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Listed below are all current vacancies at the New Vic. We are an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity in our workforce and positively encourage applicants from all sections of the community.

If you are interested in any of these positions, the relevant application form must be completed. In the interests of fairness, we do not consider CV’s and covering letters when shortlisting candidates for interview unless specified.

The New Vic does not keep CV’s on file, so please only apply based on advertised vacancies.

Current Vacancies

Assistant Stage Technician/Operator

Salary £19,168 per annum

40 hours per week

We are looking for an experienced Assistant Stage Technician/Operator who will work within our busy Technical and Stage Management Teams.   You will work across our production departments as you hours will be scheduled as 50% in each department over each year.

The core element of this role is to work as performance support crew as a Lighting and/or Sound Operator, stage crew or ASM on our in house produced shows, one night concerts and on shows touring into the theatre.

The successful candidate will have demonstrable backstage or technical experience in either a professional or educational environment.  Knowledge and use of theatre lighting and sound systems and working as stage crew and as an ASM.  A ‘can-do’ attitude and a positive, flexible approach to the job role, work colleagues and peers is essential.

The New Vic works within the guidelines laid down by the BECTU agreement. The working week is from Monday through Saturday and shall consist of 40 hours distributed across this time. As a busy producing house it is expected that overtime will be incurred on Production weeks. Sunday calls are very rare and will be paid at the appropriate overtime rate (see outline terms and condition in the vacancy information pack for full details).

Deadline for applications

Friday 3 May at 10am

Interviews will be held on Thursday 16 May 2019

Information pack: Assistant Technician/Operator 2019 JDPS

Application form: Application EO Form 2019 – Assistant Stage TechnicianOperator

For any further queries email or telephone 01782 381371


The New Vic is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity in our workforce and positively encourage applicants from all sections of the community.

The New Vic aims to attract, develop and retain the best talent for all roles and will always appoint based on merit.  We consider that diversity is good for the art we make, good for artists, good for audiences, and good for the cultural sector. We welcome applications from all sections of the community, particular applicants with a disability and those from Black, Asian minority ethnic (BAME) backgrounds as currently these people in these groups under represented across our entire workforce.

The New Vic is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and Adults at Risk and expects all those working at the New Vic (paid or unpaid) to share this commitment.  The suitability of all prospective employees or volunteers will be assessed during the recruitment process in line with this commitment.  Successful candidates for relevant roles will be required to undertake an Enhanced DBS check.