The Executive Committee of the ADC Theatre wish to appoint a full-time Theatre Manager from September 2019 to August 2020.
The ADC Theatre is a department of the University of Cambridge. The Theatre's aim is to provide a well-equipped and safe environment in which all building users can enjoy, learn about and become involved in different aspects of theatre. The Theatre is primarily student focused, with the majority of its activity centred around the University Terms. The Theatre is run by a small management team, overseen by the Executive Committee. The ADC Theatre also manages the Corpus Playroom and runs an external ticketing service.
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.
Please find the job description below and head to the University's Job website to apply!
Please note that interviews will be held on Thursday 25th April.
Theatre Manager Job Application
We recruit on a rolling basis depending on our staffing situation.
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 for Box Office and Bar applicants.
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 and Bar Staff are expected to take at least one party shift (1am-8am) per term. Party shifts are paid at a higher rate to standard shifts. 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:
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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 firstname.lastname@example.org or hard copy to:
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 email@example.com.
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