Working at the Almeida

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, but we are particularly keen to hear from people from a Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) background, as these groups are currently under represented.

SPONSORSHIP MANAGER (Maternity Cover)

The Sponsorship Manager – Maternity Cover will be a key member of the Development team with responsibility for generation, growth and stewardship of a significant portion of the Almeida’s Development income. The Sponsorship Manager works proactively at a high level, with the support of the Almeida executive and Development Council, to identify and secure new corporate partners and steward the Almeida’s corporate relationships including our long term Principal Partner.

Working in a dynamic environment the Sponsorship Manager is a critical role that supports the full realisation of the artistic programme through a strategic and responsive approach to sponsorship. The Development team is a busy department generating £1.6m annually - almost a third of the Almeida’s income - via a mix of sponsorship, membership, trust and foundation fundraising and events. The Sponsorship Manager – Maternity Cover will work closely with the Deputy Development Director, Director of Development and will line manage the Events and Partnerships Coordinator.    

This is a fixed-term contract for 12 months.

To find out more, please download the job description via the link below. To apply for this role please complete the application form and email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Job Description

Application Form

Deadline for applications is 12 noon on Monday 5 September 2016

Interviews will take place w/c 12 September 2016

 

RESIDENT DIRECTOR'S NETWORK

At the Almeida, the artist is at the heart of everything we do. We believe that directors become brilliant artists by making their own work and become exceptional leaders by inspiring creativity in all those that work with them.  

We are currently looking to meet with emerging theatre directors who would like to be part of a network of directors attached to the Almeida theatre.

We would love to learn more about you, your interests and work with the view of connecting you to suitable shows and projects at the Almeida as and when they arise.

For more information please download the opportunity description below. To apply for this opportunity please send a completed expression of interest form along with an equal opportunities form to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The deadline for applications is at 9am on Tuesday 30 August 2016.

Opportunity Description

Expression of Interest Form

Equal Opportunities Form

 

WARDROBE OPPORTUNITIES

We are looking for experienced Wardrobe Deputies and Wardrobe Assistants with at least two years professional experience to work with us on upcoming shows.

To submit your interest please send your current CV and a completed equal opportunities form to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Equal Opportunities 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