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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.

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

Current Vacancies


Fixed term contract – 25 June 2018 – 28 June 2019
43 hours per week. Salary £23,021 per annum.

This is an opportunity to be part of a busy producing theatre for one year, supporting our year-round producing programme including one of our ‘legendary’ Christmas productions. It’s a career progression opportunity which is ideal for a director looking to gain experience of working within a complex organisation.

Our New Vic Assistant Director will ensure that the produced work of the New Vic Theatre is seen at its best by all audiences at home and on tour. This role offers career development and the successful candidate will commit to a programme of professional development during the period of employment, taking advantage of the opportunities within the New Vic to enhance their knowledge and experience, alongside learning from connections with the wider theatre industry.

The post has been made possible through the generous support of the John Ellerman Foundation.

Closing date for applications: Monday 28 March 2018 at noon
Interviews: Monday 23 and Tuesday 24 April 2018

To apply, download a for more info Assistant director 2018 job pack and ensure you complete an Assistant Director Application Form.  These can also be obtained by e-mail: or by telephone 01782 381371

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.