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.
Box Office Assistant
The Almeida Theatre is seeking a Box Office Assistant. This post is offered as a zero-hours contract.
Working as part of the Almeida’s Marketing and Communications team, the role of the Box Office Assistant is to cover Box Office duties as required on a shift system (including weekends) and to sell tickets to the public whilst maintaining a high level of customer care at all times. The Box Office works to actively maximise each sales opportunity by collecting patron data for use by the Marketing department, and to encourage the use of the Almeida Café Bar facilities.
The successful candidate will have experience of working in a busy box office and excellent communication skills.
Application deadline: 9am, Friday 31 January 2020
Interviews will be held in the weeks commencing 3 February and 10 February 2020
This is a broad and varied role ideally suited to someone who is building a career in general management.
The role is part of the operations management team and key to managing the running of the Almeida Theatre offices and buildings. The role provides day to day support, administration and operational management with specific responsibility for HR including recruitment, induction, training, development and welfare.
The successful candidate will have demonstrable administrative experience including preparing and issuing contracts, attention to detail and a proactive and flexible attitude.
Application deadline: 9am Friday 24 January 2020
Interviews will take place: Tuesday 4 February 2020
We are open to flexible working requests including job shares.
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 Press Night, on a show-by show basis. 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.
Applications for Stage Management Placements are currently closed. Please keep an eye on this page for when they re-open.
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.
Technical Placement – The House of Shades
Deadline Date: Monday 6 April 2020
Interview Date: Week Commencing 20 April 2020
Start Date: Monday 4 May 2020
End Date: Friday 22 May 2020