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Vacancies

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

Chef

Full time contract: 160 hours worked over 4 week period

Salary £21,328 per annum

We require an experienced Chef to join our catering team, a self-starter with a great passion for food, competent in efficiently executing kitchen administration duties alongside all operational running of a busy kitchen, providing high quality service and food to theatre visitors and audiences.

The successful candidate will have a strong traditional culinary background, proven supervisory experience in a busy kitchen and a thorough knowledge of relevant H&S and food hygiene legislation.  Managing a team of permanent and casual staff, you will be a team leader that leads by example with excellent communication and organisational skills and a strong ethos of customer care.

Evening and weekend working is required.  Usually working hours are scheduled on a rota basis over 5 days each week (Monday to Saturday) Core hours are 10.30am-7.30pm, but the post-holder will need to be flexible to meet the operational needs of the department.  No split shifts.

To apply, please download the Chef job pack, the theatre menu and bar menu for reference, and the application form to complete.  You can also obtain these by e-mailing recruitment@newvictheatre.org.uk or telephoning 01782 381371.

Deadline for receipt of applications: Friday 23 December 2016 at 10am.

Assistant Stage Manager (part-time/ job share)

Annualised hours contract 1118 p/a (average 21.5 hours per week)
£400 per week pro rata (£200 p/w)
In-house contract based on UK Theatre/Equity Subsidised Repertory terms

We are looking for an experienced Assistant Stage Manager to take a part-time job share position within a busy team of 6. The ASM will work as part of the Stage Management team to facilitate the creation, and smooth running, of productions for the New Vic. As part of the Stage Management team the ASM will be responsible for sourcing and propping, setting props, furniture and equipment for rehearsals and performances, being on the floor for show(s), being duty SM for visiting companies and assist in the day to day running of the department.  Current full driving licence is essential.

To apply, please download the job pack , example rota 1 and 2 for reference, and the application form.  You can also obtain these by e-mailing recruitment@newvictheatre.org.uk or telephoning 01782 381371.

Deadline for receipt of applications: Friday 9 December 2016 at noon

Casual Workshop Freelancers

Our workshop team are responsible for bringing to life the sets, floors, furniture and other scenic items for all New Vic productions.

During the theatre’s busier periods we rely on support from experienced freelancers who contribute both to scenic artistry and prop making on a casual basis. We are pleased to say that we are now looking to expand our database of Casual Workshop Freelancers.

Typically they have a mixture of skills, including carpentry, theatre prop making and set building, interpreting design drawings, specialist painting and texturing techniques.

If you would like to join our database please download the application form here: Casual Workshop Freelancers App Form and return along with some recent pictures of your work to recruitment@newvictheatre.org.uk or by post to: New Vic Theatre, Etruria Road, Newcastle-under-Lyme, ST5 0JG.

Your details will be kept on file and you will be contacted when suitable opportunities arise.

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