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Work Opportunities

There are plenty of different ways to get involved with the Belgrade Theatre with a variety of career opportunities in both creative and administrative departments as well as in training and development.

There are many jobs ‘behind the scenes’ that go into running the theatre. The building is staffed from 6.30am to midnight, Monday to Saturday, with occasional Sunday opening. It is publicly funded and exists to provide cultural services to the public, to make our own productions and present the work of other theatre companies.

It is an incredibly busy environment and it is safe to say that no job is quite the same as its counterpart outside the theatre.

Apart from the actors and directors, there are numerous jobs available such as:

Wood-working – costume-making – prop-making – scenic painting – drama worker – stage-management – lighting technician – marketing – events – conferencing – operations – box office – chef – bar worker – administrator – waiter – fund-raising – accounting.

We advertise all permanent jobs on the Theatre’s website. Where appropriate we may also place ads in the local or national press. We are always interested to hear from people who want to know about working as an usher or on the bars or as a casual stage worker.

Job packs with further information and application forms can be found in the downloads section on the left of this page.

The Belgrade has an Equalities Team which monitors and develops the work the theatre is doing surrounding equal opportunities in the work place and diversity of the work force.

Theatre Venue Technician Intern

The Belgrade Theatre is looking to recruit a Theatre Venue Technician Intern. This role is offered as a means to access technical theatre training via a live theatre environment.

Through this post, it is envisaged that the post holder will be able to meet existing industry needs in terms of Behaviours, Skills and Knowledge required for a Theatre Venue Technician to be fully competent. This position is an internship, offering vocational training and experience as an alternative route into the workplace.

During the internship, the post holder will assist the Belgrade Theatre’s Technical Team in providing first class support across all technical disciplines, for all Belgrade Theatre productions and associated events.

This post is suitable for applicants with an aspiration to make their career in Technical Theatre.

Deadline for Applications: Mon 16 July, 5pm
Interviews: w/c 23 July

Community & Education Apprentice

The Belgrade is looking to recruit a Community & Education Apprentice on a 13 month contract.

Apprenticeships at the Belgrade offer a unique opportunity to gain a wide range of transferable skills which can be used in later employment, as well as a greater understanding of the theatre industry.

The Community & Education Apprentice will develop skills in and be responsible for supporting the running of the practical and operational delivery of workshop programmes in drama and the related arts for groups of all ages.

The Apprentice will also be required as a central part of their work, to support the work of other members of the C&E team, and to co-ordinate and support projects being delivered by freelancers, supporting the administration and practical delivery of a range of other groups in venues across the city of Coventry.

This post is suitable for applicants with an aspiration to make their career in Community Arts. We actively encourage applications from communities that are currently under-represented in our workforce however selection for this post will be based on merits alone.

Deadline for Applications: Mon 16 July, 5pm
Interviews: w/c 6 Aug

Catering Assistants (Casual)

The Belgrade is looking to recruit Casual Catering Assistants to help with the preparation, presentation and sale of food and beverages in the Belgrade’s cafe and bars in addition to events and conferences.

Deadline for Applications: Ongoing

Ushers/Stewards (Casual)

The Belgrade is looking to appoint Casual Ushers/Stewards to support the Front of House Department’s aims, objectives and responsibilities in the Theatre’s varied and dynamic environment; providing a high standard of customer care and a wide range of services essential to the efficient day-to-day operations of the Belgrade Theatre, its staff, visitors and customers.

Deadline for Applications: Ongoing

Freelance Carpenter

To offer Freelance Carpentry assistance to the Workshop department for the Belgrade Theatre and Belgrade Production Services (BPS), assisting with the building and construction of sets and scenery.

Deadline for Applications: Ongoing

Freelance Fabrication Engineer/Welder

Assisting the Head of Workshop in the smooth running of manufacture and maintenance of sets and other scenery and furniture for Belgrade Production Services.

Deadline for Applications: N/A

Freelance Scenic Artist

Assisting the Head of Scenic Art the smooth running of Scenic Art and maintenance of sets and other scenery and furniture for Belgrade Production Services.

Deadline for Applications: N/A

Board Director

The Belgrade is seeking a new Director who has extensive local business contacts to serve on its Board. For details please download the job description on the left hand side of this page.

No Closing Deadline