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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.

Associate Producer

We are seeking an Associate Producer who will be responsible for providing support for the Production team, and specifically the Producer on all Old Vic productions and commissions; this includes the main stage, supporting programming and future life. This role is a crucial part of the team and as such, the post-holder will be expected to provide support across a diverse range of areas. The successful candidate will have at least three years’ experience in a similar role, excellent knowledge of the UK theatre landscape and a positive approach to dealing with staff and artists at all levels.

Please download the recruitment pack for full details of the post and how to apply.

RECRUITMENT PACK

Application deadline: Fri 27 Sep, 5pm

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Executive Assistant to the Executive Director

We are seeking an Executive Assistant who will be responsible for providing exceptional administration and support for the Executive Director. This role is the lynchpin between the Executive office and other departments and is essential in helping staff across all departments work towards achieving the organisation’s objectives.. The post-holder will be expected to provide support across a diverse range of areas. The successful candidate will have at least two years’ experience in a similar role, excellent communication skills be a strong communicator, flexible, collaborative and adaptable, calm under pressure and professional in their approach.

Please download the recruitment pack for full details of the post and how to apply.

RECRUITMENT PACK

Application deadline: Mon 30 Sep, 10am

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Head of Lighting

We are seeking a Head of Lighting who will be responsible for lighting, sound and show electrics at The Old Vic. This position will be supporting Technical team, and specifically the Production Director, on the setting up and running of productions. This role is a crucial part of the 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 Lighting department in a similar sized theatre, a practical knowledge of health and safety procedures and strong communication skills.

Please download the recruitment pack for full details of the post and how to apply.

RECRUITMENT PACK

Application deadline: Fri 04 Oct, 10am

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Deputy Production Manager

We are now looking for a Deputy Production Manager who will work closely with the Director of Production to ensure that The Old Vic’s productions are delivered to the highest standard possible within the parameters and resources set by the Artistic Director, Creative Producer and General Manager in collaboration with The Old Vic’s production, technical and creative teams. The post-holder will also take day-to-day responsibility for managing specific projects seeing them through from conception to delivery. The successful candidate will have proven experience of working in technical theatre, excellent prioritisation and organisation skills and a positive approach to dealing with a wide range of staff and artists at all levels.

Please download the job information pack below for full details of the post and how to apply.

JOB INFORMATION

Application deadline: Fri 04 Oct, 10am

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Corporate Development Officer

We are seeking a Corporate Development Officer, who will play a key role in meeting corporate revenue and capital income targets for The Old Vic. The Corporate Development Officer will be responsible for account managing a variety of corporate partnerships, and seeking new business. 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 outstanding administration and organisation skills, knowledge of the principles of fundraising and stewardship and an outgoing and resilient nature.

Please download the recruitment pack for full details of the post and how to apply.

RECRUITMENT PACK

Application deadline: Sun 06 Oct, 11pm

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