Harlow Playhouse

CURRENT VACANCIES

Current Vacancies

If you wish to apply for one of these posts, please download an application form from the Downloadable Documents section towards the bottom of this page and send it to the relevant person. Unfortunately we are unable to accept CVs.

We are currently looking to recruit the following positions:-

Casual Host, £9.64 per hour

Our busy Cafe Bar requires additional casual support.

You will be able to contribute to the efficient delivery of ticket bookings and the efficient operation of the Cafe Bar. You must also be able to contribute to stimulating ticket sales.

You must have experience of directly dealing with customers in a sales-based environment and possess good basic IT knowledge.

An ability to work well under pressure is a must, as is a good telephone manner and an ability to show initiative. Although previous experience of working with ticketing software is an advantage, this is not essential and full training will be provided.

 

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact kirstie.brough@harlow.gov.uk

Please note: This vacancy is an open-ended application and there is no closing date. If we are at full capacity for this role & would like to still apply, send through your application and you’ll be put on a waiting list.

Casual Duty Manager, £11.93 per hour

The Playhouse requires casual Duty Front of House Managers for shows that primarily are evening and weekend but can occasionally be daytime.

The Duty Front of House Manager is the senior member of staff responsible for the Front of House during performances. The position involves supervising staff and volunteer ushers, and liaising with visiting companies regarding programme and merchandise sales. The Duty Manager is responsible for all aspects of the Health and Safety of audiences.

Ideally you should have management or supervisory experience, preferably in a leisure or entertainment venue and proven ability to provide a high standard of customer care. You will hold a personal licence and basic certificate in first aid or be prepared to undertake the necessary training.

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact Brian Palmer on 01279 446701 or email to brian.palmer@harlow.gov.uk

To apply please complete an application form (below) and return to Human Resources by post or email: recruitment@harlow.gov.uk

Please note: This vacancy is an open-ended application and there is no closing date. We currently are at full capacity for this role, however if you would like to still apply, send through your application and you’ll be put on a waiting list.

Casual Technical Assistant, £11.93 per hour

Harlow Playhouse is looking to expand its team of experienced casual technicians to help with the backstage responsibilities of running this increasingly busy venue. You will be working with people who have an established reputation as one of the best and most customer focused teams in the

Responsible to the Technical Manager, duties will include assisting ‘get-ins’ and ‘get-outs’, Lighting, Sound or Flys operation and Stage Management.

Knowledge of technical theatre is essential to this role and the ideal candidate will have experience of working backstage in a theatre environment or have completed a recognised technical theatre qualification.

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact Emily Brown, Technical Manager on 01279 446747 or email to Emily.Brown@harlow.gov.uk

To apply please complete an application form (below) and return to Human Resources by post or email: recruitment@harlow.gov.uk

Please note: This vacancy is an open-ended application and there is no closing date. We currently are at full capacity for this role, however if you would like to still apply, send through your application and you’ll be put on a waiting list.

Production Stage Manager, Fixed term

Production:

‘The Great Christmas Sleigh Ride by Kevin James

A piece of writing premiered in 2018 with three cast members in a fun-filled, sing-along, interactive festive show for 2-6 year olds.

Dates: 5th December to 29th December 2021 plus 1 day pre-production.

Further details provided in production info document.

Pay: £1,528.04 plus £179.76 holiday pay

Local accommodation to be provided for 3 nights; 8th, 9th and 10th December.

(Remaining accommodation and travel is excluded – this cost will not be incurred by Harlow council)

Harlow Playhouse is recruiting a Production Stage Manager to be part of the small team on this year’s Christmas production for young audiences.

Duties will include running the rehearsal room, procure and maintain props, launder costumes for the 3 cast, prepare and distribute associated paperwork, lead the changeover of each performance. This is a key role in the production, therefore we require a highly organised and proactive person to fulfil the role.

For further information; Person Specification / Job Description and Production Dates please download the documents via the links below.

To apply please send your CV and covering letter to Emily.parsley@harlow.gov.uk