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Job Opportunities

Job Opportunities

  • Communities Manager

    We are seeking a Communities Manager to lead crucial work in our Creative Engagement team.

    As part of our re-brand back to  Leeds Playhouse and the exciting opportunities from our redevelopment project, we want to make sure as many people as possible feel part of our family. We want people across Leeds, and beyond, whoever they are, to feel they are one of us.

    The Playhouse Communities programme is an integral strand within the award-winning Creative Engagement offer. Its aim is to connect with individuals and groups across the city, tapping into established networks and creating new ones, whilst also ensuring that there is a constant dialogue between the people of Leeds and its main producing theatre.

    The Communities Manager will create and lead the Playhouse Communities programme. This role will refresh existing offers such as our Community Ambassador scheme and Access for Adults, whilst also innovating new approaches to theatre work in the community, in response to the needs of the people we engage with.

    This role will suit a practitioner who is interested in leading a wide-ranging and dynamic programme of work, excited by connecting with people from all backgrounds and is passionate about finding ways to develop dialogue between a theatre building and its community.

    To apply for this role, you will need to complete an online application and equal opportunities form. Please read through the guidance notes and job description before you start the application form:

    The deadline for applications is 9am on Monday 19 August 2019. 

    If shortlisted for interview you will hear from us by Friday 23 August 2019.

    Our intention is to hold a first round of interviews on Friday 6 September 2019, with a second round, if required, on Friday 13 September 2019.

  • Furnace Coordinator

    Leeds Playhouse is seeking a Furnace Coordinator.

    Furnace is the development engine of Leeds Playhouse. Through Furnace we deliver a wide range of artistic development, supporting and nurturing locally rooted artists and developing vital new work for our stages. We are now recruiting for a Furnace Coordinator to sit at the heart of this programme. The Furnace Coordinator will administrate, co-ordinate and support this growing portfolio of activity, with a particular focus on the following three areas: Furnace Social Club, Artist Development and Project Development.

    The successful applicant will demonstrate strong organisational, communication and administrative skills, be passionate about art and about artists, and have experience of engaging with a range of communities.

    With a new vision unfolding and planning for a capital redevelopment underway, this is an exciting time to join the Playhouse.

    To apply for this role, you will need to complete an online application and equal opportunities form below. Please read through the guidance notes and job description before you start the application form:

    The deadline for applications is 9am on Monday 19 August 2019. 

    If shortlisted for interview you will hear from us by Friday 23 August 2019.

    Our intention is to interview Thursday 29 August 2019. 

  • Show Dressers

    Leeds Playhouse is seeking Dressers for the Autumn / Spring Season.

    An exciting opportunity to join the Wardrobe Department at Leeds Playhouse.

    We are looking to create a data base of local dressers who could be called upon to work on Leeds Playhouse Productions as well as shows that tour in.

    On Leeds Playhouse productions the role would be to help set up the dressing plots during tech and then to dress for the run of the show.

    For tours it would to be able to pick-up existing dressing plots and dress for the run of the show.

    The successful applicants will have experience working as a dresser within a professional environment.

    With a new vision unfolding and a capital redevelopment underway, this is an exciting time to join the Playhouse.

    To apply for this role, you will need to complete an online application and equal opportunities form below. Please read through the guidance notes and job description before you start the application form:

    The deadline for applications is 9am on Tuesday 27 August 2019. 

    If shortlisted for interview you will hear from us by Friday 30 August 2019. 

    Our intention is to interview 5 & 6 September 2019. 

  • Regional Trainee Producer Placement

    This is an opportunity for a resourceful & creative aspiring Producer to offer insight and experience of the busy and ambitious Artistic Planning department at Leeds Playhouse. The Artistic Planning department is pivotal to the successful planning, delivery and development of the Playhouse artistic programme: providing critical support to the theatre’s artistic leadership (Artistic Director, Associate Director and Executive Director), taking ideas and projects through initial shaping and feasibility stages, following up creative collaborations, and turning creative ideas into concrete proposals. The Regional Producer Placement would take place during an exciting time in the history of the Playhouse, with the successful candidate being part of the planning and delivery of the opening season of work in our newly redeveloped theatre.

    For more information and to apply for this role, please visit the Stage One website

    https://www.stageone.uk.com/placements

 

 

 

 

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Major funders
Arts Council England Leeds City Council The Liz and Terry Bramall Foundation
Principal Capital Partners
SOYO Moda
Principal Capital and Access Partner
Irwin Mitchell Solicitors