Vacancies

Vacancies

Welcome to the Human Resources (HR) section of our website and thank you very much for your interest in working for the Really Useful Theatres Group.

At Really Useful Theatres Group we recognise that the success of our organisation depends on its people. Our employees are selected on the basis of a wide variety of skills and positive attitude, flexibility and whole-hearted commitment are high on the list of essential qualities for all of our roles. It is our aim to create a productive environment where everyone has an equal chance to succeed and where everyone is encouraged to give their best. If you are successful in your application you will find inspiring, entertaining and rewarding employment with a unique employer in a uniquely captivating industry.

The application process may vary depending on the role, but will largely involve submitting a CV or application form, allowing you to clearly demonstrate how your skills match the individual requirements of the role. 

  • Theatre Vacancies

    There are a wide range of exciting roles within our Theatres, including front of house, back stage/technical, bars, box office and management.  

    Rolling recruitment takes place for Front of House - Ushers, Bars and Technical Stage Crew and this is handled directly by each Theatre. If you are interested in being considered for any of these positions please send a CV and covering letter directly to postal address of the Theatre you are interested in working at.  Postal addresses are available on the Our Group page of this website. 

    • Box Office Assistant - London Palladium

      Summer contract

      We are seeking to appoint two Box Office Assistants to work at the London Palladium this summer from 12th June until 9th September 2017.

      The successful candidate will contribute to the effective operation of the Box Office by providing a day to day booking information service to the general public and on-going administrative support to Producers and Really Useful Theatres.

      Experience of Trade, using ENTA and/or working in a Box Office is essential.

      A full job description is available by clicking here (pdf).

      To apply please send a covering letter and CV to HR by email to hr@reallyuseful.co.uk Closing date for applications: 24th May 2017

      Closing date: 24th May 2017

    • Box Office Assistant - Theatre Royal, Drury Lane

      Full-time show contract

      We are seeking a Box Office Assistant to work at Theatre Royal, Drury Lane for the run of ‘42nd Street’.

      The successful candidate will contribute to the effective operation of the Box Office by providing a day to day booking information service to the general public and on-going administrative support to Producers and Really Useful Theatres.

      Experience of Trade, using ENTA and/or working in a Box Office is essential.

      A full job description is available by clicking here (pdf).

      To apply please send a covering letter and CV to HR by email to hr@reallyuseful.co.uk 

      Closing date: 24th May 2017

    • Deputy Master Carpenter - Her Majesty's Theatre

      We are seeking to appoint a Deputy Master Carpenter to work at Her Majesty’s Theatre, home to the world famous Phantom of the Opera!

      The Deputy Master Carpenter will support and deputise for the Master Carpenter in ensuring the safe and smooth running of the Stage Department, ensuring the highest technical and safety standards are met and maintained. The successful candidate will have experience in a similar position, with excellent technical knowledge and the ability to lead a team.

      A full job description is available by clicking here (pdf).

      To apply please send a covering letter and CV to HR by email to hr@reallyuseful.co.uk 

      Closing date: 29th May 2017

    • Deputy Technical Manager – The Other Palace

      The Other Palace is looking for an experienced, responsible and proactive individual to join our multi-disciplined technical team in support of the Technical Manager.

      The successful applicant will specialise in lighting but have a very good understanding of theatre sound, with an excellent knowledge of up-to-date technologies and practices.

      You will be expected to work primarily evenings and weekends.

      A full job description is available by clicking here (pdf).

      To apply please send a covering letter and CV to HR by email to nick.butler@reallyuseful.co.uk 

      Closing date: 4th June 2017

  • Head Office Vacancies

    The head office team is based at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane and provide dedicated support to all our Theatres. Roles at head office may include IT, Finance, Programming, HR, Operations, Works and Hospitality.

    • Equal Opportunities

      The Really Useful Theatres Group Ltd is committed to a policy of equality of opportunity and is opposed to all forms of unlawful discrimination and harrasment.

      The Really Useful Theatres Group Ltd is an equal opportunities employer. We have developed policies and procedures to ensure no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of sex, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, age, religion, race, colour, nationality or ethnic or national origin, or is so disadvantaged by conditions or requirements which cannot be justifiable.

      This policy is implemented throughout the whole recruitment process, from advertising, through to interviewing and appointment of the successful candidate. To help us confirm that our policy is working, we may ask during the application process for information on factors that help us understand the diversity of candidates who apply to us, such as ethnic background and disability. Any information you provide will not be used by or made available to the recruitment panel during the course of the selection process.

      If you require information or assistance please call the HR team on 020 7557 7300 and we will do our best to accommodate your requirements.

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