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At The Old Rep we are always looking for driven and creative individuals to join our team. A passionate and collaborative team is essential to the theatre’s success.

Current Vacancies

maintenance Assistant/Site Team (Part Time) 

BOA are seeking a Site Team member to provide efficient and effective facilities support to The Old Rep Theatre, ensuring that general appearance and repairs to the building are maintained and supporting the theatre staff in the smooth operation of the building.

The role involves carrying out regular maintenance and health and safety checks such as asbestos inspections and fire alarm tests. You will be performing first fix repairs, for instance basic plumbing, installing signage, changing lamps and repairing seating. You will be responsible for ongoing redecoration works to a good standard. You will also undertake porterage tasks as required, including setting up and clearing away furniture, taking in deliveries and assisting theatre staff with moving large or heavy items

You will be a part of the site team reporting to the Head of Estates and Facilities, however you will be working remotely from the rest of the site team and need to be able to work independently and take ownership of the role.

We are looking for a proactive worker who will provide support to our students, staff and the general public around the site. Ideally you will have experience of working in a similar role.

Application forms should be returned to recruitment@boa-academy.co.uk together with a maximum of one sheet of A4 application letter detailing your skills, knowledge, personal achievements and previous experience that is relevant to this post.

Closing date: Monday 7 January 2019
Interviews: Wednesday 16 January 2019
Start date: ASAP

Casual Front of House Staff 

The role of our Front of House team is to ensure our visitors feel welcome, safe and enjoy their time at The Old Rep. Successful applicants will be required to work across 3 areas of the venue as required.  One day you might be on a bar, the next on box office and the next as a steward. You will be responsible for greeting patrons, checking tickets, and ensuring the health and safety and general welfare of patrons, staff and visitors.  Cash handling will be required as well as use of the box office system and tills.

We are looking for smart, presentable and helpful individuals to help maintain positive and friendly atmosphere. We pride ourselves in the exemplary customer service skills of our front of House staff therefore candidates should be polite, with a welcoming manner, smart appearance, and excellent communication skills. Previous experience in a customer facing position is preferred but not essential and applicants must be comfortable working as part of a close-knit team. 

Please note this is a rolling advertisement. Your application will be kept on file and, if successful, will be invited to interview as and when a vacancy arises.

To apply, please complete an application form and equal opportunities form and return to:

Michael Exall
Deputy General manager and Operations Director
The Old Rep
Station Street
Birmingham
B5 4DY

Or email: michael.exall@oldreptheatre.co.uk

Digital Marketing Apprentice 

We are looking for an enthusiastic, creative and efficient person to promote The Old Rep and its vibrant programme. You will learn from our team a range of marketing strategies, how campaign plans are created and implemented, with the opportunity to bring your own ideas to the table. You will develop an understanding of digital marketing and put it into practice, helping The Old Rep thrive in the 21st Century. You will learn how to operate a box office in a busy theatre located in the centre of a thriving city.

Main duties and responsibilities involve supporting the Marketing & Box Office Managers with the development and delivery of various projects, marketing campaigns, advertising and publicity, selling tickets and maximising sales, responding to customer and colleague queries and contributing to the general running of the theatre and to support other colleagues as and when required.

Application forms should be returned to sam.george@oldreptheatre.co.uk together with a maximum of one sheet of A4 application letter detailing your skills, knowledge, personal achievements and previous experience that is relevant to this post.


Closing date: Sunday 6 January 2019, 11.59pm
Interviews: Friday 11 January 2019
Start date: Monday 28 January 2019

Front Of House Operations Apprentice 

We are looking for a dynamic young person to assist with our Front of House Operations at The Old Rep in Birmingham. You will be a front-facing member of our Front of House team, working both as a first point of contact for customers, and assisting in managing the Operations staff, including training, rotas, and operational work involving the bar and catering areas. Your work will involve learning from our team about how the Front of House at a theatre operates, but we’d also like you to have some of your own ideas to bring to the table. You will learn excellent customer service skills at a busy theatre located in the centre of a thriving city.

Main duties and responsibilities include Front Of House duties, including acting as a Fire Marshall, and operating bars and kiosks, assist in managing the casual ushers and Front Of House staff at performances, assist in administrative duties such as stocktaking, ordering and staff rotas, and to be a friendly and efficient 'face' of the theatre by welcoming our visiting companies, guest artists, customers and audiences.

Application forms should be returned to sam.george@oldreptheatre.co.uk together with a maximum of one sheet of A4 application letter detailing your skills, knowledge, personal achievements and previous experience that is relevant to this post.


Closing date: Sunday 6 January 2019, 11.59pm
Interviews: Friday 11 January 2019
Start date: Monday 28 January 2019

WORK EXPERIENCE

The Old Rep is a theatre for young people and our aim is to encourage this through work based placements. We schedule openings throughout the year and applications for these are always in great demand.  For consideration please send your full details, area of interest and your ideal dates to sam.george@oldreptheatre.co.uk