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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 unless specified.

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

Current Vacancies

HEAD OF PRODUCTION

Full time: 40 hours per week.
Salary £32,000 – £33,290 per annum

Contract commences: Mid/late January 2019

Our Head of Production is moving on after 19 years leading the craft and production teams at one of the country’s busiest and most successful producing theatres.

Our new Head of Production will join the theatre’s Senior Management Team, reporting directly to the Managing Director and Artistic Director.   You’ll support the creation and delivery of great theatre and be responsible for overseeing the successful staging of New Vic and visiting company productions in our building and on tour, including the management and development of the production teams.

The New Vic is enjoying its greatest, sustained period of success – attracting national acclaim and growing audiences.

 “Stupidly ambitious and gorgeously inventive …”  The Guardian on Astley’s Astounding Adventures – New Vic 2018

 “standing ovation for this beautifully-executed magnificently preposterous romp” The Independent on Around The World in 80 Days – New Vic Theatre and Royal Exchange Theatre Manchester

The role has overall production management responsibility for all projects produced in-house including liaison with, and support for, the creative team – leading production meetings, budget allocation and monitoring, scheduling and staffing as well overall responsibility for the New Vic buildings.

The post holder will have professional experience in theatre production, including experience of production management or equivalent in a producing house.  Working collaboratively with Directors, Designers, other Creatives and other theatre departments, they will have the ability to manage several projects simultaneously.

Our ideal candidate will have experience of touring out and/or show transfers and experience of theatre building maintenance with a knowledge of environmentally sustainable working practices

Closing date for applications:

Friday 28 September 2018 at 10am.

Preliminary interviews – Thursday 4 October 2018.

Final interviews – w/c 15 October 2018

For further information and to apply please use the documents below and follow the instructions:

Head of Production – Job Pack 

Application & EO Form – Head of Production

For further information, please visit www.newvictheatre.org.uk, email recruitment@newvictheatre.org.uk or phone 01782 381371.

 

CASUAL CAR PARK ATTENDANTS

£7.83 per hour paid weekly. Minimum 2 hour call.

We are looking for Car Park Attendants to staff our busy car park on New Vic performances.  As one of the first point of contact for our audience when they come to a performance, you will use your excellent customer services skills to make their experience here an enjoyable one.

Due to the nature of our performance schedule, this role is offered on a casual/zero hours contract and you will be offered work as required.  This will include evening work and potentially covering shifts at short notice.

Closing date for of applications:

Monday 1 October 2018 at noon

For further information and to apply please use the documents below and follow the instructions:

Casual Car Park Attendant – Job Pack

Application & EO Form – Casual Car Park Attendant

For further information, please visit www.newvictheatre.org.uk, email recruitment@newvictheatre.org.uk or phone 01782 381371.

 

LIGHTING OPERATOR (Show Cover)

The New Vic Theatre is looking for an LX operator to assist with the final week of production, tech rehearsals and to operate lighting and projection on the 2018 Christmas show. Good knowledge & experience of ETC Gio/ Eos / Eon consoles and of making electrical practicals is required.

The  LX Operator is required for show cover on our 2018 Christmas production across the following dates:

Start: 5th November 2018

End: 21st December 2018

Rate of pay: £8.25 per hour + holiday pay. Based on a 40 hour week.

To apply, send a covering e-mail, complete our Equal Opportunities Form and attach a CV to: recruitment@newvictheatre.org.uk

LX Operator – Equal Opportunities Form

Closing date for applications:

12:00pm on 24th September. Interviews w/c 1st October.

 

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 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.