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Finance Manager | Mon 13 Nov

The Old Fire Station is home to two organisations; Arts at the Old Fire Station and Crisis Skylight Oxford. Working in partnership these organisations manage a refurbished building including a small Theatre, Dance Studio, Gallery, Shop, Six Artists Workshops, and a variety of classrooms including a music workshop, carpentry workshop, IT suite and Art Room and a Café. We are looking for people with bright ideas to join our small but enthusiastic team.

We are growing fast and our income streams are varied and complex. We are looking for someone with the enthusiasm, flexibility and experience necessary who will ensure that all our systems are fit for purpose and properly maintained.

£26,460 pro rata or 0.8 full time equivalent = £21,168

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Social Media Content Editor, National Theatre – d/l 30 October 2017

We are currently looking for someone who is multi-skilled and multi-talented creative to join our team.

You’ll engage audiences established and new, enabling them to get closer to the National Theatre. You’ll tell the extraordinary stories of the work on our stages and behind the scenes, building relationships with colleagues, creative teams and acting companies. Your work will play an important part in our work to open up the National Theatre and reach a wide and diverse audience which extends beyond established theatregoers.

You’ll have a strong sense of narrative and the ability to create and commission fresh and innovative ways to get our message out there. You’ll be able to grow our online community, delight them, and open up conversation. As well as having a flair for writing, you’ll be experienced in developing, commissioning and creating other ways to tell a story, using film, photography, illustration and social media. You’ll know how to plan effective distribution for content you create, and content made by the Broadcast and Digital department.

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So you want to be a Producer? Introduction to Commercial Theatre, Stage One – 14 November 2017

On Tuesday 14th November Stage One will be running a 1 day course at the Birmingham Hippodrome. The aim will be to de-mystify the role of the producer; with a particular emphasis on the relationship between the subsidised and commercial theatre sectors.

Sessions will include:
Budgeting for a Commercial Production
Raising Investment
Collaborating between the commercial and subsidised sector
Marketing and Publicising your production

During the day there will be time to network with other delegates and the day will conclude with the opportunity to buy a ticket to attend the opening night of Sunset Boulevard.

Price: £50

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PA to the Artistic Director, Tricycle Theatre – d/l 03 November 2017

The PA to the Artistic Director will provide excellent, high-level and essential administrative support to the Artistic Director, while also playing a key role in supporting the smooth and efficient day to day administration of the Tricycle Theatre working closely with all departments in the company.

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Deputy Head of Electrics, The Old Vic – d/l 27 October 2017

The Old Vic is seeking an experienced Deputy Head of Electrics. Reporting to the Head of Electrics, the successful candidate will demonstrate:

Extensive experience of working in a similar environment and role
Strong knowledge of EOS Family Consoles and moving light programming (essential)
Formal electrical qualifications will be an advantage
Experience of equipment maintenance and PAT
Good IT literacy, with experience of Vectorworks, AutoCAD and Lightwright
Ability to follow instructions and a high attention to detail
A clear understanding of current health and safety legislation
A flexible attitude to working hours as evening and weekend working will be required

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Lighting Deputy, Lyric Hammersmith – d/l 20 November 2017

We are now seeking a Lighting Deputy to join the Lyric’s Electrics Team within the Production department. They will support the Head of Lighting, working with other technical departments and visiting Directors, Designers and Technicians to present both Lyric and other companies’ work to the highest possible technical standard in a friendly and efficient manner. This includes assisting with the smooth running of all get-ins, fit-ups, production periods and get-outs for all productions and events at the Lyric. The Lighting Deputy will also support the electrical maintenance of the general building. The successful candidate will work well within a team, demonstrate initiative and adaptability, and be able to work well under pressure.

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Business Resilience Conference, UK Theatre – 02 November 2017

11.00am – 5.00pm

Business Resilience will explore issues including new business models, income generation, the future of the off stage workforce and the business operations implications of GDPR.

With a line-up of speakers from business, local authorities and charities the Business Resilience conference will explore will explore new business models, income generation, the future of the off stage workforce and the business operations implications of GDPR.

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Executive Director, Camden People’s Theatre – d/l 01 November 2017

Camden People’s Theatre is recruiting for an outstanding Executive Director to join the team. The Executive Director is joint CEO with the Artistic Director and as such provides a key role in the organisation. The principle purpose of the post is to take overall responsibility for the management and efficient running of CPT. The ED shares responsibility with the Artistic Director for developing and delivering the strategic vision of the organisation.

CPT seeks actively to encourage applications from those with less visibility in the arts. We specifically welcome applications from those identifying as female, those from LGTBQI+ communities, people with disabilities and those from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic backgrounds.

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Sprint Festival 2018: Call for Submissions – d/l 06 November 2017

Sprint is London’s major annual festival of new and unusual theatre. It showcases work by the most exciting new artists and companies in the UK and beyond. With Sprint, Camden People’s Theatre opens its doors widely to artists at the very start of their careers, artists who’ve never performed at CPT before, or artists with hot-from-the-rehearsal-room new projects to perform.

“A vital, nourishing seedbed for bold, new and emerging artists” – The Stage, March 2016

Since its inception in 1997 as a showcase for ‘physical, visual and unusual theatre’, companies to find early success at the festival include Unlimited Theatre, Fevered Sleep and Shunt. More recently, Sprint has featured the work of Action Hero, Made In China, Sh!t Theatre and Coney.

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Programme Manager, ROH Bridge, Royal Opera House – d/l 06 November 2017

The Royal Opera House is part of Arts Council England`s network of `Bridge` Organisations, providing a bridge between the arts and education sectors, and supporting the goal of enabling every child and young person to have the opportunity to experience the richness of the arts, museums and libraries. The Royal Opera House Bridge operates across the East of England, stretching from Bedfordshire to North Kent.

ROH Bridge acts as a broker to galvanize and facilitate the building of sustainable cultural partnerships by co-investing in strategic activity that helps build infrastructure and sustain cultural learning opportunities over time. We measure our success through the increased number of children and young people who are engaging with creative and cultural learning experiences both in and out of school.

We are now seeking a dynamic individual to join us as Bridge Programme Manager (maternity cover) for Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire and Luton. You will be responsible for developing partnerships, collaborations and external relationships across that region, and for supporting colleagues in the arts, culture and education sectors through activities including brokerage, networking and training in order to address the needs of children and young people locally.

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Duty Manager, The Old Rep Theatre Birmingham – d/l 27 October 2017

Primarily responsible for The Old Rep’s public image at performance times and events. Also for the effective running of the public areas of the building, ensuring all patrons and visitors are safe and offered customer service excellence for the duration of their visit.

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HFL Artist Commission, Bristol Old Vic – d/l 23 October 2017

We are seeking an artist to create an artwork across two floors that uses the materials of the print archive of the theatre to express the experience of theatre-going at Bristol Old Vic over the theatre's first 250 years. A lot of this archive exists in physical and digital form in the theatre's archives at the University of Bristol, and earlier ones at Bristol Archives. The artwork will be an integral part of our theatre and part of the interpretation of our history. The artwork should appeal to a range of audiences of different ages, and be very accessible.

The deadline for expressions of interest in receiving the full brief is Monday 23 October, 12 noon.

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Head of Learning & Skills, Somerset House Trust – d/l 06 November 2017

Somerset House Trust is seeking to recruit an outstanding individual committed to supporting the skills development of the next generation through new training, engagement and participation programmes that draw on the resource of Somerset House’s unique community of resident artists, makers, arts and creative organisations.

This role will develop and deliver an innovative new learning and skills programme that advances Somerset House Trust’s mission. This programme will focus on three exciting strands that seek to develop creative and work skills in the arts and creative industries.

We currently have a small team and limited resources, so we are seeking an experienced candidate who can demonstrate dynamic leadership, be strategic but also play a hands-on role, including devising creative outputs and working with colleagues to initiate and support fundraising endeavours.

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Artistic Director and Chief Executive Officer, Cambridge Junction – d/l 20 November 2017

Following Daniel Brine’s appointment as Festival Director at the Norfolk and Norwich Festival, Cambridge Junction is seeking a new Artistic Director and Chief Executive Officer.

The new Artistic Director and Chief Executive Officer will provide and communicate a vision for Cambridge Junction which balances artistic ambition with financial sustainability. They will lead Cambridge Junction’s artistic vision, maintain an overview of our ‘look and feel’, ensure our ongoing financial and operational stability, and represent our organisation to key stakeholders, partners and funders.

With a committed and experienced Board of Trustees, Cambridge Junction is flourishing and has potential to develop much further. The new Artistic Director and Chief Executive Officer will have artistic vision, energy, creativity and outstanding management skills. They will have a great track record of achievement in the arts, strong people management skills and the potential to lead an organisation as it explores significant development opportunities.

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Theatre Administrator, Farnham Maltings – d/l 03 November 2017

Farnham Maltings has a new Theatre Administrator opportunity. This post is offered as part of the Weston Jerwood Creative Bursaries Programme, aimed specifically at recent graduates from low-income backgrounds who are looking to start a career in the arts.

In order to be eligible applicants must:

- Have graduated from a first degree (BA or equivalent) within the past two years (i.e. in 2015, 2016 or 2017. No minimum grade required AND

- Have received a full maintenance grant during the full period of their course and be able to verify it with the necessary paperwork AND

- Be a full-time UK resident.

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