Working at the Almeida

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CURRENT OPPORTUNITIES

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. We are especially interested in hearing from candidates who are ethnically diverse, D/deaf and disabled, neurodivergent and working class as we want our team and our work to be informed and representative of the diverse community it serves.

If you have any questions about how we recruit please see our FAQs here.

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Participation Assistant
The Almeida Theatre is seeking a Participation Assistant (Intern). This post is offered on a 30hrs, fixed-term contract until September 2023.

The Participation Assistant (Intern) is a key member of the Participation Team. This is a training opportunity so there will be opportunities for observation, assisting and then leading on projects next summer. We are open to a range of previous experiences that may equip you for this role and are looking for a willingness to learn. The job will involve:

  • Working on a range of projects across the Participation department, including Community Projects, Young Company Projects, Almeida For Free festivals and our Schools Programme. You will take on the role of Assistant Facilitator and Assistant Director on projects across the department.
  • Regularly attending meetings and helping on projects at all stages, from planning to evaluation.
  • Providing admin support for the department, including creating resources, answering general enquires via the phone and email and any other administration that the team requires.

Please note that you should only apply for this training role if you are ethnically diverse, D/deaf, disabled, neurodivergent and/or working class.

Application Deadline: 10AM, Wednesday 31 August 2022
First round group interviews: w/c 12 September 2022
Second round individual interviews: w/c 19 September 202

To find out more, please download the job description below.

To apply, please download an application form from the link below (download & save a copy before editing). The click on the 'Participation Assistant Vacancy' link to upload your documents.
*Please Note* Ensure you have all documents ready before applying via the application link. You will be logged out automatically after no activity and will not be able to log back in or upload any other documents.

Please contact us at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you have any problems uploading your documents.
If this way of applying is not suitable for you, please do let us know via the email address above. 

Participation Assistant Application Form
Participation Assistant Equal Opportunities Form
Participation Assistant Job Description
Participation Assistant Vacancy

To find out why it's important that you complete our Equal Opportunities form, you may find this Stonewall leaflet, What's it got to do with you? useful.

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Marketing Assistant
The Almeida Theatre is seeking a Marketing Assistant. This post is offered on a fixed-term 12-month contract.

We are looking for someone who is passionate about theatre and wants to build a career in markeing to join our Marketing and Communications team for this 12-month training role. You will gain practical, hands-on experience and have a chance to learn about different aspects of how we create and deliver our campaigns to promote the theatre and build new audiences.

Please note that you should only apply for this training role if you are ethnically diverse, D/deaf, disabled, neurodivergent and/or working class.

Our ideal candidate is someone who:

  • Has a desire to build a career in theatre and/or marketing
  • Wants to learn new skills and is happy to move quickly from one task to the next
  • Enjoys writing and has good written skills
  • Is confident and can work with lots of different people
  • Has excellent attention to detail
  • Enjoys working collaboratively as part of a team
  • Is confident using Microsoft Office and Outlook

Application deadline: 10AM, Tuesday 30 August 2022
Group and individual interviews will be held on the same day on Thursday 8 & Friday 9 September 2022
We ask that you are available for the entire day on either of these dates.

To find out more, please download the job description via the link below.

To apply, please download a copy of the application form & equal opportunitites form - we do not accepts CV's or Cover Letters from the link below (download & save a copy before editing). Then click on the 'Marketing Assistant Vacancy' link to upload your documents.
*Please Note* Ensure you have all documents ready before appying via the application link. You will be logged out automatically after no activity and will not be able to log back in or upload any other documents.

Please contact us at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you have any problems uploading your documents. If this way of appying is not suitable for you, please do let us know via the email address above.

Marketing Assistant Application Form
Marketing Assistant Equal Opportunities Form
Marketing Assistant Job Description
Marketing Assistant Vacancy

To find out why it's important that you complete our Equal Opportunities form, you may find this Stonewall Leaflet, What's it got to do with you? useful.

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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.

Technical Placement 
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.

Applications for Technical Placements are currently closed. Please keep an eye on this page for when they re-open.