In line with the ADC Theatre’s aims, these posts allows holders to gain experience in a busy Theatre environment

Theatre Manager Vacancy

The Executive Committee of the ADC Theatre wish to appoint a full-time Theatre Manager from September 2017 to August 2018.

The main purpose of the role is to maintain and build on the success of the ADC Theatre as a space that provides opportunities to enjoy and learn about all aspects of theatre. The Theatre Manager provides leadership and is integral in creating a positive and supportive atmosphere. As well as holding overall responsibility for day-to-day operations, the Theatre Manager manages and coordinates the ADC Theatre’s marketing strategy.

In line with the ADC Theatre’s aims, this role provides an opportunity for the holder to gain experience in the management of a venue, and to learn about all aspects of theatre operation.

Interested applicants should apply by Monday 20 February 2017.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a standard Disclosure and Barring Service check. 

To apply online for this vacancy, please click here. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

For further information about this role or the application process, please contact Mitchell Clarke, the Theatre Manager, by email or by telephone on 01223 359547.

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Theatre Manager Job Description

Pravda backstage
Pravda backstage (Photo: Johannes Hjorth)

Casual Vacancies

We currently have a number of rolling casual vacancies. Please see below for details.

We employ staff on a casual basis in a number of front of house roles:

  • Box Office Assistant
  • Bar Staff
  • Front of House Support Staff
  • Corpus Playroom Duty Manager
  • ADC Theatre Duty Manager

All roles provide the opportunity to work in a busy theatre environment and we don't require specific experience from applicants.

We are always looking for Box Office Assistants and Bar Staff, but please contact if you are interested in applying for one of the other positions. We require experience as Box Office Assistants or Bar Staff at the ADC Theatre before considering applicants for other roles.

On average, staff work one shift a week, but there are no minimum hours staff members are expected to work or entitled to. Please see the Job Descriptions for further information on these roles:

“Without the ADC Theatre I would never have become a director.”
Sam Mendes

How to Apply

To apply for a casual position at the ADC Theatre, please complete our Application for Temporary Role form:

Completed forms should be sent electronically to or hard copy to:

ADC Theatre
Park Street

Please do not send CVs or applications that aren't for a specific position.

Our staffing requirements change over time, we aim to reply to all applications for casual positions within three weeks, though if we have a full complement of staff this may take longer.

If you have any questions about working with us, please email

The University of Cambridge values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.