, supporting the team to deliver projects and events, working at the Almeida, off-site and in schools.

The successful candidate will have an interest in theatre projects with young people, be able prioritise varying workloads effectively and have absolute attention to detail.

Application deadline: 12pm Friday 31 August 2018
Group interviews will take place: Monday 10 and Tuesday 11 September 2018
Second round interviews will take place: Wednesday 12 September 2018

To find out more, please download the job description via the link below. To apply, please send in an application form from the link below and send it to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please state Participation Administrator in the subject line.

If this application is not an appropriate method for you, please contact us.

Participation Administrator Job Description

Participation Administrator Application Form


Stage Management Placement - The Wild Duck

Our voluntary placements are aimed at people who want to get some valuable experience alongside or following their higher education studies. Please note that priority will be given to students who require professional placements as a part of their specialist course.

To apply, email a CV, cover letter and Equal Opportunities monitoring form to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 9am Friday 17 August. In the subject line please state SM Placement - The Wild DuckIn your cover letter we recommend that you clearly state your relevant experience and what you would hope to gain from the placement.

Stage Management placements are usually 8–10 weeks, 10am-6pm, 5 days per week from day 1 of rehearsals through to Press Night. On this placement, you can expect to assist the stage management team with the day-to-day running of the show. This may include setting up the rehearsal room; researching, making and sourcing props and furniture; and supporting the team during the technical rehearsals.

Application deadline: 9am, Friday 17 August 2018
Interview date: Friday 24 August 2018
Start date: Tuesday 28 August 2018
End date: Wednesday 24 October 2018

Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form


Costume Professionals

We are accepting expressions of interest from costume professionals with relevant experience or a costume-related qualification. Please send a cover letter, CV and Equal Opportunities Form to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

We are looking for people suitable for/interested in the following positions (on a show by show employment basis):

  • Deputy Head of Wardrobe
  • Wardrobe Assistant
  • Dressers
  • Costume technicians and alterationists
  • Hair and Makeup professionals

Please note that we are unable to respond to all expressions of interest and you will only hear from us if you are invited to meet with the Head of Wardrobe.

Equal Opportunities Monitoring  Form