Working at the Almeida

Our staff are creative and skilled people from all backgrounds, motivated by the work we produce in our unique environment. We strive to be as inclusive and accessible as possible.

The Almeida Theatre is an Equal Opportunities Employer. We value a diverse team and welcome applications from all sectors of the community. Charity No. 282167

CURRENT VACANCIES 

Duty Bar Manager

The Almeida bar is open to the public, offering light meals and drinks.

In the daytime it has the feel of a light and airy café bar and in the evening becomes a lively meeting place for audiences, actors and public alike.

You will be required to provide duty management supervising and working alongside a team of bar staff in the busy theatre café bar.

This is a part-time position, on Saturday nights from 5.00pm until 12 midnight with every fourth Saturday off plus covering shifts for other team members.

Deadline for applications is 12 noon, Wednesday, 9th September 2015

Interviews will take place at the beginning of the week commencing 14th September 2015

Please note that, to ensure equality, you will be required to complete an application form as we do not accept CVs for positions.

We would be very grateful if you are able to complete and return an Equal Opportunities form alongside your application for confidential monitoring purposes only.

Job Description
Application Form
Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form


Kitchen Supervisor

We are currently recruiting for a Kitchen Supervisor to join our busy and highly successful bar team.

The Almeida bar is open to the public, offering light meals and drinks. In the daytime it has the feel of a light and airy café bar and in the evening becomes a lively meeting place for audiences, actors and public alike.

You will be responsible for ensuring the smooth running of the Almeida Bar catering operation: food preparation; devising menus; monitoring stock and measuring profitability; liaising with suppliers; implementing effective food safety controls; serving customers and, in conjunction with the Bar Manager and Duty Managers, supervising other kitchen staff.

This is a full time position, generally Monday – Friday 10-5 with additional evening & weekend work when required.

Deadline for applications is 12 noon, Tuesday, 8th September 2015

Interviews will take place week commencing 14th September 2015

Please note that, to ensure equality, you will be required to complete an application form as we do not accept CVs for positions.

We would be very grateful if you are able to complete and return an Equal Opportunities form alongside your application for confidential monitoring purposes only.

Job description
Application Form
Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form


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 expenses of up to £5 per day

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