Job Vacancies

Job Vacancies

UK Theatre Organisation, Partner, Concert Hall Affiliate, and Professional Plus Members can advertise vacancies on the UK Theatre website free of charge. 

We welcome vacancies which adhere to recruitment recommendations and good practice. Please see the following guidelines on this: the Arts Council Culture Change Toolkit and the Equality and Human Rights Commission's guidance.

If you have any questions about any of these vacancies, or about applying for jobs in theatre, please contact Natalie Wood on or 020 7557 6700.

To Post a Vacancy

If you are a member (excl. Professional members), to post your vacancy :

  • Log in to the Members' Area 
  • Click on 'Add New Record', complete details and click 'Save'
  • If you have any difficulties with this, please email some brief wording and a link to your vacancy details to and we will post the vacancy for you.
  • Please note, if you are a Professional member and you would like to post a job ad, there will be a fee of £75 + VAT. All other membership categories can advertise free of charge.
  • If you are a Partner member, please email us with the details of your vacancy and we will post it on your behalf.

If you are not a member of UK Theatre or are a Professional Member:

  • You can advertise a vacancy for just £75 + VAT
  • Contact us at or on 020 7557 6700 to arrange this. 


Date Added
03 May 2019
Derby Theatre
Job Specification
Who are we looking for? 
Following a review of our governance structure we are looking for passionate and committed individuals to join the board as advisors, advocates and ambassadors. Applications are welcome from individuals at any career stage with an appropriate range of expertise and professional experience, reflecting the various communities Derby Theatre sits within. 
A personal commitment to the arts and learning is key, as is a commitment to diversity and inclusion. 
We are interested in hearing from people with skills, knowledge and expertise in one or more of the following areas: 
• Fundraising and philanthropy 
• Theatre and arts/culture organisations 
• Arts education and participatory work 
• People who reflect the diversity of our community, particularly people with disabilities or from a BAME background 
What commitment is expected? 
• Attendance at board meetings – currently between 8-10 per year 
• Willingness to join subcommittees, meeting  approx. 4 times per year (in addition to board meetings) 
• Act as an advocate and ambassador for Derby Theatre, contributing to fundraising campaigns 
• Attend press nights and public events, wherever possible 
• Board members serve for three years, possibly extending to six years maximum 
Candidates must have the right to work in the UK and must meet the standards/compliance requirements for trustees. 
Trustees are not paid, however reasonable travel expenses incurred whilst on theatre business may be reimbursed. You can also expect invitations to press nights and events, and opportunities to develop such as training. 
Application Details
How to apply 
Visit Derby Theatre’s website and download the information pack for full information; send a CV and letter outlining your interest in and suitability for the role, along with a diversity monitoring form, to 
We positively encourage people with disabilities or from minority ethnic backgrounds to apply to join our teams as they are under-represented within Derby Theatre’s workforce and Board. We guarantee to interview any candidate with a disability or from an ethnic minority background who meets the essential criteria for the role. 
Closing date: Friday 21st June 2019, 10am
Closing Date
21 June 2019
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