Jobs

Thank you for your interest in working at Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds

All our current vacancies are listed on this page with application packs for download. If there are no listings, do check back regularly to view any opportunities that may arise.

 

Wardrobe Team

We are looking for three people to work with us over the coming months. Working on two of our in-house productions: our summer adaptation of The Secret Garden; and our Christmas pantomime The Legend Of Robin Hood. Brief details on each role can be found below.

If you are interested in any of the roles then please email Zoe Fox, Producer, at zoe@theatreroyal.org with your CV and a brief covering email by Fri 27 May.

 

Wardrobe Supervisor – The Secret Garden

Responsible for producing all costumes for Theatre Royal’s summer production of The Secret Garden. Working with both the principal cast and young companies. Overseeing and coordinating costumes, working with the Designer and ASM to source props. The fee covers one planning meeting prior to the start date on the contract.

Starting week of 25 Jul 2022.

Fee: £2,060

Dates: 4 weeks full-time in Bury St Edmunds from 25 July running until 19 Aug 2022.

4 weeks of subsistence will be paid, as well as travel to and from Bury St Edmunds at the start and end of the 4 week period detailed above.

 

Wardrobe Supervisor – The Legend of Robin Hood

Responsible for producing all costumes for the pantomime, both the principal cast and young chorus. Overseeing and coordinating the wardrobe team when in Bury St Edmunds. Working with the Designer and ASM to source props. The fee includes necessary planning and preparation prior to the 1 Aug to liaise with the Creative Team and Production Manager.

Fee: £5,500

Dates: Contract to start on 1 Aug running until 25 Nov with 5 weeks full-time in Bury St Edmunds from 24 Oct – 25 Nov.

5 weeks of subsistence will be paid, as well as travel to and from Bury St Edmunds at the start and end of the 5 week period detailed above.

 

Deputy Wardrobe Supervisor – The Legend of Robin Hood

Supporting the Wardrobe Supervisor in producing all costumes for the pantomime, including making and fitting. Supporting the Wardrobe Supervisor in sourcing props.

Starting week of 25 Oct 2022.

Fee: £2,750

Dates: 5 weeks full-time in Bury St Edmunds from 24 Oct – 25 Nov.

5 weeks of subsistence will be paid, as well as travel to and from Bury St Edmunds at the start and end of the 5 week period detailed above.

Facilities Manager

Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds is recruiting for a Facilities Manager. This is a crucial role ensuring the smooth operation of this country’s only working example of a playhouse dating from the Regency period.

The postholder will be responsible for coordinating the maintenance schedule around a busy programme of events whilst balancing the operational requirements of Health and Safety. Forging and maintaining business relationships with external contractors and the National Trust, covering the requirements of a Grade 1 heritage building. The ideal candidate is a practical, people person with a can-do attitude.

If you would like to be considered for this post, please complete and return the Application Form to jobs@theatreroyal.org midday 3 Jun 2022.

Only completed application forms will be considered. Please don’t send CVs.

Interview date: 10 June 2022

Contract: 30 hours

Salary: £22,670 per annum (pro rata)

Chaperones

Theatre Royal is looking for individuals who enjoy working with young people to join their licensed Chaperone team.

In particular, we are looking for individuals who have experience working with young people who are learning disabled or neurodivergent.

The Chaperone team provides supervision of young participants enabling them to participate in the extensive education programme or take part in a variety of productions.

If you would like to be considered for this post, please complete and return the Application Form to jobs@theatreroyal.org

Only completed application forms will be considered for this role, we cannot accept CVs

Successful applicants will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check and apply for a Chaperone Licence

Job Contract: Zero Hours

Salary: £9.50 an hour

Bar Steward

Do you have bar experience, are customer-focused, hardworking, reliable, and looking for some extra income each month?

Theatre Royal’s bar delivers a bar service that is fast and friendly and timed around performances and intervals. Bar Stewards need a calm head, can multi-task, are highly organised and proud of their work, and can do all of this with a big smile!

Working as part of the Front of House team the role is to ensure that audience members are assisted in a caring and welcoming manner when attending Theatre Royal events and that all necessary customer services are provided.

If you would like to be considered for this post, please complete and return the Bar Steward Application Form 2021 to jobs@theatreroyal.org. Interviews will take place at Theatre Royal.

Please complete an application form as CV’s will not be considered for this role.

Job Contract: Casual (zero hours)

Rate of pay: £9.18 per hour (18-23 years) £9.50 per hour (23+)

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