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Audition Call-out

Submitted by Justice in Motion on April 21, 2021 - 09:59
Salary / Fee: 
Equity standard rates
Closing Date: 
Friday, 30 April, 2021
Performers jumping off scaffolding in ON EDGE outdoor show

Justice in Motion is seeking exceptional male performers and parkour athletes with strong theatrical skills, who have an interest in social justice and community, to join the cast of our touring and film production ON EDGE. We are planning a tour of festivals and venues, as well as create a film version of the show through summer and early autumn 2021. Successful candidates will be required to be involved in both the live tour and the film.

Part time Assistant Customer Experience Manager (Hospitality Stock Control)

Submitted by ATG on April 20, 2021 - 14:56
Salary / Fee: 
£9 per hour, circa £14k
Closing Date: 
Sunday, 16 May, 2021

The New Theatre, Oxford team are busy preparing to reopen the venue later this summer, and have a great opportunity for someone with previous bar or hospitality experience to join the team and help us welcome audiences back to the theatre in 2021.

This role is an essential part of the Customer Experience team. You'll spend some time focussed on stock control, maintaining adequate levels of stock and equipment to ensure sales and service within the Front of House department can run smoothly, and also act as a duty manager, working directly with our customers and leading a team.

Senior Technician

Submitted by ATG on April 19, 2021 - 16:15
Salary / Fee: 
£29,000 per annum
Closing Date: 
Sunday, 16 May, 2021

Nothing beats the energy and excitement of a great live show! If you're looking forward to getting back into the theatre this year then the team at the New Theatre, Oxford would like to hear from you. We're looking for a skilled Senior Technician, with experience of working on touring shows or in a receiving venue or similar, to join us before our shows open later this summer.

Resident Director (12 month contact)

Submitted by recruitment@oxf... on April 19, 2021 - 13:28
Salary / Fee: 
£20,000
Closing Date: 
Friday, 30 April, 2021

Delivered in partnership with Magdalen College School, Oxford, our Resident Director will undertake a wide variety of duties across both organisations. An opportunity ideal for a talented and ambitious early-career theatre maker, the post holder will gain experience of professional theatre and facilitation through a variety of school productions, outreach programmes and extra-curricular opportunities, with opportunities for mentoring, training and shadowing from Oxford Playhouse.

Resident Producer (12 month contract)

Submitted by recruitment@oxf... on April 19, 2021 - 13:20
Salary / Fee: 
£20,000
Closing Date: 
Friday, 30 April, 2021

Delivered in partnership with Magdalen College School, Oxford, our Resident Producer will undertake a wide variety of duties across both organisations. An opportunity ideal for a talented and ambitions early-career theatre maker, the post holder will gain experience of professional theatre through a variety of school productions, outreach programmes and extra-curricular opportunities, with opportunities for mentoring, training and shadowing from Oxford Playhouse.

Healthy Communities Officer (Arts) PT 18.5 hours (6 months)

Submitted by Heather McCulloch on April 16, 2021 - 08:08
Salary / Fee: 
£32,632-£35,390 pa pro rata
Closing Date: 
Monday, 26 April, 2021

About the role…

We have an exciting opportunity for a Healthy Communities Officer to join our team. The varied role includes project initiation and management – particularly focused on arts and health, engagement with diverse and vulnerable communities and collaboration with numerous partners in the community and statutory sector to:

Set Designer (fixed term)

Submitted by ArtsatOFS on April 13, 2021 - 13:53
Salary / Fee: 
£3990
Closing Date: 
Thursday, 29 April, 2021
Arts at the Old Fire Station logo

Set Designer (Fixed term)
Fixed fee – £3990

We are searching for a skilled, self-motivated Set Designer to join our Hidden Spire production team, to design the set for a promenade performance of a new production The Drifting, which will be performed throughout the building of The Old Fire Station in Oxford in October 2021. If you’re well-organised, enthusiastic, confident working with a wide range of people, and are passionate about creativity check out the job description on our website, which also tells you how to apply.

Composer and Sound Designer (Fixed Term)

Submitted by ArtsatOFS on April 13, 2021 - 13:50
Salary / Fee: 
£3990
Closing Date: 
Thursday, 29 April, 2021
Arts at the Old Fire Station logo

Composer and Sound Designer (Fixed term)
Fixed fee – £3990

We are searching for a skilled, self-motivated Composer and Sound Designer to join our Hidden Spire production team, to create the music and soundscape for a promenade performance of a new production The Drifting, which will be performed throughout the building of The Old Fire Station in Oxford in October 2021. If you’re well-organised, enthusiastic, confident working with a wide range of people, and are passionate about creativity check out the job description on our website, which also tells you how to apply.

Technical and Building Manager

Submitted by ATG on April 9, 2021 - 15:27
Salary / Fee: 
£38-40k per annum
Closing Date: 
Sunday, 2 May, 2021

The New Theatre, Oxford is preparing to reopen in 2021 with a busy and varied programme of live music, comedy, dance and musicals. We're looking for our next Technical and Building Manager to join the team and help us welcome audiences back this summer.

HR Manager

Submitted by recruitment@oxf... on April 8, 2021 - 11:58
Salary / Fee: 
£28,500 pro rata
Closing Date: 
Monday, 3 May, 2021

Oxford Playhouse is recruiting for an experienced, proactive, and engaging individual to ensure the successful management of the staff of Oxford Playhouse.

The successful applicant should have excellent interpersonal skills, strong organisational skills and have a thorough understanding of GDPR and HR function and practices.

Download the application pack via our website: https://www.oxfordplayhouse.com/about-us...

Applications should arrive no later than: 12 PM on Monday 3 May 2021

Art Leading Wayfinding

Last edited by Becky Reid on 8 April 2021
Salary / Fee: 
£40,000 & £30,000
Closing Date: 
Tuesday, 25 May, 2021

We are seeking creative expressions of interest for a series of wayfinding markers across the Town. This commission should celebrate the heritage and history of Thame using the theme of ‘Meeting Places’, at the same time as improving communication routes through the town. The fee listed is the project budget of £2,000 to cover an initial research community engagement and design phase, followed by £38,000 (pending fully costed design proposals) for creations, delivery of works, installation and unveiling of the works of art .

Executives Assistant

Submitted by recruitment@oxf... on March 31, 2021 - 12:07
Salary / Fee: 
£22,960
Closing Date: 
Tuesday, 27 April, 2021

Here at Oxford Playhouse we are looking for a pro-active, enthusiastic, and motivated individual with secretarial and/or office administration experience to join our team.

Theatre is a fun and fast-paced working environment; the Executives Assistant is one of the main points of contact for internal and external contacts. The successful candidate will have excellent interpersonal communication skills, a proven ability to multi-task, prioritise and manage workload independently to meet deadlines.