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

OUR CURRENT VACANCIES 

GENERAL MANAGER

We are creating this key leadership position of General Manager and looking for a dynamic, imaginative thinker who can respond to the strategic and artistic vision of the Artistic Director and Executive Director to manage the day to day operation of the company.

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

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.

Deadline for applications is midday on Friday 29th May 2015

Job Description
Application form
Equal Opportunities Form


DIRECTOR OF PARTICIPATION AND WORK FOR YOUNG PEOPLE

The Almeida Theatre is seeking a Director of Participation and Work for Young People. This is a permanent position.

This is a strategic role requiring a high level of professionalism and a knowledge of theatre, as well as a passion for and commitment to creating the highest quality work for young people and members of the wider community of Islington. Taking inspiration from the artistic programme this role is responsible for generating a high quality and varied range of participatory work for young people, emerging artists and audiences in Islington and beyond.

We are looking for an individual or a team to bring passion and ideas and make the Almeida exemplary in this area of work. The Almeida is an unashamedly curious organisation which wants to inspire curiosity and creative learning in the most exciting ways available. Partnering with other arts organisations, schools, festivals, academic institutions, progressive foundations and cultural visionaries will be part of this role. We believe that we are living through exceptional times and that theatre's mission is to interrogate and make sense of the digital age. We also believe that live art is more important than ever and that emerging practitioners and young people are able to teach us as much about theatre as we them.

We are open to applications from partnerships or individuals to bring ideas to develop the organisation and the remit of the department, as we are approaching a natural moment of change within the team and are just 18 months into a new Artistic Director's regime.

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

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.

Deadline for applications is midday on Friday 29th May 2015
Interviews will take place w/c 8th and 15th June 2015

Director of Participation JD
Application Form
Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form


FINANCE MANAGER

The Almeida is looking for someone with excellent analytical and spreadsheet skills who is a good communicator and can work with a variety of staff across all departments. They will have hands on experience as well as some formal accounting qualification such as AAT or ACCA/CIMA. The Finance Manager is responsible for the day to day operation, accuracy and integrity of the financial accounting systems within the organisation. They will be responsible for producing monthly accounts, undertaking variance analysis and implementing financial controls.

This is a permanent, full-time position.

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

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.

Deadline for applications is 12 noon on Friday 29 May 2015
Interviews will take place w/c 1 June 2015
Start date ideally before the end of June 2015

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