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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.

Deputy Finance Director

We are seeking a Deputy Finance Director who will be responsible for supervising all financial processes in The Old Vic group, managing internal stakeholder expectations and maintaining a tight financial control of the Trusts’ financial strategy. This role is a crucial part of the Finance team and as such, the post-holder will be expected to provide support across a diverse range of areas. The successful candidate will hold a CIMA or ACCA qualification, experience of multi company consolidation and experience of leading on change and development of Finance with an organisation.

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

Deadline for applications: Monday 2 December at 10am

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Head of Finance

We are seeking a Head of Finance who will be responsible for supervising all financial processes in The Old Vic group, with responsibility for the Trust’s financial records, payroll and financial performance reporting. This role is a crucial part of the Finance team and as such, the post-holder will be expected to provide support across a diverse range of areas. The successful candidate will hold a CIMA or ACCA qualification, proven management accounting experience in a similar role and a high degree of computer literacy.

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

Deadline for applications: Monday 18 November at 10am

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Development Assistant

We are seeking a Development Assistant who will provide support on operational and administrative aspects of Development working with the Development team, and specifically the Senior Development Operations Manager. This role is a newly-established part of a growing team and as such, the post-holder will be expected to provide support across a diverse range of areas. The successful candidate will have the ability to plan and prioritise effectively in a busy environment, a high standard of computer literacy and an enthusiastic and proactive nature.

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

Deadline for applications: Sunday 24 November at 11pm

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Corporate Development Manager

We are seeking a Corporate Development Manager, who will play a key role in meeting corporate revenue and capital income targets for The Old Vic. The Corporate Development Manager will be responsible for account managing a variety of corporate partnerships, and securing 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 experience of corporate development and managing partner relationships, an excellent track record of stewardship and the ability to work well under pressure.

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

Deadline for applications: Monday 25 November at 10am

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Prospect Researcher

We are seeking a Prospect Researcher who will be responsible for developing and implementing the prospect research strategy working with the Development team, and specifically the Senior Development Operations 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 of collecting and analysing research data, a working knowledge of the principles of high-value fundraising and the ability to plan and prioritise workload in a busy work environment.

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

Deadline for applications: Friday 22 November at 10am

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Individual Giving Officer

We are seeking an Individual Giving Officer who will be responsible for providing support to the Development team, and specifically the Individual Giving Manager, in efficiently overseeing the day to day running of The Old Vic’s higher-level membership scheme.

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 of building relationships with supporters, the ability to prioritise in a busy work environment and strong administration and organisation skills.

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

Deadline for applications: Wednesday 20 November at 10am

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LAMBETH BAYLIS TRUSTEE

An exciting new one-year attachment to The Old Vic Board exclusively offered to one Lambeth resident.

The Lambeth Baylis Trustee provides a unique opportunity for a young person aged 18–30 to discover how a Board of Trustees in an arts organisation works.

The role will provide a specific youth viewpoint in relation to The Old Vic’s activities and strategy. Alongside attending Board meetings, the Lambeth Baylis Trustee will be mentored by the Chair of the Board or other Board members, have opportunities to attend Old Vic events, shadow members of The Old Vic Management team and undergo any relevant training.

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

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