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  • Theatre Manager
    West Yorkshire Playhouse is seeking a Theatre Manager.
    The Theatre Manager is a new role for West Yorkshire Playhouse.
    Reporting to the Director of Commercial Operations & Customer Services the Theatre Manager will lead on creating a dynamic and fresh approach to audience experience across our frontline teams and will oversee the day-to-day running of the venue.  The successful candidate will have a genuine passion for live theatre, and a proven track record of developing operational areas and effectively managing and motivating a diverse team of staff.  With a new vision unfolding, this is an exciting time to join the Playhouse and be able to make a significant impact on shaping and developing the future at one of Britain’s leading theatres.
    For more information and to apply for this post please download the following documents:

    Please email your completed application and equal opportunities monitoring form to wyp.recruitment@wyp.org.uk.

    The deadline for applications is 10am Monday 03 August. Interviews will be held at West Yorkshire Playhouse on the week commencing Monday 10 August.

    If you have not heard from us by Friday 07 August please assume your application has been unsuccessful. We regret that we are unable to provide feedback on applications that are not shortlisted for interview.

  • Head of Press

    West Yorkshire Playhouse is seeking a Head of Press.

    Following an internal restructure West Yorkshire Playhouse is seeking an experienced Head of Press to join our Marketing and Communications Team.

    This new role will lead on creating a dynamic and fresh approach to all our external and internal communications and lead on developing our relationships with national media. The successful candidate will have a proven track record in creating imaginative and successful communication strategies across all aspects of a venue’s work including Commercial Operations and Creative Engagement as well as shows.

    With a new vision unfolding and the prospect of a multi-million pound capital redevelopment project within the next few years, this is an exciting time to join the Playhouse and be able to make a significant impact on shaping and developing the future at one for Britain’s leading producing theatres.

    For more information and to apply for this post please download the following documents:

    Please email your completed application and equal opportunities monitoring form to wyp.recruitment@wyp.org.uk.

    The deadline for applications is Friday 28 August. Interviews will be held at West Yorkshire Playhouse on Tuesday 08 September.

    If shortlisted for interview you will hear from us by Wednesday 02 September, if you have not heard from us by this time please assume that your application has been unsuccessful. We regret that we are unable to provide feedback on applications that are not shortlisted for interview.

  • Marketing Officer

    West Yorkshire Playhouse is seeking a Marketing Officer.

    Following an internal restructure West Yorkshire Playhouse is seeking a Marketing Officer.

    This new role will play an integral role in developing and managing campaigns for the whole range of work at the Playhouse. The successful candidate will have at least 18 months experience of marketing within the arts including on Fundraising, Commercial Operations and Creative Engagement as well as shows. This is the ideal move for an ambitious Marketing Assistant looking to further their career in theatre; on successful completion of the probationary period we will work with you to develop a personal training plan to take you up to the next stage of your career.

    With a new vision unfolding and the prospect of a multi-million pound capital redevelopment project within the next few years, this is an exciting time to join the Playhouse and be able to make an impact on shaping and developing the future at one for Britain’s leading producing theatres.

    For more information and to apply for this post please download the following documents:

    Please email your completed application and equal opportunities monitoring form to wyp.recruitment@wyp.org.uk.

    The deadline for applications is Tuesday 25 August. Interviews will be held at West Yorkshire Playhouse on Thursday 03 September.

    If shortlisted for interview you will hear from us by Friday 28 August, if you have not heard from us by this time please assume that your application has been unsuccessful. We regret that we are unable to provide feedback on applications that are not shortlisted for interview.

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