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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.

General Counsel

We are now recruiting for a General Counsel who will be responsible for the provision and procurement of all legal advice, guidance and services to The Old Vic, its wholly owned subsidiaries and its connected charities. The successful candidate will be enthusiastic about the arts and committed to ensuring that The Old Vic achieves its aims through providing thorough, appropriate and innovative legal and commercial approaches and through maintaining rigorous and effective legal and contractual processes and advice.

For further information about the role, please download the Recruitment Pack below.

RECRUITMENT PACK

To apply for this position, please submit your application through the Application Portal below.

APPLY

Application deadline: Mon 20 May, 5pm

Production Assistant (12 months FTC)

We are recruiting for a dynamic Production Assistant who will provide exceptional administration support to the Production team. This role provides an excellent opportunity to be a part of a dedicated and hard-working team, delivering a range of productions in one of the world’s most vibrant and illustrious theatres. We are looking for someone who couples brilliant organisational skills with a love of theatre and will be an adaptable and personable team player. Please note this is a fixed term contract for 12 months.

For further information about the role, please download the Recruitment Pack below.

RECRUITMENT PACK

To apply for this position, please submit your application through the Application Portal below.

APPLY

Deadline for applications: Monday 20 May at 5pm

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.