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  • Development Manager: Individual Giving

    This a very exciting time for West Yorkshire Playhouse, we are preparing a bid for a major capital development project to transform the theatre over the next three to four years. Our Fundraising activity is critical to the success of the project and we now need to strengthen our existing team to meet the stimulating challenge.

    We are seeking an experienced and resourceful Development Manager to join us to assist during our Capital Fundraising Campaign. This individual will join a team of 5, and with support from Senior Managers will work to build a robust annual individual giving programme. We are looking for people who can bring their experience of managing and delivering individual giving programmes either from a cultural or general charity background.

    We would ideally like someone to start in January, and the contract will initially be for 18 months, with a review at the end of this period depending on funding. Please apply using our application form and return it (along with an equal opportunities form) to recruitment@wyp.org.uk.

    The deadline for applications is 9.00am on Wednesday 16th November 2016.

    If shortlisted for interview you will hear from us week commencing Monday 21st November 2016.

    Interviews will be held at West Yorkshire Playhouse on Wednesday 23rd November2016.

    Development Manager: Individual Giving

    Application Form

    Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

  • Various Food and Beverage Roles

    Our Customers Need You!

    West Yorkshire Playhouse is going through one of the most exciting periods in its history. Last year 352,000 people bought tickets to see Playhouse shows – 154,000 of those were in other theatres all around the UK. In our spaces here in Leeds we presented 61 shows across 512 performances, and additionally our work was seen in 60 other theatres with 319 performances around the UK and Ireland.

    If this isn’t enough, we are also about to undertake a £15m capital redevelopment to turn the Playhouse into a truly 21st Century theatre.

    We are looking for enthusiastic people to join our wonderful Food and Beverage Team, the roles we have available are:
    F&B Team Member
    F&B Supervisor
    Kitchen Assistant

    We need your energy and passion for theatre to help create and maintain a welcoming atmosphere for all of your visitors and a first class customer experience.

    We have a wide range of hours and contracts available.

    If you are interested in joining us please send an up to date CV and covering letter along with our equal opportunities form and availability sheet to recruitment@wyp.org.uk by 9am on Monday 7th November 2016.

    Suitable candidates will be invited to attend an interview workshop on week commencing Monday 7th November 2016.

    Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

    WYP Availability Form

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