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 particularly encourage applications from people of colour and D/deaf & disabled candidates as these groups are currently underrepresented at the Almeida.
Social Media & Digital Content Manager
The Almeida Theatre is seeking a Social Media & Digital Content Manager.
The Social Media & Digital Content Manager is responsible for leading the Almeida’s profile on social media and creating content for use on digital platforms. They will support the Director of Marketing & Communications in delivering the Almeida’s Digital Policy and Plan. They will grow the number of people who engage with the Almeida, creating conversations around the productions, and further developing almeida.co.uk as central hub for all our content.
The successful candidate will have experience of managing social media platforms and commissioning a wide range of digital content. They will need to have an engaging writing style, with an ability to adapt tone of voice for different audiences; and an up-to-date knowledge of digital trends.
Application deadline: 1pm, Wednesday 21 August 2019
First round interviews will take place: Wednesday 28 August 2019
Second round interviews will take place: week commencing 2 September 2019
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.
Stage Management Placements
Usually 8–10 weeks, 10am-6pm, 5 days per week from day 1 of rehearsals through to Opening 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.
Usually 2-3 weeks, 10am-6pm, 5 days per week from the last week of rehearsal through to Opening Night.
During your time on placement, you can expect to support the costume department by maintaining of the costume store, show shopping; handling petty cash, minor makes and alterations if comfortable and confident and generally assisting during the technical rehearsal.
Usually 3 weeks, aiming to encompass the production period of each show, 39 hours per week which may include evenings and weekends.
On this placement you can expect to assist the technical team with lighting, sound and scenery. There may be the possibility to specialise in an area depending on the nature of the show.
In your cover letter we recommend that you clearly state your relevant experience and what you would hope to gain from the placement. Please note that we will only contact you if you have been successful in your application.