AYT Weekly Jobs Round-Up: WYP, Welsh National Opera and more

Are you looking for work in the arts industry? Each week we at A Younger Theatre are featuring the best job applications from across the arts spectrum. Whether you’re looking for permanent, part time or freelance work, we will try and highlight the best jobs across the UK for you.

Please mention A Younger Theatre when you apply.

West Yorkshire Playhouse

Type: Technical stage manager

Location: Yorkshire

Pay: £25-30,000

Deadline: July 1

Description:  The Technical Stage Manager is responsible for managing and coordinating the work of the department and ensuring that West Yorkshire Playhouse maintains the highest possible production values, building on the theatre’s reputation for work of excellence, integrity and ambition. To apply go to West Yorkshire Playhouse. 

Welsh National Opera

Type: Dramaturg

Location: Cardiff

Pay: £20-25,000

Deadline: June 21

Description: The successful candidate will be engaged in a range of dramaturg work including researching operatic and concert repertoire for the Artistic Director’s themed seasons, as well as providing editorial work for the Marketing Department, giving pre-performance talks and preparing subtitles. To apply go to the Welsh National Opera.

Brighton Dome & Brighton Festival

Type: Management Accountant

Location: Brighton

Pay: £24,000

Deadline: June 19

Description: You will be responsible for production and presentation of our monthly management accounts seeking more efficient processes using our newly updated accounting software. You will also ensure that our balance sheet reconciliations are kept up to date with all queries investigated and resolved. To apply go to Brighton Dome & Brighton Festival.

Edinburgh International Festival Society 

Type: Executive assistant to the festival director

Location: Edinburgh

Pay: £22,500

Deadline: June 20

Description: You will be responsible for running the Director’s office, managing complex international travel and meeting arrangements and dealing with a wide range of people. To apply go to Edinburgh International Festival Society.

Orange Tree Theatre

Type: Young Company Director

Location: London

Pay: £2,000

Deadline: June 13

Description: Responsibilites include running audition sessions for applicants, and devising and delivering weekly sessions, working towards two public performances across the length of the contract. To apply go to Orange Tree Theatre.

Laura Stevens

Laura Stevens

Laura Stevens is a multimedia journalist. She has written for regional and national publications including an interlude in the Czech Republic at The Prague Post, and is former Managing Editor of A Younger Theatre. Via the beautiful seaside cities of Exeter and Brighton, she is now based in London.