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call for submissions, caravan showcase 2018 – d/l 20 July 2017

caravan is seeking proposals from professional, England-based theatre and performance artists and companies interested in showcasing their work to a group of international presenters, promoters and potential collaborators to Brighton in May 2018.

The caravan showcase presents a programme of the best new English performance to a selection of international promoters, festival organisers and presenters as part of the Brighton Festival. The ambition is to create the conditions for England’s theatre makers to develop international collaborations, tours and exchanges. In previous years companies have secured new commissions, toured to every part of the world and built new international partnerships.

Companies/artists that are selected will also receive one-to-one mentoring in the lead up to the showcase to ensure that they can make the most of any opportunities that arise as a result of their participation in the caravan 2018 showcase.

The caravan showcase will take place on 13-15 May 2018.

caravan is delivered by Farnham Maltings and Brighton Festival with the ambition of increasing the national and international profile of England’s artists.

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Assistant Producer, The Wrong Crowd – d/l 12 June 2017

“The Wrong Crowd is an exciting theatre company who celebrate the imagination” A Younger Theatre
The Wrong Crowd are looking for a freelance ASSISTANT PRODUCER. The Wrong Crowd are the Resident Company at Theatre Royal Plymouth in Devon, and ideally the Assistant Producer would work in a shared office in Plymouth. However if this is not feasible for the right candidate, then another arrangement could be reached. Deadline for applications 12th June 2017.

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Box Office Manager, Theatre Royal Windsor – d/l 5 June 2017

With an illustrious past, the iconic Theatre Royal Windsor has a bright future as an exciting and innovative theatre in the heart of historic Windsor town, serving locals and visitors alike.

Managed by the UK’s most prolific producer Bill Kenwright, we are nationally significant as the only unfunded regional commercial producing theatre, blazing the trail for other creative organisations. With the increasing popularity of our diverse, high quality programme, our upgraded customer relationship management system, and the planned summer refurbishment of our beautiful listed building, there's never been a better time to join our team.

Your main duties will be to oversee all the box office operations and to lead the box office team. You will have overall responsibility to ensure that your team consistently exceed customer expectations whilst maintaining a high standard of service. Working in collaboration with the marketing department you will also be responsible for maximising revenue from the sale of ticket, merchandise and any other ancillary items.

The ideal candidate will have experience in a similar role and ideally have knowledge of the whole theatre operation. They will have experience in dealing face to face with a broad range of customers and have solid experience in using different software applications including Microsoft and professional box office packages; knowledge of Spektrix would be an advantage. Having worked with cash handling responsibilities they will have excellent numerical skills and be able to carry out calculations to spot patterns and trends in data, being able to link these to potential causes. They will also have a proven service record in a similar box office and commercial sales driven environment with experience in team management.

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Sales and Marketing Officer, Arlington Arts Centre – d/l 31 May 2017

Arlington Arts has an enviable reputation as one of the leading arts centres for live music in the UK. It has a broad programme of music, theatre, comedy and family entertainment, as well as strong customer base of corporate clients. All profits from Arlington Arts go to Mary Hare, the national charity for young deaf people.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Sales and Marketing Officer, salary range NJC points 18-20 (£18,070-19,430)

Core Duties:

box office administration including financial transactions
duty management of theatre and conference events
advertising, PR and online marketing
For an informal conversation about this role, call Tony Trigwell-Jones on 01635 244231.

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Head of Marketing & Communications, Luton Culture – d/l 5 June 2017

Luton Culture is seeking a dynamic and creative communicator with a strong track record of brand development to work as part of an energetic team to deliver innovation, creativity and excellence in Luton. As part of a job share the successful candidate will lead on internal and external communications for the Trust, raising its profile regionally and nationally and ensuring Luton Culture’s family of brands are seen as a mark of excellence. This role is part time for 14.8 hours over 2 days per week.

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Assistant Producer, Ideas Test – d/l 5 June 2017

The Assistant Producer will support arts programming by Ideas Test, both at No.34 in Sittingbourne and off site locations. This position is an ideal opportunity for an emerging or early career producer to work with a small experienced team, artists and the community. We’re looking for an ambitious and empathetic individual who wants to develop their own skills and practice whilst enjoying being at the heart of a busy organisation.

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Learning & Participation Officer, Corn Exchange Newbury – d/l 31 May 2017

This role combines a variety of administrative elements with creative and production responsibilities. You will be the first point of contact for all enquiries relating to the Corn Exchange’s Learning and Participation activities, and the conduit for communication with the rest of the organisation as well as providing a warm welcome at the new Learning Centre.

Key to this role is excellent organisational and interpersonal skills. Applicants should be able to demonstrate a high standard of written and verbal communication skills and should be passionate about community cohesion and inclusion in the arts.

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General Manager, Corn Exchange Newbury – d/l 5 June 2017

We are looking for the right individual to join our thriving organisation. As a member of the Executive team the General Manager will lead on the smooth running and effective day to day operation of the organisation with overall responsibility for the audience experience, trading activity and personnel management.

You will have lots of creative ideas to maximise the organisation’s unique offer as well as the ability to lead and motivate the team who will put these into practice. As a new role, we’re excited to be able to consider candidates for whom this fantastic leadership opportunity might be a step-up if their approach and enthusiasm matches our own.

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Artistic Associate, Almeida – d/l 9 June 2017

ARTISTIC ASSOCIATE

We are looking for an exceptional and creative individual to join the team as Artistic Associate. They will work within the Artistic team to shape and expand the programme, support the development of Participation projects, and help curate, enhance and deliver a major festival in 18/19.

This will be a minimum 18 month to maximum two year fixed contract during a period of expansion in the Almeida’s work.

To find out more, please download the job description via the link below. To apply for this role please follow the instructions in the job description and send your email to recruitment@almeida.co.uk

Job Description

Equal Opportunities Form

The deadline for applications is at 5pm, Friday 9 June

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Theatre Technician, The Spring – d/l 31 May 2017

Hours: 37 hours per week
Salary: £16,000 - £18,000 per annum dependent on experience
We are looking for a multi-skilled theatre technician, to facilitate both our hirers and our programme of professional produced and received work providing full technical support.
For more information please download and read the job description. To apply, download and complete the below application form, returning it to David Wicks at davidw@thespring.co.uk
Job Description
Application Form
Deadline: 5pm Wednesday 31 May 2017
Interviews: Thursday 8 & Friday 9 June 2017

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Press and Media Relations Manager, Almeida – d/l 26 May 2017

We are recruiting for a Press & Media Relations Manager to join our Marketing & Communications team. We need a dynamic individual to manage the theatre’s significant relationships with the media, further establishing the Almeida as a key cultural organisation, shaping our public narrative locally and internationally, and supporting the marketing strategy in delivering sales and audience development objectives.

To find out more about the role please download the job description. To apply please download the application pack, complete and email to recruitment@almeida.co.uk

Job Description

Application Pack

The deadline for applications is at 5pm, Friday 26 May

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Interim Producer, Almeida – d/l 2 June 2017

The Almeida is seeking an experienced producer as a short term appointment for an interim period to work with the Artistic teams to produce the Almeida productions through to February 2018.

This is a full time, fixed term contract.

To find out more, please download the job description via the link below. To apply for this role please follow the instructions in the application pack and send your completed application to recruitment@almeida.co.uk

Job Description

Application Pack

The deadline for applications is at midday, Friday 2 June

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Youth Theatre Programme Director, Orange Tree Theatre – d/l 2 June 2017

The Orange Tree is looking for an exceptional freelance practitioner to take on the creative leadership of our extensive Youth Theatre programme.

The ideal candidate will be an experienced and inspiring Youth Theatre leader and will be responsible for the ongoing management of our Participation programmes with young people aged 7 – 19 years.

The contract will include: leading the Young Company (aged 16 – 19 Yrs) and directing them in an annual production, the management of 5 x weekly sessions, and the management of 2 annual week-long summer schools.

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To apply, please send a covering letter and CV to admin@orangetreetheatre.co.uk

Closing date: Friday 2 June

Overall fee £5,000

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Director, The North Wall, d/l 30 May 2017

The North Wall is looking for an outstanding and talented individual who will lead the arts centre to new levels of artistic achievement with passion, invention and dedication. The Director will report to the North Wall Trustees and will be responsible for managing the venue’s resources, artistic programming and marketing and for working with St Edward’s School and other educational/vocational establishments to seek opportunities for young people to be involved in the arts. The School has recently built a new Music School with a 120 seat recital room and there will be scope for the Director to work with School staff to explore opportunities to expand and diversify the North Wall’s programme to include this new hall.

The successful candidate will be a confident and persuasive leader with excellent communication skills, able to inspire and motivate pupils, staff, audience, artists, donors and other stakeholders. He/she will have proven ability to collaborate and work in partnership with others, experience of setting an artistic vision and programming, and a track record of generating income from a variety of sources.

This role will afford the new Director an exciting opportunity to consolidate the art centre’s great success and to further develop the diversity of the North Wall’s programme, making it a proud element of St Edward’s and Oxford’s identity.

Closing date for applications for the Director post will be 9am on Tuesday 30th May

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Head of Creative Programmes, The Albany – d/l 30 May 2017

Based in Deptford, London, the Albany is a pioneering, multi-use performing arts venue with a strong focus on working with diverse local communities. The Albany has grown considerably in the last few years and its programmes and venue management now extend to two external sites, Deptford Lounge and Canada Water Culture Space.

The Head of Creative Programmes will take a leadership role in developing programmes with partners across the range of the Albany’s work, and lead a team programming and producing work for the Albany, Canada Water Culture Space and Deptford Lounge. We are looking for an exceptional individual who can develop new artistic and engagement strategies, enabling the Albany to deliver its mission and achieve its ambitions during an exciting period of development.

Contract: Full time, permanent
Salary: £36 - £40k depending on experience
Closing date: 30th May, 9am
Interview date: 14th June

To apply please complete an online application form

Feel free to contact us if you require the application pack in a different format. Please note that CVs will not be accepted.

The Albany aims to be an equal opportunities employer and embraces diversity in all its areas of activity. The Albany will offer an interview to anyone with a disability* who meets the criteria. Registered charity 1112521.

* a physical or mental impairment that has a ‘substantial’ and ‘long-term’ negative effect on a person’s ability to do normal daily activities

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