Working at the Almeida

 

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, but we are particularly keen to hear from people from a Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) background, as these groups are currently underrepresented.


SECURITY & FIRE OFFICER

The Almeida is seeking to recruit a Security & Fire Officer on a fixed term contract. This role is a key component in the Almeida’s relationship with its audiences, and provides essential support to the staff who manage the theatre building and activity within it. It is an outward facing, public role to provide confidence to staff and customers that the theatre is a safe and welcoming environment. The Security & Fire Officer keeps the public areas safe during performance times, dealing with any issues as they arise.

To apply for this role please download the job description and application pack below

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Job Description

Application Pack

The deadline for applications is at 5pm, Friday 23 June

 

BOX OFFICE ASSISTANT (Casual)

We are looking to recruit an experienced Box Office Assistant to work on a casual basis as part of our Marketing and Communications team. This role would suit a friendly individual who is passionate about theatre and committed to offering a high level of customer care.

To find out more, please download the job description via the link below. To apply for this role please complete the Application Pack and email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Job Description

Application Form

Application Deadline: 5pm, Wednesday 28 June

PARTICIPATION ASSOCIATE: YOUNG ARTISTS

This is a key role in a busy but small core team, working with the Participation Director and the Participation Producer to create a programme of work which supports the development of young people as artists.

This is a part time, fixed term appointment for 12 months, with the possibility of becoming permanent (3 days per week)

To apply for this role please download the job description and application pack below

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Job Description

Application Pack

The deadline for applications is at 5pm, Friday 30 June

SOUND TECHNICIAN

The Sound Technician will be responsible for supporting the creation and delivery of all aspects of the Almeida’s production sound work. This will involve taking responsibility for providing technical sound support throughout the production process as required, from the rehearsal room to the stage. It will also involve operating shows on a daily basis, and assisting with the day-to-day maintenance of the production and the theatre.

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Job Description

Application Pack

The deadline for applications is at 5pm, Friday 7 July

 
STUDENT PLACEMENTS 

We offer placements to students: 

  • For which it is part of their course or programme of study at college or university
  • It can be at undergraduate or graduate level
  • You must be studying on an appropriate course which relates to a specific department within the theatre company

 Current opportunities are available in the following departments:

  • Stage Management – medium-term lasting 8 – 10 weeks with full-time hours 5 days per week, ongoing on a show-by show basis
  • Wardrobe – short-term lasting 2 weeks with full-time hours 5 days per week, ongoing on a show-by show basis

 If you are interested please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with:

  • Subject title 'Student Placement', followed by the department e.g. 'Stage Management' or 'Wardrobe'
  • Include your availability dates
  • Attach your C.V.

All student placements receive a contribution towards their travel expenses.

If your request is applicable we will get back to you within a month to let you know. If you do not hear back from us after a month please assume that your request has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Additionally, for more general information about careers in the theatre, you may be interested in the following websites:
Creative & Cultural Skills
MGCfutures