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The Old Vic is a gateway to a world of creative, social and employment opportunities in the theatre. Click here for information about work experience placements and internships.

We are an Equal Opportunities employer and actively encourage people from a variety of backgrounds, experiences and skill sets to join us. We are particularly keen to hear from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) and disabled candidates.

The Old Vic's Job Application Form The Old Vic Equal Opportunities Monitoring Survey (for applicants)

We receive a high volume of applications. If you have not heard from us within 14 days of applying, please assume that you have not been successful on this occasion and keep an eye out for future vacancies.

Please note: where we receive an unprecedented high volume of applications, we reserve the right to close applications early.

If you apply to work at The Old Vic, we will only use the information you give us to process your application and to monitor recruitment statistics. If we want to disclose information to someone outside The Old Vic, for example, if we need a reference, we will make sure we tell you beforehand, unless we are required to disclose this information by law.

If you are unsuccessful in your job application, we may hold your personal information for up to 12 months after we’ve finished recruiting for the post you applied for. After this date we will destroy or delete your information. We keep de-personalised statistical information about applicants to develop our recruitment processes, however no individual applicant would be identifiable from this information.

If you commence employment with The Old Vic, your data will be processed in accordance with your employment contract and our other applicable policies.

Web developer – Request for Information

The Old Vic is looking for web development and management of our current website. This includes the upkeep and management of our AWS hosting, WordPress CMS and TNEW integration. We require no front end design at this stage but may seek to work on further front end design in the future.

REQUEST FOR INFORMATION

 

Deadline for RFI submission: Fri 24 Jan 2020
Please email submissions to: Isabel Madgwick, Head of Marketing

Lighting Chargehand

The Old Vic is looking for a Lighting Chargehand who will assist with pre-production and building maintenance, working with the Technical Department, and specifically the Head of Lighting. This role is a crucial part of the Tech team and will assist with Get-ins, Fit-ups & Get-outs, as well as work as directed by the Head of Lighting in any area of the building or off-site. The successful candidate will have relevant experience working in a producing theatre environment, have knowledge of basic sound and video set up and be highly attentive to detail.

For further information please see the recruitment pack.

RECRUITMENT PACK

 

Application deadline: Thu 30 Jan, 10am

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Baylis Assistant Director

The Baylis Assistant Director scheme was launched during season two of Matthew Warchus’ tenure in order to open up The Old Vic’s paid assistant director positions to a wider range of director talent. It is a short term residency at The Old Vic, providing unique opportunities each season for aspiring directors to work with and learn from experienced professionals in the industry.

Our next Baylis Assistant Director opportunity will be to assist John Crowley on Local Hero, from May–September 2020 at The Old Vic with some preparation anticipated throughout March/April 2020.

For further information please see the recruitment pack.

RECRUITMENT PACK

 

Application deadline: Fri 24 Jan, 10am

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Education & Community Intern

We are now looking for an Education and Community Intern on a 6 month contract to provide administrative support, assist with various ongoing projects and help the team with workshop preparation and research. The successful candidate will be highly motivated and have excellent communication skills and organisational skills.

Please note that this position is only open to people living in London Borough of Southwark.

For further information please see the recruitment pack.

RECRUITMENT PACK

Deadline for applications: Mon 3 Feb, 10am

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Commis Chef

We are seeking a Commis Chef who will be responsible for the delivery of high level food and beverage sales and service and upkeep of the Food Safety Management System working with the Front of House team, and specifically the Bar Projects Manager. This role is a crucial part of a small team and as such, the post-holder will be expected to provide support across a diverse range of areas. The successful candidate will have experience working in a kitchen, experience of cash handling and a proven ability of a high level customer service.

For further information please see the recruitment pack.

RECRUITMENT PACK

Deadline for applications: Tue 04 Feb, 10am 

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Artist Development Manager

We are recruiting for a dynamic Artist Development Manager who will work with the Producer to develop and implement the Artist Development strategy at The Old Vic. The successful candidate will be responsible for the management and delivery of The Old Vic 12, as well as the running of Connect, The Old Vic’s alumni network. A wonderful opportunity for someone with a passion for developing new work and a desire to nurture fresh talent.

For further information please see the recruitment pack.

RECRUITMENT PACK

Deadline for applications: Mon 03 Feb, 10am

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