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 Black, Asian and ethnically diverse, D/deaf and disabled 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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Operations and Production Assistant

The Almeida Theatre is seeking an Operations and Production Assistant. This post is offered on an 18-month contract.

The Operations and Production Assistant is a shared role between the general management and production departments.
They are often the first point of contact for staff, artists and visitors to the 108 Upper Street offices and provide administrative and operational support to the General Management team and Senior Production Managers. They will be a central contact for all departments cultivating good working relationships across both sites (108 and Theatre). 

Application deadline: Friday 2 July 2021  
Interviews will take place: week commencing 19 July 2021

To find out more, please download the job description via the link below.  To apply, please download an application form from the link below and send it as a word document to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  Please state Operations and Production Assistant in the  subject line.  If this application is not an appropriate method for you, please contact us.

Please complete the Equal Opportunities form via the link below once you have submitted your application form. 

Operations and Production Assistant Job Description
Operations and Production Assistant Application Form
Operations and Production Assistant Equal Opportunities Form

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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General Manager

The Almeida Theatre is seeking a General Manager. This post is a permanent position.

The General Manager leads the General Management Team to ensure the effective day to day operations and administration of the company. 
Their strategic areas of responsibility include HR and recruitment, Equality Diversity & Inclusion, Access, contract administration, Health & Safety and resources. 
They will lead all key operating policies fundamental to the successful running of the company to include (but not limited to) Anti-Racism, HR, Health and Safety, Equality, Sustainability 

This post offers a significant opportunity to join the senior management team at a key moment to drive change throughout the company. 

Application deadline: 10:00 Monday 28 June 2021
First round interviews will take place: Week commencing  5 July 2021
Second round interviews will take place: Week commencing 12 July 2021

To find out more, please download the job description via the link below. To apply, please download an application form from the link below and send a Word version of it to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.Please state General Manager in the subject line.  If this application is not an appropriate method for you, please contact us.

Please complete the Equal Opportunities form via the link below once you have submitted your application form. 

General Manager Job Description
General Manager Application Form
General Manager Equal Opportunities Form

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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Operations and HR Coordinator

The Almeida Theatre is seeking an Operations and HR Coordinator. This post is a permanent position.

The Operations and HR Coordinator provides support, administration and operational management for the General Manager taking specific responsibility for recruitment, induction, training and welfare in addition to operational support to maintain key services.

This is a broad and varied role ideally suited to someone who is building a career in general management.

Application deadline: 10:00 Monday 28 June 2021
First round interviews will take place: Week commencing 12 July 2021
Second round interviews will take place: 
Week commencing 19 July 2021

To find out more, please download the job description via the link below. To apply, please download an application form from the link below and send a Word version of it to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..Please state Operations and HR Coordinator in the subject line.If this application is not an appropriate method for you, please contact us.

Please complete the Equal Opportunities form via the link below once you have submitted your application form. 

Operations and HR Coordinator Job Description
Operations and HR Coordinator Application Form
Operations and HR Coordinator Equal Opportunities Form

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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Executive Assistant

The Almeida Theatre is seeking an Executive Assistant. This post is a permanent position.

As Executive Assistant you will be at the heart of the organisation providing comprehensive support to the Artistic Director and the Executive Director. You will be a central point of communication for the Artistic Director and Executive Director with the organisation and the initial access point for artists, stakeholders and guests. The Executive Assistant is a position requiring discretion and confidentiality – you will have access to a range of information and have insight into strategic ambitions and planning of the company. 

Application deadline: 9:00 Thursday 8 July 2021

To find out more, please download the job description via the link below. To apply, please download an application form from the link below and send a Word version of it toThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..Please state Executive Assistantin thesubject line.If this application is not an appropriate method for you, please contact us.

Please complete the Equal Opportunities form via the link below once you have submitted your application form. 

Executive Assistant Job Description
Executive Assistant Application Form
Executive Assistant Equal Opportunities Form

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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Sound Supervisor

The Almeida Theatre is seeking a Sound Supervisor. This post is a permanent position. 

The Sound Supervisor is a key member of the technical team and 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 and assisting with the day-to-day maintenance of the production and the theatre.  

The successful candidate will have 

  • Working knowledge of the key components in a theatre sound system
  • Demonstrable professional experience installing and maintaining Dante networks in theatre settings
  • Demonstrable professional experience operating and mixing for live performances.  
  • Familiarity with the process of making professional theatre productions, including new writing
  • Working knowledge of Yamaha, D&B and Sennheiser products 

Application deadline:  9am Monday 21 June 2021 
Interviews will take place: Week commencing 5 July 2021

To find out more, please download the job description via the link below. To apply, please download 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 Sound Supervisor in the subject line. If this application is not an appropriate method for you, please contact us.

Please complete the Equal Opportunities form via the link below once you have submitted your application form. 

Sound Supervisor Job Description
Sound Supervisor Application Form
Sound Supervisor Equal Opportunities Form

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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Placements

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.