Duty Manager


Fixed Term to 2nd February 2020

The New Wolsey Theatre is seeking a Duty Manager on a fixed term basis to assist our Communications team over our busy Christmas period.

This is an exciting opportunity for a confident and enthusiastic individual, ideally with experience in a customer facing role, to help us provide a first class customer experience to our audiences at our busiest time of year.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the smooth operation of our Front of House operation, as a Duty Manager and via our Ticket Sales Desk.

This is a role suited to an applicant who has a natural instinct for handling different types of people and personalities and can demonstrate strong teamwork skills.

Ideally the right candidate would be able to start week commencing 25th November 2019.

The closing date for this role is 10am, Monday 18th November 2019

Please note you must complete an application form to be considered for this position, we do not accept CVs as a form of application.

Interviews for shortlisted candidates will be held on Thursday 21st November 2019. Candidates should be able to attend interview on this date.

As an organisation accredited by the Job Centre as a Disability Confident Employer, we guarantee to interview all D/deaf and disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for this vacancy.

For full details including Job Description and Person Specification, please download the Application Pack.

Application Form Duty Manager- Fixed Term 2019

Application Pack Duty Manager- Fixed Term [2019]

Youth Theatre Director


The New Wolsey Theatre is seeking a Youth Theatre Director.

This is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic, experienced theatre practitioner with excellent administrative skills to join the New Wolsey’s Creative Learning team as Youth Theatre Director.

The successful candidate will be responsible for delivering the Youth Theatre programme’s strategic objectives while managing and delivering a range of high quality participatory arts activities for children and young people.

Where appropriate, they will also support the wider Creative Learning team to manage and deliver schools and community projects across Ipswich and Suffolk.

This is a role is ideally suited to applicants who are passionate about the value of young people and the wider community participating in the arts.

The closing date for this role is 10am, Monday 25th November 2019

Please note you must complete an application form to be considered for this position, we do not accept CVs as a form of application.

Interviews for shortlisted candidates will be held on 9th and 10th December 2019. Candidates should be able to attend interview on this date.

As an organisation accredited by the Job Centre as a Disability Confident Employer, we guarantee to interview all D/deaf and disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for this vacancy.

For full details including Job Description and Person Specification, please download the Application Pack.

Application Pack Youth Theatre Director [2019]

Application Form Youth Theatre Director [2019]

Casual Technicians


The New Wolsey Theatre are looking to expand our casual crew list in all areas (LX, Sound, Stage, Wardrobe and Stage Management).

If you are interested, please contact Pete Hazelwood, Technical Manager phazelwood@wolseytheatre.co.uk

Download the Job Description: Casual Technician 2019

Chaperones


The New Wolsey Theatre are looking for chaperones!

We are looking to expand our pool of casual chaperones, to ensure the welfare of child actor(s) taking part in rehearsals and performances.

This role involves having total charge of a child or children, in absence of parental supervision whilst in NWT’s rehearsal or performance spaces.

If you hold a valid chaperone licence and would like to be considered to work for us as a chaperone, please submit your CV and a short covering letter to Sophie Flack sflack@wolseytheatre.co.uk or post to New Wolsey Theatre, Civic Drive, Ipswich, Suffolk IP1 2AS.

Chaperone Job Description & Person Spec [2019]

Creative Learning Practitioners


We are looking for freelance theatre practitioners!

Our Creative Learning Team offer a range of opportunities for young people, through both our core participatory work and the workshops and other opportunities we create for schools.

We are looking to expand our pool of freelance theatre practitioners, for various future projects in a range of settings. These may be projects in primary or secondary schools, pupil referral units or with community groups, and could cover a wide range of themes under the broader theatre making banner. See the links below for more details on the work that we do:

Creative Learning at NWT:

https://www.wolseytheatre.co.uk/creative-learning/

 

Experience required:

  • A range of practical performing arts skills
  • Experience of workshop planning
  • Experience of delivering workshops for young people aged between 7-18 years old and community groups
  • Experience of guiding young people towards a performance
  • Committed to developing young people’s skills as theatre makers, and giving participants ownership over their creative work.
  • Committed to developing young people’s confidence and aspiration
  • Able to manage potentially complex participants and behaviours
  • Experience of co-facilitation
  • Self-motivated, efficient, and well organised
  • Able to take responsibility while working within a team

Practitioners will be employed on a freelance basis and paid a competitive hourly rate.

If you would like to be considered to work for us as a practitioner, please submit your CV and a short covering letter to Sian Thomas sthomas@wolseytheatre.co.uk or post to New Wolsey Theatre, Civic Drive, Ipswich, Suffolk IP1 2AS.

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