Front of House Assistants

We are currently looking for Front of House Assistants to join our busy Front of House Team.

Working in the Café Bar, Theatre Bar and Ticket Sales outlets, our Front of House Assistants are responsible for providing a high level of customer care and efficient service to the customers at all times. We have two fixed hours contracts available, one of 20 hours per week and one of 25 hours per week. Due to the scheduling of theatre activity, candidates must be available to work evenings and weekends.

 If you are passionate about theatre and have previous customer service and hospitality experience, we would love to hear from you.

Application Pack

Application Form


Completed applications should be returned to Sophie Weaver, Projects and HR Assistant by 12.00pm on Thursday 28 September 2017 on

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 short-listed candidates will be held on Wednesday 11 October 2017 at 10.30am. Candidates must be able to attend interview on this date and must be available for the full morning.

Candidates must be able to attend a mandatory training day on Wednesday 25 October 2017.

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.

The New Wolsey Theatre is committed to equal opportunities, and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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 (Young Theatre Makers), 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, or pupil referral units, 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:


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
  • Experience of guiding young people towards a performance
  • Experience of co-facilitation
  • Able to manage potentially complex participants and behaviours
  • Self-motivated, efficient, and well organised
  • Able to take responsibility while working within a team
  • Committed to developing young people’s skills as theatre makers, and giving participants ownership over their creative work.

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 Marcus Neal or post to New Wolsey Theatre, Civic Drive, Ipswich, Suffolk IP1 2AS.

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